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2014-08-27 16:25:51

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Aug. 26, 2014, physicians at Heart Hospital of Austin became the first in Texas to implant the new Portico(TM) Re-sheathable Transcatheter Aortic Valve System--an innovative, repositionable aortic heart valve and delivery system. Heart Hospital of Austin is part of the PORTICO trial, a nationwide clinical study to examine the effectiveness of the new heart valve. The Portico valve was used during a catheter-based valve replacement...

2014-08-25 16:26:46

LONDON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Aortic Valve Stenosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/703947/Aortic-Valve-Stenosis-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.htmlAortic Valve Stenosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Aortic Valve Stenosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Aortic Valve Stenosis clinical trial...

2014-08-14 12:27:46

CoreValve® System Now Available to More U.S. Patients than any Other Transcatheter Aortic Valve MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- El Camino Hospital became one of the first hospitals in California to adopt a new minimally invasive system to treat patients with narrowed, failing aortic heart valves who are considered to be at high risk to undergo surgery. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Medtronic CoreValve(®) System to treat patients with...

2014-08-13 08:29:50

A congenital heart defect brought Andrew Weaver close to death from end-stage biventricular heart failure. The SynCardia Heart kept him alive and helped build physical strength for his heart transplant. TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrew Weaver and his wife, Heather, feared he wouldn't see their daughter, Haley, grow up because he was dying of heart failure. Instead, Andrew gets to cherish family moments that he would have missed, thanks to the SynCardia temporary Total...

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2014-08-14 02:00:48

DETROIT, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in the United States, doctors at Henry Ford Hospital used a minimally invasive procedure to replace a failing, hard-to-reach heart valve with a new one - and placed it just outside the heart. Due to prior medical procedures, the metro Detroit woman was not a candidate for traditional open heart surgery to replace her failing tricuspid valve. One major U.S. medical center turned her down for treatment. Doctors at another said her...

2014-08-12 12:27:43

- Medicare will Provide National Coverage for People with Severe Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation Deemed Too Sick for Surgery ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued a National Coverage Determination (NCD) that extends coverage for Medicare beneficiaries in the United States to Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair with Abbott's (NYSE: ABT) MitraClip(® )System. The MitraClip System is a...

2014-08-07 23:11:05

HeartStitch, Inc. receives landmark patent "Suturing Devices and Methods for Suturing an Anatomic Valve" FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA – (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 -- By: HeartStitch Prof. Anthony Nobles, CEO of HeartStitch HeartStitch, Inc. today announced that it has received another US Patent for its HeartStitch Technology. The patent “Suturing devices and methods for suturing an anatomic valve” is for the HeartStitch MR and AP products that are designed to allow physicians to be...

2014-08-07 16:27:55

Valve Clinic Team is first locally to use device for Mitral Valve Regurgitation CLEARWATER, Fla., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Morton Plant Hospital continues to offer the latest treatments in cardiac care, particularly for individuals with heart valve problems who may not be able to have traditional open heart surgery. Morton Plant is among the first hospitals in Florida and the first locally to use the new MitraClip device for people with severe mitral valve regurgitation....

2014-08-05 08:35:18

SynCardia Systems, Inc., now controls last key component in heart manufacturing. TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SynCardia Systems, Inc. received approval July 2, 2014 from the United States Federal Drug Administration (FDA) for the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart with SynHall(TM) valves, giving the company control over the last key component to manufacture the Total Artificial Heart. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140804/133128 FDA approval follows SynCardia's...

2014-07-29 23:04:40

Global Cardiac Surgery devices market growth will be driven by extensive technological advancements, especially for transcatheter heart valve devices, reports iData Research Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 According to a new report series by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the Global Cardiac Surgery Devices Market will grow to over $8 billion by 2018. This growth will be fueled by extensive technological...


Latest Heart valve Reference Libraries

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2013-01-01 11:25:12

The heart is a part of the circulatory system, and is considered one of the most vital organs of the human body. It is about the size of a fist, has a mass of approximately 300 grams, and its main function is to contract and produce enough pressure to circulate blood throughout the body. The top of the heart where the veins and arteries all connect is called the base. The pointed lower tip of the heart is called the apex. The coronary sulcus is a deep groove that runs horizontally across the...

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  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
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This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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