Medtronic has introduced a new stent platform called Integrity, which is made of a cobalt alloy and utilizes sinusoid technology to make each stent from one continuous wire. It is extremely flexible, even in tortuous vessels.

Feature | July 15, 2011 | By Karene Dumoulin, Principal Analyst, Millennium Research Group

Navigating through the world of coronary stents is about to become more complex.  A plethora of new products are on...

Feature | July 15, 2011 | Dave Fornell

Catheter-based intra-cardiac echocardiography (ICE) is an imaging modality similar to intra-vascular ultrasound (...

The Medivance noninvasive Arctic Sun 5000 therapeutic temperature management system uses external gel pads to regulate temperature, controlled by a touch-screen interface. The system gained U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-clearance in the fall of 2010.

Feature | July 15, 2011 | By Jane Luu, M.D., and John Kao, M.D., FACC

Each year, more than 300,000 people in the United States suffer sudden cardiac death, with some estimates placing...

Feature | July 15, 2011 | Dave Fornell

As part of its efforts to expand integration of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) image guidance with cath lab...

A low-dose neuro CTA using a Philips Ingenuity CT.

Case Study | July 15, 2011

Computed tomography angiography (CTA) is one of the most complex procedures routinely performed on a CT scanner. A...

News | July 15, 2011

July 15, 2011 — TeraRecon Inc. will highlight the accessibility and clinical workflow impact of its iNtuition...

News | July 15, 2011

July 15, 2011 — Canada is spearheading an international study to determine if an implantable cardioverter...

Blog | July 15, 2011

As part of its efforts to expand integration of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) image guidance with cath lab...

News | July 15, 2011

July 15, 2011 — Attendees at the 2011 annual scientific meeting of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography...

News | July 15, 2011

July 15, 2011 — The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) selected GE Healthcare’s Vivid q...

News | July 15, 2011

July 15, 2011 — In a true hybrid suite, both cath lab and open surgical procedures are performed in a single room....

Feature | July 14, 2011 | Dave Fornell

Carotid stenting is a more complex and challenging procedure than coronaries or peripheral vessels. Carotid stenting...

Feature | July 14, 2011 | Dave Fornell

In a move that will likely have a significant impact on how many patients are treated for carotid artery disease,...

Technology | July 14, 2011

July 14, 2011 – Cambridge Heart Inc., a developer of non-invasive diagnostic tests for cardiac disease, announced...

News | July 14, 2011

July 14, 2011 — Boston Scientific Corporation has completed patient enrollment in the ASTI post-market clinical...

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