News | May 28, 2015
May 28, 2015 — Oxford Instruments plc has acquired Medical Imaging Resources Inc. (MIR). MIR specializes in the build,...
CVRx, Barostim therapy, heart failure, trial, ESC-Heart Failure, Muller-Ehmsen
News | May 28, 2015
May 28, 2015 — CVRx Inc. announced that positive results from the 'Barostim Therapy for Heart Failure' randomized,...
electronic stents, bioresorbable electronic stent, BES

An illustration of the bioresorbable electronic stent developed in the Korean study. It uses a magnesium stent which doubles as a wireless transmission antenna, flexible microelectronic sensors for blood flow and temperature, and a polylactic acid polymer coating with embedded drug-filled nanospheres that release the drug only when stimulated by heat or light. Image from ACS Nano.

Feature | Stents | May 28, 2015 | Dave Fornell
With the recent innovation of flexible microelectronic sensor circuits that can be made from bioresorbable materials,...
InvisionHeart, InvisionECG, FDA clearance

Image courtesy of InvisionHeart

Technology | May 28, 2015
May 28, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the InvisionECG technology from InvisionHeart....
CyberHeart, Stony Brook, NSF grant, $4.2 million, Scott Smolka

These images using the CyberHeart platform capture highly detailed multi-scale modeling and simulation of electrical patterns in the heart (spiral waves) representative of potentially fatal cardiac arrhythmias. Image courtesy of Stony Brook University.

Feature | May 28, 2015
May 28, 2015 — A virtual-heart platform proposed by Stony...
OrbusNeich, Combo, EPC, HARMONEE study, U.S.
News | May 28, 2015
May 28, 2015 — OrbusNeich has announced that the first U.S. patient has been enrolled in the HARMONEE (Harmonized...
Kareo, Apple Watch App, practice efficiency, messaging, mobile devices
News | Wearable Sensors | May 27, 2015
May 27, 2015 — Kareo announced the launch of its Apple Watch App. This most recent innovation extends the functionality...
Technology | May 27, 2015
May 27, 2015 — Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd. announced the introduction and availability of SafeCT Dose Reporting...
wearables, graphene, boron, Rice University

Rice scientists made this supercapacitor with interlocked \"fingers\" using a laser and writing the pattern into a boron-infused sheet of polyimide. Image courtesy of the Tour Group.

News | May 27, 2015
May 27, 2015 — A microsupercapacitor designed by scientists at Rice University that may find its way into personal and...
Shockwave Medical, Lithoplasty, $40 million, funding, Sofinnova, Venrock
Feature | May 27, 2015
May 27, 2015 — Shockwave Medical announced $40 million in funding, co-led by returning investor Sofinnova Partners and...
Dassault Systemes, Living Heart model, 3-D simulator
News | May 27, 2015
May 27, 2015 — Dassault Systèmes announced during its SIMULIA Community Conference that the first heart model from its...
Boston Scientific, Lotus, PVL, RESPOND, REPRISE II, EuroPCR 2015
News | May 27, 2015
May 27, 2015 — A new study evaluating the Boston Scientific Lotus Valve System demonstrated an extremely low rate of...
ART, PBS, pure bioresorbable scaffold, CE Mark
Feature | May 26, 2015
May 26, 2015 — Privately-held company Arterial Remodeling Technologies (ART) announced CE Mark clearance for its next-...
Feature | May 26, 2015
May 26, 2015 — At EuroPCR 2015, Mitralign presented updates on its...
Edwards, SAPIEN 3 trial, mortality, EuroPCR 2015
News | May 26, 2015
May 26, 2015 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that 30-day outcomes for intermediate-risk patients treated...
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