Heart Valve Technology

This channel includes news and new device innovations about heart valve technologies, including the aortic valve, mitral valve, pulmonic valve, and tricuspid valve. This includes information on transcatheter valve technologies like transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR, or implantation TAVI), transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR), transcatheter and surgical valve repairs, ad surgical replacement valves.

An 3D echo view of a Neovasc Tiara transcatheter mitral valve. This valve is currently in clinical trials and is ahead of most of the TMVR devices in development.

A 3-D echo view of a Neovasc Tiara transcatheter mitral valve. This valve is currently in clinical trials and is ahead of most of the TMVR devices in development.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | May 04, 2018 | Dave Fornell, Editor

May 4, 2018 — Transcatheter...

Edwards Granted CE Mark For First Transcatheter Tricuspid Therapy - Cardioband Tricuspid Valve Reconstruction System
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 01, 2018

May 1, 2018 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp.announced that it received CE Mark for the Edwards Cardioband Tricuspid...

Boston Scientific Prevails in European Patent Dispute With Edwards Lifesciences
News | Heart Valve Technology | April 26, 2018

April 26, 2018 — The European Patent Office (EPO) has revoked Edward Lifesciences’ Corp.’s European patent EP 2,399,...

A CT scan assessment of the femoral access route challenges for a recent Central DuPage Hospital TAVR candidate. This image and the measurements were discussed by the heart team during its weekly meeting to determine if the TAVR delivery catheters could navigate the disease femoral artery and what options might best serve this patient.

A CT scan assessment of the femoral access route challenges for a recent Central DuPage Hospital TAVR candidate. This image and the measurements were discussed by the heart team during its weekly meeting to determine if the TAVR delivery catheters could navigate the disease femoral artery and what options might best serve this patient. 

 

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | April 20, 2018 | Dave Fornell

While there is fear by many about the trend of hospitals consolidating into larger healthcare systems, one advantage...

A transcaval access TAVR procedure, showing a guide wire in the vena cava and a snare located in the aorta to pull the guide wire through.

A transcaval access TAVR procedure, showing a guide wire in the vena cava and a snare located in the aorta to pull the guide wire through.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | April 19, 2018 | Dave Fornell

Patient selection for who is best suited for a...

University Hospitals Performs Ohio's First Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
News | Heart Valve Technology | April 06, 2018

April 6, 2018 —  University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute has officially opened the APOLLO...

American College of Cardiology, #ACC18

Most of the big stories March 2018 were the late-breaking trial presentations at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) meeting during the month.

Feature | April 02, 2018 | Dave Fornell

Here is the list of the most popular articles and videos on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC)...

LivaNova Announces Enrollment for PERFECT Perceval Valve Clinical Trial in China
News | Heart Valve Technology | March 30, 2018

March 30, 2018 — LivaNova PLC announced the first patient enrollment in the Perceval Valve...

Edwards Completes Enrollment in PARTNER 3 Low-Risk CT Sub-Study
News | Heart Valve Technology | March 27, 2018

March 27, 2018 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that enrollment is complete in the...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | March 15, 2018

Insights from the STS/ACC TVT Transcatheter Valve Registry, presented at the American College of Cardiology (ACC)...

CoreValve TAVR System Shows Strong Long-Term Performance in Clinical Trials
News | Heart Valve Technology | March 12, 2018

March 12, 2018 — Medtronic plc unveiled outcomes from the CoreValve U.S. Pivotal Extreme Risk Study and the real-...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanded the approval of a heart valve to include a size small enough to be used in newborn pediatric patients to treat heart defects.
News | Heart Valve Technology | March 07, 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanded the approval of a...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | March 02, 2018

Sammy Elmariah, M.D., MPH, interventional structural heart disease, Massachusetts General Hospital, discusses the...

Boston Scientific Projects 2019 Launch for Lotus Edge Aortic Valve System
News | Heart Valve Technology | February 23, 2018

February 23, 2018 — Boston Scientific announced In November 2017 a delay to timelines for commercialization of the...

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