Tag: heart failure

CardiAMP Heart Failure Trial continues with first patient randomised in Covid-19 era

BioCardia has announced that it has resumed cases in the CardiAMP Heart Failure Trial. The first...

Smartphone app uses can identify lung congestion in heart failure patients

Voice analysis by a smartphone app can identify lung congestion in heart failure patients, allowing ...

ESC to stream the latest science in heart failure

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has announced that the HFA Discoveries online event will be...

Limited health literacy associated with a higher risk of death in heart failure patients

According to research published in JACC: Heart Failure, patients with heart failure who experien...

FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for novel heart failure therapy

VisCardia has been granted Breakthrough Device Designation from the US Food and Drug Administrat...

Soft robotic heart could be answer to donor heart shortage

A soft robotic heart that is designed to replace the need for a heart transplant is one of four ...

First patients enrolled in PROACTIVE-HF trial of Cordella pulmonary artery pressure sensor system

Endotronix has announced the enrollment of the first two patients in the PROACTIVE-HF trial. The...

Heart Research UK awards grant to University of Leeds to develop new heart failure treatments

A research project at the University of Leeds aiming to identify new drug treatments for heart f...

FDA approves new device to improve symptoms in patients with advanced heart failure

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the Barostim Neo system for the improvement of ...

Novel wireless pressure monitoring system will have an “enormous impact” on HF patient care

Horst Sievert (Frankfurt, Germany) talks to BLearning at EuroPCR 2019 (21–24 May, Paris, France)...

New Australian research and development partnership aims to innovate heart failure care

Biotronik, the University of Newcastle (in Australia), and the John Hunter New England Local Health ...

First trial of in-heart micro device for left atrial pressure monitoring launched

Vectorious Medical Technologies has announced the initiation of the VECTOR-HF first-in-human (FI...

EACTS 2018: From bench to bedside: Roundtrip for cell therapy in heart disease

The study of stem cells in regenerative medicine is a growing field of basic and clinical resear...

HeartWare HVAD system receives US FDA approval

Medtronic has received United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for a less-invasi...

Nearly 25% of chronic ischaemic heart disease patients dead or hospitalised in six months

    Nearly a quarter of patients with chronic ischaemic cardiovascular disease are dead o...

Abbott’s Full MagLev HeartMate 3 LVAD receives FDA approval

The FDA has approved the Full MagLev HeartMate 3 (Abbott) left ventricular assist device for use...
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Heart failure patient and clinician risk perceptions differ drastically

Physicians identified a majority of patients with advanced heart failure as at high risk for transpl...

EuroPCR 2017: Interventional management of acute heart failure—which device, when and how?

In this PCR video, filmed during EuroPCR (16–19 May, Paris, France), Atul Pathak (Clinique Pasteur, ...

Halting methamphetamine abuse can reverse related heart damage

Quitting methamphetamine use can reverse the damage the drug causes to the heart and improve hea...

Non-O blood groups associated with higher risk of heart attack

Having a non-O blood group is associated with a higher risk of heart attack, according to research p...

ACC 2017: More hospitalisations & deaths for US heart failure patients in winter

Patients with heart failure in the USA are more likely to be hospitalised and more likely to die dur...

First patient treated with CardiAmp cell therapy for ischaemic heart failure in Phase III trial

Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, USA, the Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund (MSCRF) and BioCardia h...

Increased physical activity, lower BMI may lower heart failure risk

While lifestyle patterns, including physical activity and body mass index (BMI), are associated with...

Cancer drug promotes regeneration of damaged heart tissue

An anticancer agent in development has been shown to promote regeneration of damaged heart muscl...

Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranked best in USA for heart attack, stroke and heart failure survival

Northwestern Memorial Hospital has been ranked best in the USA for survival of patients suffering he...

Latest statistics show heart failure on the rise

The number of adults living with heart failure increased from about 5.7 million (2009-2012) to a...

AHA 2016: Elizabeth M McNally wins AHA prize for research into genetic flaws responsible for inherited human disorders including heart failure

The American Heart Association (AHA) awarded its Basic Research Prize for 2016 to Elizabeth M Mc...

Japan approves Abiomed’s Impella 2.5 and Impella 5.0 heart pumps

Abiomed has announced that its heart pumps Impella 2.5 and Impella 5.0 have received Pharmaceuti...

Berlin Heals announces closure of second round funding for cardiac microcurrent system

Berlin Heals has closed a second investment round in the run-up to the first-in-man application of i...