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September 22, 2014 — A first-of-its kind study found that using a cerebral protection device during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) can significantly reduce the number and volume of cerebral lesions in high-risk patients with severe...

The largest prospective longitudinal study of acute myocardial infarction (MI) patients offers unique insight into the use, safety and effectiveness of blood thinners prasugrel and clopidogrel in hospitals across the United States. 

September 19, 2014 — A new study investigating different durations of triple therapy for anticoagulation after drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation demonstrated that six weeks of drug therapy was not superior to six months of therapy with regard...

September 19, 2014 — According to a new study, peritoneal hypothermia is feasible for patients who have suffered ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). However, the procedure was associated with an increased rate of adverse events wit...

New analyses and extended follow-up from the BRIGHT study demonstrated that bivalirudin remained superior to both heparin monotherapy and heparin plus...
Two-Year Results CoreValve U.S. Pivotal Trial TCT 2014
In extended follow-up from the CoreValve U.S. Pivotal Trial, the self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve was shown to have low rates of all-cause mortality...
September 22, 2014 — A first-of-its kind study found that using a cerebral protection device during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) can...
September 22, 2014 — According to a new study, while it is common for patients who have migraine to have a patent foramen ovale, a procedure to repair this...
GE Healthcare's Cath Lab Efficiency Manager is a new analytical tool that analyzes the performance of an interventional lab, providing
Ecolab Healthcare's PD220 patient drape is the first to market specifically for Boston Scientific’s subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-...
Medtronic's NC Euphora noncompliant balloon dilatation catheter was 510(k) cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in...
Esaote North America's MyLab Six ultrasound system is 510(k)-cleared from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and available for...

Articles

September 22, 2014 — A first-of-its kind study found that using a cerebral protection device during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) can...
VADs Gain Popularity Artificial Hearts Remain Ideal GlobalData
Robert Littlefield, MSc, GlobalData's senior analyst covering Medical Devices, said: “Since the first implantation of the Jarvik 7 in 1982, artificial...
U.S. CoreValve High Risk trial TCT 2014
According to a new study, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) provided meaningful clinical benefits relative to surgical aortic valve replacement (...
Study Blood Thinner Heart Attack Patients
The largest prospective longitudinal study of acute myocardial infarction (MI) patients offers unique insight into the use, safety and effectiveness of blood...

Video Center

As technology continues to advance for all diagnostic imaging modalities, it sometimes reminds me...
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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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This webinar explained the benefits of better access, productivity and revenue cycle efficiency in a modern cardiovascular information system (CVIS...
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
This webinar demonstrates the Centricity Cardio Enterprise Solution (CCE), a solution that can help cardiology departments and hospital administrators to...