Cath Lab

Edwards lawsuit over Corevalve

The U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware granted a preliminary injunction limiting the sale of Medtronic's CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system in the United States. The court ordered the injunction April 10....

Cardinal Health announced an agreement to acquire privately held AccessClosure Inc. for $320 million. 

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (SCAI) issued a list of five specific, evidence-based recommendations that should be avoided in the care of patients who have, or are at risk for, cardiovascular disease. 

Heparin More Effective Than Bivalirudin in Treating Patients During PCI

In a comparison of two blood-thinning medications, heparin was associated with significantly fewer major cardiovascular events at 28 days than bivalirudin in patients receiving primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) after a heart attack,...

Corevalve beats surgery, ACC 2014, TAVR vs surgery, Edwards lawsuit
The U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware granted a preliminary injunction limiting the sale of Medtronic's CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve...
April 14, 2014 — CardiacAssist announced it has received a Class 4 medical device license for its TandemHeart system from Health Canada. The TandemHeart system...
 Mitralign Inc. has completed enrollment in a study in Europe investigating its lead device, the Mitralign System, in patients with functional mitral...
April 10, 2014 — The largest single-center study of patients implanted with a total artificial heart found the device may help patients in severe heart failure...
Epsilon Imaging EchoInsight Cardio Oncology Echo Cardiac Ultrasound
Epsilon Imaging Inc. has expanded its EchoInsight automated measurement suite for improved analysis and interpretation in echo. This
The Acist|RXi Rapid Exchange FFR system is the world's first rapid exchange FFR system. This device features new technology designed...
The Mynx Ace vascular closure device is a safe and secure vascular closure product that provides consistent results with an...
Shimadzu Medical Systems launched three new digital angiography systems in March 2014. These are the ceiling-mounted Trinias...

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Corevalve beats surgery, ACC 2014, TAVR vs surgery, Edwards lawsuit
The U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware granted a preliminary injunction limiting the sale of Medtronic's CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve...
SCAI ACC.14 Choosing Wisely Campaign Tests Treatments to Avoid Cath Lab
The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (SCAI) issued a list of five specific, evidence-based recommendations that should be avoided in...
Merge, CVIS, cardiac PACS
Patients do not have to be the only beneficiaries of technological innovation. Indeed, many technological hardware and software solutions are emerging to help...
In a comparison of two blood-thinning medications, heparin was associated with significantly fewer major cardiovascular events at 28 days than bivalirudin in...

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By Dave Fornell The biggest news item from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 63rd Annual...
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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 image quality, lesion detection and...
CVIS, cardiovascular information system
This webinar reviews multi-ology, multi-site, vendor neutral solutions that transform rigid departmental information silos into fluid, consolidated, information sharing systems. It discusses how to...
Centricity Cardio Enterprise, Cardiac PACS, Cardio PACS, CVIS
February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to evaluate the health of your cardiology IT system. 
Join us Feb. 25, 2-3 p.m. Eastern for a live demonstration on Centricity Cardio Enterprise...