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FDA Approves Early Feasibility Study and Grants Breakthrough Device Designation for Cardiovalve System
February 20, 2020—Cardiovalve announced that it has received FDA approval for an early feasibility study (EFS) of its transcatheter tricuspid valve replacement system for a tricuspid regurgitation (TR) indication.
Pooled Analysis Supports Diagnostic Performance of CathWorks' Angiogram-Derived Fractional Flow Reserve
February 17, 2020—A pooled analysis of five prospective cohort studies sought to assess the diagnostic performance of FFRangio (CathWorks), an angiogram-derived fractional flow reserve (FFR) technology.
SCAI Multisociety Position Statement Addresses Occupational Health Hazards in Catheterization Labs
February 11, 2020—The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (SCAI) multisociety position statement on occupational health hazards of the catheterization laboratory has been published by Lloyd W. Klein, MD, et al online in SCAI’s Catheterization & Cardiovascular Interventions.
Philips’ DEFINE GPS Trial Will Assess Outcomes of PCI Guided by an Integrated Platform of iFR and Angiogram
February 11, 2020—Royal Philips announced a new randomized controlled trial to assess patient outcomes after receiving percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) guided by Philips’ coregistration platform (which combines data of instant wave-free ratio (iFR) measurement and angiography) compared with the standard of care treatment guided by angiography alone.
Study Demonstrates Relationship Between Hospital SAVR Volume and TAVR Outcomes
February 10, 2020—Sameer A. Hirji, MD, et al conducted a study that examined whether hospital surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) volume was associated with corresponding transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) outcomes. The investigators published the findings from the study in Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC): Cardiovascular Interventions (2020;13:335–343).
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