ASE, guideline, holes in the heart, imaging strategies, cardiovascular ultrasound, echocardiography
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 31, 2015
July 31, 2015 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) released a new document describing various imaging...
Mercy Hospital Joplin, Toshiba, Aplio 300 Platinum ultrasound, tornado disaster
News | Ultrasound Imaging | July 30, 2015
July 30, 2015 — After a tornado decimated the hospital only four years ago, Mercy Hospital Joplin in Joplin, Missouri,...
Navidea, Mass General, Tc99m-tilmanocept, vulnerable plaque, cardiovascular disease, Harvard
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | July 30, 2015
July 30, 2015 — Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc. announced plans to move forward with a joint study of the ability of...
Hansen Medical, Magellan 10 French Robotic Catheter, FDA 510(k) clearance
Technology | Robotic Systems | July 29, 2015
The Magellan 10 French Robotic Catheter from Hansen Medical is indicated for use in the peripheral vasculature. The...
MSCs, stem cells, end-stageheart failure, retrograde, coronary sinus,
News | Stem Cell Therapies | July 29, 2015
July 29, 2015 — A new clinical trial to test how a high dose of...
Guerbet, acquisition, Mallinckrodt, CMDS business, contrast media, CT, MRI
News | Contrast Media | July 29, 2015
July 28, 2015 — Guerbet announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement under which it will acquire...
Epsilon Imaging, EchoInsight, ASE 2015, cardiac ultrasound image analysis
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 29, 2015
June 22, 2015 — Epsilon Imaging Inc. announced that several studies were presented at the American Society of...
Itrevia 7 HF-T QP, Biotronik, CRT-D, first U.S. implantations, CLS algorithm
Feature | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | July 28, 2015
July 28, 2015 — Biotronik announced the first patients have been successfully implanted with Itrevia HF-T QP cardiac...
Feature | Heart Valve Repair | July 28, 2015
July 28, 2015 — Boston Scientific announced CE Mark and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the...
CSI, ViperWire Advance Peripheral Guide Wire with Flex Tip, Stealth, Diamondback

Diamondback 360 Peripheral OAS image courtesy of Cardiovascular Systems Inc.

Technology | Atherectomy Devices | July 22, 2015
July 22, 2015 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
Direct Flow Medical, Transcatheter Aortic Valve System, SALUS Trial, FDA
News | Heart Valve Repair | July 22, 2015
July 22, 2015 Direct Flow Medical Inc. received Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. Food and...
The Medicines Company, bivalirudin, Angiomax, litigation, Hospira Inc.
News | Cath Lab | July 22, 2015
July 22, 2015 — The Medicines Company announced the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Court has ruled...
HeartMate PHP, Thoratec, St. Jude medical

The HeartMate PHP (percutaneous heart pump) is the latest acute hemodynamic support technology released by Thoratec, which recently received CE mark in Europe. The PHP is currently in U.S.clinical trials.

Feature | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | July 22, 2015
July 22, 2015 — St. Jude Medical and Thoratec announced that the boards of directors of both companies have unanimously...
GlobalData, TAVR, Edwards, Medtronic, CoreValve Evolut R, Sapien 3

Sapien 3 image courtesy of Edwards Lifesciences
 

News | Heart Valve Repair | July 21, 2015
July 21, 2015 — The recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approvals of two next-generation...
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