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Abbott has received Conformite Europeene (CE) marking for the Architect Galectin-3 assay, a blood test to aid doctors in assessing the prognosis of patients diagnosed with chronic...

The Obama administration has released the long-anticipated budget proposal for fiscal 2014. Although the document did not include specific reductions in reimbursement for advanced diagnostic...

Angiotech Vena Cava Filter

One venous puncture, rather than two, is a safe and effective approach to intravascular ultrasound-guided inferior vena cava filter placement in critically-ill patients according to a new study...

Multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) is a better way to measure annular size in patients with aortic stenosis who are candidates for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) than two...

The staffing firm SpringBoard Healthcare is conducting a wage information survey to gather information about cath lab’s across the country. Reader input is needed to create a clear picture of...

Kidney failure patients on dialysis derive long-term benefit from the minimally invasive placement of a stent that improves the function of dialysis access grafts, according to 12-month clinical...

Accumetrics Inc. VerifyNow P2Y12 Test Bleeding Ischemic Events

Accumetrics Inc. announced an expansion in the intended use for the CE marked VerifyNow P2Y12 Test. Physicians can now use the test results to assess whether a patient may be at greater risk for...

Maquet Cardiovascular LLC has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and European CE mark approval for its new Air-Band Radial Compression Device....

Toshiba Spot Fluoroscopy Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Meeting Infi

Improving patient safety while offering clinicians a more complete picture during interventional procedures, Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. will showcase Spot Fluoroscopy for its Infinix-i...

AigisRX Antibacterial Envelope Tryx Infection Control

 

Tyrx announced the first implantation of its new AigisRx R Fully Resorbable Antibacterial Envelope has taken place at the Quebec Heart and Lung Institute in Quebec City, Canada by Dr...

Zilver Vena

Cook Medical has launched the VIVO clinical research study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Zilver Vena Venous Self-Expanding Stent in the treatment of...

Nanomix Inc. has initiated clinical testing in the United States to evaluate the omega-3 cardiac panel.  The panel quantitatively tests whole blood specimens for levels of cardiac troponin I...

StatVideo EchoBox

At Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon, India, five EchoBox devices were connected to five GE Vivid ultrasound systems, streaming live echo images over the web to experienced sonographers located in the...

The Massachusetts General Hospital officially announced the launch of the Mass General Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care, one of the only institutes in the world to integrate...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a second complete response letter regarding a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for Xarelto (rivaroxaban) for the reduction of the risk of...

Colibri Heat Valve TAVI System Clinical Trail Heart Valve Repair

Colibri Heart Valve LLC has successfully completed the first clinical use of the company's proprietary transcatheter aortic heart valve. The Colibri transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)...

A research study of more than 600 black patients with uncontrolled hypertension found that less than half were prescribed a diuretic drug with proven benefit that costs just pennies a day, report...

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) reports on the “Ten Do’s and Don’ts for Improving Documentation in the Catheterization (Cath) Lab” based on studies by the...

Heart with Aorta

CardioLogical Solutions, formed by the recent merger of Emboline and VasoStitch, has been issued an additional patent for its family of aortic embolic protection devices that are...

Cardiolite vials

Lantheus Medical Imaging has entered into a new agreement with Fujifilm RI Pharma (FRI) to license and distribute Cardiolite (Kit for the Preparation of Technetium Tc99m Sestamibi for...