Implantable Devices
May 15, 2017
Marie Thibault Boston Scientific's in-development Empower leadless pacemaker. Data from an animal study of Boston Scientific’s in-development Empower leadless...
Mar 08, 2017
Kristopher Sturgis New research out of the New England Journal of Medicine could prove to be significant for patients in need of an MRI scan with...
Feb 06, 2017
Marie Thibault Of all the products Boston Scientific has in its pipeline, the Lotus Edge transcatheter aortic valve (TAVR) may be one of the most watched....
Feb 02, 2017
Edwards Lifesciences, part of the lead pack of companies racing toward a transcatheter mitral valve replacement, announced it has paused its trials for its...
Dec 19, 2016
We asked industry experts to weigh in on what medical technologies will be big in 2017. Here's what to expect in the field of closed-loop systems. Herb Bresler...
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'...
Nov 02, 2016
Boston Scientific's chief medical officer discusses Watchman, Lotus Edge, and the company's three-pronged bet on bioresorbable scaffold technology. Marie...
Nov 01, 2016
There is still hope for device-based treatments for drug-resistant hypertension. Here, a few of the approaches being pursued and the lessons learned from the...
Nov 01, 2016
Marie Thibault Durability has long been a concern for transcatheter aortic valves (TAVR) since long-term experience with the technology is still limited, at...
Oct 30, 2016
Marie Thibault The Amplatzer PFO Occluder from St. Jude Medical has been approved by FDA to close patent foramen ovale in ischemic stroke patients. St. Jude...