September 12, 2014 — Volcano Corp. announced it will be launching its interventional precision guidance tools at the 27th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium, being held in Washington, D.C., Sept. 13-17.

Medtronic Inc. announced the first U.S. implants in the CoreValve Evolut R Clinical Study, which will evaluate  the safety and effectiveness of the new Medtronic CoreValve Evolut R System.

TCT 2014, late breaking trials, late breaking presentations

Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) has announced the late-breaking trial presentations at TCT 2014, Sept. 13-17.

September 9, 2014 — Use of a quadripolar left ventricular (LV) lead instead of a bipolar option during cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) can decrease complications at six months, according to preliminary hot line results presented at the 201...

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September 15, 2014 — A new gene-directed drug being tested through a research study called GENETIC-AF may improve care, quality of life and survival in...
September 15, 2014 — A new minimally invasive surgery involving a stent graft made from a 3-D image of the patient’s anatomy could eliminate the need for open...
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St. Jude Medical Inc. announced primary outcome two-year data from the FAME 2 Trial, which demonstrated sustained superiority with FFR-guided PCI using St....
Claret Medical Cerebral Protection Series B Financing Sentinel CPS System
Claret Medical Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement for up to $18 million in a Series B financing. The Series B round was led by Santé Ventures...
Ecolab Healthcare's PD220 patient drape is the first to market specifically for Boston Scientific’s subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-
The CorMatrix Cardiovascular CorMatrix CanGaroo ECM Envelope is for use with cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIED’s) including...
Philips Healthcare received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its precision planning application...
Biolife's StatSeal Advanced Disc helps cath Labs, interventional radiology suites and hospitals improve patient comfort as well as save...
Medtronic U.S. Implants Clinical Study Recapturable CoreValve Evolut R
Medtronic Inc. announced the first U.S. implants in the CoreValve Evolut R Clinical Study, which will evaluate  the safety and effectiveness of the new...
September 10, 2014 — According to new research performed at the Mayo Clinic, iodine-based contrast material injected intravenously to enhance computed...
September 9, 2014 — Use of a quadripolar left ventricular (LV) lead instead of a bipolar option during cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) can decrease...
Covidien TurboHawk Clinical Study Directional Atherectomy Effective PAD Therapy
Directional atherectomy is safe and effective as a frontline therapy for the treatment of peripheral arterial disease (PAD), according to a landmark Covidien...
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This webinar explained the benefits of better access, productivity and revenue cycle efficiency in a modern cardiovascular information system (CVIS...
The webinar "PET/CT: A New Frontier" discusses potential benefits of digital relative to analog PET/CT. The session will discuss how digital PET can improve...
Centricity Cardio Enterprise, Cardiac PACS, Cardio PACS, CVIS
This webinar demonstrates the Centricity Cardio Enterprise Solution (CCE), a solution that can help cardiology departments and hospital administrators to...

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June 16, 2014 — Children with heart disease are exposed to low levels of radiation during X-rays, which do not...
July 17 2014 — The Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE) announced the publication of a...

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