News

News

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....

Colibri Heart Valve LLC announced that enrollment its first-in-human feasibility study is continuing, and early clinical results from the second implantation of the Colibri device confirm the...

IMRIS Inc. has obtained regulatory CE mark for Visius iCT, the first and only ceiling-mounted intraoperative computed tomography (CT)...

The William Stamps Farish Fund in Houston has donated $400,000 to a collaboration between the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES) at The University of Texas at Austin and...

This webinar summarizes the biological effects of X-ray radiation exposure in cath labs and methods to minimize dose to both clinical staff and patients. It defines strategies and technologies to...

August 12, 2013 — Ambio Health, a healthcare technology company specializing in health monitoring systems, announced its Ambio remote health monitoring system, a wireless remote health...

Positron Corporation entered into a multi-year radioisotope supply agreement with iThemba LABS of Cape Town, South Africa. The supply agreement contracts the procurement of raw material, strontium...

NDS Surgical Imaging (NDSsi) has released its DomeAccess remote picture archive and communication systems (PACS) ...

Sorin Group has received 510(k) clearance for commercialization of Sorin Connect, Sorin Group’s perfusion electronic charting system. The new Sorin Connect perfusion electronic charting system...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted Biomedica’s Investigational New Drug (IND) application for ClotFoam, a novel hemostat for intraoperative hemorrhage. The company will now...