CoreValve Evolut R, intermediate risk patients, european approval, CE mark
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | August 04, 2016

August 4, 2016 — Medtronic announced CE (Conformité Européenne) mark market clearnace for the self-expanding,...

Inventory management, cath lab inventory management, automated inventory management
Sponsored Content | Whitepapers | August 04, 2016

As more procedures move into the cath lab, growing complexity is fueling an increase in procedural volume and the...

Rex medical, Closer Vascular Sealing System, VSS, vascular closure, bioresorbable vascular closure device

A close up view of the Rex Medical Closer Vascular Sealing System components.

Technology | Vascular Closure Devices | August 03, 2016

August 3, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted market clearance to Rex Medical’s...

CT angiography, CTA, coronary CT, cardiac CT, SCCT, society of cardiovascular computed tomography, cardiac imaging
Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 03, 2016 | Dave Fornell

The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting offers an in-depth review of all aspects of...

Gore, Tigris stent, fluoropolymer nitinol stent, peripheral artery disease

The Gore Tigris is a dual-component stent with a unique fluoropolymer / nitinol design.

Technology | Stents Peripheral | August 02, 2016

August 2, 2016 —The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted market clearance for W. L. Gore & Associates...

CT angiography, CTA, Medicare population, Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study, Neiman HPI
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 02, 2016

August 2, 2016 — According to a new study , the last 13 years have seen substantial growth in the ordering of...

Watchman, left atrial appendage closure, LAA occluder

An illustration of a Watchman transcatheter LAA occluder being implanted.

Feature | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | August 01, 2016 | Dave Fornell

Patients with atrial fibrillation (AF or Afib) are high risk for stroke due to the formation of thrombus emboli in...

Penumbra System, ACE68 Reperfusion Catheter, thrombectomy device, SNIS 2016, acute ischemic stroke patients
Technology | Thrombectomy Devices | July 27, 2016

July 27, 2016 — Penumbra Inc. announced U.S. commercial availability of its latest...

Edwards, Sapien 3 transcatheter heart valve, Canada, approval
News | Heart Valve Technology | July 27, 2016

July 27, 2016 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that Health Canada has approved the Edwards Sapien 3...

PCI outcomes, public reporting, high-risk patients, JAMA Cardiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center study
News | Cath Lab | July 27, 2016

July 27, 2016 — A number of states mandate public reporting of mortality outcomes following certain cardiac...

News | Genetic Testing | July 26, 2016

July 26, 2016 — A new study has identified a genetic error that weakens the aorta, placing patients with this and...

Abbott, Absorb bioresorbable stent, dissolving, UAB, University of Alabama at Birmingham, first in state
News | Stents Bioresorbable | July 26, 2016

July 26, 2016 — On July 20, Massoud Leesar, M.D., of University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital implanted a...

CMS, Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating, national distribution, quailty of care
News | Business | July 26, 2016

July 25, 2016 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it expects to launch its new...

News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | July 26, 2016

July 26, 2016 — Hematology researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have developed a novel...

CMS, bundled payment models, coronary artery bypass surgery, ACC, STS
News | Business | July 26, 2016

July 26, 2016 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed the creation of new...

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