Monthly Archives: October 2009

Death is not a New York Heart Class

Is data emanating from human transcatheter aortic valve trials showing clinical strength or weakness?  Here is an example – you be the judge. At the recent TCT conference in San Francisco, the midterm results of the PARTNER EU transcatheter valve study were presented.  This study followed 120 patients implanted with the Edwards Sapien Valve. Heartwire [...]

The State of the Art

At Cardious, our goal is to move the aortic valve bypass graft procedure from a  procedure performed only by surgeons willing and able to source needed components (off label)  and build the implant on the back table, to a predictable, easy to perform  procedure using an approved device and tool.  We will be successful when [...]