Structural Heart Occluders

This channel includes news and new technology innovations about structural heart occluders. These include information of surgical repair and transcatheter closure of PFO, VSD, ASD and LAA. Devices include the Amplatzer and the Gore Helex

Videos | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | April 25, 2019
This video offers an overview of the Watchman left atrial appendage (LAA) occluder system, including information of its...
SCAI Offers Recommendations for Safe Use of PFO Closure Technologies. SCAI said completion of the randomized trials demonstrating the superiority of PFO closure and medical therapy over medical therapy alone
News | Structural Heart Occluders | March 27, 2019
March 27. 2019 — A newly released expert consensus statement provides recommendations for the safe and effective...
Le Bonheur Children's Hospital Implants First Abbott Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder
News | Structural Heart Occluders | February 13, 2019
February 13, 2019 — Le Bonheur Children's Hospital cardiologists in Memphis, Tenn., implanted the Amplatzer Piccolo...
FDA Approves Abbott's Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder
News | Structural Heart Occluders | January 16, 2019
January 16, 2019 — Abbott announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder...
Videos | Cath Lab Navigation Aids | January 08, 2019
Robert Quaife, M.D., director of advanced cardiac imaging, University of Colorado Hospital, explains why advanced...
Videos | Structural Heart Occluders | January 07, 2019
Karen Orjuela, M.D., assistant professor of neurology at the University of Colorado Stroke and Brain Aneurysm Center,...
Videos | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | October 01, 2018
Ashish Pershad, M.D., medical director, structural heart program, Banner University Medical Heart Institute, Phoenix,...
Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 28, 2018
This is a demonstration of the the Philips TrueVue photo-realistic rendering and lighting source technology. This...
FDA Approves Gore Cardioform Septal Occluder for PFO Closure Prevent Recurrent Ischemic Stroke
Technology | Structural Heart Occluders | April 03, 2018
April 3, 2018 — Following the unprecedented Gore REDUCE Clinical Study conclusion that closure of patent foramen ovale...
A patient who received HeartMate III LVAD system at ACC.18. The HeartMate 3 was the topic of of the the key late-breaking trials at #ACC18

A patient who received the HeartMate III LVAD system showing off his external battery pack. He served as a patient ambassador in the Abbott booth at ACC.18. The HeartMate III, with its magnetic levitated pump, showed a big reduction in clotting over previous LVADs in a key late-breaking trial at this year's conference.

Feature | ACC | March 27, 2018 | Dave Fornell
There were several notable presentations of new data on cardiovascular technologies at the recent 2018 American College...
Trial Bolsters Evidence in Favor of Closing Hole in Heart After Stroke
News | ACC | March 20, 2018
March 20, 2018 — Among people with a type of hole in the heart, known as patent foramen ovale (PFO), those who received...
Videos | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | November 14, 2017
Vivek Reddy, M.D., director of cardiac arrhythmia services and professor of medicine, cardiology, Mount Sinai Hospital...
Videos | Structural Heart Occluders | November 08, 2017
John Rhodes, M.D., co-director of the adult congenital heart program, Medical University of South Carolina, is the...
The Watchman LAA occluder PREVAIL Trial 5-year results were presented at the 2017 TCT meeting.
Feature | Atrial Fibrillation | November 02, 2017
November 2, 2017 – Five-year results from the PREVAIL Trial comparing left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) with the...
Videos | Structural Heart Occluders | September 13, 2017
Ziyad Hijazi, M.D., MPH, MSCAI, FACC, director of the cardiac program and chair of the Department of Pediatrics at...