TCT

This channel contains news about the annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) conference presented by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF). It includes coverage from the annual meeting and links CRF news. TCT is the premier conference for the subspecialty of interventional cardiology, including the new subspecialty areas of transcatheter structural heart procedures. 

FDA Approves 200, 250 Millimeter In.Pact Admiral Drug Coated Balloons
Technology | Drug-Eluting Balloons | June 15, 2018
June 15, 2018 — Medtronic plc has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for 200mm and 250mm lengths...
Abbott's Xience Sierra Stent Receives FDA Approval
Technology | Stents Drug Eluting | May 25, 2018
May 25, 2018 — Abbott announced it received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Xience Sierra...
An example of Siemens' syngo CTO navigation technology that fuses computed tomogragraphy (CT) imaging with live angiography to help navigate vessel segments that are occluded and not visible on angiography alone.

An example of Siemens' syngo CTO navigation technology that fuses computed tomogragraphy (CT) imaging with live angiography to help navigate chronic total occlusion vessel segments that are occluded and not visible on angiography alone. 

Feature | Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) | February 20, 2018 | Dave Fornell
One of the recent hot topics in interventional cardiology has been how operators can use new tools and techniques to...
Videos | Radial Access | February 16, 2018
The father of transradial artery access, Ferdinand Kiemeneij, M.D., Ph.D., interventional cardiologist, The Netherlands...
Edwards Lifesciences Centera self expanding transcatheter (TAVR) valve has been approved with CE mark for use in Europe.
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | February 15, 2018
February 15, 2018 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. has received European CE mark clearance for its self-expanding Centera...
Biotronik Symposium Highlights Differing Roles of Drug-Eluting Stents and Magnesium Scaffolds in Clinical Practice
News | Stents Drug Eluting | January 25, 2018
January 25, 2018 – Data presented at the Biotronik-sponsored symposium on the Orsiro drug-eluting stent (DES)...
Elixir Medical Corporation Unveils Transformational DynamX Stent Featuring Adaptive Segments that Uncage the Stented Artery
News | Stents | January 25, 2018
January 25, 2018 – Elixir Medical Corporation, a leader in the development of breakthrough adaptive remodeling...
A live Corevalve TAVR case in the main arena at TCT 2017. Structural heart has moved from a science fiction discussion in future technology sessions at TCT a decade ago to now being a major portion of what the conference discusses for today's clinical practice.

A live CoreValve TAVR case in the main arena at TCT 2017. Structural heart has moved from a science fiction discussion in future technology sessions at TCT a decade ago to now being a major portion of what the conference discusses for today's clinical practice.

Blog | TCT | January 18, 2018
Here is a list of what I think were some of the top interventional technologies discussed at the 2017 Transcatheter...
The Abbott Absorb Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS) bioabsorbable stent.

The Abbott Absorb Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS).

Feature | Stents Drug Eluting | January 17, 2018 | Dave Fornell
There was no shortage of interest in bioresorbable stent technologies at the many sessions offered on this topic or...
Videos | Cath Lab | January 04, 2018
Bernadette Speiser, BSN, MSN, CCRN, RCIS, a cardiac cath/EP nurse at Palo Alto Veterans Hospital, Palo Alto, Calif.,...
Videos | Heart Valve Technology | January 04, 2018
Adam Greenbaum, M.D., co-director, Center for Structural Heart Disease, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, explains how his...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Angiography | November 22, 2017
Shimadzu demonstrated its Trinias Interventional X-ray System at the 2017 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (...
Videos | Radial Access | November 22, 2017
Mladen I. Vidovich, M.D., FACC, FSCAI, chief, section of cardiology, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, and...
Videos | Medical 3-D Printing | November 17, 2017
Dee Dee Wang, M.D., director, structural heart imaging at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, explains how her center uses 3-...
Videos | Stents Bifurcation | November 15, 2017
Philippe Genereux, M.D., co-director of the structural heart program at the Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute at...