News | May 04, 2010
May 4, 2010 – A deal has been struck to produce a generic version of Merck & Company’s Zetia (ezetimibe). In the...

Aortic dissection (AD).

News | May 04, 2010
May 4, 2010 - Currently, using conventional imaging modalities to distinguish between acute and chronic aortic...

The IQflex ECG system.

Technology | May 03, 2010
May 3, 2010 – Two new ambulatory electrocardiogram (ECG) devices are being introduced this week to help speed...
News | May 03, 2010
May 3, 2010 – Excellent safety and clinical outcomes were shown in patients ages 70 and older who received a stent...
News | May 03, 2010
May 3, 2010 – A point-of-care ultrasound system for use by emergency medical services (EMS) is being developed in...

The Paccocath coating of the B.Braun SeQuent Please DEB uses contrast media to separate and evenly distribute the paclitaxel molecules over the surface of the balloon. The anti-proliferative drug helps prevent restenosis.

Feature | May 03, 2010 | Dave Fornell
Several paclitaxel drug-eluting balloons (DEBs) are currently available on the European market, and several others are...

Invatec developed the FreePac balloon coating, which uses a urea matrix to free and separate paclitaxel molecules and facilitates their absorption into the blood vessel wall.

Feature | May 03, 2010 | Dave Fornell
Drug-eluting balloons (DEBs) may offer new options in treating peripheral vessels and restenosis. DEBs already offer...

A radio frequency plaque ablation system is combined inside the Minnow Guiding Reshaping Technology balloon catheter.

Feature | May 02, 2010 | By Stephanie Labelle, senior analyst, Millennium Research Group
In recent years, many medical device companies saw the underserved lower extremity as an opportunity to enter the...
News | April 28, 2010
April 29, 2010 - Merge Healthcare announced today it completed the acquisition of Amicas Inc., in which Merge...
News | April 28, 2010
April 28, 2010 - A national "CT Dose Summit" will bring together leading experts on medical imaging to lay the...
News | April 28, 2010
April 28, 2010 - Molecular imaging can help physicians identify aortic dissection and help guide treatment, according...
News | April 28, 2010
April 28, 2010 – Deviating from its focus on intravascular imaging systems and fractional flow reserve (FFR)...

The Diamondback 360 atherectomy catheter approaching a lesion, and following treatment.

News | April 28, 2010
April 28. 2010 – A trial examining the use of an orbital atherectomy device on calcified coronary lesions was granted...
Technology | April 28, 2010
April 28, 2010 – A Web-based platform designed to share electrocardiogram (ECG) information between emergency medical...
News | April 28, 2010
April 28, 2010 – About 280,000 external defibrillators used worldwide in health care facilities and public places may...
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