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JenaValve, TAVI system, heart valve repair, CE Mark, JenaValve CE Mark

JenaValve Technology, Inc. announced that it has raised $62.5 million in a Series C venture round.

Rox Medical has crossed the halfway point in the CONTROL-HTN international, multi-center, randomized controlled hypertension trial. The milestone was met with the enrollment of the first patient...

thermasonic, gel warmers, thermasonic gel warmers

Parker Laboratories is introducing three, completely redesigned Thermasonic Gel Warmers at RSNA 2013. These include a single bottle gel warmer, a three-bottle gel warmer with preset temperature...

FDA regulates apps, mobile devices

In an effort to guide regulation of mobile medical apps, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final guidance document for developers of mobile medical apps. 

Medicare Expenses Growth Heart Attack Patients 1998 2008

Medicare expenses for patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI, heart attack) increased substantially between 1998 and 2008, with much of the increase coming in expenses 31 days or more...

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai PARIS Study Antiplatelet Therapy PCI

Lead study investigators from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai presented their Patterns of Non-Adherence to Anti-Platelet Regimens in Stented Patients (PARIS) study findings at the ESC...

Siemens’ PETNET Solutions has announced a three-year agreement with The US Oncology Network to supply its entire portfolio of Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved positron emission...

Biotronik, home monitoring, Biotronik Home Monitoring, BIOTRONIK

Biotronik announced the highly-anticipated results of the Reform study. The study demonstrates that ICD (implantable cardioverter-defibrillator) patients with Biotronik's Home Monitoring...

In 1988, the first Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics conference was held with less than 200 attendees in the basement of the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. The first meeting, a...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a final rule for the unique device identification system (UDI) that, once implemented, will provide a consistent way to identify...

A new study of patients who died of sudden cardiac arrest, a usually fatal condition that causes the heart to stop beating, shows the majority who qualified to receive potentially lifesaving...

Physio-Control launched its comprehensive solution designed to improve cardiac resuscitation in hospitals. The CodeManagement Module, which adds capnography and wireless data capabilities to the...

Loyola, Loyola Health, Loyola Medical Center

Researchers have determined that fingerstick cardiac troponin I assay testing using the point-of-care i-STAT device is not accurate enough to determine the exact troponin level without the...

Gore Carotid Stenting SCAFFOLD Clinical Trial Stroke Treatment Cath Lab

W. L. Gore & Associates has enrolled the first patient in its Gore Carotid Stent clinical study for the treatment of carotid Artery stenosis in patients at increased risk For...

GE Healthcare Silent Scan MRI Systems Noiseless Spectrum Health Michigan

GE Healthcare reported that Silent Scan, a revolutionary technology that dramatically quiets magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exams, is now commercially available and growing in clinical adoption...

ResMed announced at the ESC Congress 2013 that SERVE-HF has completed enrollment.1 SERVE-HF is an international, randomised study of 1,325 participants investigating if the treatment of...

aortic valve, Edwards Lifesciences, SAPIEN, SAPIEN aortic valve

Edwards announced a new post-hoc data analysis from The PARTNER Trial demonstrated that diabetic patients with aortic stenosis in need of heart valve replacement, but at high surgical risk,...

In an independent study presented during the North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting in October 2012, GE Healthcare’s OEC Elite 9900 ...

Aggredyne Inc., has received ISO 13485 certification for its quality control program related to the manufacture of the AggreGuide family of platelet function analyzers.

Cardiologists are increasingly accessing coronary arteries by way of the wrist rather than the groin to insert life-saving stents into patients with blocked arteries, according to the first broad...