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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...

December 8, 2008 – Investigators say CORE 64 shows that CT angiography can accurately identify the presence and severity of obstructive coronary artery disease in symptomatic patients, but that it...

December 8, 2008 - As the next phase in validating advanced computed tomography technology in a clinical setting, Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (TMSC) will support CORE 320, the largest...

December 8, 2008 - Viatronix Inc., a developer of 3D imaging software, reported it received FDA 510(k) market clearance for its V3D-Cardiac module.

December 8, 2008 - New research reveals patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) who have had multiple, previous pocket procedures are at an increased risk of complications...

Developers in New York are planning to build The World Product Centre, which will be reportedly the world’s first permanent international healthcare marketplace and education center.