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November 14, 2007 - The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital performed the first procedure in the first hybrid congenital cardiac operating suite in the U.S., a facility designed...

November 13, 2007- There is significant underutilization of many guideline-indicated life-saving medical and device therapies for heart failure (HF) patients, according to the Registry to Improve...

November 7, 2007 - A seven-city study on the impact of new CPR techniques supports the widespread use of the American Heart Association’s new 2005 CPR guidelines, according to the study authors in...

November 7, 2007 – Injecting patients’ own stem cells – ones that exist in skeletal muscle – directly into the heart with a three-dimensional guided catheter is feasible, safe and might be...

November 7, 2007 - Patients’ own stem cells injected into their hearts after treatment for an ST elevation heart attack improved their hearts’ improved pumping ability, researchers reported during...

November 7, 2007 - The application of clinical practice modifications combined with advanced electronic technologies can improve the care of patients at risk for sudden cardiac arrest (SCA),...

November 5, 2007 - New data released today at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions showed that Abbott's SIMCOR, an investigational, fixed-dose combination of Abbott's proprietary...

November, 2007 - An ECG that fits in the palm of your hand, Mortara Instrument’s ELI 10 hand-held electrocardiograph includes a variety of advanced clinical and communication features.

November 6, 2007 - Mortara Instrument Inc. showcased its recently FDA cleared ELI 10 Electrocardiograph Device, a hand-held 12-lead resting interpretive electrocardiograph, at the American Heart...

November 6, 2007 – Philips Medical Systems highlighted its recently introduced iE33 Live 3D TEE, an echo system designed to address a growing requirement with complementary 2D and volumetric Live...

November 5, 2007 - A pooled analysis of the E-SIRIUS and C-SIRIUS trials, called New SIRIUS, found that the CYPHER sirolimus-eluting coronary stent continued to provide clinical benefits with...

November 4, 2007 – Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) can identify which patients will benefit more from undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) than receiving medical...

November 4, 2007 – Drug-eluting stents to open blocked coronary arteries caused no more risks for death or heart attack than bare metal stents, according to a late-breaking outcomes trial...

October 30, 2007 – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded cardiac researchers at the University of Pennsylvania a $2.1 million grant to pioneer studies in cardiovascular disease...

October 30, 2007 - Cordis Corp. will launch in the U.S. and European its next generation carotid stent system, the PRECISEPRO RX Nitinol Self-Expanding Stent, to treat clogged neck arteries, in...

October 30, 2007) – TherOx Inc., a privately held medical device company, announced it has met its endpoints for its pivotal trial, AMIHOT II (Acute Myocardial Infarction with Hyperoxemic Oxygen...

October 29, 2007 - Boston Scientific Corp. announced positive three-year results from its CABERNET and BEACH carotid artery stenting clinical trials, which evaluated the effectiveness of stenting...

October 25, 2007 - Cordis Corp. announced at TCT 2007 the U.S. and European launch of Cordis’s next generation carotid stent system, the PRECISE PRO RX Nitinol Self-Expanding Stent, designed to...

October 24, 2007 — Drug-eluting balloons could offer a viable alternative to drug-eluting stents (DES) in the treatment of coronary artery disease, according to research results from two studies...