Understanding and managing functional tricuspid regurgitation

Functional tricuspid regurgitation is increasingly recognised as an important clinical condition for which surgical repair is being applied.1 It primarily arises from left heart...

Meta-analysis indicates embolic protection does reduce stroke after TAVI

In a research letter published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Gennaro Giustino (The Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital,...

Left atrial appendage thrombus may increase the risk of stroke after TAVI

Sonny Palmer (St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia) and others report in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions that left atrial appendage thrombus, as identified with computed tomography...

Medtronic recieves CE mark for 34mm size CoreValve Evolut R

The CE mark has been granted to Medtronic for the 34mm-valve version of its CoreValve Evolut R, the largest sized transcatheter aortic valve implantation...

Rebecca Hahn

Ran Kornowski

Philip Urban