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July 31, 2014 — Radiation therapy may offer a promising new noninvasive alternative treatment for the millions of Americans whose high blood pressure doesn’t respond to medication, suggests preliminary research presented at the 56th annual me...

Boston Scientific Corp. CE mark Ranger Ranger Paclitaxel-coated PTA Balloon Cath

Boston Scientific received CE mark for the Ranger Paclitaxel-coated PTA Balloon Catheter. The technology is now in full European market launch. 

July 24, 2014 — Boston Scientific has initiated full commercial launch of its new Polaris imaging system. This system will support the Boston Scientific family of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) catheters, including coronary, peripheral and intrac...

July 22, 2014 — Boston Scientific announced it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Rebel platinum chromium coronary stent system, the company's latest-generation bare-metal stent for the treatment of coronary artery d...

SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Implant VAD Heart Failure Treatments
For the first time, cardiac surgeons, medical professionals and the public can watch the implantation of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart in a...
Sorin Group Solo Smart Heart Valve Repair
Sorin Group received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Solo Smart Aortic Pericardial Heart Valve.
Occlutech announced that it has successfully obtained a ruling by the U.K. Patents Court in the High Court of Justice in London that invalidates AGA/St Jude's...
STEMI, inaccurate ECG reads
In a community hospital and emergency medical services (EMS) system, the standard 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) is the primary and initial objective...
Sorin Group Solo Smart Heart Valve Repair
The Solo Smart Aortic Pericardial Heart Valve from Sorin Group is the first valve with a removable stent to be approved in the U.S. market
MedXT simplifies imaging by providing the flexibility, ease, mobility and pay-as-you-go pricing model of the cloud to the point of care....
Covidien announced's next-generation Trellis peripheral infusion system is a pharmacomechanical thrombolysis device that enables focused...

Articles

In a community hospital and emergency medical services (EMS) system, the standard 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) is the primary and initial objective...
July 31, 2014 — Radiation therapy may offer a promising new noninvasive alternative treatment for the millions of Americans whose high blood pressure doesn’t...
Cardio Ox investigation Astronaut Oxidative Stress Cardiovascular Health
The heart of an astronaut is a much-studied thing. Scientists have analyzed its blood flow, rhythms, atrophy and, through journal studies, even matters of the...
July 30, 2014 — New research from Penn Medicine shows that incisionless transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) surgery cuts lengths of hospital stay by...

Video Center

The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting July 10-13 in San Diego...
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A big fly in the ointment for widespread adoption of many new technologies is cost. In today’s cost...
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There were several new cardiovascular ultrasound technology advances highlighted at the American...
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Join Ascendian Healthcare Consulting and GE Healthcare during a webinar Wednesday, July 16 to learn about the access, productivity, and revenue cycle...
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
February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to evaluate the health of your cardiology IT system. 
Join us Feb. 25, 2-3 p.m. Eastern for a live...