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 | May 31, 2012
May 31, 2012 — Occlutech GmbH, a European developer of minimally invasive implants for the treatment of structural...
Feature | May 15, 2012
Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center in Houston, Tex., has leveraged new imaging and interventional technologies...
News | April 24, 2012
April 24, 2012 - SeptRx, an emerging medical device company that has developed the SeptRx Intrapocket PFO Occluder (IPO...
News | November 15, 2011
  November 15, 2011 – Results of the PARTNER Cohort A QOL study demonstrate that transcatheter aortic valve replacement...
News | November 04, 2011
November 4, 2011 – W. L. Gore & Associates announced that Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, United Kingdom...
News | October 19, 2011
  October 19, 2011— W. L. Gore and Associates announced that the company purchased the assets and intellectual property...
News | September 27, 2011
September 27, 2011 — Occlutech announced its CEO, Tor Peters, has obtained a favorable ruling from the district court...
Feature | August 25, 2011
August 25, 2011 – Transcatheter structural heart occluder maker Occlutech said this week it closed a 15 million Euro...
News | June 29, 2011
June 29, 2011 – For the first time, human blood vessels grown in a laboratory from donor skin cells have been...
News | May 16, 2011
May 16, 2011 - The German Supreme Court (BGH) declared a structural heart occluder patent case to be invalid. In the...
News | May 10, 2011
Alcohol Injections Safer, Less Costly Than Surgery for Thickened Heart Muscle May 10, 2011 – In a “real-world” test of...
News | March 07, 2011
March 4, 2011 - Occlutech GmbH received a favorable court ruling in Stockholm, Sweden in the ongoing patent...
News | November 15, 2010
November 15, 2010 - A catheter procedure that closes a hole in patients’ hearts appears to be no more effective than...
News | November 03, 2010
November 3, 2010 – The first patient has been enrolled into a study comparing a left atrial appendage (LAA) closure...
News | October 29, 2010
The first-in-man use of the Coherex WaveCrest left atrial appendage (LAA) occluder system was successfully performed...