Items Tagged ‘David Holmes’

March 22, 2012

Edwards Heart Valve Skirts Rib-Cracking for $2.5 Billion


A half decade after Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (EW) and Medtronic Inc. (MDT) introduced devices in Europe that make heart-valve surgery easier to endure, most U.S. patients are waiting for safety data to clear their use…‘Any time you bring along new technology like this, there is a great need for information on how things are going […]

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Tags: David Holmes, Edwards Lifesciences Corp, heart-valve surgery, Medtronic Inc.

February 7, 2012

A second opinion on unclogging arteries: Catheters through wrist, not groin


…David Holmes, the president of the American College of Cardiology and a professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, said he expected the wrist approach to become more and more prominent as the technology and the training develops. “The U.S. still lag behind the rest of the world in this regard,” he […]

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Tags: American College of Cardiology, David Holmes, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

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