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 | August 18, 2008
August 18, 2008 - Atritech Inc. today said it filed its pre-market approval application (PMA) with the FDA for its...
Technology | February 19, 2008
W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announced that the FDA granted approval for the use of GORE HELEX Septal Occluder...
News | February 10, 2008
February 11, 2008 – A new minimally invasive vascular occlusion device designed to close a patent ductus arteriosus (...
News | January 29, 2008
January 30, 2008 - Aporo Biomedical signed an exclusive global licensing agreement with mNEMOSCIENCE GmbH for its...
News | January 06, 2008
January 7, 2008 - Cardica Inc. received nearly $2 million in payments from Cook Medical (Cook) for reaching...
Technology | November 11, 2007
AGA Medical Corp. announced today that it has received FDA and European CE Mark approvals for the AMPLATZER Vascular...
News | October 08, 2007
October 9, 2007 - W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announced that the FDA granted approval for the use of GORE HELEX...
News | September 26, 2007
September 27, 2007 - Sutura Inc., a developer of minimally invasive vascular suturing devices, announced today that...
News | July 19, 2007
July 20, 2007 – Oraganogenesis Inc. announced that it has received regulatory approval in Canada and Europe for...
News | June 18, 2007
June 19, 2007 – Cardica Inc. and Cook Medical today announced that they have entered into an agreement to develop and...
Technology | May 08, 2007
The Watchman device is designed to keep harmful sized blood clots that form in the left atrial appendage from...
Feature | May 07, 2007 | Kim Phelan
In the world of cardiologists who treat adults with congenital heart disease, the unusual is not so very unusual and...
News | April 23, 2007
April 24, 2007 — NMT Medical Inc. has announced it has received conditional approval from the FDA to its revised study...

CHRCO Volunteer Jerry Brody teaches 13-year-old Terika Brown, who just graduated high school this year and is attending college in the fall.

Feature | August 28, 2006 | Ryan Hiett
For some people, a new life focus is waiting just around the corner. For Jerry Brody, it was there for 30 years — he...