FDA Gives the Go-Ahead on Pulmonary Valve Trial

Posted on : 27 February 2013
The early trial of the device takes place under a new agency program for early feasibility studies. Read more

FDA Clears New Single Lead ICD with Atrial Sensing

Posted on : 26 February 2013
The device is the first in the world to provide atrial sensing without the need to use two leads. Read more

Using Drug-Eluting Balloons for Carotid In-Stent Restenosis Shows Promising Results

Posted on : 20 February 2013
The investigations describe the off-label utilisation of drug-eluting balloons for treatment of extracranial carotid in-stent restenosis. Read more

'Bionic Eye' Offers Quality of Life to Retinitis Pigmentosa Patients

Posted on : 18 February 2013
The FDA has approved the first retinal prosthesis on the US market designed for the treatment of blindness due to a rare disease. Read more

CE Approval for Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator

Posted on : 18 February 2013
The device is claimed to include one of the world's smallest ICDs. Read more

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Stent Receives FDA Approval

Posted on : 18 February 2013
The device has been approved for patients with angulations at the neck of the aneurysm, up to 90 degrees. Read more

European TAVI Trial Includes Larger Valve

Posted on : 11 February 2013
St. Jude Medical is expanding its European transcatheter aortic valve implantation study to include a larger 25mm valve in the treatment of patients with severe aortic stenosis. Read more

Drug-Eluting Stent Gains CE Mark

Posted on : 13 February 2013
Boston Scientific plans an immediate launch of the device in Europe.  Read more

Robotic Device Assists Surgeons During Knee Resurfacing Procedures

Posted on : 11 February 2013
The robotic arm had achieved FDA approval. Read more

Renal Denervation System Receives EU Green Light

Posted on : 05 February 2013
ReCor Medical (Menlo Park, CA), makers of the only ultrasound based renal denervation system for control of hypertension, received clearance for its PARADISE Gen 2 device from European authorities. The original system was approved for sale a year ago and the new one improves it with an over-the-wire 6Fr device size and faster denervation.  Read more

Lancet Reports on Results of a Stent Safety and Efficacy Comparison Trial

Posted on : 04 February 2013
A safety and efficacy of a biodegradable polymer-coated biolimus-eluting stent is compared with that of a thin-strut everolimus-eluting stent coated with a durable biocompatible polymer.  Read more

MHRA Publishes the Final Testing Results for PIP Breast Implants

Posted on : 04 February 2013
Details of the testing and clinical findings after removing the implants and a final expert report are now available. Read more

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