News | August 13, 2014
August 13, 2014 — The polypill, a combination pill taken just once a day that includes key medications for secondary...
News | August 12, 2014
August 12, 2014 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) took action to improve access to Abbott’s MitraClip...

Kemal Akat and colleagues used sensitive RNA sequencing techniques to profile the abundance of microRNAs in samples from healthy people and those suffering from heart failure. They found three RNAs with potential for use as markers of heart injury.

News | August 12, 2014
August 12, 2014 — Like clues to a crime, specific molecules in the body can hint at exposure to toxins, infectious...
News | August 12, 2014
August 12, 2014 — A new study found that...
Technology | August 12, 2014
August 12, 2014 — Teleflex Inc.’s subsidiary Hotspur Technologies Inc. received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA...
Medtronic Viva Quad XT CRT-D Adaptiv CRT

The Medtronic Viva Quad XT CRT-D with AdaptivCRT technology

Technology | August 11, 2014
August 11, 2014 — Medtronic announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Attain...

Available SMI modes from Toshiba America Medical Systems

News | August 11, 2014
August 11, 2014 — Toshiba America Medical Systems is making it possible for clinicians to use...
Technology | August 11, 2014
August 11, 2014 — NeoCoil LLC announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (...
Feature | August 11, 2014
August 11, 2014 — Imaging experts from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) released a paper, "Guidelines for...
SynCardia Total Artificial Heart SynHall Valves FDA approval

SynCardia Systems Inc. received FDA approval to manufacture the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart with SynHall valves. The OK gives the company control over the two critical components for heart manufacturing: The valves and the unique formula for segmented polyurethane solution (SPUS), which is manufactured only by SynCardia.

Technology | August 11, 2014
August 11, 2014 — SynCardia Systems Inc. received approval in July from the U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA) for...
Running cardiovascular disease related death risk American College of Cardiology
News | August 08, 2014
August 8, 2014 — Running for only a few minutes a day or at slow speeds may significantly reduce a person’s risk of...
Biotronik Enrollment Completion SFA Arm BIOFLEX-I Study Pulsar-18 4-French
News | August 08, 2014
August 8, 2014 — Biotronik announced the completion of patient enrollment in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) arm...
News | August 07, 2014
August 7, 2014 — The Berlin Heart Group announced they have completed enrollment in their post-approval study, the only...
Feature | August 07, 2014
August 7, 2014 — A newly released study by IMV Medical Information Division shows cardiology departments in U.S....
Transluminal Technologies LLC CE mark velox CD Vascular Closure Device
News | August 07, 2014
August 7, 2014 — Transluminal Technologies LLC, a Syracuse, NY-based medical device company, received CE mark approval...
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