Direct Flow Medical, Transcatheter Aortic Valve System, SALUS Trial, FDA
News | Heart Valve Repair| July 22, 2015
July 22, 2015 Direct Flow Medical Inc. received Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. Food and...
The Medicines Company, bivalirudin, Angiomax, litigation, Hospira Inc.
News | Cath Lab| July 22, 2015
July 22, 2015 — The Medicines Company announced the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Court has ruled...
HeartMate PHP, Thoratec, St. Jude medical

The HeartMate PHP (percutaneous heart pump) is the latest acute hemodynamic support technology released by Thoratec, which recently received CE mark in Europe. The PHP is currently in U.S.clinical trials.

Feature | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD)| July 22, 2015
July 22, 2015 — St. Jude Medical and Thoratec announced that the boards of directors of both companies have unanimously...
GlobalData, TAVR, Edwards, Medtronic, CoreValve Evolut R, Sapien 3

Sapien 3 image courtesy of Edwards Lifesciences
 

News | Heart Valve Repair| July 21, 2015
July 21, 2015 — The recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approvals of two next-generation...
Xarelto, anticoagulant protocol, discharge, outcomes, DVT, PE
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies| July 21, 2015
July 21, 2015 "” Two companion papers published in Academic Emergency Medicine  address the question of when it is...
UNC, biomarkers, severe heart disease, fructosamine, LDL cholesterol, Nichols
News | Cardiac Diagnostics| July 21, 2015
July 21, 2015 - Insulin resistance affects tens of millions of Americans and is a big risk factor for heart disease....
Feature | Atrial Fibrillation| July 20, 2015
July 20, 2015 - A new study proves race and gender-related disparities exist in care for patients who have recently...
Boston Scientific, fully absorbable scaffold, FAST study, resorbable
Feature | Stents Bioresorbable| July 20, 2015
July 20, 2015 - Boston Scientific has initiated a study of the company's first fully resorbable drug-eluting scaffold...
Veryan Medical, BioMimics 3D femoropopliteal stent, MIMICS-2 study, PAD
News | Stents Peripheral| July 17, 2015
July 17, 2015 - Veryan Medical announced that the first subject has been enrolled in their...
cardiac rehab after angioplasty, rehabilitation, ACC, Randal J. Thomas, referral
Feature | Cardiac Rehabilitation| July 17, 2015
July 17, 2015 - Hospitals in the Midwest were more likely than others to refer patients for guideline-recommended...
ACC, health policy statement, heart team, cardiovascular health
Feature | Cardiovascular Surgery| July 17, 2015
July 17, 2015 - Building teams that include advanced practice providers can help cardiovascular practices meet the...
NeoStem, PreSERVE study, AMI, ACC.15, NBS10, CD34 stem cells
Feature | Heart Failure| July 17, 2015
July 17, 2015 - NeoStem Inc. presented updated efficacy and safety results from the one-year follow-up for its...
Medtronic, Reveal Linq ICM, in-office insertion, RIO 2 study
News | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM)| July 16, 2015
July 16, 2015 - Medtronic plc announced the first in-office implant of its miniaturized...
Medtronic, Protege GPS self-expanding peripheral stent, FDA approval
Technology | July 16, 2015
July 16, 2015 — Medtronic plc announced that its Protege GPS self-expanding...
Vital Images, Toshiba, CT Myocardial Perfusion, cardiac CT, CORE 320 study
Technology | July 15, 2015
July 15, 2015 - Vital Images Inc. will debut its U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k)-cleared CT Myocardial...
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