Structural Heart

This structural heart channel includes news, videos, podcasts and other content related to diagnosis and treatment of structural heart disease. Topics covered include heart valve repair and replacement, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR), transcatheter tricuspid valve replacement (TTVR), left atrial appendage (LAA) occlusion, heart failure interventional device therapies, and closing holes in the heart using, including occlusion of atrial septal defects (ASDs), ventricular septal defects (VSDs) and patent foramen ovales (PFOs).

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March 19, 2009 – Led by Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Congressman Zack Space (D-OH), the federal government ...

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March 17, 2009 - Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced it has completed enrollment in the 350-patient nonsurgical ...

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March 17, 2009 – Sorin Group recently announced the enrollment of the first three patients in a clinical trial ...

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March 10, 2009 - Frost & Sullivan bestowed its 2009 North American Technology Innovation of the Year Award on ...

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Congenital heart disease contributes to more than 30 percent of infant mortality in the U.S., so time is essential ...

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The dividing line between the jobs performed by cardiac surgeons and interventionalists will become increasing ...

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March 9, 2008 - Biomaterials company SyntheMed Inc. has received FDA approval of its pre-market approval (PMA) ...

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March 6, 2009 - Atritech Inc. will release PROTECT AF trial results on WATCHMAN LAA closure technology comparing ...

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March 5, 2009 - Reducing the frequency and severity of disabling migraines is crucial for quality of life and a ...

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March 4, 2009 - W. L. Gore & Associates has earned a spot on Fast Company magazine’s 2009 “Fast 50” list of the ...

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February 23, 2009 - Medtronic Inc. is acquiring CoreValve Inc., developer of a transcatheter, transfemoral aortic ...

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February 20, 2009 - MiCardia Corp. this week announced the worlds’ first dynamic adjustment of the mitral valve ...

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February 18, 2009 - The FDA has cleared a new claim for the CryoLife CryoValve SG pulmonary human heart valve ...

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Recent developments in cardiac surgery and interventional cardiology with new percutaneous alternatives for ...

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February 10, 2009 - On Jan. 21, 2009, Irvin Lafferty, who suffered with severe blockage of his heart valve ...

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