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January 7, 2009 - Cameron Health Inc. announced today the first CE trial implants in Europe and New Zealand for Cameron Health’s Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD) System.

January 6, 2009 - Ziosoft Inc., an advanced visualization and analysis software for medical imaging, today received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its CT brain perfusion application, which is...

January 6, 2009 - LightLab Imaging Inc. said the number of clinical intravascular optical coherence tomography (OCT) procedures using the company's OCT systems has surpassed 10,000.

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January 5, 2009 - The University of California, San Diego Medical Center is the first hospital in California to enroll patients in a multi-center clinical trial, sponsored by Angioblast Systems...

December 31, 2008 – According to results from a Phase 2 clinical study (BP-23), Zemiva, when combined with the standard of care for the diagnostic evaluation of the chest pain patient, improved...

December 31, 2008 - The FDA today approved Vasovist Injection (gadofosveset trisodium), manufactured by EPIX Pharmaceuticals, is reportedly the first contrast imaging agent for use in patients...

December 30, 2008 - Sapheneia, a global, ISO-certified imaging services company specializing in diagnostic and analytical image processing solutions, signed an agreement with Karolinska University...

December 30, 2008 - Volcano Corp. will acquire Axsun Technologies Inc., a developer and manufacturer of lasers and optical engines used in medical Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) imaging...

December 30, 2008 - Merit Medical Systems Inc., a manufacturer of disposable devices used in cardiology and radiology procedures, today announced four developments regarding products and approvals...

December 29, 2008 – When Zemiva, an imaging agent by Molecular Insight Pharmaceuticals Inc., is combined with the standard of care for the diagnostic evaluation of the chest pain patient, improved...

December 23, 2008 – The FDA approved for marketing EPIX Pharmaceuticals’ novel blood pool magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) agent, Vasovist (gadofosveset trisodium), to evaluate aortoiliac...

December 23, 2008 - Volcano Corp., a manufacturer of products for the diagnosis and treatment of coronary and peripheral artery disease, said today that it has entered into a definitive agreement...

December 23, 2008 - St. Jude Medical Inc. said this week it completed the acquisition of Radi Medical Systems AB for $250 million in cash.

December 23, 2008 - St. Jude Medical Inc. and MediGuide Inc. today signed a definitive merger agreement where MediGuide will become part of the St. Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division.

December 22, 2008 - W. L. Gore & Associates last week said Rush University Medical Center in Chicago is the first medical center to enroll a patient in the Gore REDUCE Clinical Study using the...

December 22, 2008 - C. R. Bard Inc. recently received FDA clearance to market the E-Luminexx Vascular Stent - a flexible, self-expanding nitinol stent.

December 19, 2008 - GE Healthcare’s Medical Quality Improvement Consortium (MQIC) quality data system was selected by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) as a reporting registry...

December 16, 2008 - Rcadia Medical Imaging Ltd., developer of the COR Analyzer software for the automated analysis of coronary CT angiography (CCTA) studies, closed a $3.3M investment round led by...

December 15, 2008 - Lantheus Medical Imaging reported that new data from a retrospective, multicenter, cohort study of over four million hospitalized patients showed similar unadjusted mortality...

December 11, 2008 - The Heart Rhythm Society is reiterating its position on the importance of device and lead reliability and safety following the publication of “Learning from Our Mistakes?

December 10, 2008 - New research has found that the availability of a portable eight-slice computed tomography (CT) scanner in an emergency room can significantly increase the number of stroke...

December 10, 2008 - Agfa HealthCare has signed a contract for the delivery and installation of its IMPAX Cardiovascular solution at the Antwerp University Hospital to provide enterprise-wide...