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Researchers have announced the results of a retrospective five-year study, which shows that echocardiography can be useful in identifying new strategies for combating the growth failure in infants...

Sectra has recently registered a new Class 1 software medical device, Sectra DoseTrack, with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Researchers have announced the results of a study which shows that among patients readmitted for congestive heart failure (CHF), a high E/e’ (a measure of elevated left ventricle filling...

Medical Imaging U.S. Healthcare Overtesting New England Journal of Medicine

Big changes are coming to the U.S. healthcare system — some in response to the mounting scrutiny of medical imaging. New task force recommendations, the Choosing Wisely campaign and Affordable...

Researchers have announced the results of a clinical study that shows a key difference in the patient’s baseline heart size and function following transcatheter valve replacement (TAVR) that may...

Philips Healthcare has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its AlluraClarity live image guidance system in the United States.

Toshiba Aquilon One Vision CT North Shore University Hospital CT System

North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) announced it has installed the most advanced cardiac computed tomography (CT) scanner to help diagnose heart disease and a patient’s risk for heart attack....

AirStrip ONE Microsoft AppsForSurface Program ECG Wireless Remote Access

AirStrip announced the first phase of its strategic participation in Microsoft’s AppsForSurface program. As part of the program, the company will launch and make available AirStrip ONE Cardiology...

FDA US device innovation

With recent medical device advances have come increasing concerns about the ability of the United States to remain at the forefront of research, especially in light of stringent FDA policies...

cath lab, SYNTAX, SCAI

The year 2013 has brought us several important clinical trials that have changed the way interventional cardiologists approach and treat patients with stable coronary artery disease. These trials...

Medstreaming launched its new Graphic Based Surgical Application for desktop and mobile platforms at the Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) May 30 – June 1, 2013 in San Francisco. The structured...

UltraSPECT, a leading provider of nuclear medicine (NM) image reconstruction technology that reduces radiopharmaceutical dose and acquisition time, announced the installation of its proprietary...

One-year data from an Italian multicenter randomized controlled trial of the In.Pact Falcon drug-eluting balloon from Medtronic Inc. demonstrate positive and durable clinical results with the...

Xience Prime Orsiro Drug Eluting Stent BIO-GLOW II Clinical Study Biotronik Abbo

Primary end-point results from the BIOFLOW-II clinical study demonstrating the non-inferiority of the Biotronik Orsiro Hybrid Drug-Eluting Stent compared to Abbott's Xience Prime. These results...

June 28, 2013 — Maquet Cardiovascular LLC announced it has acquired LAAx Inc., a privately held company that has developed a unique mechanical occlusion device called the TigerPaw System II....

June 28, 2013 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced CE mark approval of its next-generation quadripolar device, the Quadra Assura MP cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D).

Sorin Group Reply Pacemakers Sleep Apnea Clinical Study

Sorin Group announced the results of the DREAM clinical trial. In this study, the sleep apnea monitoring (SAM) algorithm of Sorin Reply 200 pacemakers was validated against polysomnography, the...

Validating its shock reduction research and technology, Medtronic Inc. announced the results of three clinical trials, Shock-Less, PainFree SST and ADVANCE III, which successfully employed...

Boston Scientific Formio Vitalio Inliven Pacemakers EP Lab

Boston Scientific Corporation is launching a new family of pacemakers in Europe. These pacemakers monitor respiration, adjust pacing accordingly, and support insight into the patient's overall...

Digisonics will exhibit its No. 1 KLAS rated cardiology picture archive and communications system (PACS) and structured...