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Boston Scientific announced CE Mark and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the Safari2 Pre-Shaped Guidewire. Safari2 is an enhanced version of the  Safari Guidewire, intended to facilitate the introduction and placement of...

Boston Scientific announced CE Mark and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the Safari2 Pre-Shaped Guidewire. Safari2 is an enhanced version of the  Safari Guidewire, intended to facilitate the introduction and placement of...

The Medicines Company announced an agreement July 9 with Sandoz Inc. for the distribution of an authorized generic of Angiomax (bivalirudin) for injection in the United States.

Cardiovascular Systems Inc. announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its new ViperWire Advance Peripheral Guide Wire with Flex Tip for their peripheral orbital atherectomy systems (OAS). The new guide wi...

Boston Scientific, Safari2 pre-shaped guidewire, cath lab, TAVI, TAVR, FDA, CE
Boston Scientific announced CE Mark and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the Safari2 Pre-Shaped Guidewire. Safari2 is an enhanced version...
The Medicines Company, Angiomax, generic launch, Sandoz Inc.
The Medicines Company announced an agreement July 9 with Sandoz Inc. for the distribution of an authorized generic of Angiomax (bivalirudin) for...
CSI, ViperWire Advance Peripheral Guide Wire with Flex Tip, Stealth, Diamondback
Cardiovascular Systems Inc. announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its new ViperWire Advance Peripheral Guide...
The Medicines Company, bivalirudin, Angiomax, litigation, Hospira Inc.
The Medicines Company announced the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Court has ruled against the company in its bivalirudin (Angiomax) patent...
Boston Scientific, Safari2 pre-shaped guidewire, cath lab, TAVI, TAVR, FDA, CE
Boston Scientific announced CE Mark and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the Safari2 Pre-Shaped Guidewire. Safari2 is
The Medicines Company announced an agreement with Sandoz Inc. for the distribution of an authorized generic of Angiomax (...
The Architect Galectin-3 assay automated blood test from BG Medicine Inc. was cleared by the United States Food and Drug Administration (...
The ViperWire Advance Peripheral Guide Wire with Flex Tip from Cardiovascular Systems Inc. is indicated for use with their peripheral...

Articles

Boston Scientific, fully absorbable scaffold, FAST study, resorbable
Boston Scientific has initiated a study of the company's first fully resorbable drug-eluting scaffold system. The Fully Absorbable Scaffold Feasibility Study (...
cardiac rehab after angioplasty, rehabilitation, ACC, Randal J. Thomas, referral
Hospitals in the Midwest were more likely than others to refer patients for guideline-recommended cardiac rehabilitation following angioplasty, according...
ACC, health policy statement, heart team, cardiovascular health
Building teams that include advanced practice providers can help cardiovascular practices meet the challenges of modern practice, according to a new health...
Thoratec, HeartMate PHP. CE Mark approval, SHIELD I
Thoratec announced that the HeartMate PHP (Percutaneous Heart Pump) received CE Mark approval, permitting sale in the European Union and other international...

Video Center

Here are a few observations on cardiovascular ultrasound advances I made while attending the 2015...
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The latest advances in cardiovascular echocardiography will be presented at the 2015 American...
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There were several technology takeaway messages for the future of electrophysiology (EP) at the...
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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...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...