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

PFM Medical
Technology | August 30, 2013

August 30, 2013 — PFM Medical received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) premarket approval (PMA) for its Nit-...

Gore Helex Septal Occluder Infringement Suit Ruiling AGA Medical Corp.
News | August 07, 2013

August 7, 2013 — W. L. Gore & Associates announced a favorable ruling involving the Gore Helex Septal...

Philips introduced CX50 xMatrix architecture designed to support advanced fluoro integration with the EchoNavigator system. It aligns TEE views with live fluoroscopy to enhance navigation in complex structural heart procedures.

Feature | May 14, 2013 | Dave Fornell

The development of 3-D transesophageal echo (TEE) just a...

Feature | March 28, 2013

March 28, 2013 — St. Jude Medical announced publication of results from its landmark...

News | February 13, 2013

February 13, 2013 — St. Jude Medical has issued a Class I recall for its Amplatzer TorqVue FX Delivery System used...

Videos | Structural Heart | February 06, 2013

This short cine loop shows a 3-D/4-D transesophegeal echo (TEE) view of a transcatheter Amplatzer closure device...

Videos | Stroke | November 09, 2012

The PC Trial data presented at TCT 2012 looked at transcather PFO closure vs. medical therapy in preventing...

Amplatzer Structural Heart Occulder Closure Device RESPECT Clinical Trial
Feature | November 08, 2012

November 8, 2012 — A clinical trial...

Videos | Structural Heart Occluders | November 05, 2012

Positive results from the RESPECT trial of transcatheter PFO vs. standard medical therapy were presented at the...

News | November 02, 2012

November 2, 2012 – A clinical trial that compared catheter-based PFO closure using an investigational device found...

Gore Helex Septal Occcluder REDUCE Clinical Study Cath Lab
News | October 30, 2012

October 30, 2012 — W. L. Gore & Associates responded to initial results reported in St. Jude Medical Inc.’s...

Gore Helex Septal Occcluder Clinical Study
News | October 22, 2012

October 22, 2012 — W. L. Gore & Associates announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has...

Feature | October 19, 2012

October 19, 2012 — The 24th Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) conference, sponsored by the...

Cardiac Stem Cells Regeneration Therapy Structural Heart
News | October 04, 2012

October 4, 2012 — Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, who are exploring novel ways to...

Technology | June 18, 2012

June 18, 2012 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance...

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