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.

Boston Scientific Exercises Option to Acquire Millipede Inc.
News | Annuloplasty Rings | January 02, 2019

January 2, 2019 — Boston Scientific Corp. exercised its option to acquire the remaining shares of Millipede Inc, a...

Edwards' Sapien 3 Ultra Transcatheter Heart Valve Receives FDA Approval
Technology | Heart Valve Technology | January 02, 2019

January 2, 2019 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that the Sapien 3 Ultra system has received U.S. Food and...

Boston Scientific Prevails in U.S. Edwards Lifesciences Litigation
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | December 12, 2018

December 12, 2018 — A jury in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware determined Dec. 11 that the...

Interventional procedures have become increasing complex with a shift from open surgical procedures to transcatheter procedures. This is a chronic total occlusion (CTO) case at the University of Colorado to reopen a bypass graft. It shows doctors John Messenger and Kevin Rogers.

Interventional procedures have become increasingly complex with a shift from open surgical procedures to transcatheter procedures. This is a chronic total occlusion (CTO) case at the University of Colorado to reopen a bypass graft.

Blog | December 11, 2018

 

There are numerous factors that impact the larger picture in cardiology, especially from a buiness...

First TriCinch Coil Tricuspid Repair Systems Implanted in U.S.
News | Heart Valve Technology | November 06, 2018

November 6, 2018 — 4Tech Inc. initiated its U.S. Early Feasibility Study of the TriCinich Coil System following U.S...

Valve Replacement Volume Key to Successful Patient Outcomes
News | Heart Valve Technology | November 02, 2018

November 2, 2018 — Hospitals that routinely perform a...

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...

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