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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As a medical technology journalist, a little more than a decade ago I found myself sitting in those late afternoon ...

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News | Structural Heart Occluders

April 20, 2021 — Start-up medical device company atHeart Medical announced it is initiating its U.S. investigational ...

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News | EP Lab

April 14, 2021 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared the Acutus Medical AcQCross family of universal ...

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April 8, 2021 — Abbott today announced it has received European CE mark and Health Canada authorization this week for ...

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The Medtronic Harmony Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) System. It is first in the world non-surgical heart valve to treat pediatric and adult patients with a native or surgically-repaired right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) to stop severe pulmonary valve regurgitation caused by congenital heart disease.
Feature | Structural Heart | By Dave Fornell, Editor

March 26, 2021 — Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared the Medtronic Harmony Transcatheter ...

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Videos | Structural Heart

Interview with Scott E. Kasner, M.D., who served as the principle investigator for the Gore Cardioform REDUCE trial, and ...

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News | Heart Valve Technology

March 18, 2020 — A groundbreaking new study led by University of Minnesota Twin Cities researchers from both the College ...

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The Teleflex Manta large-bore vascular closure device can seal holes between 12 and 25 French.
Feature | Hemostasis Management | Dave Fornell, Editor

While many cardiac and vascular procedures have largely moved to minimally invasive techniques, the size of these ...

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AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY (ACC) Late-breaking clinical trial study presentations at ACC.21. @ACC21 @ACC2021
Feature | ACC | Dave Fornell, Editor

The latest cardiology practice-changing scientific breakthrough, late-breaking study presentations have been announced ...

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News | Heart Failure

February 24, 2021 — Occlutech announced the completion of patient enrollment in the PRELIEVE trial, pilot study to ...

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News | Artificial Heart

February 10, 2021 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted artificial heart developer Carmat approval ...

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News | Heart Valve Technology

February 4, 2021 — Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has historically only been used with caution in the ...

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News | Heart Failure

January, 27, 2021 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Occlutech a Breakthrough Device designation ...

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News | Heart Valve Technology

January 20, 2021 — The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) revised its National Coverage Determination ...

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January 11, 2021 — Medtronic has received a new expanded indication from Health Canada for its Evolut Transcatheter ...

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