Technology

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the premarket approval application (PMA) for the Medinol Ltd....

The Galt VTI is a tearaway introducer that includes an ergonomic low-profile patent-pending integrated valve....

Terumo Interventional Systems announced the nationwide availability of the Azur D35 Framing Coil, the first truly detachable coil that precisely frames the targeted area for peripheral embolization...

The Medrad (Bayer) Mark 7 Arterion angiographic injection system is much smaller, lighter-weight, more ergonomic and easier to maneuver than previous Medrad injectors....

St. Jude Medical Inc.'s PressureWire Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) measurement guide received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for multiple enhancements in March 2012....

Siemens Healthcare recently expanded its solutions portfolio by offering the RaySafe i2 personal dosimetry system as an accessory for all Siemens Artis zee angiography systems....

The GE Healthcare Discovery IGS 730 angiography imaging system is the first to capture the advantages of floor- and ceiling-mou...

Epocrates released two free mobile device applications for cardiologists during the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2012 meeting.  

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Siemens Healthcare announced shipment of the Acuson S1000 ultrasound system, a premium ultrasound platform....

Steris Corp. announced they will collaborate with device manufacturer St. Jude Medical Inc....

February 28, 2012 — AccessClosure Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and U.S. launch of the MynxGrip Vascular Closure Device (VCD)....

3-D Surgical Solutions LLC and Wheaton Franciscan-The Wisconsin Heart Hospital Campus announced that the first case ever using the Leonardo 3-D vision system was successfully conducted in a surgica...

The Simbionix endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) application for its PROcedure Rehearsal Studio (PRS) turns the patient's computed tomography (CT) scan into a

Siemens Healthcare received clearance from the U.S....

The Boston Scientific TruePath CTO device, designed to facilitate the crossing of chronic total occlusions (CTOs) within the peripheral vasculature.

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The Innova IGS series has two new additions.

The GE Healthcare Innova image guided systems (IGS) 620 and 630 offer electrophysiology (EP) biplane X-ray imaging....

 Philips Healthcare announced the release of the Xper Flex Cardio Physiomonitoring system, a hemodynamic cardiac monitoring solution used to facilitate invasive investigation of heart and vasc...

Simbionix USA Corp. revealed their MentorLearn system in January 2012, an advanced virtual reality (VR) simulators that can communicate in Chinese, Japanese and Russian, in addition to English.

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Siemens Healthcare's release 2.0 of the Acuson SC2000 volume imaging ultrasound system elevates volume imaging in echocardiography, delivering significant performance and imaging enhancements to im...

In 2011, Hitachi Medical Corp. acquired Aloka Company and formed Hitachi Aloka Medical....

The DC-T6 ultrasound system from Mindray Medical features a high-resolution, 15-inch TFT monitor as well as a swivel and height-adjustable control panel....

December 28, 2011 — Royal Philips Electronics recently introduced the Philips Veradius Neo mobile C-arm with flat detector....