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. 

TAVR, post-procedure, brain lesions, delirium, TCT 2016, Peter R. Stella
News | Heart Valve Technology | November 07, 2016
November 7, 2016 — Keystone Heart Ltd. announced that data presented at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (...
OCT stent strut coverage

OCT imaging showing neointimal tissue coverage of metallic stent struts.

News | Stents | November 07, 2016
November 7, 2016 – Results from TRANSFORM-OCT, a prospective, randomized trial using optical coherence tomography (OCT...
Sentinel, TAVR, TAVI, embloic protection
News | Heart Valve Technology | November 07, 2016
November 7, 2016 – A multicenter randomized trial evaluating the role of embolic protection using the Sentinel device...
biosensors Biofreedom stent
News | Stents | November 07, 2016
November 7, 2016 – The two-year results from LEADERS FREE, the first randomized clinical trial dedicated to high...
Fortitude bioresorbable stent

The Fortitude sirolimus-eluting bioresorbable stent.

 

News | Stents Bioresorbable | November 07, 2016
November 7, 2016 — The 28th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium, Oct. 29-Nov. 3...
Bionics trial, Medinol, BioNIR stent, elastic polymer

Imaging of stent struts after expansion, showing the elastic polymer used on Medinol’s BioNIR stent does not crack or flake off, possibly leading to better patient outcomes. 

News | Stents | November 07, 2016
November 7, 2016 – The large multinational randomized BIONICS study found that a novel elastic polymer coated...
COLOR trial, TCT, NIRS, stenting vulnerable plaques, near infrared spectroscopy

An intravascular ultrasound image (IVUS) with co-registered NIRS showing yellow for the detection of lipid rich plaque in a coronary artery. 

News | Cath Lab | November 07, 2016
November 7, 2016 – Two-year results from the COLOR Trial, the first large-scale multicenter prospective study of its...
open-heart surgery, PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention, NOBLE trial, left main coronary artery disease, LMCAD, TCT 2016
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | November 03, 2016
November 3, 2016 — Coronary artery bypass (CABG) surgery is the standard treatment for revascularization in patients...
RESPECT trial, Amplatzer PFO Occluder, St. Jude Medical, TCT 2016
News | Structural Heart Occluders | November 02, 2016
November 2, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the long-term data from RESPECT, a landmark trial, during a First...
Medtronic, Resolute Integrity DES, drug-eluting stent, BIO-RESORT study, TCT 2016
News | Stents Drug Eluting | November 02, 2016
November 2, 2016 — Investigators recently unveiled clinical data from the independent BIO-RESORT study, representing...
Medtronic, Harmony TPV, transcatheter pulmonary valve, clinical study results, TCT 2016
News | Heart Valve Technology | November 02, 2016
November 2, 2016 — Medtronic plc recently announced new clinical data for the Harmony Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (...
Medtronic, Drug-Filled Stent, DFS, RevElution trial, first clinical data, TCT 2016, Stephen Worthley
News | Stents Drug Eluting | November 01, 2016
November 1, 2016 — Medtronic plc unveiled the first clinical outcomes of its novel Drug-Filled Stent (DFS) from the...
Edwards, Sapien transcatheter heart valve, PARTNER trial, five-year echo data, TCT 2016
News | Heart Valve Technology | November 01, 2016
November 1, 2016 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced new five-year hemodynamic data from the PARTNER Trial...
Medtronic, CoreValve Evolut R TAVR system, TCT 2016, FORWARD Study, STS/ACC TVT Registry
News | Heart Valve Technology | October 31, 2016
October 31, 2016 — Medtronic plc presented new positive data from two large registries aimed at evaluating 30-day...
News | Stents Drug Eluting | October 31, 2016
October 31, 2016 — Micell Technologies Inc. announced that it presented five-year clinical safety and efficacy results...