Heart Valve Technology

Hitachi and West Virginia University Partner to Advance Left Ventricular Mechanical Function Evaluation
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 21, 2017

July 21, 2017 — Hitachi Healthcare and the West Virginia University Heart and Vascular Institute announced the...

Edwards Sapien 3 TAVR valve will be implanted in asymptomatic aortic stenosis patients in the EARLY TAVR Trial
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | July 14, 2017

July 14, 2017 — Morristown Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, has randomized the first patient in the...

Ziosoft's PhyZiodynamics 4-D processing showing a replaced aortic valve

An example of Ziosoft's PhyZiodynamics 4-D processing showing a replaced aortic valve.

Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 12, 2017

July 12, 2017 — At the 2017 annual meeting for the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), Ziosoft...

Medtronic's CoreValve Evolut R gained FDA approval for intermediate risk patients

An illustration of the self-expanding CoreValve Evolut R TAVR valve half deployed in the aortic root.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | July 10, 2017

July 10, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared an additional indication to expand the use...

HAART 300 Aortic Annuloplasty Device Sees U.S. Pilot Launch, First Commercial Use
News | Annuloplasty Rings | July 05, 2017

July 5, 2017 — BioStable Science & Engineering Inc. announced the first commercial uses of the HAART 300 Aortic...

Novel Approach May Improve Valve Function in Some Patients

Image courtesy of Messas, et al. JACC Basic to Translational Medicine.

News | Heart Valve Technology | June 30, 2017

June 30, 2017 — Pulsed cavitation ultrasound can be used to remotely soften human degenerative calcified...

Mitralign Announces First European Subject Enrolled in SCOUT II Study of Trialign System
News | Heart Valve Technology | June 27, 2017

June 27, 2017 — Mitralign Inc. announced the commencement of its SCOUT II study in Europe, with the Trialign System...

BioTrace Medical's Tempo Lead Shows Stability and Safety in Real-World Performance
News | Leads Implantable Devices | June 20, 2017

June 20, 2017 — BioTrace Medical Inc. announced that the company’s Tempo...

heart valve regurgitation seen on an echocardiogram, cardiac ultrasound, from ASE study
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 16, 2017

June 15, 2017 – While much attention has been focused on ways to lower heart disease-related injuries and deaths,...

Mitral Valve regurgitation showed on an echocardiogram, cardiac ultrasound

Mitral valve regurgitation showed on an echocardiogram. Image from Toshiba.

News | Heart Valve Technology | June 15, 2017

June 15, 2017 — 4C Medical Technologies Inc., a developer of minimally invasive therapies for structural heart...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | June 14, 2017

A discussion with Rebecca Hahn, M.D., FASE, director of interventional echocardiography and professor of medicine at...

FDA clears Claret Medical Sentinel embolic protection device for TAVR
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | June 09, 2017

June 5, 2017 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted market clearance for the Claret Medical Sentinel ...

Sapien 3 valve for VIV (valve in valve) procedures cleared by FDA
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | June 06, 2017 | Dave Fornell

June 6, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted market clearance for aortic and mitral valve-...

LivaNova Announces Positive Data for Perceval Sutureless Valve at AATS 2017
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017 — LivaNova PLC recently announced the presentation of data from multiple studies demonstrating the...

News | Guidewires | May 30, 2017

May 30, 2017 — A Canadian cardiologist has published a report in the journal Eurointervention describing how he used...

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