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 clears Claret Medical Sentinel embolic protection device for TAVR
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | June 09, 2017

June 5, 2017 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted market clearance for the Claret Medical Sentinel ...

Sapien 3 valve for VIV (valve in valve) procedures cleared by FDA
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | June 06, 2017 | Dave Fornell

June 6, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted market clearance for aortic and mitral valve-...

LivaNova Announces Positive Data for Perceval Sutureless Valve at AATS 2017
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017 — LivaNova PLC recently announced the presentation of data from multiple studies demonstrating the...

News | Guidewires | May 30, 2017

May 30, 2017 — A Canadian cardiologist has published a report in the journal Eurointervention describing how he used...

Data was positive from the Watchman Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Device from the EWOLUTION registry
News | Atrial Fibrillation | May 30, 2017

May 30, 2017 — Data was positive for safety and efficacy rates of the Watchman Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC)...

The Boston Scientific Lotus TAVR Valve
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017 — Positive results from the...

Edwards Lifesciences Centera self expanding transcatheter (TAVR) valve
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017 — Late-breaking data presented at EuroPCR 2017 demonstrating excellent clinical outcomes for...

Nearly One-Quarter of Patients Say Mechanical Heart Valve Disturbs Sleep
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 19, 2017

May 19, 2017 — Nearly one-quarter of patients with a...

Analysis Looks at Role Type of Valve Plays in Patient Outcomes Post-TAVR
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 15, 2017

May 15, 2017 — For patients who undergo...

Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital Implants CoreValve Evolut Pro Valve
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 03, 2017

May 3, 2017 — The Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital (BHVH)...

AtriCure's AtriClip System Surpasses 100,000 Units Sold Worldwide
News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | April 25, 2017

April 25, 2017 — AtriCure Inc. announced it has sold more than 100,000 AtriClip Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion...

Alabama Medical Center First in Southeast to Offer CoreValve Evolut Pro TAVR Device
News | Heart Valve Technology | April 20, 2017

April 20, 2017 — The Structural Heart Program at Princeton Baptist Medical Center, (Birmingham, Ala.) recently...

Updated AATS Guidelines Help Cardiovascular Surgeons Navigate Challenges of Managing Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
News | Heart Valve Technology | April 20, 2017

April 20, 2017 — Mitral regurgitation can occur in up to 50 percent of patients with ischemic heart disease and even...

PinnacleHealth Initiates Clinical Study of TriGuard Embolic Protection Device
News | Embolic Protection Devices | April 11, 2017

April 11, 2017 — Through a new clinical trial, patients at Harrisburg, Pa.-based PinnacleHealth have access to an...

Boston Scientific is buying TAVI valve maker Symetis, which has European approval for its Acurate Neo valve

The Symetis Acurate Neo TAVI valve.

News | Heart Valve Technology | April 11, 2017

April 10, 2017 — Boston Scientific recently announced a $435 million cash deal to acquire Symetis SA, a privately-...

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