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...
Xarelto, anticoagulant protocol, discharge, outcomes, DVT, PE
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | July 21, 2015
July 21, 2015 "” Two companion papers published in Academic Emergency Medicine  address the question of when it is...
UNC, biomarkers, severe heart disease, fructosamine, LDL cholesterol, Nichols
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | July 21, 2015
July 21, 2015 - Insulin resistance affects tens of millions of Americans and is a big risk factor for heart disease....
Feature | Atrial Fibrillation | July 20, 2015
July 20, 2015 - A new study proves race and gender-related disparities exist in care for patients who have recently...
Boston Scientific, fully absorbable scaffold, FAST study, resorbable
Feature | Stents Bioresorbable | July 20, 2015
July 20, 2015 - Boston Scientific has initiated a study of the company's first fully resorbable drug-eluting scaffold...
Veryan Medical, BioMimics 3D femoropopliteal stent, MIMICS-2 study, PAD
News | Stents Peripheral | July 17, 2015
July 17, 2015 - Veryan Medical announced that the first subject has been enrolled in their...
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