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ControlStation

InTouch Health has announced the launch of the ControlStation (CS) App for iPad, making it easier for doctors to provide real-time, acute telemedicine consults with patients. From a single...

Olympus Articulating HD 3-D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System

Olympus received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Articulating HD 3-D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System. It delivers value to surgeons and patients by...

 Medtronic Inc. announced market release of the CardioGuide Implant System, a novel real-time navigation system for cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemakers and defibrillators (CRT-P and...

CardioFocus Inc. announced that as of late 2012, more than 1,000 clinical cases have been performed worldwide using the HeartLight technology. The company hosted an expert symposium to review the...

According to a new study published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, any efficiencies in physician interpretation and diagnosis gained when different...

MIM 6

MIM Software Inc. has announced its software release MIM 6 is now available. Users in all areas of medical imaging can benefit from tools for deformable evaluation and correction, magnetic...

American Well has announced a new telehealth pilot program at Massachusetts General Hospital to better monitor heart failure patients by making physicians available to patients through live, real-...

One thousand days, 1,000 C-arms: this is the result three years after the introduction of the Ziehm Solo. As one of the most compact and flexible C-arms, the Ziehm Solo adjusts to the special...

Cancer survivors who had chest radiation are nearly twice as likely to die in the years after having major heart surgery as similar patients who didn't have radiation, according to research in the...

W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. FDA Approval Gore Excluder AAA Endoprosthesis

W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administraion (FDA) approval for the new large diameter 35 mm trunk-ipsilateral leg and 36 mm aortic extender components, as well...

Tyrx Inc. has received a license from Health Canada to market its new AigisRx R Fully Resorbable Antibacterial Envelope technology with implantable electronic devices (IEDs). The AigisRx R...

The FREEDOM trial, the first long-term, comparative study of its kind exclusively for patients with diabetes and advanced multivessel coronary artery disease (CAD) revealed that diabetics with CAD...

Samsung Ugeo

Samsung Electronics America Inc. announced the Samsung Ugeo H60, the first ultrasound system integrating Samsung technology and design introduced to the U.S. medical imaging market. The ...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to sell certain of its subsidiaries, comprising Angiotech's interventional products business, to Argon Medical...

Archimedes IndiGo — the physician and patient decision-support tool created by Archimedes, Inc. — was chosen last summer as the risk-assessment engine for the new $100,000 mobile app challenge...

Transesophageal Echocardiogram

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has released a list of five interventions whose appropriateness physicians and patients should discuss as part of Choosing Wisely, an initiative of...

Nonin Equanox Model 7600

Terumo Cardiovascular Systems announced it has entered into a multi-year distribution agreement with Nonin Medical, Inc. Beginning May 1, 2013, Terumo CVS will distribute Nonin's Equanox...

Chalk River Labs

Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) will commence a 30-day planned shutdown for inspection and maintenance of the National Research Universal (NRU) reactor at Chalk River, Ontario, starting...

A study led by researchers at the University of North Carolina indicates a newly approved blood thinner blocks a key component of the human blood clotting system and may increase the risk and...

One of the leading complaints in the emergency department is chest pain and the timely detection of a heart attack is essential. The Johns Hopkins Hospital presented an abstract at the American...