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.

Portico Transcatheter Aortic Valve Successfully Reduces Severe Aortic Stenosis at One Year
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 28, 2018
September 28, 2018 — At one year following transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), implantation with the Portico...
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 transcatheter aortic...
Videos | Hemostasis Management | September 27, 2018
Philippe Genereux, M.D., co-director of the structural heart program at the Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute at...
Videos | Heart Failure | September 26, 2018
William Abraham, M.D., FACC, professor of medicine and director of the division of cardiovascular medicine, The Ohio...
MitraClip Reduces Mortality for Heart Failure Patients With Secondary Mitral Regurgitation
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 26, 2018
September 26, 2018 — Patients with heart failure and secondary mitral regurgitation (MR) who remained symptomatic...
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. early...
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 Pivotal...
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 (IDE...
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 transcatheter mitral valve replacement (...
Gore Acquires Pipeline Medical Technologies Inc.
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 06, 2018
September 6, 2018 – W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. (Gore) announced the acquisition of Pipeline Medical Technologies...
The Edwards Lifesciences Cardioband Tricuspid Valve Reconstruction System received the European CE mark approval in May.

The Edwards Cardioband Tricuspid Valve Reconstruction System received the European CE mark approval in May, becoming the first transcatheter tricuspid repair device to be approved in the world.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | August 21, 2018 | Jeff Zagoudis
The tricuspid valve has been dubbed “the forgotten valve” by many practitioners in the interventional cardiology space...
Videos | Cath Lab | August 13, 2018
Jeffrey Schussler, M.D., FACC, FSCAI, FSCCT, FACP, interventional cardiologist at Baylor Scott White Heart and Vascular...
Boston Scientific Closes Claret Medical Acquisition, Announces Positive Reimbursement Decision
News | Embolic Protection Devices | August 03, 2018
August 3, 2018 — Boston Scientific Corp. announced it has recently closed its acquisition of Claret Medical Inc., a...
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...