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July 9, 2008 - New research shows catheter cryoablation is comparably effective to radiofrequency catheter ablation for the treatment of atrial flutter (AFL) and may have some safety advantages...

July 8, 2008 - Foothills Medical Centre, a leading medical centre for treating patients with cardiac rhythm abnormalities in Calgary, Alberta, has become the first facility in Canada to use the...

July 3, 2008 - A unanimous federal jury in Texas recently found that two patents exclusively licensed to Pressure Products Medical Supplies Inc., which cover medical products called valved peel-...

July 3, 2008 - A multicenter trial with up to five years of follow-up continues to support the mid- and long-term durability and safety of the Zenith endovascular graft used for aneurysm repair....

July 1, 2008 - The impact of surgeons' annual aortic volume and other prognostic indicators have been revealed in early outcomes of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (RAAA) repair in a recent...

July 2, 2008 - The European Alliance for Access to Safe Medicines (EAASM) has today unveiled its comprehensive research report, “The Counterfeiting Superhighway,” which reveals that a frightening...

June 25, 2008 - The electromagnetic interference (EMI) produced by radio frequency identification (RFID) tracking systems can interfere with critical care medical devices, according to a new study...

June 25, 2008 - Cardiologists completed the 1,300th worldwide procedure utilizing the TandemHeart System, said manufacturer CardiacAssist, marking the increased acceptance of the device and use by...

June 25, 2008 - Lexiscan (regadenoson) injection, an A2A adenosine receptor agonist, for use as a pharmacologic stress agent in radionuclide MPI in patients unable to undergo adequate exercise...

June 25, 2008 - People with lower incomes and education levels are more likely to die after heart attack than more affluent, educated people, according to a study in the June issue of Mayo Clinic...

A new cardiac treatment facility that couples the benefits of interventional cardiology with cardiothoracic surgery for critically ill newborns, children and adults has opened at Rush University...

June 18, 2008 – Biotronik GmbH launched the Lumax 540 series, which includes implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and a cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D), which is...

Toshiba America Medical Systems’ Infinix Hybrid cardiovascular X-ray imaging system will be featured in three live cases during the International Symposium on the Hybrid Approach to Congenital Heart...

June 16, 2008 – Philips released today its new Philips BrightView XCT, reportedly the first time a flat panel X-ray detector will be used for CT imaging in nuclear medicine, integrating Philips...

June 12, 2008 – The registry arm of a clinical study to assess the safety and effectiveness of Cook Medical’s Zilver PTX Drug-Eluting Peripheral Stent (DES) in treating peripheral arterial disease...