Structural Heart

This structural heart channel includings content related to heart valve repair and replacement, left atrial appendage (LAA) occlusion, heart failure interventional device therapies, and occlusion of ASDs, VSDs and PFOs.

The Abbott Tendyne transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR) system  is being tested in the SUMMIT Trial.

The Abbott Tendyne transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR) system.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | July 26, 2018

July 26, 2018 — The pivotal clinical study in the U.S. of the Abbott Tendyne...

A CoreValve TAVR valve seen in a CT scan looking down from the aortic arch into the left ventricle using reconstruction software from TeraRecon.

A CoreValve TAVR valve seen in a CT scan looking down from the aortic arch into the left ventricle using reconstruction software from TeraRecon.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | July 26, 2018

July 26, 2018 — A new multi-societal expert consensus document has been released that summarizes the position of...

Claret's FDA-cleared Sentinel Cerebral Embolic Protection System for TAVR will expand Boston Scientific's structural heart portfolio. It collects emboli knocked loose that would otherwise lodge in the brain and potentially cause a stroke.

Claret's FDA-cleared Sentinel Cerebral Embolic Protection System for TAVR will expand Boston Scientific's structural heart portfolio. It collects emboli knocked loose that would otherwise lodge in the brain and potentially cause a stroke. 

News | Embolic Protection Devices | July 20, 2018

July 20, 2018 — Boston Scientific Corp. today has signed an agreement to acquire Claret Medical Inc., which has...

Abbott Receives FDA Approval for Third-Generation MitraClip Device
Technology | Heart Valve Technology | July 18, 2018

July 18, 2018 — Abbott announced it received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a next-...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | July 18, 2018

Jonathon Leipsic, M.D., FSCCT, professor of radiology and cardiology at the University of British Columbia,...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | July 10, 2018

Ori Ben-Yehuda, M.D., executive director of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation Clinical Trial Center, discusses...

TomTec's work-in-progress virtual reality workstation to review echo exams in actual 3-D using video gaming technology. The operator is performing an valve area quantification measure during a demonstration on the expo floor of the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) 2018 in June. #ASE #ASE2018 #ASE18 #echocardiography #tomtec

TomTec's work-in-progress virtual reality workstation to review echo exams in actual 3-D using video gaming technology. The operator is performing a valve area quantification measure during a demonstration on the expo floor of the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) 2018 in June.

Blog | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 10, 2018

I attended the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) 2018 meeting in June and have the following takeaways on...

Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 10, 2018

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell highlights some of the most innovative new technology on the show floor of the...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | July 05, 2018

Rebecca Hahn, M.D., professor of medicine and director of interventional echocardiography, Columbia University...

Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 02, 2018

This is an example of the a mitral valve with regurgitation imaged with 3-D echocardiography using the Siemens...

Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 28, 2018

This is a demonstration of the the Philips TrueVue photo-realistic rendering and lighting source technology. This...

Watchman FLX in Clinical Trial at MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute
News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | June 26, 2018

June 26, 2018 — MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute physicians participating in a...

LivaNova Receives FDA Clearance for Memo 4D Semi-Rigid Mitral Annuloplasty Ring
Technology | Annuloplasty Rings | June 15, 2018

June 15, 2018 — LivaNova PLC announced it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its...

Henry Ford Hospital First in Michigan to Perform Cardioband Mitral Valve Procedure

An angiography image showing the catheter-based implantation of the Cardioband annuloplasty ring using corkscrew shaped anchors.

News | Heart Valve Technology | June 13, 2018

June 13, 2018 — Henry Ford Hospital is one of 17 U.S. trial sites using a...

The Emboliner Embolic Protection Catheteris designed to capture debris released from the valve and vessel walls during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures.

The Emboliner Embolic Protection Catheter is designed to capture debris released from the valve and vessel walls during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures. It allows for the passage of other catheters during TAVR procedures. 

News | Embolic Protection Devices | June 07, 2018

June 7, 2018 — The first clinical cases have been completed where the Emboliner...

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