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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 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...

BioTrace Medical's Tempo Lead Shows Stability and Safety in Real-World Performance
News | Leads Implantable Devices | June 20, 2017

June 20, 2017 — BioTrace Medical Inc. announced that the company’s Tempo...

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...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | June 14, 2017

A discussion with Rebecca Hahn, M.D., FASE, director of interventional echocardiography and professor of medicine at...

FDA clears Claret Medical Sentinel embolic protection device for TAVR
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | June 09, 2017

June 5, 2017 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted market clearance for the Claret Medical Sentinel ...

Sapien 3 valve for VIV (valve in valve) procedures cleared by FDA
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | June 06, 2017 | Dave Fornell

June 6, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted market clearance for aortic and mitral valve-...

The Boston Scientific Lotus TAVR Valve
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017 — Positive results from the...

Edwards Lifesciences Centera self expanding transcatheter (TAVR) valve
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017 — Late-breaking data presented at EuroPCR 2017 demonstrating excellent clinical outcomes for...

Boston Scientific is buying TAVI valve maker Symetis, which has European approval for its Acurate Neo valve

The Symetis Acurate Neo TAVI valve.

News | Heart Valve Technology | April 11, 2017

April 10, 2017 — Boston Scientific recently announced a $435 million cash deal to acquire Symetis SA, a privately-...

microbleeds, brain bleeds caused by TAVR

An MRI brain scan showing multiple microbleeds in a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) patient from the study.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | March 23, 2017

March 22, 2017 — A quarter of the patients in a single-center study of 84 patients undergoing transcatheter aortic...

Medtronic Corevalve Evolut Pro, TAVR system
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and granted market clearance to the Medtronic CoreValve...

RESOLVE study, RESOLVE trial, subclinical leaflet thrombosis

A CT study from the RESOLVE Trial showing valve leaflet thrombosis on a TAVR device. The trial examined a range of surgical and transcatheter valves to show thrombosis is found across both types of devices. It also examined if anticoagulation or antiplatelet therapy could reduce thrombosis and allow a greater range of leaflet motion.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | March 21, 2017

March 21, 2017 — About 12 percent of patients undergoing aortic valve replacement developed non-symptomatic blood...

Michael Reardon, SURTAVI, TAVR equals surgery in intermediate risk patients

SURTAVI Trial principal investigator Michael Reardon presents the data as a lake-breaker at ACC 2017. 

News | Heart Valve Technology | March 17, 2017 | Dave Fornell

March 17, 2017 - Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) was found to be noninferior to surgical aortic valve...

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