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...

The American College of Cardiology (ACC), Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) released a new overview on the implantation of left atrial appendage occlusion devices.

New results in animals highlight a major safety concern regarding a class of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agents used in millions of patients annually, according to a new paper. The paper was published online by the journal Invest...

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REDUCE FMR, Cardiac Dimensions, Carillon Mitral Contour System, FMR
Cardiac Dimensions announced the first patients have been enrolled in the REDUCE FMR clinical trial. REDUCE FMR is a prospective, double-blind, randomized...
ACC, HRS, SCAI, left atrial appendage occlusion, recommendations
The American College of Cardiology (ACC), Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) released a new...
Merge Healthcare, Toshiba, partner, cardiology, hemodynamic, vascular X-ray
Merge Healthcare Inc. announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. Under this new...
Sunshine Heart, C-Pulse, $2 million, loan, COUNTER HF, heart failure
Sunshine Heart Inc. has borrowed an additional $2 million to continue work on its U.S. pivotal study for the C-Pulse Heart Assist System. The minimally...
Merge Healthcare, Toshiba, partner, cardiology, hemodynamic, vascular X-ray
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...
Lumify is the first app-based ultrasound solution from Philips that will extend the reach of ultrasound applications across the health...
REDUCE FMR, Cardiac Dimensions, Carillon Mitral Contour System, FMR
Cardiac Dimensions announced the first patients have been enrolled in the REDUCE FMR clinical trial. REDUCE FMR is a prospective, double-blind, randomized...
ACC, HRS, SCAI, left atrial appendage occlusion, recommendations
The American College of Cardiology (ACC), Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) released a new...
HIMSS, survey, cybersecurity, cyberattacks, healthcare organizations, IT
Cybersecurity was identified as an increased business priority over the past year according to 87 percent of respondents in the newly released 2015 HIMSS (...
The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) Annual Scientific Sessions is the premier echocardiographic professional conference. The ASE is an organization...
Here are a few observations on cardiovascular ultrasound advances I made while attending the 2015...
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The latest advances in cardiovascular echocardiography will be presented at the 2015 American...
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Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise
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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