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    Edwards to Begin U.S. Trial of SAPIEN 3 Valve for Intermediate Risk Patients

    http://www.edwards.com/newsroom/Pages/NR20140113.aspx January 13, 2014 -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, today announced that it received Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. Food...
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    Good news on Cath Aortic and Mitral valves

    I know A few months ago Corevalve got the CE mark (European) for Valve in Valve Aortic Valve for HIGH RISK or unable to have surgery, patients who need a new Aortic valve because their original tissue valve is failing. Today I saw that now Edwards Sapien Valves, both Aortic AND MITRAL have...
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    Hi

    I thought since Mary let me know about Ross and i posted in that thread, id say Hi since its been a while. Things are doing well for us. Justin is doing well, actually better than I hoped. When he got his last bovine pulm valve and conduit in 05 when he was 17 and even needed that conduit...
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    "Think you might have AF? There's an app for that"

    I thought this was pretty cool and really interesting, and nice to post "happy" no big risk trials Hope it works and is affordable Here is part of the article the rest is at the link http://www.theheart.org/article/1487817.do "Worchester, MA - Innovative researchers have developed a...
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    Adult congenital heart disease a new subspecialty

    http://www.theheart.org/article/1486811.do "Chicago, IL - A new subspecialty of adult congenital heart disease is to be introduced by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS); it will be available to internal and pediatric medicine cardiology trainees in the US within the next three...
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    Study of dabigatran in mechanical heart valve patients halted

    The trials weren't in the US, but Canada and several European countries. I know this was one of the drugs some were hoping would be approved to replace Coumadin for valves, so it's a shame it doesnt look like it will any time soon. http://www.theheart.org/article/1487131.do "Boehringer...
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    FDA expands Sapien TAVI indication to high-risk surgical patients

    http://www.theheart.org/article/1461227.do FDA expands Sapien TAVI indication to high-risk surgical patients Silver Spring, MD - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has agreed to expand the approved use of the Sapien transcatheter aortic valve (Edwards Lifesciences) to high-risk...
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    some studies on newer anticoagulants AFIB ONLY

    There are a couple of interesting articles about the newer anticoags studies in A FIB patients this is from 0ct 3rd http://www.theheart.org/article/1454823.do Consistent benefit of apixaban, even in patients at highest risk of bleeding: ARISTOTLE Durham, NC - An analysis of Apixaban for...
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    Intesting article about all the new TAVI valves

    I thought this was a pretty good article talking about all the TAVI valves beng worked on or available in the US or elsewhere now. there is a good chart describing all the valve, sizes how to implant toward the bottom and good news how this will most likely help with the cost going down, MY...
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    Don't use dabigatran off-label with mechanical valves, Canadian docs warn

    http://www.theheart.org/article/1450419.do?utm_medium=email&utm_source=20120927_EN_Heartwire&utm_campaign=newsletter Don't use dabigatran off-label with mechanical valves, Canadian docs warn Primary-care practitioners may be putting the lives of patients with prosthetic heart valves at risk by...
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    1st percutaneous mitral

    http://www.theheart.org/article/1415389.do First-in-human transcatheter mitral-valve implant "Copenhagen, Denmark - Doctors in Denmark have become the first to implant a new bioprosthetic mitral valve into a person via a transcatheter approach [1]. Interventional cardiologists Drs Lars...
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    FDA advisors say to Approve Sapien TAVR for high-risk operable patients

    http://www.theheart.org/article/1414539.do?utm_campaign=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_source=20120613_breakingNews Gaithersburg, MD - A panel of expert advisors to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) emphatically agrees: approved uses for the Sapien transcatheter valve (Edwards...
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    new study Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Risks Seem to Outweigh Gains for Many

    http://abcnews.go.com/Health/bleeding-risks-outweigh-heart-benefits-aspirin-study/story?id=16501311 For years, the advice for preventing heart disease has been simple: take an aspirin every day; it can't hurt. But new research suggests that patients taking the pills and doctors prescribing them...
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    Hybrid?

    Ok I'm not really good at computers, but is there some way NOt to have the threads show up in a hybrid form, where the latest reply shows up at #1 and you can't easily see the earlier posts in the thread? IS this something "new and improved" or did i accidently do something that i cant read the...
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    OTC recall and sme prescription (pain) meds problems

    I got this in an email today Safety Alert: Voluntary Recall and Supply Reduction January 9, 2012 Novartis Voluntarily Recalls Some Over-the-Counter Medications, Issues Temporary Suspension of Manufacturing Operations Novartis has recalled 1,645 lots of over-the-counter medications, including...
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    Please keep everyone in your prayers

    I always think it is especially sad when people die on the way to helping other live. I'm sure everyone would appreciate extra prayers, both the friends and family members as well a the patients involved. Not to mention patients who were waiting for surgery by Dr. Bonilla. So sad...
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    0ne day screenings

    I got a letter pamphlet about some very inexpensive health screening in local communty center. for 1 day this offer was for stroke/ Carotid artery disease Atrial fibrillation Abdominal aortic aneurysm Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Screening and osteoporosis risk assesment...
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    FDA issues "safety communication" on fenofibrate

    http://www.theheart.org/article/1306271.do?utm_campaign=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_source=20111109_Breakingnews_Nov9_2011 The US FDA has issued a safety communication and updated the prescribing information for the cholesterol-lowering agent fenofibric acid (Trilipix, Abbott), stating that...
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    Sapien transcatheter valve approved for inoperable aortic-valve disease: FDA

    http://www.theheart.org/article/1303443.do?utm_campaign=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_source=20111102_breaking2 Silver Spring, MD - The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first-ever transcatheter valve for the treatment of inoperable aortic-stenosis disease, the Sapien (Edwards...
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    "Two TAVI devices comparable, but different, latest European data show"

    Here's a pretty interesting article (i thought) about the European 2011 meeting on TAVIs http://www.theheart.org/article/1296777.do?utm_campaign=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_source=20111020_EN_Heartwire London, UK - New results are helping to inform operators about best practices for...


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