Abbott, voluntary Class I recall, MitraClip delivery system
News | Heart Valve Technology | February 29, 2016
February 29, 2016 — Abbott has initiated a voluntary safety notice regarding the...
News | EP Lab | February 26, 2016
February 26, 2016 — For the first time, scientists at The Ohio State University have engineered new calcium receptors...
Feature | EP Lab | February 26, 2016 | Dave Fornell
The subspecialty of electrophysiology (EP) requires patient data from a variety of sources to properly diagnose, treat...
Biotronik, Itrevia 7 HF-T CRT-D device, Japan approval, full-body MRI scanning
News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016 — Biotronik announced that its Itrevia 7 HF-T...
Toshiba, investment opportunity, GlobalData analyst, Japan
News | Business | February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016 — Investing in Toshiba Medical, which is...
Artventive EOS embolization device, OCCLUDE post-market surveillance study, enrollment

Image courtesy of ArtVentive Medical Group Inc.

News | Embolization devices | February 24, 2016
February 24, 2016 — ArtVentive Medical Group Inc. announced enrollment in the ongoing ArtVentive EOS Endoluminal...
Carillon mitral contour system, Cardiac Dimensions, functional mitral regurgitation, FMR, University Hospital Liepzig study
News | Annuloplasty Rings | February 24, 2016
February 24, 2016 — A single-center study noted that treatment with Cardiac Dimensions’ Carillon Mitral Contour System...
CLEAR III trial, hemorrhagic stroke, tPA, International Stroke Conference

Before (left) and after (right) scan of the brain of a CLEAR III patient. A ventricular catheter has been used to administer tPA. The volume of blood from an intraventricular hemorrhage (white-grey mass in the middle of the brain) is significantly reduced post-treatment. Image courtesy of CLEAR III.

News | Stroke | February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016 — Using clot-busting drugs to clear blood from the brain’s ventricles may be the first effective...
Technology | Remote Viewing Systems | February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016 — WITS(MD), a provider of medical image workflow solutions, announced a company name change to...
Medtronic, CoreValve Evolut R system, FDA expanded indication trial
News | Heart Valve Technology | February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an expanded indication trial for low-risk...
cardiac arrest, survival rates, high-rise buildings, Canada, AEDs
News | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016 — A new study found that survival rates from...
TherOx, IC-HOT study, supersaturated oxygen, SSO2 therapy, acute myocardial infarction, AMI
News | Cath Lab | February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016 — TherOx Inc. announced the first patient has been enrolled in an Investigational Device Exemption (...
Intact Vascular, Tack Endovascular System

The Intact Vascular Tack Endovascular System is designed to spot stent dissections with a short, self-expanding 6 mm long stent that can expand to vessel diameters between 2.5-6 mm, so exact sizing is not needed.

Feature | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | February 22, 2016 | Dave Fornell
It is estimated that more than 10 million people in the United States are affected by...
statins, sleep apnea, heart disease risk, CUMC study, Science Translational Medicine
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016 — A new study conducted at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) has revealed some of the...
stroke risk, cardiovascular surgery vs stenting, CREST trial, UAB, NEJM
News | Stroke | February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016 — Investigators for the Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy versus Stenting Trial (CREST) found...
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