The 2014 Best in KLAS report ranks healthcare vendors and their solutions by the professionals who use them—healthcare providers.

St. Jude Medical Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the FlexAbility Ablation Catheter, a new ablation technology used by electrophysiologists for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias.

Melody valve, FDA approval, PMA, pulonary valve

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval of Medtronic’s premarket approval application (PMA) for the Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) and its Ensemble Transcatheter Valve Delivery System. This allows wider use of...

ECRI Institute has released an updated comparison on cardiac resuscitators used during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

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drug-eluting balloons, DEB, ECRI, report, peripheral artery disease, PAD, cath
ECRI Institute has created a report that offers an overview of drug-eluting balloon (DEB) technology, “Health Technology Forecast report, "Drug-eluting...
Artificial Heart, Ventricular Assist Device, Heart failure, SynCardia
SynCardia Systems Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to conduct a clinical study of the effectiveness of the SynCardia...
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved for human evaluation a nanoparticle-based imaging agent jointly developed at Washington...
Cardiac Resynchonization Therapy (CRT), Implantable cardioverster defibrillators
Medtronic announced new results from the PainFree SST and Shock-Less clinical studies published in the journal HeartRhythm.
Ablation Catheters, Atrial Fibrillation, EP Lab, FlexAbility Ablation Catheter
Medtronic’s Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) and its Ensemble Transcatheter Valve Delivery System are indicated for patients born...
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ECRI Institute has created a report that offers an overview of drug-eluting balloon (DEB) technology, “Health Technology Forecast report, "Drug-eluting...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved for human evaluation a nanoparticle-based imaging agent jointly developed at Washington...
Abiomed impella, Impella RP, Impella right percutaneous
Abiomed Inc. said the Impella RP (Right Percutaneous) system has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval under a humanitarian device...
The silence is deafening. And since radiology associations, physician groups and vendors have yet...
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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...
This webinar explained the benefits of better access, productivity and revenue cycle efficiency in a modern cardiovascular information system (CVIS...

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July 31, 2014 — The heart of an astronaut is a much-studied thing. Scientists have analyzed its blood flow, rhythms,...
While transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a paradigm shift in how valve disease is treated, one nagging...
Acute intermediate-risk pulmonary emboli (PE) in normotensive patients with right ventricle dysfunction present the...

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