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FDA Approves Medtronic CoreValve™ Evolut™ Pro Transcatheter ValveMarch 24, 2017

First-ever data at ACC.17 confirms safety and efficacy of new self-expanding, recapturable heart valve at 30-days with high survival, low stroke and minimal paravalvular leak

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MitraClip® Benefits People with Mitral RegurgitationMarch 22, 2017

Study “validates that treatment with MitraClip can provide meaningful reduction in the severity of mitral regurgitation”

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FDA Clears Medtronic’s Reveal LINQ™ Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) with TruRhythm™ DetectionMarch 14, 2017

New system offers continuous wireless heartbeat monitoring for up to three years

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First Patient in CardiAMP Device/Cell Combo Therapy Trial for Ischemic Heart FailureFebruary 28, 2017

Phase III Trial gets underway with first patient as Johns Hopkins, BioCardia, Inc. and Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund collaborate

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UK NICE Recommends HeartFlow® FFRct to Understand Stable Chest PainFebruary 13, 2017

Adoption of HeartFlow FFRct could save £9m ($11m) for NHS says government agency

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FDA Clearance for Medtronic CardioInsight™ Mapping VestFebruary 7, 2017

System “makes it easy for patients to receive precise mapping results from their providers right at their bedside”

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U.S. FDA Approval for Abbott Assurity MRI™ PacemakerFebruary 1, 2017

From the recently acquired St. Jude stable, now in Abbott’s hands, Assurity now lays claim to being the World’s smallest, longest-lasting wireless MRI-compatible pacemaker

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New Sutureless Valve Data Presented at STSJanuary 30, 2017

New data reinforce the clinical value of the Perceval™ Sutureless Valve as a safe and effective bioprosthesis for patients in need of aortic valve replacement

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U.S. Launch and First Commercial Use of Abbott’s New EnSite™ Precision Cardiac Mapping SystemJanuary 13, 2017

Enhanced system allows better 3D images of anatomical sources of irregular heartbeat

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Study Confirms Utility of World’s Most Accurate Heart Murmur DetectorNovember 14, 2016

Computer-Aided Auscultation (CAA) can aid in differentiation of ‘Innocent’ versus ‘Pathologic’ pediatric heart murmurs

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U.S. Pivotal IDE Trial Confirms Effectiveness of Sentinel Cerebral Protection System During TAVINovember 2, 2016

Results confirm high frequency of embolic debris capture by the Sentinel

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Claret Medical SENTINEL Pivotal IDE Trial Results in Late-Breaking Session at TCT ConferenceSeptember 14, 2016

Claret will be seeing results from the Sentinel Cerebral Protection System study presented
at TCT

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ZIP Skin Closure Saves Time in Cath Lab, Says New StudySeptember 8, 2016

ZipLine Medical is touting new online study supporting the use of its novel skin closure device in cardiac device implantation

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St. Jude’s LAA Occlusion Device IDE Trial BeginsSeptember 5, 2016

The AMPLATZER™ Amulet™ IDE trial aims to deliver data that will support FDA approval of the device, increasing treatment options for U.S. AF patients at risk of stroke

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St. Jude’s Newly Launched SyncAV CRT Technology Targets Non-Responsive CRT PatientsAugust 23, 2016

SyncAV™ CRT technology provides further advantages to support physicians seeking new treatment options for heart failure patients

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Study Says Risk of Brain Injury After TAVI Reduced by Using FilterAugust 18, 2016

Study demonstrates that emboli causing potential brain infarction occur in almost all patients undergoing TAVI and that a filter can have a positive impact on reducing infarct number and volume

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