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Cardiology Management

Novel Prosthetic Heart Valve

2015 10 Oct

Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed a novel prosthetic heart valve which can be implanted through a small incision for the treatment of mitral regurgitation. The valve known as VeloX is especially useful in patients who are unsuitable candidates for existing clinical interventions or who are of high surgical risk. The... Read more

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3D TEE Technology Visualises Dynamic Blood Flow

2014 08 Sep

A new cardiovascular imaging technology that uses a new true volume, three-dimensional (3D) transoesophageal echo (TEE) probe can visualise the heart and dynamic blood flow during interventional valve procedures. Siemens Healthcare (Erlangen, Germany) presented the Acuson SC2000 Prime Edition ultrasound system at the 2014 European Society of Cardiology... Read more

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Heart Conditions: Early Detection, Early Intervention at this Year’s EMB Conference

2014 11 Feb

Cardiology experts discuss studies showing time as an important factor in the treatment of heart conditionsExperts in cardiology and electrophysiology met at this year’s 8th annual EMB (Expert Meeting Berlin) Conference to discuss critical issues affecting their fields. Among the topics addressed were: How can remote monitoring and early detection help... Read more

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Promising New Heart Valve Robotic Reconstruction Technique Presented

2014 29 Jan

Infective endocarditis is a potentially fatal bacterial disease of the heart which frequently affects the heart's tricuspid valve, often resulting in permanent tissue damage. A pioneering new reconstructive technique, in which the valve is repaired with a bioscaffold on which new tissue can grow, has proven promising and has given a new lease on life... Read more

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Edwards' Transcatheter Valve Patent Infringement Confirmed

2014 22 Jan

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, announced that a federal jury found Edwards' United States Cribier transcatheter heart valve patent valid, and that Medtronic CoreValve LLC willfully infringes it. Edwards will move to enforce this verdict and intends to seek a permanent injunction.... Read more

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US Trial of Edwards’ Sapien3 Valve to Begin

2014 15 Jan

Enrollment Completed in Trial of High-Risk PatientsEdwards Lifesciences Corporation, the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, announced that it received Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a single-arm, non-randomised clinical trial of the Sapien... Read more


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