Coronary/Structural Heart

Dr. Mary Norine Walsh Assumes American College of Cardiology Presidency

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Mary Norine Walsh, MD, FACC, today becomes president of the American College of Cardiology during the Convocation Ceremony held in conjunction with the ACC’s 66th Annual Scientific Session in Washington. Walsh is the director of the heart failure and cardiac transplantation programs and director of […]

Late-Breaking Data on Abbott’s MitraClip® System Show Continued Benefit for People with Mitral Regurgitation, Most Common Heart Valve Disease

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Abbott (ABT) today announced favorable one-year outcomes from the largest study of real-world experience for the MitraClip system in transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVR) procedures in the United States. MitraClip treats people with degenerative mitral regurgitation (DMR, also known as leaky heart valve), a […]

Innovative Cardiovascular Solutions Announces Successful First Cases in European Clinical Study of EMBLOK Embolic Protection System

NEWS PROVIDED BY Innovative Cardiovascular Solutions 15 Mar, 2017, 15:09 ET SHARE THIS ARTICLE MILAN, March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Innovative Cardiovascular Solutions (ICS), a privately held medical device company pioneering novel solutions for embolic protection during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), announced today successful first European clinical cases using the […]

AtriCure Names National Principal Investigator for the CONVERGE IDE Clinical Trial

MASON, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AtriCure, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATRC), a leading innovator in surgical treatments for atrial fibrillation (Afib) and left atrial appendage management, today announced that it has named Dr. David B. DeLurgio as the national principal investigator (PI) for the CONVERGE IDE clinical trial. “I am honored and humbled to be […]

New Study Finds Abiomed Impella® Heart Pump Reduces Injury to Kidneys During High-Risk Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

DANVERS, Mass., March 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A new study published in Circulation Research finds use of hemodynamic support with Impella® 2.5 heart pump during high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention (HRPCI) can reduce the risk of acute kidney injury (AKI) even when those patients had preexisting kidney disease1 and low […]

Teleflex (TFX) Announces 510(k) Clearance and Global Launch of Twin-Pass® Torque Dual Access Catheter 

Dual access catheter enables a 0.014″ guidewire to remain in place while delivering contrast, medication, or a second 0.014″ guidewire – new Torque version builds on Vascular Solutions’ long-standing Twin-Pass Catheter platform with enhanced torque response and precise angle alignment into side branch vessels WAYNE, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), […]

Medtronic (MDT) Snags FDA Approval for First of Its Kind Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve

Press Release  View printer-friendly version Medtronic Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve First of Its Kind to Receive FDA Approval for Implantation in Failed Surgical Pulmonary Heart Valves Newly Approved Indication in U.S. Expands Treatment Options to More Patients with Congenital Heart Disease DUBLIN – March 14, 2017 – Medtronic plc (NYSE: […]

Teleflex (TFX) Announces 510(k) Clearance and U.S. Launch of Spectre™ Guidewire

View source version on businesswire.com:  http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170314005152/en/ Teleflex Incorporated (TFX), a leading global provider of medical technologies for critical care and surgery, has announced 510(k) clearance by the Food and Drug Administration and U.S. commercial launch of the Spectre Guidewire. The Spectre Guidewire is engineered with a smooth stainless steel-to-nitinol dual-core […]

Tryton medical receives FDA approval for Tryton side branch stent to treat significant coronary bifurcation lesions

PCRonline/News/Industry Press Releases Tryton stent is the first dedicated bifurcation device to receive regulatory approval in the U.S. Cordis to be exclusive U.S. distributor of the Tryton stent. DURHAM, N.C. – Tryton Medical, Inc., the leading developer of stents designed to treat coronary bifurcation lesions, today announced the U.S. Food […]

Keystone Heart Applauds FDA Advisory Panel for Recognition of The Need for Cerebral Protection Following TAVR

CAESAREA, Israel and TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Keystone Heart Ltd., an emerging medical device company focused on developing cerebral embolic protection devices for patients undergoing cardiac procedures, applauds the members of the FDA’s Circulatory System Devices Panel that convened this past week for their acknowledgement of the […]