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Network security issues, vital infrastructure upgrades, electronic health record (EHR) implementation and impending federal deadlines will guide priorities this year, according to an independent...

Guerbet announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Dotarem (gadoterate meglumine), a gadolinium-based contrast agent (GBCA) indicated for intravenous use with magnetic...

ACC HRS Appropriate Use Criteria ICDs CRTs

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), along with key specialty societies, released appropriate use criteria for implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs)...

Cordis Corp. announced it has completed the acquisition of Flexible Stenting Solutions Inc., whose technology provides Cordis with the opportunity to evolve the S.M.A.R.T. stent platform to...

Svelte Medical Systems announced treatment of the first patient in the DIRECT II (Direct Implantation of Rapamycin-Eluting stents with bioabsorbable drug Carrier Technology) study at Middelheim...

TherOx Inc. IDE Study Supersaturated Oxygen Therapy AMI

TherOx Inc. announced the initiation of its multicenter Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) pilot study of a second generation system that delivers supersaturated oxygen (SSO2) therapy for...

Northwest Community Hospital MyNCH Mobile App Mobile Device Remote Viewing

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) is unveiling new imaging and lab results functionality for its mobile app, MyNCH, which allows NCH Medical Group patients to view their lab and imaging results...

Edwards Sapien, PARTNER, 3 year followup

The three-year results of a pivotal clinical study comparing the Edwards Sapien transcatheter heart valve and open-heart surgery demonstrated comparable outcomes. These new data from The PARTNER...

Sentinel v.9 Spacelabs Healthcare Blood Pressure Monitor Cardiac PACS

Spacelabs Healthcare has released the latest version of their cardiology information management system — Sentinel v.9 — with a new seamlessly integrated ABP module.

 

Terumo Interventional Systems expanded its family of Heartrail III Coronary Guiding Catheters to include a smaller profile 5 French Ikari shape, specifically designed to provide backup support and...

Alere Inc. announced the results of research presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 62nd Annual Scientific Session, which showed that a simple screening and management program can be...

ekos, pulmonary embolism, clot busting

Results of the ULTIMA trial using endovascular therapy to treat submassive pulmonary embolism (PE) were presented at the American College of Cardiology 2013 meeting, The trial is the first...

Edward Structural Heart Valve Repair Clinical Trial Sapien XT Transcatheter

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation announced that preliminary results from The PARTNER II Trial demonstrated similar one-year outcomes in mortality and major clinical events between the Edwards...

Boston Scientific Watchmen Left Atrial Appendage Closure Atrial Fibrillation

Boston Scientific reports preliminary data in the PREVAIL clinical trial met two out of three co-primary endpoints. The data was supposed to be presented during the 2013 American College of...

Medtronic Inc. announced it has received CE mark and will begin the European launch of the Attain Performa portfolio of quadripolar leads.

GE Healthcare DoseMap Radiation Dose Management Angiography Systems

At the American College of Cardiology (ACC) conference, GE Healthcare unveiled DoseMap to alert interventional cardiologists to patient radiation exposure during longer procedures.

Accumetrics Verify Now ACC 2013 Antiplatelet Therapy Blood Testing Pharmaceutica

Accumetrics Inc. announced the presentation of a series of important data that solidifies the clinical utility of platelet reactivity testing. Real world outcomes data in high-risk patients...

AliveCor Mobile Heart Monitor for iPhone ECG ACC 2013

AliveCor announced that its mobile Heart Monitor for iPhone is now available by prescription to enable patients to record their heart rhythm anytime, anywhere. The Heart Monitor, which makes home...

 IMPAX CV Web+ Agfa Healthcare Cardiac PACS ACC 2013

Agfa HealthCare demonstrated its Impax CV Web+ solution at the American College of Cardiology's (ACC) 62nd Annual Scientific Session and Expo held in San Francisco from March 9-11. The technology...

For better treatment planning during cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT), Toshiba America Medical System Inc.’s Activation Imaging is the company’s latest addition to its 3-D Wall Motion...