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. 

Positive Safety, Efficacy Data Reported on AccuCinch Heart Failure Device
News | Heart Failure | September 27, 2019
September 27, 2019 — Ancora Heart Inc. announced results from an interim analysis of heart failure patients treated in...
Abiomed Receives FDA PMA Approval for Impella 5.5 With SmartAssist
Technology | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | September 27, 2019
September 27, 2019 — Abiomed’s newest heart pump, the Impella 5.5 with SmartAssist, has received U.S. Food and Drug...
EchoPixel Introduces 3-D Holographic Intraoperative Software
News | Virtual and Augmented Reality | September 27, 2019
September 27, 2019 — EchoPixel introduced what it calls the first-ever intraoperative software to provide naked-eye,...
Brilinta Monotherapy Reduces Clinically Relevant Bleeding Risk Post-PCI in High-Risk Patients
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | September 26, 2019
September 26, 2019 — New data from the Phase IV independent TWILIGHT trial showed Brilinta (ticagrelor) monotherapy...
Medtronic Launches Evolut Pro+ TAVR System
Technology | Heart Valve Technology | September 24, 2019
September 24, 2019 – Medtronic announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and U.S. launch of the Evolut...
Videos | Hemodynamic Support Devices | September 22, 2019
There was a 77 percent increase in survival in cardiogenic shock patients treated using a new protocol in the National...
New Research on Tempo Temporary Pacing Lead to Be Featured at TCT 2019
News | Leads Implantable Devices | September 20, 2019
September 20, 2019 — BioTrace Medical Inc. announced the company’s key activities at the 31st annual Transcatheter...
The Artis icono biplane angiography system is designed for use in neurointerventions and interventional radiology

The Artis icono biplane angiography system is designed for use in neurointerventions and interventional radiology. Image courtesy of Siemens Healthineers.

Technology | Angiography | September 17, 2019
September 17, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Artis icono, a high-precision family...
HeartFlow Announces FDA Clearance for HeartFlow Planner
Technology | CT Angiography (CTA) | September 12, 2019
September 12, 2019 — HeartFlow Inc. has obtained clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the...
Videos | Hemodynamic Support Devices | September 12, 2019
A discussion with William O'Neill, M.D., director of the structural heart program, Henry Ford Hospital, and Michele...
Abbott Launches Pivotal Trial of TriClip Tricuspid Valve Repair System
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 05, 2019
September 5, 2019 — Abbott announced the launch of the company's TRILUMINATE Pivotal trial evaluating the safety and...
FDA Grants Shockwave Medical Breakthrough Status for Coronary Intravascular Lithotripsy
News | Cath Lab | September 03, 2019
September 3, 2019 — Shockwave Medical Inc. has received Breakthrough Device Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug...
First-in-Human Telerobotic Coronary Intervention Procedures Published in EClinicalMedicine
News | Robotic Systems | September 03, 2019
September 3, 2019 — Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. announced that EClinicalMedicine, a clinical journal published by...
Merit Medical Launches PreludeSync Evo Radial Compression Device
News | Hemostasis Management | August 29, 2019
August 29, 2019 – Merit Medical Systems Inc. announced the U.S. commercial launch of the PreludeSync Evo radial...
FDA Panel Recommends Continued Use of Paclitaxel-coated Peripheral Devices
Feature | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | August 28, 2019 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor
August 28, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an updated MedWatch Alert this month on the...