Gore, DrySeal Flex Introducer Sheath, endovascular repair, EVAR
Technology | Vascular Access | August 30, 2016
August 30, 2016 — W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. (Gore) announced the commercial availability of the Gore DrySeal...
nanoparticles, blood clotting, internal bleeding, American Chemical Society study, Erin B. Lavik

Nanoparticles (green) help form clots in an injured liver. The researchers added color to the scanning electron microscopy image after it was taken. Image courtesy of Erin Lavik, Ph.D.

News | Hemostasis Management | August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016 — Whether severe trauma occurs on the battlefield or the highway, saving lives often comes down to...
Intact Vascular, TOBA clinical study, one-year results, Tack Endovascular System, Journal of Vascular Surgery
News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016 — Intact Vascular Inc. announced that the one-year results from its Tack Optimized Balloon Angioplasty...
Technavio report, renal denervation devices, 2015
News | Renal Denervation | August 23, 2016
August 23, 2016 — Technavio analysts forecast the global...
Jason Burdick, injectable hydrogels, heart failure, heart attack, American Chemical Society

Compared to other types of hydrogels being developed (left), a new hydrogel (right) can form crosslinks after injection into the heart, making the material stiffer and longer-lasting. Image courtesy of American Chemical Society.

News | Heart Failure | August 23, 2016
August 23, 2016 — During a heart attack, clots or narrowed arteries block blood flow, harming or killing cells within...
News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016 — Avinger Inc. recently announced the closing of its previously announced public offering of 9,857,800...
DMC Heart Hospital, Detroit Medical Center, complex percutaneous intervention education course, PCI, cath lab training
News | Cath Lab | August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016 — The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Heart Hospital recently completed a Complex Percutaneous...
atomic bombs, radiation exposure, long-term health effects, Bertrand Jordan, study
News | Radiation Dose Management | August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016 — The detonation of atomic bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945...
TAILOR-PCI study, antiplatelet medication, genotype, NHLBI grant
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | August 18, 2016
August 18, 2016 — Researchers at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, Toronto, and at Mayo Clinic are leading the Tailored...
Covidien, Medtronic, TurboHawk, Atherectomy system

The Medtronic TurboHawk atherectomy system. 

Feature | Atherectomy Devices | August 18, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Due to poor outcomes from percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) ballooning of vessels alone, or of stenting in...
Sapien III, Sapien 3, PARTNER III, FDA approval, expanded indication, intermediate risk patients

The Sapien 3 valve has a skirt of fabric at its base that has significantly reduced issues of paravalvular leak, which was an issue with the first generation Sapien device. 

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | August 18, 2016 | Dave Fornell
August 18, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indications for both the Edwards...
GE Healthcare, OEC Elite MiniView mini C-arm
Technology | Mobile C-Arms | August 17, 2016
August 17, 2016 — GE Healthcare announced the release of the OEC Elite MiniView C-arm, a new imaging system designed to...
Corindus Corpath, Acist Medical RXi and CVi, Fairview Southdale Hospital, Minnesota, cath lab
News | Cath Lab | August 17, 2016
August 17, 2016 — Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. and Acist Medical Systems Inc. are providing Fairview Southdale...
Cardiovascular Systems Inc., LIBERTY 360 study, Amputation Prevention Symposium, PAD, peripheral artery disease, atherectomy
News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | August 16, 2016
August 16, 2016 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) released procedural and 30-day results from its LIBERTY 360° study...
Absorb, bioresorbable stent, BVS, on OCT

An optical coherence tomography (OCT) image of an Absorb bioresorbable stent. The stent struts are clear, allowing light to pass through, and in some cases magnifying the light that passes through under each strut. Image courtesy of St. Jude Medical.

Blog | Stents Bioresorbable | August 16, 2016
There was an explosion of interest in bioresorbable stents immediately following the July 5, 2016 announcement that the...
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