Latest Aortic valve stenosis Stories

2010-05-04 11:17:41

A new study shows that people with a common heart defect may also be more likely to have brain aneurysms.

2010-03-08 14:52:42

A significant number of people with heart disease will benefit from less invasive transcatheter heart valve replacements in future

2010-03-01 05:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATS Medical, Inc.

2010-01-19 07:00:00

CLEVELAND, Ohio, January 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Simbionix, the world's leading developer of medical simulation systems, introduces its new module for the ANGIO Mentor simulator, the Percutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement Module, which provides physicians with an opportunity to practice a revolutionary endovascular implantation of a bioprosthesis, without performing cardiac surgery. Percutaneous aortic valve replacement is an innovative minimally invasive technique for heart valve implantation.

2009-12-07 05:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATS Medical, Inc.

2009-11-20 13:54:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fear about the risk of surgery is among the reasons half of eligible patients are not getting aortic valve replacement surgery, according to a study by physicians at the University of Michigan Health System.

2009-11-02 05:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATS Medical, Inc.

2009-09-21 14:41:58

Research presented at the 21st annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium, sponsored by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF), demonstrated an "exceptionally low" rate of complications one year after implantation of transcatheter aortic valve prostheses.

2009-09-21 05:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATS Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATSI), manufacturer and marketer of state-of-the-art cardiac surgery products and services, today announced that Columbia University Medical Center has achieved 100 implants of the ATS 3f(R) Aortic Bioprosthesis.

2009-08-27 09:09:00

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, August 11, 2009, an 82-year old New Orleans resident with severe aortic stenosis successfully had a heart valve replaced at Ochsner Medical Center using the same technique as angioplasty, a far cry from the traditional open heart procedure.

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