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The Medicines Company announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee (CRDAC) voted 9 - 2 with one abstention to recommend approval of the investigational intravenous antiplatelet agent...

Scientific confirmation has just been published in the American Journal of Cardiovascular Disease that atherosclerosis, the underlying process of heart attacks and strokes, is generally not caused by high cholesterol blood levels. It is r...

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) physicians are conducting a research study using the first transcatheter mitral valve replacement in the United States at Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital.

Cardiovascular Systems Inc. announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the 4 French, 1.25 Solid Diamondback 360 Peripheral Orbital Atherectomy System (OAS) for the treatment of peripheral artery disea...

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) announced the following late-breaking clinical trials to be presented at its 2015...
Brilinta, AstraZeneca, FDA, sNDA, PEGASUS-TIMI 54, new indication
AstraZeneca announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) and granted Priority Review for...
Medtronic, SWIFT PRIME, REVASCAT, Solitaire, stent thrombectomy, stroke
Two global trials have found that the addition of the Solitaire device stent thrombectomy procedure to current pharmaceutical treatment significantly...
Watchman, LAA, left atrial appendage
The long awaited U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the first transcatheter left atrial appendage (LAA) occluder in March is seen by many...
CSI, Diamondback 360, atherectomy, PAD, Stealth 360
Cardiovascular Systems Inc. announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the 4 French, 1.25 Solid
The CoreValve self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system is now cleared for an additional indication to treat...
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...

Articles

Watchman, LAA, left atrial appendage
The long awaited U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the first transcatheter left atrial appendage (LAA) occluder in March is seen by many...
3D printing, 3-D printing
Several futuristic technologies and their potential impact on healthcare were discussed during the Future of Cardiovascular Medicine track sessions at the...
The Medicines Company, cangrelor, FDA advisory committee, approval
The Medicines Company announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee (CRDAC) voted 9 - 2 with one...
atherosclerosis, vitamin C, heart disease, Dr. Rath Research Institute
Scientific confirmation has just been published in the American Journal of Cardiovascular Disease that atherosclerosis, the underlying process of heart attacks...

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The biggest technology news coming out of the 2015 American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual...
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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...