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2009-03-28 14:00:00

EVEREST High-Risk Registry Data Shows Improved Symptomatic Status and Cardiac Function in Functional MR Patients Treated with the MitraClip(R) System ORLANDO, Fla., March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Percutaneous mitral valve repair using the MitraClip(R) system in symptomatic high-risk surgical patients with functional mitral regurgitation (FMR) improves patient clinical status, and left ventricular function, according to 12-month data from the high-risk registry arm of the EVEREST II (Endovascular...

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2009-03-23 14:00:31

Robin Williams has undergone heart surgery to replace his aortic valve, the U.S. actor and comedian's publicist said. Usmagazine.com reported Monday that the 57-year-old entertainer is resting comfortably after having the operation last Friday. Mr.

2009-03-10 09:30:00

Use of the MitraClip(R) System Continues to Expand in the European Union MENLO PARK, Calif., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Evalve, Inc., the leader in the development of devices for the percutaneous repair of cardiac valves, announced today that the first series of patients have been successfully treated with the MitraClip(R) system at the Cardiocentro Ticino in Lugano, Switzerland.

2009-02-12 09:00:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Evalve, Inc., the leader in the development of devices for the percutaneous repair of cardiac valves, announced today that the first series of patients have been successfully treated with the MitraClip(R) system at the St.

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.

2008-12-04 12:44:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Long-term data published in EuroIntervention showed that the expected decrease in Mitral Vale Area (MVA) after repair with the MitraClip(R) system to correct mitral regurgitation (MR) is not associated with clinically significant mitral stenosis.

2008-11-12 15:00:26

The Cleveland Clinic and Intuitive Surgical, Inc. will present a live webcast on OR-Live.com featuring a roundtable discussion on the treatment of asymptomatic mitral valve disease.

2008-10-01 12:00:31

Evalve has completed randomized enrollment in the endovascular valve edge-to-edge repair study, which is evaluating the MitraClip system as a non-surgical repair option for patients suffering from mitral regurgitation.

2008-07-18 03:00:50

By Vallery Brown, The Oklahoman Jul. 18--The da Vinci Surgical System may look like it came from the belly of a space ship, but the cutting edge machine offers surgeons an upper hand that is proving beneficial for patients and doctors.


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