News | October 24, 2007

Cardiologists Perform Percutaneous Revalving Procedure Live at TCT

October 24, 2007 – During a live demonstration at TCT 2007 of CoreValve’s 18-French ReValving System for percutaneous aortic valve replacement (PAVR), cardiologists performed the implantation of the device in a high-risk patient suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

CoreValve’s third-generation aortic heart valve was implanted successfully and non-surgically in a patient suffering from COPD, using its percutaneous, 18-French ReValving System. Eberhard Grube, M.D., and Ulrich Gerckens, M.D., of the HELIOS Heart Center, Siegburg, Germany, performed the revalving procedure live via satellite television from their hospital’s cath lab for an audience comprised of cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons and industry executives.

“This was the 158th revalving procedure within the scope of our post-CE Mark Expanded Evaluation registry. When combined with the results of 191 previous cases of the feasibility, safety and efficacy trials, it demonstrates that interventional cardiology treatment of structural heart disease is no longer just a hope for the future but a reality today that provides a new treatment option for high-risk and inoperable patients,” said Jacques Séguin, M.D., Ph.D., Chairman, CEO and Founder of CoreValve.

For more information: www.corevalve.com

Related Content

First TriCinch Coil Tricuspid Repair Systems Implanted in U.S.
News | Heart Valve Technology | November 06, 2018
4Tech Inc. initiated its U.S. Early Feasibility Study of the TriCinich Coil System following U.S. Food and Drug...
Valve Replacement Volume Key to Successful Patient Outcomes
News | Heart Valve Technology | November 02, 2018
Hospitals that routinely perform a heart valve replacement procedure requiring open heart surgery are more likely to...
Prosthetic Valve Mismatches Common in TAVR Procedures
News | Heart Valve Technology | October 03, 2018
A high number of patients in a study who underwent transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) experienced severe and...
Local Anesthesia Safe and Effective for Intermediate- and High-Risk TAVR Patients
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 28, 2018
The first randomized study to compare general versus local anesthesia during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (...
MitraClip Reduces Mortality for Heart Failure Patients With Secondary Mitral Regurgitation
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 26, 2018
Patients with heart failure and secondary mitral regurgitation (MR) who remained symptomatic despite maximally...
Ancora Heart Announces Positive Interim Analysis of AccuCinch Ventricular Repair System for Heart Failure
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 24, 2018
Ancora Heart Inc. announced positive clinical data from the company’s recently expanded U.S. early feasibility study...
Medtronic Announces TAVR Study of Aortic Stenosis Patients With Bicuspid Valves
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 19, 2018
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an investigational device exemption (IDE) to initiate a new...
4C Medical's AltaValve First-in-Human Experience to be Presented at TCT 2018
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 17, 2018
September 17, 2018 — 4C Medical Technologies Inc.
Gore Acquires Pipeline Medical Technologies Inc.
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 06, 2018
W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. (Gore) announced the acquisition of Pipeline Medical Technologies Inc., a privately...
Overlay Init