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).

Videos | Congenital Heart

Tom Jones, M.D., director, cardiac cath labs, Seattle Children’s Hospital, explains the importance of the heart team ...

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News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies

September 1, 2021 – The anticoagulant edoxaban (Savaysa) may be just as effective as warfarin for preventing heart ...

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News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders

August 31, 2021 — Late-breaking data from a head-to-head clinical trial of the Amulet Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) ...

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News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders

August 16, 2021 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Abbott's Amplatzer Amulet Left Atrial Appendage ...

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News | Medical 3-D Printing

July 27, 2021 -- Cardiovascular diseases account for 32% of global deaths. Myocardial infarction, or heart attacks, play ...

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News | Vascular Closure Devices

July 15, 2021 — Vivasure Medical announced its development program for PerQseal Blue, a sutureless and fully ...

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Videos | Structural Heart

Doctor Andreas Ruck, interventional cardiologist and head of the mitral/tricuspid program, Karolinska University ...

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News | Cath Lab

July 13, 2021 — East End Medical announced it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the company ...

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The Xeltis synthetic polymer restorative pulmonary valve is implanted surgically and acts as a scaffold for the patient's own cells to proliferate. The valve and conduit then bioresorbs over time, leaving behind a new valve made from the patient's own cells. The hope is this will reduce or eliminate the need for numerous repeat surgeries as a pediatric patient grows.
Feature | Heart Valve Technology

July 8, 2021 – Xeltis announced it started the first pivotal trial for a synthetic polymer restorative pulmonary valve ...

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News | Structural Heart

June 29, 2021 – Cardiologists at Beaumont Health successfully replaced a 34-year-old woman’s tricuspid valve in a rare ...

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CentraCare completed the first structural heart procedure in the world guided by a new 4-D hologram technology developed by EchoPixel. The augmented reality technology aims to reduce reduce procedure time, improve accuracy of the procedure, and reduce risk of complications.
Feature | Virtual and Augmented Reality

June 28, 2021 — CentraCare, one of the largest health systems in Minnesota, successfully completed the first structural ...

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Blog | Structural Heart

It is brutal and very expensive to bring a new transcatheter valve to market. Boston Scientific invested vast amounts of ...

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News | Structural Heart

June 7, 2021 — Edwards Lifesciences recently announced that clinical results from the company's transcatheter mitral and ...

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The HLT, Bracco, Meridian II TAVR Valve System.
Feature | Structural Heart | Dave Fornell, Editor

June 2, 2021 — The startup company HLT is a part of the Bracco Group, which is developing a new transcatheter aortic ...

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