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BioVentrix Revivent-TC Heart Failure Treatment Cath Lab Structural Heart

BioVentrix’s Revivent-TC Ventricular Enhancement System was implanted in a man via Less Invasive Ventricular Enhancement (LIVE) in Prague, Czech Republic. The procedure, which is used to ...

BeneChill RhinoChill Therapeutic Hypothermia Cath Lab Intranasal Cooling System

BeneChill Inc. received the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership for its RhinoChill intranasal cooling system. BeneChill's RhinoChill is a nasopharyngeal device...

syngo.via, Siemens, iPhone, remote image access

As the world becomes more wired and mobile devices offer instant access to email, apps and the Web, it is only natural this technology is migrating into the healthcare sector, where physicians are...

Computed Tomography (CT) procedure rates have declined by an average annual 5.5 percent in the United States over the...

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2013 offers many new insights about the latest cardiovascular technologies and treatment techniques. These...

Toshiba radiation dose monitoring

Toshiba America Medical Systems’ Dose Tracking System allows clinicians to track x-ray skin dose exposure in real...

boston scientific s-icd implantable cardioverter defibrillator ICD ep lab

A new internal defibrillator that treats patients with major heart risks, is...

Through the existing Innovator in Residence (IIR) program, HIMSS and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) are collaborating to move forward on the creation of a nationwide...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted U.S. market approval for Medtronic’s self-expanding transcatheter aortic...

sorin perceval s heart valve repair cardiovascular surgery

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons (CTVS) is the first practice in Texas to implant a Sorin Perceval S self-anchoring aortic ...

Providers report that despite vendor efforts, clinical decision support (CDS) reference products are still not...

Medtronic, corevalve, edwards, litigation, TAVR, TAVI

In a move that calls into question the future of transcatheter valve competition in the United States, a jury in the Federal District Court of Delaware decided Jan. 15 the Medtronic CoreValve...

A new “fluid biopsy” technique that could identify patients at high risk of a heart attack by...

mri systems clinical trial study university pennsylvania creatine CEST map

A new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) method to map creatine at higher resolutions in the heart may help...

cath lab stents bioresorbable amaranth fortitude scaffold

Amaranth Medical announced the closing of an equity investment by Boston Scientific Corp.

heart valve repair clinical trial study edwards lifesciences sapien 3

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that it received investigational device exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a clinical trial of the Sapien 3...

cath lab guidewires heart valve repair medivalve acwire guidewire

 MediValve Ltd. announced that it has received clearance of a Pre-Marketing Notification Application (510(k)) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its acWire ...

A clinical trial found that Xa inhibitor edoxaban met the primary efficacy endpoint of non-inferiority compared to warfarin for the prevention of stroke or systemic embolic events (SEE) in...

This CME webinar will explain novel noise reduction technology for digital subtraction angiography and how this reduces radiation dose and affects image quality. The presenter is Michael Soderman...

hypertension therapies cvrx barostim neo therapy

CVRx Inc. announced findings from a health-economic analysis published in the Journal of Hypertension that indicates Barostim Therapy is a cost-effective treatment option for...