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.

FDA Approves Abbott's Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder
News | Structural Heart Occluders | January 16, 2019

January 16, 2019 — Abbott announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Amplatzer Piccolo...

Boston Scientific, Edwards Lifesciences Agree To Global Litigation Settlement
News | Heart Valve Technology | January 15, 2019

January 15, 2019 — Boston Scientific Corp. and Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that the companies have reached...

The implantation of a MitraClip is guided under live transesophageal echo (TEE). This image shows the operator moving the open clip into position and engaging the mitral valve leaflets. The clip appears as a arrowhead shape in the ultrasound with the leaflets coming off each side. Photo from a MitraClip procedure at the University of Colorado Hospital. Dr. Dominick Wiktor. The TEE is from a Philips Epiq system.

The implantation of a MitraClip is guided under live transesophageal echo (TEE). This image shows the operator moving the open clip into position and engaging the mitral valve leaflets. The clip appears as an arrowhead shape in the ultrasound with the leaflets coming off each side. Photo from a MitraClip procedure at the University of Colorado Hospital.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | January 14, 2019 | Allen Atchley, M.D., FACC, The Chattanooga Heart Institute

Mitral regurgitation (MR) is one of the most common types of heart valve diseases in the United States, affecting...

SCCT Releases New Guideline for CT Use During TAVR
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | January 08, 2019

January 8, 2019 — The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) has released...

JC Medical Announces First U.S. Treatment With J-Valve TAVR Device
News | Heart Valve Technology | January 07, 2019

January 7, 2019 — JC Medical announced the successful treatment of the first U.S. patient with the company’s...

Videos | Cath Lab | January 03, 2019

This is a walk through inside one of the cardiac hybrid cath labs at the...

Videos | Cath Lab | January 03, 2019

This is the newest cardiac cath lab at the ...

Boston Scientific Exercises Option to Acquire Millipede Inc.
News | Annuloplasty Rings | January 02, 2019

January 2, 2019 — Boston Scientific Corp. exercised its option to acquire the remaining shares of Millipede Inc, a...

Edwards' Sapien 3 Ultra Transcatheter Heart Valve Receives FDA Approval
Technology | Heart Valve Technology | January 02, 2019

January 2, 2019 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that the Sapien 3 Ultra system has received U.S. Food and...

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