Hitachi and West Virginia University Partner to Advance Left Ventricular Mechanical Function Evaluation
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 21, 2017

July 21, 2017 — Hitachi Healthcare and the West Virginia University Heart and Vascular Institute announced the...

Videos | Cardiovascular Surgery | July 19, 2017

This video educational session, provided in partnership with the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), is...

Edwards Sapien 3 TAVR valve will be implanted in asymptomatic aortic stenosis patients in the EARLY TAVR Trial
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | July 14, 2017

July 14, 2017 — Morristown Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, has randomized the first patient in the...

Ziosoft's PhyZiodynamics 4-D processing showing a replaced aortic valve

An example of Ziosoft's PhyZiodynamics 4-D processing showing a replaced aortic valve.

Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 12, 2017

July 12, 2017 — At the 2017 annual meeting for the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), Ziosoft...

Medtronic's CoreValve Evolut R gained FDA approval for intermediate risk patients

An illustration of the self-expanding CoreValve Evolut R TAVR valve half deployed in the aortic root.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | July 10, 2017

July 10, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared an additional indication to expand the use...

HAART 300 Aortic Annuloplasty Device Sees U.S. Pilot Launch, First Commercial Use
News | Annuloplasty Rings | July 05, 2017

July 5, 2017 — BioStable Science & Engineering Inc. announced the first commercial uses of the HAART 300 Aortic...

Novel Approach May Improve Valve Function in Some Patients

Image courtesy of Messas, et al. JACC Basic to Translational Medicine.

News | Heart Valve Technology | June 30, 2017

June 30, 2017 — Pulsed cavitation ultrasound can be used to remotely soften human degenerative calcified...

Mitralign Announces First European Subject Enrolled in SCOUT II Study of Trialign System
News | Heart Valve Technology | June 27, 2017

June 27, 2017 — Mitralign Inc. announced the commencement of its SCOUT II study in Europe, with the Trialign System...

BioTrace Medical's Tempo Lead Shows Stability and Safety in Real-World Performance
News | Leads Implantable Devices | June 20, 2017

June 20, 2017 — BioTrace Medical Inc. announced that the company’s Tempo...

Cardiac ultrasound, echocardiography echo imaging will see big advancements in the future with Echopixel true 3D imaging for structural heart

Echopixel's true 3-D rendering of a ASD with a virtually implanted Amplatzer occluder to check sizing on a 3D echo prior to a procedure.

Blog | ASE | June 20, 2017

I saw several elements of what will likely make up the next generation of echocardiography imaging systems at the...

heart valve regurgitation seen on an echocardiogram, cardiac ultrasound, from ASE study
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 16, 2017

June 15, 2017 – While much attention has been focused on ways to lower heart disease-related injuries and deaths,...

Mitral Valve regurgitation showed on an echocardiogram, cardiac ultrasound

Mitral valve regurgitation showed on an echocardiogram. Image from Toshiba.

News | Heart Valve Technology | June 15, 2017

June 15, 2017 — 4C Medical Technologies Inc., a developer of minimally invasive therapies for structural heart...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | June 14, 2017

A discussion with Rebecca Hahn, M.D., FASE, director of interventional echocardiography and professor of medicine at...

An example of porcine cartdiac stem cells. Photo from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

 

News | Stem Cell Therapies | June 12, 2017

June 12, 2017 — Heart muscle is one of the least renewable tissues in the body, which is one of the reasons that...

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 ...

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