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Adding the HeartFlow FFRCT Analysis to a standard coronary computed tomography angiogram (cCTA) may change the course of treatment in more than one-third of patients with coronary artery disease. This conclusion was discussed i...

Edwards Lifesciences announced it has temporarily halted its clinical trial of the Fortis mitral transcatheter heart valve. The company said that in consultation with trial investigators, it was decided to voluntarily implement a temporary pause o...

Abbott announced that it has received CE Mark for the latest advancement of its Absorb stent system, called Absorb GT1. Absorb GT1 combines a fully dissolving stent with a next-generation delivery catheter to help doctors treat people with heart d...

A risk assessment algorithm combining clinical risk factors and platelet function test results may help interventional cardiologists better identify patients who stand to benefit from intensive antiplatelet medication after percutaneous coronary i...

Visipaque, IOCM, LOCM, angioplasty, EuroPCR 2015
Significantly fewer renal and cardiac events are associated with angioplasty procedures using isosmolar contrast medium (IOCM) agent Visipaque (iodixanol) than...
Boston Scientific, Synergy, EVOLVE I, EVOLVE II, EuroPCR 2015, results
Boston Scientific reported positive, long-term data from the EVOLVE Trial of the Synergy everolimus-eluting bioabsorbable polymer platinum chromium coronary...
IN.PACT Admiral, Global Study, DEB SFA-LONG, long peripheral lesions, EuroPCR
New clinical data from two different studies show the IN.PACT Admiral drug-coated balloon from Medtronic plc successfully treated long lesions in the...
St. Jude Medical, FFR, cFFR, CONTRAST, DEFER, study, EuroPCR 2015
St. Jude Medical Inc. announced new results from two clinical studies further supporting the use of its fractional flow reserve (FFR) technology to...
Medtronic, Euphora, SC, semicompliant balloon dilatation catheter, FDA, U.S.
The Euphora Semicompliant Balloon Dilatation Catheter is a pre-dilatation therapy used during a stent implantation to reopen a narrowed
Medtronic’s In.Pact Admiral drug-coated balloon (DCB) is for the interventional treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD) for the...

Articles

CT-FFR, Heartflow Analysis, coronary artery disease, EuroPCR, RIPCORD
Adding the HeartFlow FFRCT Analysis to a standard coronary computed tomography angiogram (cCTA) may change the course of treatment in more...
Edwards, Fortis, transcatheter mitral valve, trial, halts enrollment
Edwards Lifesciences announced it has temporarily halted its clinical trial of the Fortis mitral transcatheter heart valve. The company said that in...
antiplatelet medication, prasugrel, clopidogrel, risk algorithm, SCAI
A risk assessment algorithm combining clinical risk factors and platelet function test results may help interventional cardiologists better identify patients...
PROMETHEUS, prasugrel, clopidogrel, heart disease, bleeding, SCAI
Prasugrel (Effient) is more likely to be given to lower-risk heart disease patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) compared to clopidogrel...

Video Center

There were several technology takeaway messages for the future of electrophysiology (EP) at the...
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The Heart Rhythm Society’s 36th Annual Scientific Sessions, May 13-16, 2015 in Boston, will offer...
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U.S. healthcare reform is largely being driven through adoption of new information technology (IT...
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The webinar Maximize Your Clinical Imaging With a VNA Strategy will explain the changing face of medical imaging and data, and the challenges to...
Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise
Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from...
The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...