BCIS and BCS ratify NHS guidance for cardiology during COVID-19 pandemic

The British Cardiovascular Intervention Society (BCIS) and the British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) have endorsed guidance published by NHS England and NHS Improvement on the...
ageing mitral valve surgery

Frailty predicts greater death rate and higher costs after mitral valve surgery

Frailty is an independent predictor of morbidity, death, and increased costs after mitral valve replacement (MVR), a retrospective cohort study has determined. Writing in The...

Transcatheter heart valves are overlapping with coronary arteries

Data from a pilot imaging study of commissural alignment in trancatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) has found that more than 30–50% of cases had...

TriGUARD 3 given CE mark for embolic protection during TAVI

European CE mark has been awarded to the TriGUARD 3 cerebral embolic protection (CEP) device from Keystone Heart, a Venus Medtech Company. According to the...
Nicolas van Mieghem

Nicolas van Mieghem

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