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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 has initiated a study of the company's first fully resorbable drug-eluting scaffold system. The Fully Absorbable Scaffold Feasibility Study (FAST) is a prospective, single-arm study designed to assess the safety and performance o...

Thoratec announced that the HeartMate PHP (Percutaneous Heart Pump) received CE Mark approval, permitting sale in the European Union and other international countries. Approval was based on data from the first 30 patients enrolled in the HeartMate...

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...
GlobalData, TAVR, Edwards, Medtronic, CoreValve Evolut R, Sapien 3
The recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approvals of two next-generation transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVR) devices will transform the U...
The Medicines Company, Angiomax, generic launch, Sandoz Inc.
The Medicines Company announced an agreement with Sandoz Inc. for the distribution of an authorized generic of Angiomax (
The ViperWire Advance Peripheral Guide Wire with Flex Tip from Cardiovascular Systems Inc. is indicated for use with their peripheral...
The Protégé GPS self-expanding peripheral stent system from Medtronic is indicated for the treatment of stenotic lesions of the common and...
The OptoWire and OptoMonitor products from Opsens Inc. measure fractional flow reserve (FFR). This measure is used to optimize the...

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...

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Here are a few observations on cardiovascular ultrasound advances I made while attending the 2015...
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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...