Xarelto, PMSS, XANTUS, ESC 2015, major bleeding, non-valvular atrial fibrillation, NVAF
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | September 04, 2015
September 4, 2015 — Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. and its development partner Bayer HealthCare announced results from...
ABSORB STEMI TROFI II trial, ESC 2015, bioresorbable vascular scaffold, BVS, STEMI patients

Image courtesy of Abbott Vascular

Feature | Stents Bioresorbable | September 04, 2015
September 4, 2015 — A drug-eluting coronary stent made of absorbable material performed similarly to gold-standard...
CMS, Medicare Advantage, Value-Based Insurance Design model, VBID, chronic conditions
Feature | Business | September 03, 2015
September 3, 2015 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the creation of the Medicare...
News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | September 03, 2015
September 3, 2015 — Sorin Group announced the start of patient enrollment in its...
FFR-CT, HeartFlow, PLATFORM trial, ESC 2015, ICA, fractional flow reserve, computed tomography

Image courtesy of HeartFlow Inc.

Feature | FFR Catheters | September 03, 2015
September 3, 2015 — Results of the ...
Abbott i-STAT

The Abbott i-STAT System offers test results for the most commonly ordered tests in surgical and specialty care areas, including: blood gases, chemistries, lactate, electrolytes, hemoglobin and hematocrit, and coagulation (including PT/INR). 

Feature | Point of Care Testing | September 02, 2015 | Daniella Cramp
Hospital-based healthcare providers today are under greater pressure than ever to administer cost- and time-efficient...
News | Structural Heart | September 02, 2015
September 2, 2015 — An investigational material known as Bioabsorbable Cardiac Matrix (BCM), designed to prevent...
Valtech, cardioband, transcatheter mitral annuloplasty

Valtech's Cardioband transcatheter mitral annuloplasty system in development. It is uses a series of corkscrew anchors, similar to those used on EP implantable device leads, to install the annuloplasty ring to reshape the valve for improved leaflet coaptation.

Feature | Structural Heart | September 02, 2015
September 2, 2015 — HeartWare International Inc. announced it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Valtech...
acute ischemic stroke, larger thrombi retrieval, improved neurological recovery, ESC 2015, MR CLEAN trial, sub-study
Feature | Thrombectomy Devices | September 02, 2015
September 2, 2015 — Retrieval of larger thrombi during...
DOPPLER-CIP trial, ESC 2015, heart failure, predictor, small left ventricle, University of Leuven
Feature | Heart Failure | September 02, 2015
September 2, 2015 — Findings presented at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2015 indicate that a small...
chest pain, triage, emergency department, new rapid assay, Dirk Westermann, BACC study, ESC 2015
News | Blood Testing | September 02, 2015
September 2, 2015 — Emergency department patients with chest pain suggestive of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) can...
Medtronic, OPTILINK, OptiVol, ICD, pulmonary congestion, ESC 2015
Feature | Heart Failure | September 01, 2015
September 1, 2015 — Automated alerts for excess fluid accumulation in the lungs did not improve outcomes for...
News | Atrial Fibrillation | September 01, 2015
September 1, 2015 — The first-ever two-year outcomes from the Global Anticoagulant Registry in the Field -...
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