Research and Development (R&D)
Dec 08, 2016
Marie Thibault The Edwards-CardiAQ mitral valve is anticipated to receive CE Mark in 2018. 2017 is set to be a transformative year for Edwards Lifesciences'...
Sep 19, 2016
Marie Thibault The Gore TAG Thoracic Branch Endoprostheis has FDA Expedited Access Pathway designation and is being studied in a pivotal trial. The Gore TAG...
Aug 24, 2016
Marie Thibault The AC5 Topical Hemostatic Device showed good safety and faster time to hemostasis in a 46-patient study. It's so far, so good for the AC5...
Aug 08, 2016
Marie Thibault Should clinical trial data be shared with any researcher who wants to study a medical question? Or does trial data belong to the original...
Jul 22, 2016
Marie Thibault Mobile health has been making its way into the mainstream for years now. Now, mobile health data in the form of a wearable is part of a study...
Jul 15, 2016
Marie Thibault ReliantHeart's aVAD is a small, intraventricular device with several novel features. It's been almost a year since St. Jude Medical announced...
Jun 10, 2016
Marie Thibault Medtronic is developing the EV-ICD to avoid transvenous leads, like Boston Scientific's S-ICD, above, but management says the new device will...
Jun 06, 2016
Marie Thibault A standby device in hospitals, the pulse oximeter may eventually get a futuristic upgrade. While it is already a non-invasive way to measure a...
May 05, 2016
Marie Thibault HeartWare's MVAD, shown here in a photo taken before the CE Mark trial was halted, is undergoing bench testing. MVAD, HeartWare’s next-...
Apr 11, 2016
Marie Thibault It’s not easy to remember to take a pill three times a day. Doctors and patients, witnesses to the massive problem of compliance to prescribed...