Heart Valve Technology

Northwestern Medicine, Edwards Lifesciences, Intuity Elite suturless aortic valve, first in Illinois

Edwards Intuity valve image courtesy of Northwestern Medicine

News | Heart Valve Technology | October 07, 2016

October 7, 2016 — A Northwestern Medicine cardiac surgeon was recently the first in Illinois and second in the...

Xeltis bioabsorbable valve implant, two-year data, EACTS 2016
News | Heart Valve Technology | October 06, 2016

October 6, 2016 — Xeltis announced this week that patients...

Xeltis bioabsorbable pulmonary heart valve, Xplore-I clinical feasibility study, first pediatric implants, EACTS 2016
News | Heart Valve Technology | October 04, 2016

October 4, 2016 — Xeltis recently announced that three pediatric patients have been successfully implanted with the...

Videos | Congenital Heart | October 04, 2016

This video, provided by Xeltis, demonstrates the world’s first bioresorbable heart valve enabling cardiovascular...

Keystone Heart, TriGuard Embolic Protection Device, Neuro-TAVR study, brain lesions, American Journal of Cardiology
News | Heart Valve Technology | October 03, 2016

October 3, 2016 — Keystone Heart Ltd. announced data recently published in the American Journal of Cardiology...

Keystone Heart, TriGuard Embolic Protection Device, real-world results, PCR London Valves Conference 2016
News | Embolic Protection Devices | September 29, 2016

September 29, 2016 — Keystone Heart Ltd. recently announced the safety and efficacy of the TriGuard Cerebral...

TCT 2016, TCT.16, main arena, late breaking trials
Feature | Cath Lab | September 28, 2016

September 28, 2016 — The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) included 11 late-breaking trials and 16 first...

4Tech, TriCinch TTVR, transcather tricuspid valve repair device, first implant
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 22, 2016

September 22, 2016 — 4Tech Inc. announced that its TriCinch device has been used in the world’s first-ever...

Transesophageal Echo, TEE. Interventional echocardiography, interventional echo, Philips, CX50

Transesophageal echo (TEE) has become an essential part of the new transcatheter structrual heart therapies, giving rise to a new sub-speciality of interventional echocardiography.  

Feature | Cath Lab Navigation Aids | September 21, 2016 | Dave Fornell

The rapid growth of transcatheter structural heart procedures and the need for increased use of echocardiography as...

Claret Medical, Sentinal CPS, cerebral protection system, FDA marketing application, TAVR, embolic protection
News | Embolic Protection Devices | September 20, 2016

September 20, 2016 – Claret Medical announced its filing of a marketing application with the U.S. Food and Drug...

Edwards sapien, intermediate risk patients, CE mark
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 20, 2016

September 19, 2016 — Edwards Lifesciences received European CE mark to expand use of the Edwards Sapien 3...

Valtech Cardio, Cardioband Tricuspid, Cardioband Mitral, PCR London Valves 2016, study data
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 19, 2016

September 19, 2016 — Valtech Cardio Ltd. announced that it will present the...

Lotus Edge Valve, CE mark, boston scientific, TAVR, TAVI

The Lotus Edge system in its deployed position. The Lotus valve expands outward as it is compressed and buckled in the deployment position. It also has a skirt to help eliminate paravalvular leaks.

News | Heart Valve Technology | September 19, 2016

September 19, 2016 — Boston Scientific received European CE mark approval for its Lotus Edge Valve System, the...

Pradaxa, dabigatran, GLORIA-AF registry, ESC Congress 2016, NVAF
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | September 01, 2016

September 1, 2016 — First outcome results from the GLORIA-AF Registry show that treatment with Pradaxa (dabigatran...

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