Category: Replacement Heart Valves
St. Jude Medical launches the Halo trial for its Master HP device, a 15mm mechanical heart valve for pediatric patients who need mitral valve replacement.
Masters HP Series 15mm
valve (l) and an adult valve.
Edwards Lifesciences is flush with cash after a solid 2014, but is more likely to spend on share buybacks than acquisitions, CFO Scott Ullem tells analysts.
Edwards Lifesciences boosts its outlook for 2015 after reporting soaring profits for the 4th quarter.
Medtronic says the FDA approved its Melody transcatheter pulmonary valve, after 4 years under a humanitarian device exemption.
Medtronic gains CE Mark approval in the European Union for new sizes of its CoreValve Evolut next-generation, self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve implant.
Patients who've already had coronary artery bypass graft surgery showed a significant mortality benefit with Medtronic's CoreValve replacement heart valve than with open heart surgery, according to a clinical trial.
An automotive engineer is trying to raise money for a new replacement heart valve he designed by turning to crowd-funding site Indiegogo.
A Salt Lake City engineer is hoping to raise money on crowdfunding website Indiegogo to back preclinical testing of the new valve replacement technology he designed.