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. 

OCT, intravascular imaging, stent, good stent apposition on vessel wall, TRANSFORM-OCT study

An OCT image showing good stent strut apposition against the vessel wall.

News | Stents | January 13, 2017
January 13, 2017 — Results from TRANSFORM-OCT, a prospective, randomized trial using optical coherence tomography (OCT...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 13, 2017
Detailed imaging is needed to support complex interventions for the assessment and procedure guidance.  See how the GE...
EXCEL Trial, TCT 2016, drug-eluting stents, CABG, surgery left main heart disease, LMCAD

Gregg W. Stone, M.D., presenting the EXCEL data at TCT 2016 during a standing room only late-breaking trial session.

Feature | Stents | January 12, 2017 | Dave Fornell
The biggest news from the 2016 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) meeting this past fall was the results...
Medinol, BIONICS study, 12-month results, TCT 2016, drug-eluting stent, EluNIR
News | Stents Drug Eluting | January 10, 2017
January 10, 2017 — Medinol announced in December positive twelve-month clinical results from the BIONICS study. The...
Videos | Heart Valve Technology | January 03, 2017
This video, provided by Valtech, demonstrates the Cardioband transcatheter mitral annuloplasty system. It allows...
NaviGate, GATE tricuspid Atrioventricular Valved Stent AVS, transcatheter tricuspid valve replacement
News | Heart Valve Technology | December 31, 2016
December 31, 2016 — NaviGate Cardiac Structures Inc. (NCSI) announced that a novel valved stent that can capture the...
valtech cardioband transcatheter annuloplasty repair for FMR, functional mitral regurgitation

The Cardioband system is among several new transcatheter mitral repair systems entering clinical trials. In many cases, repair of the native valve is preferred over replacing the valve in open-chest surgical cases. This technology will allow a less invasive alternative. 

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | December 29, 2016 | Azeem Latib, M.D.
The Cardioband System (Valtech) has recently been introduced as a potential option for transcatheter repair of the...
videos, cardiology videos, DAIC, PulseTV, pulse TV
Feature | December 19, 2016
There were more than 38,250 page views for video content on Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology’s (DAIC) website...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Angiography | December 07, 2016
Shimadzu's latest generation interventional lab angiography imaging system, the Trinias, enables advanced imaging...
TCT 2016, TCT.16, main arena, late breaking trials, transcatheter cardiovascular therapeutics

There were several hot topics that came out of the 2016 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) annual meeting Oct. 29 - Nov. 2, which made this month's top 20 list, including several videos. Number 4 on the list of content was the result of the EXCEL Trial key TCT late-breaker, which showed stenting is equal in outcomes to surgery for the first time, when using one of the latest generation drug-eluting stents. 

Feature | December 05, 2016
December 5, 2016 — Here is the list of the top 20 most popular pieces of content on the Diagnostic and Interventional...
Cardioband, valtech, Edwards Lifesciences, transcatheter mitral repair, transcatheter tricuspid valve repair, transcatheter annuloplasty

An illustration of how the transcatheter Cardioband System can used as a non-surgical form on annuloplasty repair. 

News | Heart Valve Technology | December 02, 2016
December 2, 2016 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced this week it has agreed to acquire Valtech Cardio Ltd., a...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Robotic Systems | November 22, 2016
Corindus Vascular Robotics received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its CorPath GRX, the...
Videos | TCT | November 18, 2016
DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a video tour of some of the most innovative new interventional cardiology technologies...
Videos | Heart Valve Technology | November 18, 2016
A discussion with Juan Granada, M.D., about transcatheter mitral valve advancements and device challenges at the...
Videos | Guidewires | November 18, 2016
A discussion with guidewire expert Dimitri Karmpaliotis, M.D., Ph.D., FACC, about the basics of interventional...