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January 16, 2013 — Americans' cardiovascular health varies greatly from state to state, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA). The study is the...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared St. Jude Medical’s new version of its Merlin.net Patient Care Network (PCN). The secure, Internet-based remote care system is for...

January 16, 2013 — Medtronic’s CareLink Express service is a remote monitoring system that enables clinicians in healthcare facilities to quickly obtain data regarding the status of Medtronic...

Biotronik BIOFLEX-I IDE Clinical Trial Puslar-18 Peripheral Artery Disease

Biotronik announced the first U.S. implant of their Pulsar-18 self expanding stent in the BIOFLEX-I IDE clinical trial. Carlos Mena of Yale University Medical Center performed the procedure.

Covidien DEFINITIVE LE Study Peripheral Artery Disease SilverHawk TurboHawk

Covidien announced the completion of enrollment in its DEFINITIVE AR (anti-restenosis) study. As the third study in the DEFINITIVE trial series, this randomized pilot is designed to address the...

U.S. Imaging Equipment Servicing Market Millenium Market Research Group

According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the U.S. market for diagnostic imaging equipment servicing will grow slowly to a value...

McKesson released its Cardiology 13.0 system, which offers a single database solution for cardiac and peripheral catheterization, hemodynamic monitoring, electrophysiology (EP), echocardiography,...

April 27, 2012 — GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company, announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance and availability of the latest version of its Vivid E9...

CorPath200 Detroit Medical Center Cardiovascular Institute

The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) announced that a team of heart specialists at its Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) has successfully conducted the Midwest's first-ever "robotic-assisted" coronary...

January 11, 2013 — Guided Interventions LLC, a startup company developing new, easier to use fractional flow reserve (FFR) a product to help cardiologists better assess the physiological impact of...

August 20, 2012 — Zoll Medical Corp., a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, announced that physicians at all of the 17 “Honor Roll” hospitals and all of the 50 “Best...

Toshiba Aquilion One Vision Edition RSNA 2012 CT Systems CTA

Toshiba has unveiled a 640-slice computed tomography (CT) scanner at the 2012 annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). The Aquilion One Vision Edition is equipped with a...

Angioslide TriVentures Financing Embolic Protection Devices PAD

Angioslide announced the closing of $6.3 million financing led by new investor TriVentures. In addition Biostar joined returning investors Viola Partners, Agate and XT Investments to complete the...

AliveCor Heart Monitor Phone Atrial Fibrillation

The results of a recent study presented yesterday at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2012 conference in Los Angeles showed that a high-quality single-lead ECG can be quickly and...

CardiAQValve Technologies Inc. received $37.3 million in funding in its second round of equity financing. OrbiMed led the round and was joined by Versant Ventures, Advent Life Sciences and...

Spectranetics Upstream Peripheral Technologies Ltd. Peripheral Artery Disease

Spectranetics Corp. announced an agreement to purchase the assets of Upstream Peripheral Technologies Ltd., an affiliate of Aran Research Development and Prototypes Ltd. Included in the...

Abbott Absorb bioresorbable stent

Abbott announced the initiation of the ABSORB III clinical trial in patients in the United States. The randomized controlled trial will enroll about 2,250 patients and compare the performance of...

Biosensors International has announced enrollment of the first patient in LEADERS FREE, a clinical study involving BioFreedom, a polymer-free drug-coated stent (DCS) from Biosensors.

Fovia Medical Inc. Blackford Analysis Ltd. 3-D Registration

Fovia Medical Inc. and Blackford Analysis Ltd. announced plans to deliver compatible SDKs to the medical advanced visualization market.