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CardioDx Inc., a molecular diagnostics company specializing in cardiovascular genomics, today announced the presentation of the study, "The Use of a Gene Expression Score Showed Clinical...

A research study published in the July issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology reports that genetic mutations in a neuronal sodium channel gene are associated with...

Infinitt North America will be featuring Dose M 2.0 radiation dose tracking software at this year’s RSNA in Chicago. The new version expands the capture of dose data from multiple-modalities and...

Calgary Scientific Inc. has gained U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of ResolutionMD 4.0 diagnostic medical imaging software for all modalities and China Food and Drug...

Siemens FDA Clearance ACUSON SC2000 Prime Ultrasound System

Siemens Healthcare has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the new Prime edition of its Acuson SC2000 premium cardiovascular imaging system — a system that...

Cardiac Stress Testing Imaging Reduce Health Costs Improve Patient Outcomes

In a new study recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center concluded that overuse of cardiac stress testing with imaging has led to rising...

October 20, 2014 — Boston Scientific Corp. has initiated the PLATINUM Diversity trial to evaluate the clinical performance of the Promus Premier Everolimus-Eluting Platinum...

October 20, 2014 — Sony Electronics’ Medical Systems Division is highlighting four new medical printers at RSNA 2014: models UP-D898MD, UP-X898MD, UP-991AD and UP-...

Boston Scientific CE Mark MRI Compatible Pacemaker

Boston Scientific Corp. has received CE mark approval for the Accolade pacemaker family. 

Samsung Tablet-based Ultrasound Clinical Trial Emergency Services

Samsung Electronics America Inc. announced the preliminary results of a groundbreaking trial into the use of tablet-based ultrasound in emergency services vehicles.

Heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death and disability among people with Type 2 diabetes. At least 65 percent of people with diabetes die from some form of heart disease or stroke...

Akers Biosciences Inc. has signed a feasibility study deal with Konica Minolta Inc. to develop a rapid test for the early detection of myocardial infarction. Heart attacks are the leading cause of...

The electrophysiology service of the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care announces participation in a new Transatlantic Network of Excellence as part of a...

Materialise 3-D Printed HeartPrint Services

Materialise NV has listed its 3-D-printed cardiovascular HeartPrint models as a medical device in U.S. and EU markets.

Medtronic FDA Approval CapSureFix Novus MRI SureScan 5076 Lead

Medtronic announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its CapSureFix Novus MRI SureScan 5076 Lead for use with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). 

Sunshine Heart Inc. today announced the results of its feasibility study entitled “Ambulatory Extra-Aortic Counterpulsation in Patients with Moderate to Severe Chronic Heart Failure,”...

A team of surgeons at New York-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital saved the life of a one-week-old baby with the aid of a 3-D printed model of the child’s heart. The 3-D model was...

Neovasc Inc. has received conditional Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. FDA to initiate the U.S. arm of its Tiara-I Early Feasibility Trial for the Company's Tiara...

Imricor Medical Systems Inc. announced that it has entered into a license agreement with Sorin Group to develop magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) compatible leads for use with...

Stenting Safe Effective Long-term Stroke Prevention

Using stents to keep neck arteries open is just as effective as invasive neck surgery for long-term prevention of fatal and disabling strokes, reports an international trial led by UCL (University...