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2014-06-26 23:02:27

Mount Sinai Recruits Julie Swain, MD, Experienced Medical Device Expert and Cardiothoracic Surgeon to Launch Innovative Center for Consultation, Clinical Trial Design, and Testing of Promising Cardiac Medical Devices New York, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Mount Sinai Heart at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has created an innovative Center for Medical Devices(CMeD) to advance the field of cardiovascular medicine and accelerate the delivery of promising medical devices to cardiac...

2014-05-08 23:02:00

World-renowned recruits Blase A. Carabello, MD, appointed Chair of Cardiology and John D. Puskas, MD, Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The Mount Sinai Health System and Mount Sinai Beth Israel are pleased to announce the appointments of Blase A. Carabello, MD, as Chair of Cardiology and John D. Puskas, MD, as Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. “I am thrilled Dr. Carabello and Dr. Puskas have joined...

2014-02-18 12:30:32

- Harpoon Has Raised More Than $300,000 in Competitive Grants and Award Funding in Less Than a Year - BALTIMORE, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- University of Maryland (UM) Ventures and Harpoon Medical, Inc. announced today that Harpoon Medical has obtained exclusive rights to a portfolio of technologies for cardiac valve repair from the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). The licensed technology was developed in the Division of Cardiac Surgery at The University of Maryland School...

2013-11-19 23:02:53

New Findings by Research Team, Including Researchers from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Showing Mitral Valve Replacement May Be More Effective Than Mitral Valve Repair Reported at AHA Scientific Sessions 2013 and in New England Journal of Medicine New York, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 The Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network (CTSN), whose Data and Clinical Coordinating Center is at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, is reporting for the first time evidence on whether...

2013-11-06 23:02:04

Dr. Stewart Appointed Director of Aortic Surgery and Co-Director of the Valve Center in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York, NY (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 The Mount Sinai Hospital is pleased to announce leading cardiac surgeon, Allan S. Stewart, MD, has been appointed Director of Aortic Surgery and Co-Director of the Valve Center in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr. Stewart joins Mount Sinai from NewYork-Presbyterian...

2011-04-01 00:14:17

NYU Langone Medical Center surgeons are performing minimally invasive heart surgery techniques on patients in their 80s and 90s. Outcomes are strong, going against the assumption that elderly patients who have heart surgery are destined to a steady decline. New York, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011 NYU Langone Medical Center has performed minimally invasive heart surgery for over 15 years. In that time there has been an increase in elderly patients. Now 5% of the surgeries are performed on...

2011-01-12 11:15:00

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Annals of Thoracic Surgery (January, 2011) has just published a study conducted at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Miami Beach reporting the outcomes of minimally invasive valve surgery versus traditional median sternotomy in patients 75 years of age or older. Minimally invasive valve surgery at Mount Sinai is performed through a small, 2-inch incision on the right side of the chest, and this was compared with the same kind of valve...

2010-09-13 12:20:55

David H. Adams, MD, Marie-Jos©e and Henry R. Kravis Professor and Chairman of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, has performed the first implantation of the Medtronic Tri-Ad Semi-Flexible Tricuspid Annuloplasty Ring in the United States. Dr. Adams invented the ring, which was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The tricuspid valve lies between the right atrium and right ventricle of the heart. Tricuspid valve regurgitation...

2009-01-26 13:16:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Mardil Inc., a cardiac device company with novel technology for treating mitral valve regurgitation, has successfully advanced its device to first-in-human testing, a milestone achievement for the 2-year-old company. The first patient was successfully implanted with the Mardil device last month in India. The patient had a significant improvement in heart function after the procedure, according to preliminary data from a 20-patient pilot...


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