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Stem Cell Therapy Gene Cardiac Regeneration

After a heart attack, there is often permanent damage to a portion of the heart. This happens, in part, because cardiac muscle cells are terminally differentiated and cannot proliferate after...

ImaCor ClariTEE Zura EVO hTEE Ultrasound transesophageal TEE Cardiac

ImaCor Inc., the developer of hemodynamic transesophageal echocardiography (hTEE) technology, announced four...

Without administering a simple blood test in the first few days after surgery, 85 percent of the heart attacks...

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Assn. (AHA) have released a mobile and Web-based app for health care professionals to use with their patients in determining 10-year...

Society of Interventional Radiology SIR Deep Vein Thrombosis DVT PTS Venous

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) often brings with it the risk of post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS), an under-recognized but...

Spectranetics Excite ISR Atherectomy Systems Cath Lab Clinical Trial Study

The Spectranetics Corp. announced that the Excite ISR trial achieved the statistical endpoints of the adjunct analysis...

Radial Access Interventional Radiology Fibroids

Interventional radiologists have devised a way to access a woman's fibroids by ...

If the exhibit floor of the 99th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) had one standout modality this year, it was, without question, the...

Quail Digital Communications Wireless Headsets Cath Lab EP Lab

Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill., has chosen Quail Digital’s healthcare wireless headset system. It will be used in ...

Infraredx Inc. TVC Imaging System Intravascular Ultrasound IVUS Clinical Study

MedStar Heart Institute of Washington, D.C., and Infraredx Inc. enrolled the first participant in the Lipid-Rich Plaque (LRP) Study. The LRP Study is a prospective,...

Edwards Lifesciences Fortis Mitral Transcatheter Valve System Heart Valve Repair

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced the successful completion of the first three human implants of its Fortis mitral transcatheter ...

Medtronic Reveal Linq Insertable Cardiac Monitor Implantable ECG Wireless EP Lab

The Valley Hospital is among a few hospitals in the nation to implant a tiny wireless heart monitor expected to...

Gore Excluder AAA Stent Graft

W. L. Gore & Associates’ Gore Excluder Iliac Branch Endoprosthesis is a complete, fully engineered system intended for endovascular treatment of common iliac artery aneurysms or aortoiliac...

Drug-eluting Balloon Angioplasty Clinical Study Trial Diabetes Restenosis

Despite good immediate results, in up to 40 percent of patients, obstructed arteries in the leg treated with a stent will again become blocked. This in-stent restenosis is typically treated with...

Biotronik Home Monitoring CRT Leads, Implantable Devices EP Lab

Biotronik announced the first implantations of the Sentus ProMRI lead. Biotronik’s bipolar cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) lead is the first MR conditional lead with a 4 French...

American College of Radiology ACR CT Systems Imaging

The American College of Radiology applauded steps to reign in medical imaging and radiation oncology self-referral...

Merge Blanchard Valley Health Cardiac PACS

Blanchard Valley Health System is a non-profit, integrated health system with more than 2,000 associates serving eight counties in Ohio. It selected Merge Healthcare Inc. for its enterprise-wide...

TAVR Heart valve repair Hybrid OR Edwards Lifesciences Sapien

At age 88, Lena M. Smith visited her doctor, Larry Hunt, M.D., at the University of Alabama at Birmingham to find out why her energy level had diminished. 

Vital Images VitreaAdvanced Enterprise Imaging Remote Viewing RSNA 2014

Vital Images Inc., a Toshiba Medical Systems Group Company, is expanding in the EMEA market with an increasing number of organizations migrating to Vital's VitreaAdvanced ...

Philips Healthcare HIMSS Healthcare Leadership Survey Information Technology HIT

Interoperability, mobile connectivity and technologies that drive real-time actionable information at the point of care will be the focus of health information technology (IT) investments in 2014...