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December 4, 2008 - Medical imaging company Barco is expanding its portfolio of medical displays this week at RSNA with a brand-new family of clinical review displays - the MDRC will provide a...

December 4, 2008 - A first-ever 208-person study comparing the renal safety, occurrence of cardiovascular adverse events and diagnostic image quality of GE Healthcare's isosmolar contrast media (...

December 4, 2008 - Medtronic Inc. recently began its U.S. launch of the Sprinter Legend (semicompliant) and the NC Sprinter (noncompliant) balloon dilatation catheters on a rapid exchange delivery...

December 4, 2008 - Pace Medical Inc. this week said early sales expectations and demand for the new, enhanced version of the AccuPace Pacing Analyzer, which analyzes the permanent heart wires (...

December 4, 2008 - Pressure Products Inc. said this week the FDA granted market clearance to distribute the SafeSept transseptal guide wire, to be used in conjunction with a standard Brockenbrough...

December 4, 2008 - St. Jude Medical Inc. this week said it received expanded approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare for the QuickOpt Timing Cycle Optimization feature in...

December 2, 2008 - Terumo Interventional Systems’ new line of coronary diagnostic catheters, Optitorque, features the exclusive Tiger and Jacky tip shapes designed and cleared specifically for...

November 25, 2008 - MEDRAD is working on advancing the P3T software family of products for clinical applications beyond Cardiac CT, MEDRAD will demonstrate some of these potential advances at its...

November 25, 2008 - Minimally invasive endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) has been praised by many vascular surgeons and patients due to its benefits, but a five-year study in...

November 25, 2008 – TYRX Inc. today announced the 1,000th implant of the AIGISRx Antibacterial Envelope following its commercialization in June.

AIGISRx is an antibacterial surgical mesh...

November 24, 2008 - With the SOMATOM Definition Flash dual-source CT, Siemens Healthcare is introducing a CT scanner that aims to set new standards regarding speed and dose reduction.

November 24, 2008 - Endologix Inc. today said results from its Powerlink XL system for the minimally invasive treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) prospective, multi-center clinical trial...

November 21, 2008 – Medical imaging specialist Barco has entered into an agreement to sell its advanced visualization business to Toshiba Medical Systems Corp., Tokyo, Japan (Toshiba) via its...

November 20, 2008 - TeraRecon introduced new innovations in the cardiovascular and vascular clinical applications for its Aquarius iNtuition advanced visualization solution, including new analysis...

November 20, 2008 - Lumen Biomedical Inc. said today the FDA cleared its FiberNet Embolic Protection System (EPS) for the treatment of patients receiving endovascular intervention for carotid...

November 18, 2008 – The House Energy and Commerce Committee launched an investigation yesterday into allegations by at least eight FDA scientists that agency managers coerced those in the medical...

November 18, 2008 - NEC Display Solutions Europe GmbH has chosen and will be shipping Matrox Xenia Series display controller boards for use with a variety of color and grayscale medical LCD...

November 18, 2008 - According to a study published in the Nov. 18 issue of the journal Circulation, Medtronic's Lead Integrity Alert (LIA) significantly improves early identification of potential...

November 17, 2008 - Medtronic received European CE Mark for the EnRhythm MRI SureScan Pacemaker System, a pacemaker designed for safe use in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) systems.

November 14, 2008 - Headphones for MP3 players placed within an inch of pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) may interfere with these devices, according to research...

November 14, 2008 - Surplus energy generated by the heart may one day help power pacemakers and defibrillators implanted in cardiac patients, according to research presented this week at the...

November 14, 2008 - Fluke Biomedical said today it made a FDA 510(k) submission for the Impulse 7010 Defibrillator Selectable Load Accessory to test defibrillators beyond 175 ohms.

November 13, 2008 - Medtronic Inc. today started its U.S. market launch of the Endeavor Sprint drug-eluting stent (DES) on a rapid exchange (RX) delivery system.

November 11, 2008 - In a randomized, multicenter clinical trial, catheter ablation has been shown to significantly outperform anti-arrhythmic drug (AAD) therapy for the treatment of symptomatic...

November 12, 2008 - Wireless cardiac device remote monitoring company BIOTRONIK said data presented at the American Heart Association (AHA) 2008 Scientific Sessions shows remote monitoring of its...

November 10, 2008 - GE Healthcare launched three new cardiac ultrasound devices for the U.S. market to aid 4D heart imaging and quantitative analysis at the 2008 meeting of the American Heart...

November 11, 2008 - Today at the annual scientific sessions of the American Heart Association in New Orleans the first U.S. clinical trial data on Medtronic's Melody transcatheter pulmonary valve...

November 11, 2008 - New data presented today at the America Heart Association's 2008 scientific sessions by Medtronic shows survival among patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (...

November 11, 2008 - Royal Philips Electronics today unveiled a new PageWriter TC70 cardiograph technology to help improve detection and identification of problems in the heart, including specific...

November 10, 2008 - The Fifth International Conference on Cell Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease (IC3D) is a three-day program dedicated to cell-based therapies for cardiovascular repair and...

November 10, 2008 - GE Healthcare launched three new cardiac ultrasound devices for the U.S. market to aid 4D heart imaging and quantitative analysis at the 2009 meeting of the American Heart...

November 10, 2008 - Boston Scientific Corp. today said it received FDA approval to market its Apex PTCA Dilatation Catheter, a high-performance pre-dilatation balloon catheter developed...

November 6, 2008 - Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. welcomes the “Consensus Statement on the Clinical Applications of Ultrasound Contrast” released by the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE)...