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contextvision, MRI, GOPView, MRI2

Five global MRI manufacturers—in the United States, Europe and Asia—have selected ContextVision’s GOPView MRI2Plus to upgrade their MRI equipment. Today’s healthcare industry...

Fractional flow reserve (FFR) is considered the gold standard in determining the hemodynamic significance of coronary lesions, but its use remains low. Two new technologies may help increase its...

heart valve repair structural hybrid or medtronic corevalve edwards lifesciences

A German court ordered Nov. 14 the discontinuation of a prior court ruling that prohibited Medtronic from commercially marketing or selling the CoreValve transcatheter aortic ...

mri systems rsna 2013 GE healthcare dv24.0 silent scan software

GE Healthcare will introduce new software to help humanize ...

heart valve repair hybrid or TAVI boston scientific lotus aortic repair system

The first two commercial implants of the Boston Scientific Lotus Valve System have taken place in a...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has classified the Medtronic’s recently initiated voluntary recall of certain interventional ...

intravascular imaging ffr ultrasound ivus optical coherence tomography oct cath

In an expert consensus document e-published in Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions (CCI), the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (...

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) released a clinical practice guideline to help primary care clinicians better identify adults who may be at high...

Resverlogix Corp. announced two additional results from the ongoing analysis of its Phase 2b ASSURE clinical trial...

antiplatelet therapy clinical trial blood test platelet function corgenix

study conducted in Ireland found that aspirin does not adequately protect 20 percent of patients with...

PACS, Archive, Image repository, CVIS, Cardiac PACS

Many healthcare systems are finding their general PACS and cardiology PACS are both aging and their image storage is reaching capacity. How do the diagnostic imaging departments address the needs...

nanostim pacemaker, SJM

The tiny device, about the size of the head of a pen, can be delivered via a delivery catheter through the venous system and placed directly into the myocardium of the right ventricle. 

Neovasc, Tiara, Tiara Mitral Valve, heart valve repair

Neovasc Inc. announced that the first patent covering the company's innovative Tiara transcatheter mitral valve replacement technology has been issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The...

information technology electronic medical records cardiac pacs practice fusion

As health IT leaders make their way to New York for the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC)...

Professional cardiovascular societies and many working cardiologists question the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) recent recommendation that patients undergo genetic testing before...

balloon catheters cath lab drug-eluting clinical trials angioscore angiosculpt

AngioScore, Inc., a developer of novel angioplasty catheters for use in the treatment of cardiovascular disease...

cardiovascular ultrasound systems accessories rsna 2013 patient positioning CID

Clear Image Devices LLC (CiD) announced the release of its step platform to be used for standing patient ...

To help reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease, the nation's leading killer, New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College have created the Dalio Institute of...

The Eurozone economic slowdown has made it difficult for hospitals, particularly in Southern Europe, to procure new imaging...

cath lab radial access SCAI

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) published a first-of-its-kind paper defining best practices for the use of the transradial approach for diagnosing and treating...