News | May 20, 2011
May 20, 2011 - Boston Scientific Corporation today announced 12-month results from its PLATINUM Small Vessel study,...
News | May 20, 2011
May 20, 2011 - Edwards Lifesciences Corporation announced that clinicians continued to achieve successful one-year...
News | May 20, 2011
May 20, 2011 – e-BioMatrix post-marketing surveillance (PMS) registry information presented at EuroPCR 2011 has...
Feature | May 19, 2011 | Dave Fornell
For years researchers have experimented with stem cells in attempts to regrow myocardium in patients who suffer...

Specially processed, non-crosslinked, acellular extracellular matrix (ECM) implanted on a heart.

Feature | May 19, 2011 | Thomas F. Deering, M.D., FACC, FACP, FHRS, Piedmont Heart Institute, Atlanta
Over the last decade, cardiac stem cell therapy has shown tantalizing but as yet unrealized potential as a treatment...
Feature | May 19, 2011 | Dave Fornell
Only a few years ago, separate software systems without a common interface were the industry standard to manage...

BioSeal Advanced powder is a mixture of a hydrophilic polymer and potassium ferrate that is placed around the access site.

Feature | May 19, 2011 | Todd Loesch
For decades, cath lab clinicians essentially had only one option for achieving hemostasis management following a...

Pre-hospital ECG transmissions helped ThedaCare diagnose STEMI patients prior to arrival, allowing earlier cath lab activation.

Feature | May 19, 2011 | Mike Rodman, Cath Lab Supervisor, Appleton Medical Center, Appleton, Wis., and Theda Clark Medical Center, Neenah, Wis.
According to the American College of Cardiology (ACC), each year nearly 400,000 patients are admitted to U.S. hospitals...
News | May 19, 2011
May 19, 2011—Arterial Remodeling Technologies (ART) announced details of the state-of-the-art design of its polymer-...
News | May 19, 2011
May 19, 2011 – New clinical data presented today at EuroPCR 2011 demonstrate immediate and long-term health-related...
News | May 19, 2011
May 19, 2011 - Neovasc Inc., a developer of novel technologies used to treat vascular disease, reported positive six-...
News | May 19, 2011
May 19, 2011 - Results from a study validating Cheetah Medical's noninvasive NICOM system specifically for use in...
Technology | May 19, 2011
May 19, 2011 - BridgePoint Medical Inc. has announced that they have received clearance of an expanded indication for...

It is necessary for the radial artery to be easily visualized for the access puncture. An arm support or cradle can be used.

Feature | May 18, 2011 | Angela Iverson RT (R), Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago
When a lab is transitioning from transfemoral to transradial cardiac catheterizations, the process can be either...

OCT has limitations where IVUS can still offer superior imaging.

Feature | May 18, 2011 | Dave Fornell
There are many advantages to using optical coherence tomography (OCT) intravascular imaging. However,...
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