Cardiovascular Surgery

July 18, 2014 — The Freedom portable driver has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for use with the SynCardia temporary total artificial heart as a bridge to transplantation in cardiac transplant candidates who are clinicall...

IABP, recall, datascope, maquet

Datascope Corp./Maquet initiated a voluntary worldwide field correction of some of its intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABPs) due to a potential mechanical failure of the fan assembly associated with the power supply. All customers that may have an IA...

InspireMD Inc. has enrolled the first patient into the CARENET (CARotid Embolic protection study using microNET) multi-center European clinical trial for the new CGuard carotid embolic p...

A national group of leading scientists, including one University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) expert, said that for more than 100 years, fewer people have been dying of ...

cormatrix, cardiovascular, cardiovascular repair
CorMatrix Cardiovascular announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance to market the CorMatrix ECM for Vascular Repair.
Syncardiac, driver, artificial heart
July 18, 2014 — The Freedom portable driver has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for use with the SynCardia temporary total artificial...
Surgical aortic valve replacement generally improves patients’ symptoms and prolongs survival. However, the perceived risk of surgical aortic valve replacement...
June 23, 2014 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that three-year clinical outcomes of its Edwards Intuity valve platform demonstrated improved cardiac and...
cormatrix, cardiovascular, cardiovascular repair
The Freedom portable driver is U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved for use with the SynCardia temporary total artificial heart...
The TigerPaw System II is a mechanical occlusion device developed by LAAx Inc. When implanted, TigerPaw II safely and effectively occludes...
  LifeNet System’s OnePush feature can be used to rapidly activate stroke care teams. LifeNet’s stroke alert capability enables faster...

Articles

Syncardiac, driver, artificial heart
July 18, 2014 — The Freedom portable driver has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for use with the SynCardia temporary total artificial...
Strokes kill nearly 130,000 Americans every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Because approximately 30 percent of strokes are...
3-d pronting, 3D printing
The FDA has recognized 3-D printing technology now exists to print medical devices and is gathering information regarding technical assessments that should be...
IABP, Datascope, Maquet, FDA recall
Datascope Corp./Maquet initiated a voluntary worldwide field correction of some of its intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABPs) due to a potential mechanical failure...

Video Center

The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting July 10-13 in San Diego...
6 days 8 hours ago
A big fly in the ointment for widespread adoption of many new technologies is cost. In today’s cost...
3 weeks 1 day ago
There were several new cardiovascular ultrasound technology advances highlighted at the American...
4 weeks 7 hours ago
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...

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