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.

A CoreValve TAVR valve seen in a CT scan looking down from the aortic arch into the left ventricle using reconstruction software from TeraRecon.

A CoreValve TAVR valve seen in a CT scan looking down from the aortic arch into the left ventricle using reconstruction software from TeraRecon.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | July 26, 2018

July 26, 2018 — A new multi-societal expert consensus document has been released that summarizes the position of...

Claret's FDA-cleared Sentinel Cerebral Embolic Protection System for TAVR will expand Boston Scientific's structural heart portfolio. It collects emboli knocked loose that would otherwise lodge in the brain and potentially cause a stroke.

Claret's FDA-cleared Sentinel Cerebral Embolic Protection System for TAVR will expand Boston Scientific's structural heart portfolio. It collects emboli knocked loose that would otherwise lodge in the brain and potentially cause a stroke. 

News | Embolic Protection Devices | July 20, 2018

July 20, 2018 — Boston Scientific Corp. today has signed an agreement to acquire Claret Medical Inc., which has...

Abbott Receives FDA Approval for Third-Generation MitraClip Device
Technology | Heart Valve Technology | July 18, 2018

July 18, 2018 — Abbott announced it received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a next-...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | July 10, 2018

Ori Ben-Yehuda, M.D., executive director of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation Clinical Trial Center, discusses...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | July 05, 2018

Rebecca Hahn, M.D., professor of medicine and director of interventional echocardiography, Columbia University...

Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 02, 2018

This is an example of the a mitral valve with regurgitation imaged with 3-D echocardiography using the Siemens...

LivaNova Receives FDA Clearance for Memo 4D Semi-Rigid Mitral Annuloplasty Ring
Technology | Annuloplasty Rings | June 15, 2018

June 15, 2018 — LivaNova PLC announced it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its...

Henry Ford Hospital First in Michigan to Perform Cardioband Mitral Valve Procedure

An angiography image showing the catheter-based implantation of the Cardioband annuloplasty ring using corkscrew shaped anchors.

News | Heart Valve Technology | June 13, 2018

June 13, 2018 — Henry Ford Hospital is one of 17 U.S. trial sites using a...

The Emboliner Embolic Protection Catheteris designed to capture debris released from the valve and vessel walls during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures.

The Emboliner Embolic Protection Catheter is designed to capture debris released from the valve and vessel walls during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures. It allows for the passage of other catheters during TAVR procedures. 

News | Embolic Protection Devices | June 07, 2018

June 7, 2018 — The first clinical cases have been completed where the Emboliner...

Abbott Portico transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) performed well PORTICO I real-world study. #EuroPCR
News | Heart Valve Technology | June 01, 2018

June 1, 2018 –  Use of the Abbott Portico transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) therapy was associated with...

EuroPCR conference live case presentation. PCR late-breaking trials.
Feature | EuroPCR | May 31, 2018

Here are the late-breaking trials and other key study presentations from the 2018 EuroPCR conference. This is the...

Tendyne Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement Device Demonstrates Positive 30-Day Outcomes
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018 — Abbott announced favorable outcomes from the first 100 patients treated in a...

A 3-D printed aortic root with an simulated implant of an Edwards Sapien TAVR valve. New clinical data points to length-of-stay as a new predictor of outcomes in TAVR patients. Image from Henry Ford Hospital.

A 3-D printed aortic root with an simulated implant of an Edwards Sapien TAVR valve. New clinical data points to length-of-stay as a new predictor of outcomes in TAVR patients. Image from Henry Ford Hospital. 

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | May 14, 2018

May 14, 2018 – A new study finds patients who stay in the hospital for more than 72 hours when undergoing trans-...

The use of 3-D printed hearts from patients' pre-TAVR planning CT scans have improved outcomes of procedures at the University of Minnesota. Clearly identifying where calcium is located on the valves prior to TAVR device implantation has helped reduce the incidence of paravalvular leak.  #SCAI, #SCAI2018

The use of 3-D printed hearts from patients' pre-TAVR planning CT scans have improved outcomes of procedures at the University of Minnesota. Clearly identifying where calcium is located on the valves prior to TAVR device implantation has helped reduce the incidence of paravalvular leak.

News | Heart Valve Technology | May 14, 2018

May 14, 2018 – A new study examines the effectiveness of 3-D printing technology and computer modeling to predict...

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