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. 

World's First Successful 52-mm Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Implantation Completed in Italy
News | Heart Valve Technology | August 31, 2017
August 31, 2017 — NaviGate Cardiac Structures Inc. (NCSI) announced that its Gate catheter-guided tricuspid...
CMS Awards New Technology Add-on Payment for Perceval Sutureless Aortic Heart Valve
News | Heart Valve Technology | August 22, 2017
August 22, 2017 — LivaNova PLC announced its Perceval sutureless aortic heart valve received approval from the Centers...
NCDR CathPCI Registry data shows in-hospital mortality only marginally higher for PCIs at safety-net hospitals.
News | Cath Lab | August 15, 2017
Aug. 15, 2017 – Patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) at safety-net hospitals experienced...
The Vascular Dynamics MobiusHD device enhances the carotid baroreceptors to reduce resistant hypertension.
News | Hypertension | August 15, 2017
Aug. 15, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Vascular Dynamics Inc. (VDI)...
Abbott Initiates XIENCE Short DAPT Clinical Trial
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | August 03, 2017
August 3, 2017 — Abbott recently announced the first patient has been enrolled in a clinical study evaluating the short...
Mitral Valve regurgitation (MR) showed on an echocardiogram using a Toshiba system
News | Heart Valve Technology | August 03, 2017
Aug. 3, 2017 — 4C Medical Technologies Inc. minimally invasive therapies for structural heart disease said its...
The LimFlow Percutaneous Deep Vein Arterialization System (pDVA) converts veins into arteries to restore blood flow in critical limb ischemia (CLI).

The LimFlow Percutaneous Deep Vein Arterialization System (pDVA) converts veins into arteries to restore blood flow in critical limb ischemia (CLI). This image shows how the covered stents used with the system connect to create a new arterial pathway.

News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | August 02, 2017
Aug. 1, 2017 — LimFlow SA announced publication of positive results from the pilot study of the LimFlow Percutaneous...
The ChordArt transcatheter mitral valve leaflet chord replacement system on X-ray, showing the anchoring sections of the artificial chord.

The ChordArt transcatheter mitral valve leaflet chord replacement system on X-ray, showing the anchoring sections of the artificial chord.

News | Heart Valve Technology | August 01, 2017
Aug. 1, 2017 — CoreMedic, a start-up developing the ChordArt trancatheter mitral valve repair system, has received...
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...
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 for...
Shockwave Medical Announces U.S. Commercial Availability of Lithoplasty System
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | June 26, 2017
June 26, 2017 — Shockwave Medical recently announced two milestones for its Lithoplasty System for the treatment of...
Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 15, 2017
Madhav Swaminathan, M.D., FASC, FAHA, clinical director of cardiothoracic anesthesiology, at Duke University Medical...
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 disease...
Videos | Heart Valve Technology | June 14, 2017
A discussion with Rebecca Hahn, M.D., FASE, director of interventional echocardiography and professor of medicine at...
Onyx DES 2.0 mm stent meets primary endpoints in small vessels
News | June 12, 2017
June 12, 2017 – The Medtronic Resolute Onyx Drug-Eluting Stent (DES) met its primary endpoint of target lesion failure...