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November 11, 2008 - In a randomized, multicenter clinical trial, catheter ablation has been shown to significantly outperform anti-arrhythmic drug (AAD) therapy for the treatment of symptomatic...

November 12, 2008 - Wireless cardiac device remote monitoring company BIOTRONIK said data presented at the American Heart Association (AHA) 2008 Scientific Sessions shows remote monitoring of its...

November 10, 2008 - GE Healthcare launched three new cardiac ultrasound devices for the U.S. market to aid 4D heart imaging and quantitative analysis at the 2008 meeting of the American Heart...

November 11, 2008 - Today at the annual scientific sessions of the American Heart Association in New Orleans the first U.S. clinical trial data on Medtronic's Melody transcatheter pulmonary valve...

November 11, 2008 - New data presented today at the America Heart Association's 2008 scientific sessions by Medtronic shows survival among patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (...

November 11, 2008 - Royal Philips Electronics today unveiled a new PageWriter TC70 cardiograph technology to help improve detection and identification of problems in the heart, including specific...

November 10, 2008 - The Fifth International Conference on Cell Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease (IC3D) is a three-day program dedicated to cell-based therapies for cardiovascular repair and...

November 10, 2008 - GE Healthcare launched three new cardiac ultrasound devices for the U.S. market to aid 4D heart imaging and quantitative analysis at the 2009 meeting of the American Heart...

November 10, 2008 - Boston Scientific Corp. today said it received FDA approval to market its Apex PTCA Dilatation Catheter, a high-performance pre-dilatation balloon catheter developed...

November 6, 2008 - Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. welcomes the “Consensus Statement on the Clinical Applications of Ultrasound Contrast” released by the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE)...

November 6, 2008 - AtCor Medical Inc. today introduced the new, lightweight, portable SphygmoCor CP, SphygmoCor CPV and SphygmoCor CPVH systems at Renal Week 2008, the annual scientific meeting of...

November 4, 2008 - To help reduce diagnosis time for stroke, serious heart conditions and other life-threatening diseases, PinnacleHealth in Harrisburg, PA will install the Aquilion ONE dynamic...

November 3, 2008 – PETNET Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Siemens Medical Solutions USA, and Covidien have entered into a co-marketing agreement to offer a combined portfolio of high-...

November 3, 2008 - ACIST Medical Systems Inc. (a Bracco Group company), signed a distribution agreement for the StatSensor Creatinine Meter with Nova Biomedical, in which the ACIST and Nova teams...

October 30, 2008 - C. R. Bard Inc. today received approval from the FDA to market the Flair Endovascular Stent Graft with an optimized delivery system.

October 30, 2008 - Thinking Systems is debuting at RSNA 2008 its new release of the company’s unified Web-based ThinkingPACS/ThinkingRIS with comprehensive solutions for radiology, cardiology and...

October 28, 2008 - The diagnosis and subsequent treatment of cardiovascular disease can be accomplished through a variety of medical imaging modalities, and demonstrating the effectiveness of a...

October 28, 2008 - The Los Angeles Brain and Spine Institute yesterday said George Rappard, M.D., a neurointerventional surgeon in Glendale, CA is the first physician west of the Rockies to treat...

October 29, 2008 - To offer hospitals more versatility and a seamless transition from endovascular imaging to surgical intervention on a single system, Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. is...

October 27, 2008 - Philips Healthcare has begun shipping its compact ultrasound unit, the CX50.

The CX50 was designed for bedside exams, with technologies that reportedly provide premium...

October 27, 2008 – Last week the FDA approved the Endologix Inc. IntuiTrak Delivery System used for the minimally invasive deployment of the Powerlink stent graft, which is indicated for the...

October 27, 2008 - Boston Scientific Corp. last week said the FDA approved its Carotid WALLSTENT Monorail Endoprosthesis for the treatment of patients with carotid artery disease who are at high...

October 23, 2008 – Siemens Medical Solutions has created LifeNet 2.0 at usa.siemens.com/lifenet – a secure, online Web portal to help customers oversee and manage the productivity of their Siemens...

October 23, 2008 - Premier Purchasing Partners signed a new agreement for cardiac ultrasound contrast media with Lantheus Medical Imaging of North Billerica, MA.

October 22, 2008 - Royal Philips Electronics this week signed a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) for a five-year research collaboration with King’s College London to develop new medical...

October 22, 2008 - Cardiac Science launched the new Quinton Q-Stress 4.0, the ninth generation of its diagnostic stress testing technology widely known for dependability and clinical accuracy.

October 20, 2008 – At TCT last week Abbott announced two-year data from 30 patients in its ABSORB clinical trial, demonstrating its bioabsorbable drug eluting stent successfully treated coronary...

October 20, 2008 – Radi Medical Systems displayed its new wireless PressureWire Aeris to measure fractional flow reserve (FFR) last week during the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT)...

October 16, 2008 - At TCT 2008, Volcano Corp. launched its new PrimeWire Pressure Guide Wire, and the s5-FFR Option for its existing installed base of s5 and s5i imaging consoles in the U.S.

October 16, 2008 - The one-year follow-up of the FAME study (FFR vs. angiography for multivessel evaluation) was presented at TCT 2008 and confirms the beneficial clinical and economic impact of...

October 15, 2008 - At TCT 2008, Philips Healthcare is showcasing cath lab improvements, designed to present users with seamless interaction between image acquisition and visualization technologies...