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2013-07-18 12:27:36

Prior to Arriving at University of Washington Medical Center, Two Hospitals Told Stacie Sumandig She Wouldn't Survive the Weekend TUCSON, Ariz., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stacie Sumandig is no stranger to heart problems. Born with a congenital heart defect called coarctation of the aorta, a narrowing of the major artery that carries blood away from the heart to the body, she had her first heart surgery at age 4, and an aortic valve replacement at age 31. But last October, when...

2013-07-17 23:24:13

Colorado company paves way for commercial sale of first serviceable bioprosthetic valve. Denver, Colo. (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 ValveXchange®, Inc., has submitted the European product approval application for the world’s first serviceable bioprosthetic heart valve, moving a step closer to commercial sale of an advanced heart valve that eliminates many common problems for cardiac valve patients. DEKRA Certification, the notified body to which ValveXchange submitted the application,...

2013-07-01 16:26:03

Scripps Clinic only trial site in San Diego to offer MitraClip device SAN DIEGO, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Anderer, a native of Chicago, never thought she would see her beloved city again due to her failing heart which prevented her from traveling. But the 84-year-old Southern California resident was recently able to return to the Windy City - with her doctor's blessing - thanks in part to a minimally invasive device that has the potential to fix her leaky heart valve....

2013-07-01 08:26:50

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MitrAssist, [http://www.mitrassist.com ] a portfolio company of The Trendlines Group [C:\\Documents and Settings\\User\\%D7%A9%D7%95%D7%9C%D7%97%D7%9F %D7%94%D7%A2%D7%91%D7%95%D7%93%D7%94\\%D7%90%D7%A4%D7%A8%D7%AA\\Trendlines Group%E2%80%99s ]'s Misgav Venture Accelerator [http://www.misgav-venture.com ], recently completed a raise of $1 million from angel investors and a multinational private strategic investor. The company set...

2013-06-26 12:31:47

PALO ALTO, California and MUNICH, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Middle Peak Medical, a development-stage medical device company that will commercialize a novel technology for treating mitral valve disease, has raised $8.5M in a Series A financing. The round was co-led by healthcare investment specialists Wellington Partners and Seventure Partners, along with seed investor High-Tech Gruenderfonds Management GmbH (HTGF). The proceeds will provide capital for further...

2013-06-14 23:03:44

DaTianValve.com is a leading company offering all kinds of valves. Recently, the company has introduced its automatic recirculation valve collection, and launched a site-wide promotion of all its valve products. (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 DaTianValve.com is a leading company offering all kinds of valves. Recently, the company has introduced its automatic recirculation valve collection, and launched a site-wide promotion of all its valve products. According to Steve Zhao, CEO of the company, the...

2013-06-11 23:24:12

-- ValveXchange® paves way for CE mark, commercial sale of first serviceable bioprosthetic valve -- Denver, Colo., (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Surgeons in Europe have completed clinical trials on the world´s first serviceable bioprosthetic heart valve, paving the way for the CE mark and commercial sale of an advanced heart valve that eliminates many common problems for cardiac valve patients. Cardiac surgeons in Germany, Austria and Poland have successfully completed implants and patient...

2013-06-08 23:03:29

HeartStitch today announced that after testing more than 50 Transapical closures in porcine and bovine beating hearts the final iteration of the device was successfully tested at the Texas Heart Institute. Fountain Valley, California (PRWEB) June 08, 2013 Dr. William Cohn and Prof. Dr. Anthony Nobles completed testing of the HeartStitch TA Transapical access and closure. Dr´s Cohn and Nobles performed the procedure using the latest generation of the HeartStitch TA. The procedure allows...

2013-06-07 23:03:49

Transcatheter valve replacements are for patients at high-risk for traditional aortic valve replacement. Prior to the approval of TAVR, heart patients that were not healthy enough to undergo open-heart surgery had no long-term options for extending their lives. Jackson, TENN. (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 The week of May 13, a team of doctors working together through the West Tennessee Heart & Vascular Center (WTHVC) at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital performed the first three...

2013-06-04 16:25:10

- Findings Published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology Demonstrate Significant Improvements in Day-to-Day Quality of Life ABBOTT PARK, Ill., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott today announced publication of positive outcomes from two European post-approval studies of the first-in-class catheter-based MitraClip(®) therapy for the treatment of mitral regurgitation (MR). Results from ACCESS-EU, a European prospective study that enrolled 567 patients at 14...


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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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