The rates of death, heart attack and stroke were equal for patients in the PRECOMBAT trial, regardless if they received a stent or CABG.

Feature | April 08, 2011 | Dave Fornell
A study from a South Korean research team found that angioplasty with a sirolimus-eluting stent was non-inferior to...
Technology | April 08, 2011
To prevent physician fatigue and back pain associated with wearing protective lead aprons in the cath lab, the...
Feature | April 08, 2011
April 8, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an aneurysm treatment system as a Humanitarian...

Calcification in in the aortic bifurcation of an Egyptian mummy.

Feature | April 08, 2011
A U.S.-Egyptian research team has uncovered the earliest documented case of coronary atherosclerosis in a princess who...
News | April 08, 2011
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week released its February list of device and technology premarket...
Technology | April 08, 2011
April 8, 2011 – Spectrum Dynamics has installed the second D-SPECT (single photon emission computed tomography) system...
Feature | April 08, 2011 | Dave Fornell
April 8, 2011 — A transcatheter ventricular assist device performed better than intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP), with...
News | April 08, 2011
April 8, 2011 – At the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, Siemens...
News | April 07, 2011
April 7, 2011 – Primary results from the RADAR Phase 2b clinical trial were announced at the American College of...
Feature | April 07, 2011
April 7, 2011 – New study results have evaluated the potential inhibitory effects of certain proton pump inhibitors (...
News | April 07, 2011
April 7, 2011 – Data from two phase 3 trials studying a drug for high-cholesterol patients who are on lipid-lowering...

The TMI Spectre wireless foot switch can help eliminate cords in the cath lab.

Feature | April 07, 2011 | Dave Fornell
April 7, 2011 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2011 in New Orleans this week offered an expo floor filled...
Technology | April 07, 2011
April 7, 2011 – Esaote International NV will acquire 3mensio Medical Imaging BV in order to expand its role in...
Technology | April 06, 2011
April 7, 2011 – The first digital broadband magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner has been cleared in the United...
Technology | April 06, 2011
April 7, 2011 – At the recent American College of Cardiology (ACC) Annual Scientific Session in New Orleans, Siemens...
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