CardiAQ Valve Technologies (CardiAQ) announced that its second-generation transcatheter bioprosthetic mitral heart valve was successfully implanted as a compassionate treatment. The device was placed into a 72-year-old male suffering from sev...

Cardiac Dimensions announced the first patients have been enrolled in the REDUCE FMR clinical trial. REDUCE FMR is a prospective, double-blind, randomized multi-center trial, evaluating the company’s minimally-invasive Carillon Mitr...

The American College of Cardiology (ACC), Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) released a new overview on the implantation of left atrial appendage occlusion devices.

New results in animals highlight a major safety concern regarding a class of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agents used in millions of patients annually, according to a new paper. The paper was published online by the journal Invest...

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CardiAQ Valve Technologies, TMVI, second generation, implantation, Tor Vergata
CardiAQ Valve Technologies (CardiAQ) announced that its second-generation transcatheter bioprosthetic mitral heart valve was successfully implanted as a...
REDUCE FMR, Cardiac Dimensions, Carillon Mitral Contour System, FMR
Cardiac Dimensions announced the first patients have been enrolled in the REDUCE FMR clinical trial. REDUCE FMR is a prospective, double-blind, randomized...
ACC, HRS, SCAI, left atrial appendage occlusion, recommendations
The American College of Cardiology (ACC), Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) released a new...
Merge Healthcare, Toshiba, partner, cardiology, hemodynamic, vascular X-ray
Merge Healthcare Inc. announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. Under this new...
Merge Healthcare, Toshiba, partner, cardiology, hemodynamic, vascular X-ray
Merge Healthcare Inc. has entered into a strategic partnership with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. Under this
The recapturable, self-expanding CoreValve Evolut R System from Medtronic is approved for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in...
Cangrelor (Kengreal) from The Medicines Company is a novel intravenous antiplatelet agent indicated as an adjunctive therapy to...
The Edwards Sapien 3 valve with the Commander Delivery System is indicated for the treatment of high-risk patients suffering from severe,...
CardiAQ Valve Technologies, TMVI, second generation, implantation, Tor Vergata
CardiAQ Valve Technologies (CardiAQ) announced that its second-generation transcatheter bioprosthetic mitral heart valve was successfully implanted as a...
REDUCE FMR, Cardiac Dimensions, Carillon Mitral Contour System, FMR
Cardiac Dimensions announced the first patients have been enrolled in the REDUCE FMR clinical trial. REDUCE FMR is a prospective, double-blind, randomized...
ACC, HRS, SCAI, left atrial appendage occlusion, recommendations
The American College of Cardiology (ACC), Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) released a new...
HIMSS, survey, cybersecurity, cyberattacks, healthcare organizations, IT
Cybersecurity was identified as an increased business priority over the past year according to 87 percent of respondents in the newly released 2015 HIMSS (...
Here are a few observations on cardiovascular ultrasound advances I made while attending the 2015...
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The latest advances in cardiovascular echocardiography will be presented at the 2015 American...
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There were several technology takeaway messages for the future of electrophysiology (EP) at the...
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Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise
Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from...
The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...

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March 30, 2015 — A team of investigators at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the University of Southern California...
March 31, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded the approved use of the CoreValve self-expanding...

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