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July 3, 2007 - Ivivi Technologies Inc., a non-invasive, electrotherapeutic technology developer, announced that it has completed enrollment of 30 patients participating in a double-blind,...

June 26, 2007 - Physicians who report quality measures for care delivered to Medicare beneficiaries July 1–December 31, 2007 may receive an additional 1.5 percent incentive payment, subject to a...

June 25, 2007 - Philips demonstrated the new Live 3D transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) probe, the X7-2t, at the 18th Annual American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) Scientific Sessions in...

June 21, 2007 - Exforge, a single-tablet combination of two of the most prescribed high blood pressure medicines, has been granted final FDA approval for use in patients who suffer from high blood...

June 21, 2007 - The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) today announced the election of Thomas Ryan, M.D., director of the Ohio State University Heart Center in Columbus, OH and heart...

June 19, 2007 - CryoCath Technologies Inc., a cryotherapy products company that treats cardiac arrhythmias, today announced an agreement to sell their surgical portfolio to ATS Medical in a $22...

June 20, 2007 —Robotic surgical technology available at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center avoids long-term use of blood thinners and problems such as infection by repairing the mitral valve instead of...

June 19, 2007 – Cardica Inc. and Cook Medical today announced that they have entered into an agreement to develop and commercialize a specialized device designed to close the patent foramen ovale...

June 18, 2007 - Kardia Health Systems launched Echocardiography Information Management System (EIMS), a web-based workflow-management software for echocardiography labs, at the ASE Scientific...

June 18, 2007 – BioServe today announced that it has been selected by Houston-based Specialized Clinical Center of Research (SCCOR) for a novel study aimed at identifying the genetic cause of...

June 18, 2007 — Kensey Nash Corporation today announced that it has completed a European Union (EU) study to assess the device success, safety and performance of the ThromCat Thrombectomy Catheter...

June 14, 2007 — HD Medical Group Ltd. recently announced the ViScope 100 series, an audio-visual auscultation tool for effective cardiac triage.

The experimental device, which may be...

June 12, 2007 - Recent findings show that the majority of people untrained in how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and even many trained emergency personnel, do not push with enough force...

June 11, 2007 — Cardio BioSciences and Mayo Clinic announced today that they have entered into a collaborative agreement related to the licensing of Mayo Clinic research, know-how and intellectual...

June 4, 2007 — Corgenix Medical Corporation, a worldwide developer and marketer of diagnostic test kits, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market...

June 5, 2007 - Photon2 announced that it has received FDA approval for its new compact cardiac camera. The C! is a gamma camera designed for cardiologists in the diagnosis of cardiac disease.

June 4, 2007 — Biodegradable magnesium stents have been developed to treat blockages in coronary arteries. The stents will degrade within four months and achieve the same results as conventional...

June 4, 2007 — Contrary to recent studies, proper use of a drug called aprotinin to reduce bleeding during heart surgery does not increase the risk of heart attack or stroke, according to a study...

June 1, 2007 — Abbott announced it has completed its application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to seek market approval for its XIENCE V Everolimus Eluting Coronary Stent System to...

May 31, 2007 - The American Heart Association is launching a community-based program to reduce the toll of the deadliest kind of heart attack: an ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI).

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May 30, 2007 -- The Canadian Press reports this week that people in the greatest need of cardiac medications and interventions are less likely than moderately ill patients to get the full range of...