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FDA Finally Gives Approval To Abbott MitraClip–Has Been Approved for Use In Europe Since 2008 To Help Leaky Heart Valves by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 26 Oct 2013 11:06pm In March this year the FDA panel recommended against the device stating there was not enough evidence to show safety.  The device works to fix leaky heart valves in patients who are not candidates for surgery to replace a heart valve.  30 other countries outside the US have been using the device to treat mitral regurgitation when the left chamb ... Read on »
A DOG'S HEART AND A VALENTINE.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 12 Feb 2012 12:00am Helpful Buckeye has been preparing an overview of heart problems for pets and this week, with Valentine's Day coming up, seemed to be an appropriate time to run this issue.  We'll confine this first installment to the dogs out there in "petland" and take a look at cat heart problems a bit later.  Wishing a Happy Valentine's Day to all of you ... Read on »
Medtronic Gets Early FDA Approval to Sell CoreValve Minimally Invasive Technology To Replace Aortic Heart Valves–Let The V by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 18 Jan 2014 4:38pm Edwards Lifesciences will now have some competition in the Aortic valve business.  The device is beating out medication therapy as noted in clinical trials but Edward is not happy and has a filed a lawsuit to try to block the sales of the Medtronic CoreValve.  I guess we have moved forward from stent wars to valve wars.  UCLA began using the Ed ... Read on »
Clamp Device for Leaky Heart Valve Seems Effective by HealthFinder Posted Mon 04 Apr 2011 1:00pm healthnewslink Small study suggests MitraClip may help some with mitral regurgitation avoid open-heart surgery. ... Read on »
Consumer Information on: Edwards SAPIEN Transcatheter Heart Valve (THV) - P100041 by Health & Human Services Posted Tue 22 Nov 2011 12:00am This is a brief overview of information related to FDA’s approval to market this product. See the links below to the Summary of Safety and Effectiveness Data (SSED) and product labeling for more complete information on this product, its indications for use, and the basis for FDA’s approval. Product Name: Edwards SA ... Read on »
Heart valve disease by Healthy Solutions Patient Expert Posted Mon 02 Aug 2010 7:33am BBC News , Health Dr Trisha Macnair Heart valve disease usually develops over time affecting people aged 60 or over, but it can be the result of an infection which ‘chews up’ the valve in a matter of days. What is heart valve disease? Each heart valve is a set of flaps or cusps that open or close like gates to control the flo ... Read on »
Consumer Information on: St. Jude Medical® Trifecta? Valve - P100029 by FDA Posted Fri 06 May 2011 12:00am This is a brief overview of information related to FDA’s approval to market this product. See the links below to the Summary of Safety and Effectiveness Data (SSED) and product labeling for more complete information on this product, its indications for use, and the basis for FDA’s approval. Product Name: St. Jude Medic ... Read on »
UK's Heart Experts - a personal approach to treating heart conditions - Dr Narbeh Melikian by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 10 Jul 2014 1:34pm Dr Narbeh Melikian, Consultant Cardiologist, describes the paradigm change that has taken place in the delivery of cardiacRelating to the heart care.       I have always had a fascination about the heart and as such studied medicine to fulfil this ... Read on »
UK's Heart Experts - a personal approach to treating heart conditions - Mr Inderpaul Birdi by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 10 Jul 2014 11:39am Mr Inderpaul Birdi, Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Specialist in Keyhole Surgery The Harley Street Clinic explains how the latest high quality surgical approaches makes a big difference to the quality of his patient's lives. The collection of certain types of cells from an indivi ... Read on »
Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (Arrhythmia) by Noman Khan Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:54pm Arrhythmia An arrhythmia (ah-RITH-me-ah) is a problem with the speed or rhythm of the heartbeat. During an arrhythmia, the heart can beat too fast, too slow, or with an irregular rhythm. A heartbeat that is too fast is called tachycardia. A heartbeat that is too slow is called bradycardia.Most arrhythmias are harmless, but some can be serious or ... Read on »