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2014-03-07 08:25:44

DUBLIN, Mar. 07, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hsgjjr/european_patient ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of European Patient Flow & Epidemiology : Aortic Valve Disease Care Track" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This report provides insights into Aortic Valve Disease epidemiology with key indicators such as prevalence and incidence before analyzing...

2014-03-03 16:26:35

LONDON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Heart Valves and Transcatheter Valves Market 2012-2016 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Heart Valve and Transcatheter Heart Valve market to grow at a CAGR of 11.44 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in global aging population. The Global Heart Valve and Transcatheter Heart Valve market has also...

2014-02-28 16:24:30

Valve repair and manufacturing company touts innovative protocol for fast and accurate valve repair and replacement WESTFIELD, Mass., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Millennium Power Services has launched the Virtual Valve and Parts Program, a cutting-edge data collection and storage system that creates a faster and more accurate valve repair and replacement protocol. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140228/MN74454) The innovative system offers a series of client...

2014-02-22 08:20:28

Valve Clinic Team first in U.S. to utilize new valve that could give more patients the opportunity for treatment CLEARWATER, Fla., Feb. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two years ago Morton Plant Hospital was the first in the Tampa Bay area to perform an advanced surgical procedure for severe symptomatic aortic stenosis called Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR). Now, Morton Plant Hospital is expanding its Valve Clinic and TAVR programs with another first, utilizing the newly FDA approved...

Rhythm Needed By Babies' Hearts To Develop Correctly
2014-02-19 13:58:37

David Salisbury - Vanderbilt Universtiy To develop correctly, baby hearts need rhythm…even before they have blood to pump. “We have discovered that mechanical forces are important when making baby hearts,” said Mary Kathryn Sewell-Loftin, a Vanderbilt graduate student working with a team of Vanderbilt engineers, scientists and clinicians attempting to grow replacement heart valves from a patient’s own cells. In an article published last month in the journal Biomaterials the...

2014-02-19 12:28:22

Sets Stage for Expanded Adoption Of CARILLON® Mitral Contour System® KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiac Dimensions(®),( )Inc. today announced that the Company's CARILLON(® )Mitral Contour System(® )has received German Neue Untersuchungs und Behandlungsmethoden (NUB) Status 1 approval across 120 leading hospitals in Germany, a decision from German regulators that may positively influence reimbursement from insurance companies for the costs of CARILLON...

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...

2014-02-05 20:27:00

Significant Medical Milestone Achieved During American Heart Month AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Feb. 4, 2014, physicians with Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons and Austin Heart performed the 100(th) transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure at Heart Hospital of Austin. TAVR is a catheter-based valve replacement procedure that offers an alternative to traditional, open-chest surgery in some patients. TAVR consists of inserting a valve--which is...

2014-02-04 12:27:22

PinnacleHealth Implants Newly Approved Device to Replace Failing Aortic Valves HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute recently became the first hospital in the country to implant via direct aortic access the Trans Catheter CoreValve® after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval. Dr. Brijeshwar Maini and Dr. Mubashir Mumtaz, co-directors of the Heart Valve Clinic at PinnacleHealth, were also the first in...

2014-01-30 12:28:23

DETROIT, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in the U.S., doctors at Henry Ford Hospital have used an artificial heart valve designed for aortic valve replacement to repair a mitral valve that was narrowed with calcium buildup. And they did it all through a catheter. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140130/DE56074 ) Approximately 5 million people in the U.S. are diagnosed with heart valve disease each year. With an aging population that is often too frail...


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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