Boston Scientific has initiated a worldwide study to evaluate the rate and causes of shocks for patients implanted with the Emblem subcutaneous implantable defibrillator (S-ICD). The device is indicated for primary prevention of sudden cardiac dea...

Medtronic, CardioInsight, ECVUE

Medtronic has acquired CardioInsight Technologies Inc., a Cleveland-based medical device company that has developed a new approach to improve the mapping of electrical di...

CardiAQ Valve Technologies (CardiAQ) announced that its second-generation transcatheter bioprosthetic mitral heart valve was successfully implanted as a compassionate treatment. The device was placed into a 72-year-old male suffering from sev...

Cardiac Dimensions announced the first patients have been enrolled in the REDUCE FMR clinical trial. REDUCE FMR is a prospective, double-blind, randomized multi-center trial, evaluating the company’s minimally-invasive Carillon Mitr...

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University of Southampton scientists have discovered a link between coronary heart disease and osteoporosis, suggesting both conditions could have similar...
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Boston Scientific has initiated a worldwide study to evaluate the rate and causes of shocks for patients implanted with the Emblem subcutaneous implantable...
Aptus Endosystems, Medtronic, acquisition, Heli-FX, Thoracic EndoAnchor, EVAR
Medtronic plc announced it has acquired the assets of Aptus Endosystems Inc., a privately held medical device company focused on developing...
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The American College of Cardiology (ACC) Statin Intolerance App is available to help guide clinicians through the process of managing and
Merge Healthcare Inc. has entered into a strategic partnership with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. Under this...
Summit Imaging Mobile is the mobile version of Summit Imaging's comprehensive online support portal. The application gives clinical...
The Starling SV hemodynamic monitoring system from Cheetah Medical is noninvasive and provides data for real-time clinical decision-making...
Boston Scientific, Emblem, S-ICD, UNTOUCHED study, TV-ICDs, MADIT-RIT study
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FFR, fractional flow reserve, Opsens Medical
Key to ongoing U.S. healthcare reform are efforts to reduce costs by eliminating unnecessary medical procedures and using information technology (IT) to...
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In recent years, there has been widespread media coverage of studies purporting to show that radiation from X-rays, computed tomography (CT) scans and other...
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The latest advances in cardiovascular echocardiography will be presented at the 2015 American...
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Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from...
The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...

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March 31, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded the approved use of the CoreValve self-expanding...

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