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...
PressureWire St. Jude Medical Two-year FAME 2 Data FFR-guided PCI
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-
Medtronic's NC Euphora noncompliant balloon dilatation catheter was 510(k) cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in...
Esaote North America's MyLab Six ultrasound system is 510(k)-cleared from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and available for...
Eizo Inc. expanded its U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k)-cleared large monitor system with the addition of the RadiForce...
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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