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In the current era of healthcare reform with the overarching goal of reducing healthcare costs, heart failure (HF) management has taken center stage. It is the leading cause of hospitalization for adults over the age of 65 in the United States and...

Medtronic Inc. announced results from the CRYSTAL AF (CRYptogenic STroke And underLying Atrial Fibrillation) clinical trial, published in The New England Journal of Medicine. The trial found that continuous cardiac monitoring with the Reveal XT in...

St. Jude Medical announced the completion of its acquisition of the privately held CardioMEMS Inc., developer of the CardioMEMS heart failure (HF) management system. The acquisition was completed on May 30, 2014.

New research has found that bariatric surgery is an effective way to control weight in morbidly obese patients who are at risk for developing atrial fibrillation (AF). Bariatric or weight loss surgery is an operation on the stomach that limits foo...

July 30, 2014 — St. Jude Medical announced CE mark approval and first use of the FlexAbility ablation catheter, a novel ablation technology used by...
reveal linq, icm
Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David's Medical Center was among the first in the United States to implant the Medtronic Reveal LINQ Insertable...
July 18, 2014 — Cook Medical customers in the United States will again have access to its Evolution RL and Evolution Shortie RL controlled-rotation dilator...
A new physician poster presentation at the Atrial Fibrillation Symposium 19th Annual International Meeting in Orlando, Fla., reports long-term outcomes for the...
Cook Medical customers in the United States again have access to its Evolution RL and Evolution Shortie RL controlled-rotation dilator
The Spectranetics Corp.'s portfolio includes two mechanical lead extraction platforms that expand physicians' options for the safe removal...
The Optisure defibrillation lead is an addition to St. Jude Medical's Optim lead family, joining the Durata defibrillation lead. Based...
The Biotronik Lumax 740 DX system is a first-in-class implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) that utilizes a single lead...

Articles

In the current era of healthcare reform with the overarching goal of reducing healthcare costs, heart failure (HF) management has taken center stage. It is the...
St. Jude Medical announced the completion of its acquisition of the privately held CardioMEMS Inc., developer of the CardioMEMS heart failure (HF)...
New research has found that bariatric surgery is an effective way to control weight in morbidly obese patients who are at risk for developing atrial...
CardioMEMS Heart Failure System FDA Approval
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted market clearance to the CardioMEMS Heart Failure System, the first FDA-approved heart failure (HF)...

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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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There were several new cardiovascular ultrasound technology advances highlighted at the American...
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Join Ascendian Healthcare Consulting and GE Healthcare during a webinar Wednesday, July 16 to learn about the access, productivity, and revenue cycle...
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
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...