Coronary/Structural Heart

Philips extends advanced automation capabilities on its EPIQ CVx cardiology ultrasound platform, making accurate exams faster and easier to conduct

June 20, 2019 With new release, clinicians can reduce the number of touches of the system by 21% per exam, equivalent to more than 400 exams each year Platform provides advanced automation for right ventricle volumes and ejection fraction measurements in as little as 15 seconds, speeding exam times Amsterdam, […]

FFR-SEARCH Shows Clear Trend Towards Major Adverse Cardiac Events with Lower FFR

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., June 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Dr. Roberto Diletti from The Erasmus Center in Rotterdam, Netherlands, presented the results of the two-year follow-up analysis of the FFR-SEARCH observational registry during the EuroPCR conference in Paris. The analysis evaluated the outcomes of patients and prognostic value of post-percutaneous coronary intervention (post-PCI) FFR assessment, indicating  patients with a […]

Study Links Use of the Baylis Medical RF Transseptal Needle to Procedural Cost-Savings

TORONTO, June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – A cost-effectiveness analysis completed by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Baylis Medical has shown that use of Baylis’ RF transseptal needle results in cost savings per procedure, compared to use of a mechanical transseptal needle. The study, entitled A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Comparing the Baylis RF Needle to […]

New Studies Suggest That DiA’s AI-based Software, LVivo EF, Is Accurate and Efficient in Assessing Ejection Fraction Values Compared to Cardiac MRI and Contrast Echocardiography

BEER-SHEVA, Israel, June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — DiA Imaging Analysis, the developers of artificial intelligence (AI) powered ultrasound analysis solutions, has announced today the presentation of two studies assessing the performance and accuracy of the company’s LVivo EF AI-based solution that generates fully automated Left Ventricular (LV) Ejection Fraction (EF). EF is a […]

Bay Labs Announces New Guidance Software Data at the American Society of Echocardiography 2019 Scientific Sessions

Results to be Presented Highlight Deep-Learning Software Utility in Acquisition of Diagnostic-Quality Echocardiograms by Novice Scanners SAN FRANCISCO – June 18, 2019 – Bay Labs, a medical technology company at the forefront of applying artificial intelligence (AI) to cardiovascular imaging, today announced that new data on the company’s first-of-its-kind deep […]

Ahead of an Imminent Medicare Coverage Decision, New Morning Consult Survey Shows More than 2/3 of Americans Support Broadening Access to a Less-Invasive Heart Valve Disease Treatment for Rural Communities

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Ahead of a final decision from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that may continue to limit Medicare coverage for a heart valve disease treatment called transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), a new survey shows that Americans support expansion of access to the procedure for […]

Tiara™ Featured in Presentation at 11th Annual TVT 2019

VANCOUVER, June 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Neovasc Inc. (“Neovasc” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ, TSX: NVCN), a leader in the development of minimally invasive transcatheter mitral valve replacement technologies and in the development of minimally invasive devices for the treatment of refractory angina, today announced that its Tiara™ (“Tiara”) transcatheter mitral valve replacement […]

CHF Solutions Sponsored AATS Session on Post-Cardiac Surgery, Highlighting Benefits of Using the Aquadex FlexFlow® System Following Cardiac Surgery

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., June 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CHF Solutions (Nasdaq: CHFS), today announced highlights from the sponsored session from the American Association for Thoracic SurgeryAnnual Meeting moderated by Daniel Beckles, M.D., Ph.D. of United Health Services Hospitals in Binghamton, N.Y. The full session can be found on the company’s website at The panel, titled “Personalized Medicine: […]

Surgical Theater’s Precision VR® featured during Late-Breaking Science Sessions at the Transcatheter Valve Therapies 2019 Structural Heart Summit

CHICAGO, June 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Leveraging its rich history of providing surgeons and their patients dynamic visualization experiences in the clinic and throughout the treatment continuum, Surgical Theater is proud that the Precision VR® platform is being  featured  at the Transcatheter Valve Therapies (TVT) Structural Heart Summit’s Late-Breaking Science Sessions in Chicago, IL. […]

Materialise Receives FDA Clearance for Cardiovascular Planning Software Suite

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TVT2019 – Structural Heart Summit — Materialise (NASDAQ:MTLS), a global 3D printing software and solutions company, has received FDA clearance for its Mimics Enlight cardiovascular planning software suite. The first release will support clinicians planning complex transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR) procedures. Mimics Enlight is based on the strengths of […]