Search Tag: aortic stenosis

Artificial Intelligence

2023 07 Nov

Agamon Health's Patient Adherence platform is aimed at raising standards of cardiovascular care   Agamon Health is a healthcare technology company that uses Generative AI and workflow automation to close gaps in patient care. In collaboration with Mayo Clinic through a know-how agreement, Agamon Health aims to extend its offering to cardiology....Read more

Cardiology Management

2017 12 Sep

Guideline adherence for serial evaluations in aortic stenosis is associated with increased survival rate and improved clinical outcomes, according to new research published in JAMA Cardiology. The findings support the need for close monitoring of patients with asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis and help to validate current guidelines for serial evaluations....Read more

Cardiology Management

2015 13 Aug

Interventional cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons at the Orlando Health Heart Institute are the first to use a new self-expanding CoreValve® Evolut™ R System approved for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in severe aortic stenosis patients who are at high or extreme risk for surgery. This new leading edge technology can help improve...Read more

Cardiology Management

2014 27 Oct

According to a new study published in JAMA , genetic predisposition to elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) is associated with narrowing of the aortic valve. The study was conducted with 35,000 participants and the findings show a causal association between LDL-C and aortic valve disease. The findings of the study are to be presented...Read more

Cardiology Management

2014 08 Jul

The one-year survival rate for patients who undergo transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation inside a malfunctioning bioprosthetic valve was 83.2 percent, according to a study by researchers at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, Canada. With bioprosthetic valves becoming more common than mechanical ones in surgical aortic valve replacement, an evaluation...Read more

Cardiology Management

2014 08 Jan

According to a study published in the January 2014 issue of The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is emerging as an effective alternative to surgical aortic valve replacement (AVR) for the treatment of aortic stenosis in very elderly patients, including those age 85 years and older.  As the global population...Read more