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

News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders

September 2, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the start of the St. Jude Medical Amplatzer Amulet IDE trial of the ...

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News | Structural Heart Occluders

August 8, 2016 — Updated recommendations from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) states that catheter-based closure ...

Home August 08, 2016
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Feature | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | Dave Fornell

Patients with atrial fibrillation (AF or Afib) are high risk for stroke due to the formation of thrombus emboli in the ...

Home August 01, 2016
Videos | Structural Heart Occluders

This is an animation, supplied by Gore, demonstrated how the Cardioform Septal Occluder is implanted for the ...

Home June 16, 2016
PFO occluder, amplatzer
Feature | Structural Heart Occluders | Dave Fornell

May 27, 2016 — A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel recommended approval of a transcatheter patent foramen ...

Home May 27, 2016
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Feature | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | Dave Fornell

Atrial fibrillation (AF) affects nearly 6 million Americans and the condition puts them at significantly greater risk of ...

Home May 20, 2016
Videos | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders

David Holmes, M.D., professor of medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and consultant, Department of Internal ...

Home April 15, 2016
Technology | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders

February 9, 2016 — Boston Scientific Corp. announced the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will cover ...

Home February 09, 2016
transcatheter repair of a mitral valve paravalvular leak. Transcatheter repair of a surgical mitral replacement paravalvular leak with an Amplatzer Vascular Plug II.
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | Dave Fornell

Off-label use of the St. Jude Amplatzer vascular plug devices offers a new solution for the minimally invasive repair of ...

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News | Structural Heart

January 20, 2016 — On the 100th anniversary of the Endurance expedition to Antarctica led by Sir Ernest Shackleton ...

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Videos | TCT

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell offers his choices for the most innovative new interventional cardiovascular technologies ...

Home November 05, 2015
RESPECT trial, long-term study results, TCT 2015, PFO closure, recurrent cryptogenic stroke
Feature | Stroke

October 16, 2015 — Long-term study results from the RESPECT trial found that closing a patent foramen ovale (PFO) with ...

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News | Cath Lab

August 26, 2014 — The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) announced the late-breaking trials and first report ...

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Videos | Structural Heart

Interview with Steve Goldstein, M.D., director, noninvasive lab, Medstar Washington Heart Institute, Washington, D.C ...

Home June 26, 2015
Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound

Role of Interventional Echcardiography in Transcatheter Structural Heart Procedures — Rebecca Hahn, M.D., Columbia ...

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