Tag: technology

Berlin Heart developments

U Opfermann (Berlin, Germany) describes developments in Berlin Heart technology.

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Ex vivo cardiac perfusion

D Talbot (Newcastle, UK) discusses ex-vivo cardiac perfusion, demonstrating that organ reanimation is possible after death.

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Transcatheter mitral Edwards Fortis

V Bapat (London, UK) describes the Edwards transcatheter mitral valve replacement system, including a video animation and presentation of his early results.

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ECMO review

R Firmin (Leicester, UK) presents an overview of paediatric extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. A Combes (Paris, France) gives a tutorial on VA and VV ECMO in adults.

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Trans aortic TAVI

V Bapat (London, UK) introduces the trans-aortic approach to trans-catheter aortic valve implantation, including a video demonstration.

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Novel mitral valve technologies

M Dalrymple-Hay (Plymouth, UK) gives an update on the rapidly evolving field of new mitral valve technologies.

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Robotics in urology

V Ramani (Manchester, UK) lectures on how the use of robotics in urology has improved outcomes.

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Sorin corporate news

The history of the Sorin company and its current innovative products are briefly described.

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Medtronic corporate news

Product choice in valve replacement and a new ipad app are mentioned.

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TAVI industry update

JP Herzog (Edwards), X Bertrand (Medtronic), U Lonn (St Jude) and K Leadley (JenaValve) give an overview of developments in the design of TAVI valves and delivery systems.

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Adopting new technology

S Chisholm (Manchester, UK) describes the work of the NHS Technology Adoption Centre.

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Robotic Surgery

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