Links & Resources


    35 Years of FDA Approved Heart Valve Data

    Standards and Regulatory Agencies

    U.S. Food and Drug Administration

    Office of Device Evaluation (ODE)

    Office of Combination Products

    Office of Orphan Products Development

    CDRH Databases

    CDRH Device Advice

    ASTM International (originally American Society for Testing and Materials)

    International Organization for Standardization

    CE Marking Medical Devices

    American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

    Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation

    Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute

    Professional Societies

    The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS)

    The American College of Cardiology (ACC)

    The American Heart Association (AHA)

    The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME-BED)

    The Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

    The Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)

    The European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

    The Heart Valve Society

    The Heart Valve Society of America

    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

    Society for Biomaterials






    MD&M West

    MEDTEC Europe

    Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT)

    Trancatheter Valve Therapies

    Reciprocal Links

    Bridgemed Solutions, Inc.

    United Biologics Inc.

    Wake Forest Innovations Preclinical Translational Services


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