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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...

May 30, 2007 -- Xtalks and eResearchTechnology will present a Web conference titled, "Best Practices in Cardiac Safety Data Collection Before and After the Thorough QT Trial," on June 7, 10 a.m....

May 29, 2007 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on May 25 a decision to provide coverage for Doppler monitoring of cardiac output in certain settings, removing the...

May 29, 2007 — The FDA has cleared the CORDIS ENTERPRISE Vascular Reconstruction Device and Delivery System under the Humanitarian Device Exemption — it is used with embolic coils for the...