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 example of the new transesophageal echo (TEE) visualization technology called TrueVue was shown at TCT 2018 for the first time. Philips’ new photo-realistic rendering is designed to offer a surgical view of cardiac structures to aid transcatheter procedural navigation. The technology also allows the lighting source to be moved around and even behind the anatomy, as demonstrated here. This video, included as part of the most innovative technologies video at TCT 2018, went viral when posted on social media during TCT 2018, and was viewed more than 167,000 times.

Blog | TCT | October 15, 2018

From a cardiovascular device innovation standpoint, the 2018...

Videos | October 11, 2018

A discussion with Professor Ian Meredith, MBBS, Ph.D., global chief medical officer and executive vice president,...

Prosthetic Valve Mismatches Common in TAVR Procedures
News | Heart Valve Technology | October 03, 2018

October 3, 2018 — A high number of patients in a study who underwent...

Local Anesthesia Safe and Effective for Intermediate- and High-Risk TAVR Patients
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 28, 2018

September 28, 2018 — The first randomized study to compare general versus local anesthesia during...

Ancora Heart Announces Positive Interim Analysis of AccuCinch Ventricular Repair System for Heart Failure
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 24, 2018

September 24, 2018 — Ancora Heart Inc. announced positive clinical data from the company’s recently expanded U.S....

cardiologist Ted Feldman, M.D., at TCT 2017. #TCT2018 #TCT #TCT18 TCT Late breaking trials, studies.
Feature | TCT | September 21, 2018

October 4, 2018 – The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) had 15 late-breaking trials and 12 late-breaking...

Cardiac Dimensions Randomizes First Patient in CARILLON Trial of Mitral Contour System
News | Heart Failure | September 20, 2018

September 20, 2018 — Cardiac Dimensions announced the company has randomized its first patient in the CARILLON...

Medtronic Announces TAVR Study of Aortic Stenosis Patients With Bicuspid Valves
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 19, 2018

September 19, 2018 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an investigational device exemption (...

4C Medical's AltaValve First-in-Human Experience to be Presented at TCT 2018
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 17, 2018

September 17, 2018 — 4C Medical Technologies Inc. announced that its AltaValve...

Videos | Structural Heart | September 14, 2018

A discussion with William O’Neill, M.D., director of the Henry Ford...

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