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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...

Continuing its commitment to provide best-in-class medical devices for the prevention of recurrent pulmonary embolism (PE), Argon Medical Devices Inc. launched the OptionELITE Retrievable ...

Toshiba Aplio 500

Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has introduced the Aplio 500 and Aplio 300 CV ultrasound systems to help clinicians more accurately and efficiently diagnose cardiovascular disease. Compact...

syngo Dynamics

Siemens Healthcare has introduced a new version of its cardiovascular imaging and information system. From routine to advanced readings, the new version of syngo Dynamics...

AspirinWorks Test Kit

Corgenix Medical Corp. has announced that Atherotech Diagnostics Lab will carry its AspirinWorks Test for determining aspirin effect.

SunTech Medical Tango M2

SunTech Medical has updated its line of automated blood pressure (BP) monitoring with the Tango M2 cardiac stress BP monitor. The new product provides accurate BP measurements during exercise and...

Endosense TactiCath

Endosense has announced that the results of its EFFICAS I prospective multi-center study have led to the development of guidelines for target and minimum contact force (CF), as well as minimum...

iRhythm Technologies Inc. Clinical Study Holter Zio Patch AF Therapies

iRhythm Technologies Inc. announced clinical study findings showing that use of the Zio Patch resulted in a change in treatment strategy for nearly one-third of patients with paroxysmal atrial...

CHAMPION PHOENIX clinical study anti-platelet therapy cangrelor ACC 13

The experimental anti-clotting drug cangrelor solidly outperformed commonly used clopidogrel in a large global trial of patients who underwent coronary stent procedures, according to data from the...

BioControl Medical CardioFit INOVATE-HF Clinical Trial

BioControl Medical has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to begin the third and largest phase of INOVATE-HF (INcrease Of VAgal TonE in Heart Failure), a global, multi-...

RTI International Live Volumetric Imaging Intracardiac Echo

An RTI International-developed prototype catheter that can generate live, streaming 3-D ultrasound images from inside the heart received a Cardiovascular Innovation Award at the 2013...

Cardiac Science, Mortara, Burdick, ECG

Cardiac Science is selling its diagnostic cardiology product line to Mortara Instrument Inc. The business consists of the Burdick and Quinton brands and associated products. The transaction does...

Barco Eonis 22-inch dispay

Barco announces the launch of its new Eonis clinical display family. Designed with clinical specialists in mind, the Eonis displays combine an innovative, built-in front sensor with Barco’s...

Reva Medical Inc. announced that it has initiated patient enrollment with its ReZolve2 bioresorbable sirolimus-eluting coronary scaffold.

Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced a new supply contract with the Institute for Radioelements (IRE) to receive a supply of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99), the parent isotope of technetium-99m (Tc-99m...