Tag: valve-in-valve

TAVI-proof procedures and device designs

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is now a well-established treatment for aortic stenosis and is approved as an alternative to surgical aortic valve replacement...

Sapien 3 receives expanded FDA indication for valve-in-valve procedures

Edwards Lifesciences has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for aortic and mitral valve-in-valve procedures using the Edwards Sapien 3 transcatheter heart...

Melody pulmonary heart valve receives FDA approval for valve-in-valve use

Following FDA approval, Medtronic’s Melody transcatheter pulmonary heart valve can now be used to treat patients whose surgical bioprosthetic pulmonary heart valves have failed....