Clinical Study

Boston Scientific has initiated a study of the company's first fully resorbable drug-eluting scaffold system. The Fully Absorbable Scaffold Feasibility Study (FAST) is a prospective, single-arm study designed to assess the safety and performance o...

C.R. Bard Inc. announced the publication of results from the LEVANT 2 study in the June 24, 2015, online issue of The New England Journal of Medicine. Results from LEVANT 2 demonstrated superior primary patency for the Lutonix 035 drug co...

Boston Scientific has initiated a worldwide study to evaluate the rate and causes of shocks for patients implanted with the Emblem subcutaneous implantable defibrillator (S-ICD). The device is indicated for primary prevention of sudden cardiac dea...

CardiAQ Valve Technologies (CardiAQ) announced that its second-generation transcatheter bioprosthetic mitral heart valve was successfully implanted as a compassionate treatment. The device was placed into a 72-year-old male suffering from sev...

heart failure, Adaptive CRT trial, AdaptivCRT algorithm, readmissions
Heart failure patients had a significantly lower chance of being readmitted within 30 days of discharge when treated with a cardiac resynchronization therapy...
Direct Flow Medical, Transcatheter Aortic Valve System, SALUS Trial, FDA
Direct Flow Medical Inc. received Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in April to broaden its...
Xarelto, anticoagulant protocol, discharge, outcomes, DVT, PE
Two companion papers published in Academic Emergency Medicine  address the question of when it is appropriate to discharge patients experiencing a...
UNC, biomarkers, severe heart disease, fructosamine, LDL cholesterol, Nichols
Insulin resistance affects tens of millions of Americans and is a big risk factor for heart disease. Yet, some people with the condition never develop heart...
Apple, ResearchKit, open software research, medical research apps
ResearchKit is an open source software framework from Apple designed for medical and health research. The platform is designed to help
The ACE64 aspiration thrombectomy system from Penumbra Inc. is indicated for the revascularization of large vessel occlusions in patients...
The Solitaire Flow Restoration Device from Covidien is among a new generation of devices designed to remove blood clots from blocked brain...

Articles

A new study proves race and gender-related disparities exist in care for patients who have recently been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AF). The study,...
Boston Scientific, fully absorbable scaffold, FAST study, resorbable
Boston Scientific has initiated a study of the company's first fully resorbable drug-eluting scaffold system. The Fully Absorbable Scaffold Feasibility Study (...
NeoStem, PreSERVE study, AMI, ACC.15, NBS10, CD34 stem cells
NeoStem Inc. presented updated efficacy and safety results from the one-year follow-up for its Phase 2 PreSERVE study and additional analyses of certain...
carotid artery stenting, outcomes, JACC, Beau Hawkins, Robert Yeh, CARE Registry
Hospitals performing carotid artery stenting vary considerably in rates of in-hospital stroke or death, according to a study published in JACC:...

Video Center

Here are a few observations on cardiovascular ultrasound advances I made while attending the 2015...
4 weeks 11 hours ago
The latest advances in cardiovascular echocardiography will be presented at the 2015 American...
6 weeks 3 days ago
There were several technology takeaway messages for the future of electrophysiology (EP) at the...
9 weeks 3 days ago
Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise
Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from...
The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...

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