Cath Lab

AstraZeneca announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new administration option for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients who are unable to swallow ticagrelor (Brilinta) 90 mg tablets whole. Unlike other P2Y12 inhi...

Adding two non-invasive imaging tests to traditional cardiovascular disease risk factor assessment more precisely predicts a healthy patient’s future risk of heart attack, stroke, or premature death, according to a new study. The study was led by...

he Sapien 3 heart valve (Edwards Lifesciences) demonstrated lower death, stroke and paravalvular leak rates than earlier generation devices in patients at high risk for surgery and showed encouraging results in intermediate-risk patients, accordin...

BEST trial, ACC.15,

Despite the advent of a new generation of stents, patients with multiple narrowed arteries in the heart who received coronary artery bypass grafting fared better than those whose arteries were opened with balloon angioplasty and stents in a study...

The Medicines Company announced that the European Commission has granted marketing authorization for two acute care products – Kengrexal (cangrelor) and...
ticagrelor, AstraZeneca, FDA, crushing, option
AstraZeneca announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new administration option for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients who...
Toshiba, Aplio Platinum CV, 300, 500, cardiovascular ultrasound, ACC
The Aplio Platnium Series CV (cardiovascular) ultrasound systems from Toshiba America Medical Systems offer a comprehensive suite of dedicated technology for...
BioImage study, Mount Sinai, cardiovascular disease, ultrasound, CT, detection
Adding two non-invasive imaging tests to traditional cardiovascular disease risk factor assessment more precisely predicts a healthy patient’s future risk of...
ticagrelor, AstraZeneca, FDA, crushing, option
Ticagrelor (Brilinta) 90 mg tablets from AstraZeneca now have FDA approval to be crushed and administered in water by swallowing or via
The Aplio Platnium Series CV (cardiovascular) ultrasound systems from Toshiba America Medical Systems offer a comprehensive suite of...
The Toshiba Infinix 4D CT system enables computed tomography (CT) imaging directly in the cath lab. It integrates an Aquilion Prime CT...
Abiomed’s Impella 2.5 heart pump has gained an additional FDA vindication for use during elective and urgent high-risk percutaneous...

Articles

BioImage study, Mount Sinai, cardiovascular disease, ultrasound, CT, detection
Adding two non-invasive imaging tests to traditional cardiovascular disease risk factor assessment more precisely predicts a healthy patient’s future risk of...
TAVR, transcatheter heart valves, GlobalData, TMVR
Research and consulting firm GlobalData reported that the global market value for transcatheter heart valves will expand at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR...
Adding the antiplatelet drug ticagrelor (Brilinta) to aspirin as long-term therapy after a heart attack significantly reduced the rate of subsequent death from...
Bendavia, heart attack, scarring, angioplasty, ACC, study
Patients who received the new drug Bendavia before undergoing angioplasty or stent implantation after a heart attack showed no significant reduction in...

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