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 | June 14, 2017

A discussion with Rebecca Hahn, M.D., FASE, director of interventional echocardiography and professor of medicine at...

FDA clears Claret Medical Sentinel embolic protection device for TAVR
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | June 09, 2017

June 5, 2017 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted market clearance for the Claret Medical Sentinel ...

Sapien 3 valve for VIV (valve in valve) procedures cleared by FDA
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | June 06, 2017 | Dave Fornell

June 6, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted market clearance for aortic and mitral valve-...

LivaNova Announces Positive Data for Perceval Sutureless Valve at AATS 2017
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017 — LivaNova PLC recently announced the presentation of data from multiple studies demonstrating the...

News | Guidewires | May 30, 2017

May 30, 2017 — A Canadian cardiologist has published a report in the journal Eurointervention describing how he used...

The Boston Scientific Lotus TAVR Valve
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017 — Positive results from the...

Edwards Lifesciences Centera self expanding transcatheter (TAVR) valve
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017 — Late-breaking data presented at EuroPCR 2017 demonstrating excellent clinical outcomes for...

Nearly One-Quarter of Patients Say Mechanical Heart Valve Disturbs Sleep
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 19, 2017

May 19, 2017 — Nearly one-quarter of patients with a...

Analysis Looks at Role Type of Valve Plays in Patient Outcomes Post-TAVR
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 15, 2017

May 15, 2017 — For patients who undergo...

Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital Implants CoreValve Evolut Pro Valve
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 03, 2017

May 3, 2017 — The Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital (BHVH)...

Alabama Medical Center First in Southeast to Offer CoreValve Evolut Pro TAVR Device
News | Heart Valve Technology | April 20, 2017

April 20, 2017 — The Structural Heart Program at Princeton Baptist Medical Center, (Birmingham, Ala.) recently...

Updated AATS Guidelines Help Cardiovascular Surgeons Navigate Challenges of Managing Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
News | Heart Valve Technology | April 20, 2017

April 20, 2017 — Mitral regurgitation can occur in up to 50 percent of patients with ischemic heart disease and even...

PinnacleHealth Initiates Clinical Study of TriGuard Embolic Protection Device
News | Embolic Protection Devices | April 11, 2017

April 11, 2017 — Through a new clinical trial, patients at Harrisburg, Pa.-based PinnacleHealth have access to an...

Boston Scientific is buying TAVI valve maker Symetis, which has European approval for its Acurate Neo valve

The Symetis Acurate Neo TAVI valve.

News | Heart Valve Technology | April 11, 2017

April 10, 2017 — Boston Scientific recently announced a $435 million cash deal to acquire Symetis SA, a privately-...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | March 24, 2017

Michael Reardon, M.D., professor of cardiothoracic surgery at Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center,...

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