Implantable Devices
May 22, 2015
St. Jude Medical is not the only transcatheter aortic valve maker to show an anomaly in its Portico valve that led to the device's sales being briefly halted...
May 19, 2015
Arundhati Parmar Edwards Lifesciences announced Tuesday that the company is pausing enrollment in a trial studying its transcatheter mitral valve replacement...
May 05, 2015
Marie Thibault The Lavare algorithm is included in HeartWare's international HVADs, but not in domestic devices. HeartWare, one of two major makers of left...
Apr 28, 2015
Arundhati Parmar Medtronic's SynchroMed II Implantable Infusion Pump   A new report from Lifescience Alley, a Minnesota life sciences association...
Apr 24, 2015
Edwards Lifesciences' CEO Michael Mussallem has been warning of a future competitive environment in transcatheter aortic valve replacement for a while now. In...
Apr 21, 2015
  St. Jude Medical, through its Nanostim acquisition, was the first to win regulatory clearance for its leadless pacemaker back in October 2013 in Europe...
Apr 17, 2015
Marie Thibault The HeartMate II LVAD is being studied in the ROADMAP postmarket study. Thoratec presented one-year results from its real-world study, ROADMAP...
Apr 16, 2015
A cardiologist and electrophysiologist familiar with Boston Scientific's novel products bets one has a very bright future ahead.  Arundhati Parmar Boston...
Apr 16, 2015
Marie Thibault The HeartWare HVAD is being studied in a destination therapy trial for heart failure patients. HeartWare Inc., makers of the HVAD left...
Apr 09, 2015
Direct Flow Medical, which has developed a metal-free TAVR product, is taking on Medtronic in a bid to prove that its TAVR technology is better....