Implantable Devices
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....
Apr 08, 2015
Marie Thibault ReliantHeart is working to make its HeartAssist5 fully implantable. Over the past few years, giants in the field of left ventricular assist...
Mar 24, 2015
Hip replacements cost dramatically different based on location, a factor causing frustration among payers and self-insured employers.   Arundhati Parmar...
Mar 16, 2015
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) therapy is continuing on its path to slowly but surely unseat surgical aortic valve replacement as the new...
Mar 11, 2015
A focus on cost containment and the availability of new technologies may make the job of the device sales rep tougher in the future.  Arundhati Parmar...