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August 28, 2007 - Human embryonic stem cell (hESC)-derived cardiomyocytes improve heart function when transplanted after myocardial infarction, according to a study published in Nature...

August 22, 2007 – Interface Biologics Inc. of Toronto announced Dr. Nicolas Chronos, M.D. was added to its Advisory Board.

August 21, 2007 - Vital Images announced it has released its next-generation enterprise-wide advanced visualization and analysis product solutions with the release of Vitrea 4.0 and ViTALConnect...

August 21, 2007 - University of Arkansas researchers have discovered a simple, inexpensive way to create a nanowire coating on the surface of biocompatible titanium that can be used to create more...

August 20, 2007 - Cardiatis, SA announced that it has completed recruitment of patients into its first European clinical trial of its 3D Multilayer Braided Stent for repairing aneurysms.

August 15, 2007 — ProSolv CardioVascular, a FUJIFILM company, announced that it is the newest MedAxiom Corporate Partner.

August 15, 2007 - Thoratec Corp., a world leader in products to treat cardiovascular disease, said today that its PMA (PreMarket Application) seeking approval of its HeartMate II for bridge-to-...

August 14, 2007 - Baseline serum complement component C4 is among independent predictors of stroke in patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease.

August 13, 2007 – A study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology showed that when AngioJet thrombectomy is used to remove large thrombus before placement of a drug-eluting...

August 9, 2007 - Compared with their counterparts a decade ago, today's heart attack patients are receiving emergency angioplasty or clot-busting drugs to re-open clogged arteries at a far greater...

August 8, 2007 - A U.S. District Court judge enforced a settlement this week between Abbott Laboratories Inc. and Israeli company Medinol Ltd. to removed an entanglement for a key drug-eludting...

August 7, 2007 - The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association have jointly released revised Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Unstable Angina (UA)/Non-ST-...

August 6, 2007 – In a statement on The Children’s Health and Medicare Protection Act of 2007 (CHAMP Act) (H.R. 3162), which the House passed with a vote of 225-204 on August 1 of 2007, the...

August 6, 2007 - Boston Scientific Corp. announced that it will not move forward with a public offering of shares of its $1.4 billion surgical devices unit, which earns as much as a fifth of the...

August 3, 2007 - CryoCor Inc., a medical device company focused on the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, announced today that the FDA has granted pre-market approval (PMA) for its Cardiac...

August 3, 2007 – Novation, a healthcare contracting and services company of VHA Inc. and the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), awarded ev3 Inc. three, three-year contracts beginning Oct....

August, 3, 2007 - In patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy (ARVD/C), there is a high rate of recurrence following radiofrequency (RF) catheter ablation following...

August 1, 2007 - BioControl Medical announced that cardiologists at University Hospital Mannheim in Germany and at Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo in Italy have successfully implanted the CardioFit...

August 1, 2007 - Positron Corp. announced that a recent study by The State University of New York at Buffalo reveals that Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scanning when used as the first tool to...

July 31, 2007 - GlaxoSmithKline announced the recommendation of an FDA advisory committee to support Avandia’s (rosiglitazone maleate), an oral anti-diabetic medicine, continued availability to...

July 31, 2007 - Implantable defibrillators can reduce the risk of sudden death in high-risk patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, according to a new study conducted at the Hypertrophic...

July 30, 2007 - Outcome Sciences Inc., a medical software developer, announced that it has added a Continuity of Care Records (CCR) functionality to the its Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Patient...

July 30, 2007 – The FDA gave Cook Medical, a developer of IVC filters, clearance for a permanent indication for its newest vena cava filter, Celect, which is designed to offer physicians a tool...

July 25, 2007 - Merit Medical Systems Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable devices used primarily in cardiology and radiology procedures, announced that it has received...