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JenaValve TAVI System Canada

JenaValve Technology Inc. has successfully completed the first two implantations of its second-generation transapical JenaValve transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) system in Canada....

Adopting an approach that encourages continued progress while simultaneously acknowledging short-term obstacles, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) recommends...

Boston Scientific Corp. has completed enrollment in the SuperNOVA trial – a global, single arm, prospective, multicenter clinical trial evaluating the long-term (12-month) safety and...

Baptist Health eliminated 85 percent of CDs by storing and sharing medical images in real-time through Accelarad’s secure...

At the opening session of the third annual Amputation Prevention Symposium (AMP) in Chicago, Mary L. Yost, president of The Sage Group, delivered a lecture titled “Amputation Is It Really...

Frost & Sullivan has named Siemens Healthcare the "2013 North American Interventional Radiology Company of the Year" for its interventional imaging solutions in cardiology, radiology and...

August 22, 2013 — The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) has recently released an online education program for physicians and technologists involved in the practice of nuclear...

August 22, 2013 – BioVentrix announced the successful first use of its Revivent Myocardial Anchoring System via the Less Invasive Ventricular Enhancement (LIVE) procedure in Germany. The...

Qinghui Chen, assistant professor in Michigan Tech’s kinesiology and integrative physiology department, wants to get to the bottom of two cardiovascular diseases: hypertension and congestive heart...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Boston Scientific’s IntellaTip MiFi XP catheter and granted 510(k) clearance for the Zurpaz 8.5 French steerable sheath for electrophysiology (...

The idea that surgery to relieve the pressure caused by hemorrhaging in the brain is a perfect job for a robotic system is the basic premise of a new image-guided surgical system under...

August 20, 2013 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the acquisition of Endosense SA, a Switzerland-based company that has pioneered contact-force measurement in catheter ablation. The acquisition...

Cardiac surgeons and cardiologists at the University of Maryland Heart Center are part of a multi-center clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of powering heart pumps through a skull-based...

August 19, 2013 — Medtronic Inc. announced the submission of its first pre-market approval (PMA) module to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the IN.PACT Admiral drug-eluting balloon...

Cook Medical is again shipping its Zilver PTX drug-eluting peripheral stent to medical centers in the United States, Japan, Europe and other major markets. The shipments follow a brief period...

IMRIS Inc. announced that a craniotomy recently performed on a 5-year-old boy with epilepsy was the 500th neurosurgical case at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas, using its...

Aplio 500 received top ranking in the Ultrasound – General Imaging category in the 2013 Best in KLAS Awards: Medical Equipment & Infrastructure.

Patient enrollment has been initiated in a post-market registry for the Combo Dual Therapy Stent to evaluate its long-term safety and performance in routine clinical practice. The prospective,...

Former President George W. Bush underwent heart surgery on the morning of Aug. 6, 2013, to receive a stent after an artery blockage was discovered during his annual physical. The routine physical...

Tyrx AIGISRx R Fully Resorbable Antibacterial Envelope Implantation

The first implantation of Tyrx Inc.’s new AigisRx R Fully Resorbable Antibacterial Envelope has taken place at the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute in Nashville, Tenn., by Christopher R....