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Fovia Medical Inc., and Softneta UAB are collaborating to deliver High Definition Volume Rendering to the telemedicine market.

Biomedical Development Corporation Oral Rinse LDL Cholesterol

Cleaning your mouth and cleaning your arteries could be as simple as a once-a-day oral rinse if additional studies confirm preliminary findings about a new product.

TriReme Medical Inc. Century Medical Inc. Shonin Approval Glider PTCA catheter

TriReme Medical Inc. and its affiliates (TriReme) announced that its Japanese partner, Century Medical Inc. (CMI), has received Shonin approval for the Glider PTCA balloon catheter indicated for...

liver metastasis, iterative reconstruction

New computed tomography (CT) dose studies and growing public media attention have made minimizing unnecessary radiation dose to patients a priority for medical imaging facilities. In addition,...

Population Health Management Medical Therapy Angioplasty Coronary Artery Disease

The decision to perform an invasive procedure to open clogged arteries in the heart instead of first trying medication and lifestyle changes may not reduce a patient's risk of death or of a major...

Stenting reopens completely blocked bowel arteries, preventing damage and even death from a condition that causes individuals severe pain and leads to excessive weight loss, notes research being...

Leading research institutions are making breakthroughs in advanced magnetic resonance (MR) imaging with Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc.’s Vantage Titan 3.0T MR system. Toshiba has partnered...

Cardiosonic Inc. announced the completion of the first phase of patient enrollment in its first-in-man (FIM) TIVUS I clinical study. The study is designed to collect data on the safety and...

Quail Digital, cath lab

Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, Calif., has installed two 12-user headset systems from Quail Digital. The hospital has implemented the systems in the cath EP Labs. Wireless headsets are...

April 23, 2013 — In March, Radial Assist LLC received CE mark approval to sell its product portfolio to the European community. The company developed the patented Rad Board, a scatter radiation...

Rad Board, Radial Assist, radial access

April 23, 2013 — Medical device developer Radial Assist LLC was recently awarded a U.S. patent for its Rad Board, a scatter radiation protective arm board used to facilitate upper extremity...

The results of a pivotal benchmark study of Silicon BioDevices’ digital handheld device for high-sensitivity measure­ment of cardiac troponin-I, a protein found in the heart muscle used to...

Zoll Medical has entered into an agreement with Reflectance Medical Inc. to develop and market a ruggedized version of the Mobile CareGuide sensor for detecting the onset of shock in...

Sen. Stan Bingham and Sen. Wesley Meredith have introduced a bill in the North Carolina legislature that will require individuals to secure a license before performing medical imaging and...

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...