First patients enrolled in HLT’s Meridian transcatheter aortic valve feasibility study

HLT has announced that the first patient implants in a feasibility clinical study to assess the safety and performance outcomes of its Meridian transcatheter...

CE mark granted to NVT for Allegra transcatheter aortic valve

NVT has received the CE mark for its Allegra transcatheter aortic valve, which it describes as “distinctive” in a company release. The product features...

TAVI pacemaker issue is “an engineering problem that will be solved”

The SURTAVI trial indicates that transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)  with CoreValve/CoreValve Evolut R (Medtronic) is non-inferior to surgery for the management of severe...

ACC 2017: FDA approves launch of CoreValve Evolut Pro

The FDA has approved Medtronic’s CoreValve Evolut Pro transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) device. This approval follows data for the device that were presented...

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