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).

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced measurable goals and a timeline to move the Medicare program and the healthcare system at large toward paying providers based on the quality, rather than the quantity of care they giv...

Three-dimensional (3-D) printing can effectively create a biodegradable tracheal segment containing a patient’s own cells for use in complex tracheal reconstruction, according to a proof of concept study abstract released at the 51st Annual Meetin...

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Siemens, Stratus CS 200, blood testing, cardiac diagnostics, Arab Health 2015
The Diagnostics Division of Siemens Healthcare unveiled its latest point-of-care acute care analyzer for the management of patients with cardiovascular disease...
acute heart failure, patient readmission, ER, self-care, challenges
A tool designed to assess what interferes with acute heart failure patients' ability to care for themselves after hospital discharge holds promise for...
Neovasc Inc. has commenced a public offering in the United States of 8 million shares of the company to raise money for upcoming U.S. clinical trials and...
Balloon catheters, Heart Valve repair, Cath Lab, Hybrid OR
Maquet Medical Systems USA announced an agreement to serve as the exclusive U.S. distributor of InterValve Inc.'s V8 Aortic Valvuloplasty Balloon Catheter.
Balloon catheters, Heart Valve repair, Cath Lab, Hybrid OR
Medtronic’s Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) and its Ensemble Transcatheter Valve Delivery System are indicated for patients born...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted a humanitarian device exemption for the CVRx Inc. Barostim neo Legacy System. The...
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...
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...
ECRI Institute has released an updated comparison on cardiac resuscitators used during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
HHS, Medicare, payment, fee-for-service, alternative models, business
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced measurable goals and a timeline to move the Medicare program and the healthcare system at large...
The America College of Cardiology has released its list of key late-breaking clinical trials at the...
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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,...
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