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.

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | August 30, 2017

Azeem Latib, M.D., MBBCh, FCP, interventional cardiologist at Columbus Hospital in Milan, Italy, discusses the...

PinnacleHealth First in Pennsylvania to Implant Sentinel Cerebral Protection System
News | Embolic Protection Devices | August 23, 2017

August 23, 2017 — PinnacleHealth is the first hospital in Pennsylvania and one of the first 10 in the country to...

CMS Awards New Technology Add-on Payment for Perceval Sutureless Aortic Heart Valve
News | Heart Valve Technology | August 22, 2017

August 22, 2017 — LivaNova PLC announced its Perceval ...

The FDA cleared the HAART 200 Aortic Annuloplasty Device for bicuspid aortic valve repair. The devioce is made by BioStable Science and Engineering Inc.
Technology | Heart Valve Technology | August 15, 2017

Aug. 15, 2017 — The U.S, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted market clearance for the HAART 200 Aortic...

Abbott Initiates First Clinical Trial of Clip-Based Tricuspid Repair System
News | Heart Valve Technology | August 09, 2017

August 9, 2017 — Abbott announced that the first patient has been enrolled in a clinical study to evaluate a...

Mitral Valve regurgitation (MR) showed on an echocardiogram using a Toshiba system
News | Heart Valve Technology | August 03, 2017

Aug. 3, 2017 — 4C Medical Technologies Inc. minimally invasive therapies for structural heart disease said its...

The ChordArt transcatheter mitral valve leaflet chord replacement system on X-ray, showing the anchoring sections of the artificial chord.

The ChordArt transcatheter mitral valve leaflet chord replacement system on X-ray, showing the anchoring sections of the artificial chord.

News | Heart Valve Technology | August 01, 2017

Aug. 1, 2017 — CoreMedic, a start-up developing the ChordArt trancatheter mitral valve repair system, has received...

Hitachi and West Virginia University Partner to Advance Left Ventricular Mechanical Function Evaluation
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 21, 2017

July 21, 2017 — Hitachi Healthcare and the West Virginia University Heart and Vascular Institute announced the...

Edwards Sapien 3 TAVR valve will be implanted in asymptomatic aortic stenosis patients in the EARLY TAVR Trial
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | July 14, 2017

July 14, 2017 — Morristown Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, has randomized the first patient in the...

Ziosoft's PhyZiodynamics 4-D processing showing a replaced aortic valve

An example of Ziosoft's PhyZiodynamics 4-D processing showing a replaced aortic valve.

Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 12, 2017

July 12, 2017 — At the 2017 annual meeting for the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), Ziosoft...

Medtronic's CoreValve Evolut R gained FDA approval for intermediate risk patients

An illustration of the self-expanding CoreValve Evolut R TAVR valve half deployed in the aortic root.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | July 10, 2017

July 10, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared an additional indication to expand the use...

HAART 300 Aortic Annuloplasty Device Sees U.S. Pilot Launch, First Commercial Use
News | Annuloplasty Rings | July 05, 2017

July 5, 2017 — BioStable Science & Engineering Inc. announced the first commercial uses of the HAART 300 Aortic...

Novel Approach May Improve Valve Function in Some Patients

Image courtesy of Messas, et al. JACC Basic to Translational Medicine.

News | Heart Valve Technology | June 30, 2017

June 30, 2017 — Pulsed cavitation ultrasound can be used to remotely soften human degenerative calcified...

Mitralign Announces First European Subject Enrolled in SCOUT II Study of Trialign System
News | Heart Valve Technology | June 27, 2017

June 27, 2017 — Mitralign Inc. announced the commencement of its SCOUT II study in Europe, with the Trialign System...

BioTrace Medical's Tempo Lead Shows Stability and Safety in Real-World Performance
News | Leads Implantable Devices | June 20, 2017

June 20, 2017 — BioTrace Medical Inc. announced that the company’s Tempo...

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