News | October 17, 2006

Excellent Results Reported for CoreValve Device

A test designed to measure the durability of CoreValve’s ReValving device reached 200 million cycles, the company has reported. CoreValve’s chairman, CEO and founder, Dr. Jacques Seguin, says initial findings indicate its proprietary porcine pericardium aortic heart valve behaves, in vitro, better than tissue valves.

The valve is parts of its ReValving System for percutaneous aortic valve replacement (PAVR).

Condensing equivalent years of service life into months of testing, the company indicates it is applying advanced control and data-acquisition methods to monitor valve function and integrity. Testing is being conducted under strictly controlled regulatory guidelines.

"This event represents another mission-critical milestone toward marketing clearance in Europe as well as commencement of clinical trials in the United States," added Rob Michiels, president and COO of CoreValve

Related Content

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | July 10, 2018
Ori Ben-Yehuda, M.D., executive director of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation Clinical Trial Center, discusses t
Videos | Heart Valve Technology | July 05, 2018
Rebecca Hahn, M.D., professor of medicine and director of interventional echocardiography, Columbia University Medica
Henry Ford Hospital First in Michigan to Perform Cardioband Mitral Valve Procedure

An angiography image showing the catheter-based implantation of the Cardioband annuloplasty ring using corkscrew shaped anchors.

News | Heart Valve Technology | June 13, 2018
Henry Ford Hospital is one of 17 U.S. trial sites using a catheter-based procedure approved in Europe to repair a leaky...
Abbott Portico transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) performed well PORTICO I real-world study. #EuroPCR
News | Heart Valve Technology | June 01, 2018
June 1, 2018 –  Use of the Abbott Portico transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) therapy was associated with e
Tendyne Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement Device Demonstrates Positive 30-Day Outcomes
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 25, 2018
Abbott announced favorable outcomes from the first 100 patients treated in a global study of its Tendyne Transcatheter...
A 3-D printed aortic root with an simulated implant of an Edwards Sapien TAVR valve. New clinical data points to length-of-stay as a new predictor of outcomes in TAVR patients. Image from Henry Ford Hospital.

A 3-D printed aortic root with an simulated implant of an Edwards Sapien TAVR valve. New clinical data points to length-of-stay as a new predictor of outcomes in TAVR patients. Image from Henry Ford Hospital. 

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | May 14, 2018
May 14, 2018 – A new study finds patients who stay in the hospital for more than 72 hours when undergoing trans-femor
The use of 3-D printed hearts from patients' pre-TAVR planning CT scans have improved outcomes of procedures at the University of Minnesota. Clearly identifying where calcium is located on the valves prior to TAVR device implantation has helped reduce the incidence of paravalvular leak.  #SCAI, #SCAI2018

The use of 3-D printed hearts from patients' pre-TAVR planning CT scans have improved outcomes of procedures at the University of Minnesota. Clearly identifying where calcium is located on the valves prior to TAVR device implantation has helped reduce the incidence of paravalvular leak.

News | Heart Valve Technology | May 14, 2018
May 14, 2018 – A new study examines the effectiveness of 3-D printing technology and computer modeling to predict par
First-Ever Risk Tool Helps Predict TAVR Readmission Rates in 2018 SCAI late-breaking study. #SCAI, #SCAI2018
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 11, 2018
A new study looked at the effectiveness of a novel risk tool to predict 30-day readmission rates in patients undergoing...
Medtronic Shares Two-Year Harmony Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Results at SCAI 2018. #SCAI, #SCAI2018
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 11, 2018
Medtronic plc announced two-year outcomes for the Harmony Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) from its early...
Colibri Heart Valve Continues Enrollment in TAVI Early Feasibility Study
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 07, 2018
Colibri Heart Valve LLC announced the Colibri transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) System has been used on an...
Overlay Init