Technology | July 26, 2010
July 26, 2010 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first generic version of Lovenox (enoxaparin...
Technology | July 26, 2010
July 26, 2010 – A new three-in-one combination drug has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
News | July 26, 2010
July 26, 2010 – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it is soliciting proposals for...
News | July 23, 2010
July 23, 2010 – For patients suffering from a heart attack, every minute counts, yet the average time from start of...
News | July 23, 2010
July 23, 2010 - At the same time that medical science has nearly eliminated AIDS deaths in patients treated for human...
News | July 23, 2010
July 23, 2010 – A new research and development center for medical imaging systems recently opened at University...
News | July 22, 2010
July 22, 2010 – Changes included in the final rules governing the meaningful use objectives for Medicare and Medicaid...
News | July 22, 2010
July 22, 2010 – Accumetrics Inc., Daiichi Sankyo Inc., and Eli Lilly and Co. recently announced that they have...
Technology | July 22, 2010
July 22, 2010 — Western Maryland Regional Medical Center’s recent upgrade to the newest version of the Impax...

The Spectranetics Laser Sheath comes in various sizes to accommodate different size leads.

Feature | July 21, 2010 | Avi Fischer, M.D., FACC, FHRS
Cardiac rhythm device reliability and the approach to managing complications associated with these devices have...
News | July 21, 2010
July 21, 2010 – The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration earlier...

NMT Medicals BioStar bioabsorbable occluder, several months after implantation.

Feature | July 20, 2010 | Dave Fornell
In addition to the FDA-cleared Gore Helex and the AGA Amplatzer transcatheter devices for atrial septal defects (ASDs...
News | July 20, 2010
July 20, 2010 – The final results of the landmark TRUST Trial (Lumax-T/Lumos-T Safely RedUceS RouTine Office Device...

The nitinol wire frame of the AGA Amplatzer ASD Occluder allows structural support to seal larger holes in the heart. Photo courtesy AGA Medical Corp.

Feature | July 20, 2010 | Dave Fornell
Transcatheter structural heart repair devices deployed in the cath lab have largely replaced open-heart surgery as the...
News | July 20, 2010
July 20, 2010 — A $5 million loan was granted for the development of a new percutaneous mitral valve repair device....
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