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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...

June 8, 2008 - A new study about how shear stress improves adult stem cell attachment to vascular surfaces moves researchers closer to the development of a unique tissue-engineered stem cell...

June 5, 2008 - Older patients may have less ability to repair of vessels and arteries after acute injury, similar to other effects of aging, according to the American Vascular Association (AVA)...

June 5, 2008 - At the SVS Vascular Annual Meeting Royal Philips Electronics and Skytron said they are teaming up to deliver hybrid operating rooms for minimally invasive cardiovascular surgical...