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Medtronic, symplicity, renal denervation

Medtronic Inc. announced its U.S. pivotal trial for its Symplicity renal denervation system to treat resistant hypertension, the SYMPLICITY HTN-3 trial, failed to meet its primary efficacy...

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Topera Inc. received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the latest generation of its 3D Mapping System.

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iRhythm Technologies announced that a prospective study by Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) has found that use of...

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Biodex Medical Systems Inc. introduced its line of ultrasound tables, which feature redesigned optional side...

mri systems marketsandmarkets

A report by MarketsandMarkets analyzes and studies the major technology and market drivers, restraints and opportunities in North America, Europe, Asia and Rest of the World.

Vasomedical Inc. announced that the FDA issued its final order Dec. 30, 2013, reclassifying external counterpulsation (ECP) devices for treatment of chronic stable angina for patients that are...

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Stentys, developer of the world's first self-apposing stent to treat acute myocardial infarction (AMI), announced...

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Barco, a visualization technology company, and Brainlab AG, Germany-based medical software technology manufacturer and marketer, announced their collaboration to provide medical content...

The annual Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) scientific assembly and annual meeting is where imaging systems vendors showcase their latest technology. While aimed at the radiology...

ACC, iPad cardiology apps

DAIC readers chose the following stories as the most popular content in 2013, based on website analytics.

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A University of California, Los Angeles research team has found no evidence of an association between iron levels in the body and the risk of atherosclerosis.

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As the global medical isotope shortage continues indefinitely following the plant leak in South Africa, Berks Cardiologists Ltd., a cardiovascular imaging center in central Pennsylvania, is...

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has established the PINNACLE Registry Research Alliance to connect cardiovascular care teams with information about ...

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Endologix Inc. announced that it has received Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin a clinical trial to evaluate the safety and...

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St. Jude Medical Inc. received European CE mark approval for its 25-mm Portico Transcatheter Aortic Heart...

medtronic symplicity renal denervation therapy hypertension cath lab trial study

Medtronic Inc. announced that the first patients were randomized in Symplicity HTN-4, which will evaluate the Symplicity ...

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An investigational, manmade blood vessel used in vascular grafts for kidney dialysis patients may potentially...

Massachusetts was on the same brink in 2006 that the entire nation is on today: the brink of expanding health insurance to cover far more people than before through government-driven, market-based...

 A study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association revealed findings...