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.

360 Photos | 360 View Photos | July 27, 2018
A 360 degree view of a computed tomography (CT) transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) work up assessment using...
An example of the newest generation of smart cardiac CT software that automatically identifies the anatomy, autro traces the centerlines on the entire coronary tree and labels each vessel segment. This greatly speeds CT workflows, saving time for techs, radiologists and cardiologists #SCCT2018

An example of the newest generation of smart cardiac CT software that automatically identifies the anatomy, auto-traces the centerlines on the entire coronary tree and labels each vessel segment. This greatly speeds CT workflows, saving time for  techs, radiologists and cardiologists. 

Blog | SCCT | July 27, 2018
Here is a round-up of the latest technology updates and trends in cardiac computed tomography (CT) from the Society of...
Earlier Intervention for Mitral Valve Disease May Lead to Improved Outcomes
News | Heart Valve Technology | July 26, 2018
July 26, 2018 — The number of patients undergoing mitral valve operations are at an all-time high, and new research...
The Abbott Tendyne transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR) system  is being tested in the SUMMIT Trial.

The Abbott Tendyne transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR) system.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | July 26, 2018
July 26, 2018 — The pivotal clinical study in the U.S. of the Abbott Tendyne Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement (...
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 these...
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 18, 2018
Jonathon Leipsic, M.D., FSCCT, professor of radiology and cardiology at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver,...
Videos | Heart Valve Technology | July 10, 2018
Ori Ben-Yehuda, M.D., executive director of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation Clinical Trial Center, discusses the...
Videos | Heart Valve Technology | July 05, 2018
Rebecca Hahn, M.D., professor of medicine and director of interventional echocardiography, Columbia University Medical...
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 SC2000...
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 catheter-based procedure approved in Europe...
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 Embolic Protection Catheter was used...
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...