General Cardiology

April 16, 2014 — Abbott announced it has completed enrollment of three clinical trials to support approvals of the company's Absorb bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS) in the United States, Japan and China. Combined, the U.S., Japan and China ac...

ICD, MADIT-CRT trial, long-term followup, ACC.14

Patients in mild heart failure who receive a cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) device may live longer than those implanted with a traditional implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), according to research...

April 7, 2014 — A first-ever randomized head-to-head comparison of two devices commonly used to treat aortic stenosis finds balloon-expandable transcatheter valves (such as the Edwards Sapien) result in more successful procedures and relieve sympt...

SYMPLICITY HTN-3 TRial, ACC.14, renal denervation

A major disappointment earlier this year was the announcement by Medtronic that its renal denervation system failed to meet its primary endpoint for efficacy in the U.S. SYMPLICITY HTN-3 trial. This trial data was presented to a packed, standing-r...

ACC 14 Clinical Trial Women Diet Drinks Cardiovascular Problem Mortality
Healthy postmenopausal women who drink two or more diet drinks a day may be more likely to have a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular problems,...
April 16, 2014 — Abbott announced it has completed enrollment of three clinical trials to support approvals of the company's Absorb bioresorbable vascular...
IN.PACT Drug-eluting Balloon Angioplasty IN.PACT SFA Clinical Trial
Patients with peripheral artery disease in the upper leg experienced significantly better outcomes at 12 months after treatment with the IN.PACT Admiral drug-...
Roughly one out of three children screened for high cholesterol between the ages of 9 and 11 has borderline or high cholesterol, potentially placing them at...
patient monitors cardiac rehabilitation scottcare innovo telemetry transmitter
Innovo is a rechargeable digital transmitter for the company’s VersaCare multi-parameter telemetry solution serving

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ACC 14 Clinical Trial Women Diet Drinks Cardiovascular Problem Mortality
Healthy postmenopausal women who drink two or more diet drinks a day may be more likely to have a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular problems,...
April 16, 2014 — Abbott announced it has completed enrollment of three clinical trials to support approvals of the company's Absorb bioresorbable vascular...
ICD, MADIT-CRT trial, long-term followup, ACC.14
Patients in mild heart failure who receive a cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) device may live longer than those implanted with...
April 7, 2014 — A first-ever randomized head-to-head comparison of two devices commonly used to treat aortic stenosis finds balloon-expandable transcatheter...

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By Dave Fornell The biggest news item from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 63rd Annual...
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By Dave Fornell, DAIC editor Data from several cutting-edge device clinical trials will be...
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By Dave Fornell, editor I have watched a trend in medical technology grow from a small ripple a...
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The webinar will focus on implementation of different strategies to help clinicians reduce radiation exposure during interventional cardiology procedures, both for patient and operators. It will...
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...

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