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Validating its shock reduction research and technology, Medtronic Inc. announced the results of three clinical trials, Shock-Less, PainFree SST and ADVANCE III, which successfully employed...

Boston Scientific Formio Vitalio Inliven Pacemakers EP Lab

Boston Scientific Corporation is launching a new family of pacemakers in Europe. These pacemakers monitor respiration, adjust pacing accordingly, and support insight into the patient's overall...

Digisonics will exhibit its No. 1 KLAS rated cardiology picture archive and communications system (PACS) and structured...

June 25, 2013 — Siemens Healthcare announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Virtual Touch imaging ultrasound application, Siemens’ first commercially available...

More than 54 companies will display their latest products and services at the American Society of Echocardiography’s (ASE) 24th Annual Scientific Sessions, planned for June 29-July 2 at...

June 25, 2013 — Zoll Medical Corp. announced that a paper published in Critical Care Medicine reported the likelihood of achieving a return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC)...

June 25, 2013 — Cordis Corp. announced the European CE marking and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of additional sizes of its Sleek OTW (over-the-wire) platform, a 0.014-inch...

AliveCor Inc.’s Heart Monitor for iPhone 4, 4S and 5 is now available for purchase in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It is the first CE-marked mobile device–based electrocardiogram (ECG...

Aptus Endosystems Inc. Heli-FX 28 mm wide neck abdominal aortic aneurysms

Aptus Endosystems Inc. announced that it received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its 28 mm Tip Reach Heli-FX Guide. A line extension of the original Heli-FX...

Final six and 12-month results of the DIRECT first-in-man clinical study were presented by study principal investigator Dr. Mark Webster at the late-breaking clinical trials session of the EuroPCR...

The Idaho Health Data Exchange (IHDE) and St. Luke’s Health System (SLHS) have launched Image Exchange viewing capability by eHealthTechnologies.

Cardiovascular Systems Inc. orbital atherectomy system LIBERTY 360°clinical tria

Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) announced that the first patient has been enrolled in its post-market clinical study...

Biosensors International Group Ltd. has entered into a licensing agreement with Eurocor GmbH, a group company of Opto Circuits (India) Ltd. for their drug eluting balloon (DEB) technology and...

June 19, 2013 — Coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the world’s most prevalent and silent killers. Positron emission tomography (PET), which images miniscule abnormalities in cellular...

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of children who have had chemotherapy can detect early changes in their hearts finds research in biomed Central's open access journal Journal...

Valtech Cardio Heart Valve Repair Cardioband Annuloplasty Ring

Valtech Cardio Ltd. announced that two patients diagnosed with severe mitral regurgitation (MR) have been treated successfully with its Transfemoral Cardioband Annuloplasty System.

ACC AHA SCAI Update Clinical Competencies for Quality PCI

Criteria for evaluating operator competency for performing coronary interventions should be expanded beyond procedure volume and include an evaluation of risk-adjusted outcomes, periodic case...

Preliminary results from the ADVISE (Adenosine Vasodilator Independent Stenosis Evaluation) II trial confirm prior retrospective publications and demonstrate the clinical usefulness of an iFR/...

Agfa began its global release of ICISTM View 3.0, the medical images and results viewer for the comprehensive ICIS enterprise imaging solution. The ICIS patient imaging data platform is a...

St. Jude Medical Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to begin the EnligHTN IV Renal Denervation Study, the first U.S. trial using the EnligHTN Multi-Electrode Renal...