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A new series of expert consensus recommendations developed by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) will help physicians determine the best course of action for...

eMix has released Version 2.0 of its cloud-based medical-image exchange solution — including a new capability that enhances the immediate transmission of medical imaging files and...

The Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium announced that Texas Children's Hospital has earned the designation of Accredited Pediatric Heart Failure Institute following 12 months of work and an...

stentys, stent, self-apposing stent

Stentys has announced the publication of an article in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) entitled, "Causes of Early Stent Thrombosis in Patients Presenting with Acute...

July 18, 2014 — Cook Medical customers in the United States will again have access to its Evolution RL and Evolution Shortie RL controlled-rotation dilator sheath sets. Distribution of these...

July 18, 2014 — Avinger announced that John Pigott, M.D., of Jobst Vascular Institute, Toledo, Ohio, enrolled the first patient in the VISION trial, a global investigational device exemption (IDE...

July 18, 2014 — AliveCor announced that more than one million ECGs (electrocardiograms) have been recorded using the AliveCor heart monitor since the first ECG was recorded in January...

Syncardiac, driver, artificial heart

July 18, 2014 — The Freedom portable driver has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for use with the SynCardia temporary total artificial heart as a bridge to transplantation...

Boston Scientific Louts Tavi System CE mark Heart Repair

Boston Scientific Corp. received CE mark and began the European commercial launch of its new 25 mm Lotus transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) System, complementing the...

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) launched the Fetal Neuroprotection and Neuroplasticity Program. 

cardiac ultrasound, FOCUS exam

July 17 2014 — The Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE) announced the publication of a new consensus statement on the use of focused cardiac ultrasound (FoCUS) in...

CVS Caremark Study Copay Heart Attack Non-white Patient Outcomes

A study by researchers at CVS Caremark, Aetna and Brigham and Women’s Hospital published in the May issue of Health Affairs, finds that eliminating copays for preventive medications...

CorMatrix Cardiovascular ECM Enrollment RESTORE Study Poland

CorMatrix Cardiovascular and the Central Clinical Hospital of the Ministry of Interior in Warsaw (Centralny Szpital Kliniczny MSW) of Warsaw, Poland, announced the successful enrollment and...

A new physician poster presentation at the Atrial Fibrillation Symposium 19th Annual International Meeting in Orlando, Fla., reports long-term outcomes for the convergent procedure, a...

Each year, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) leads to hospitalization for approximately 250,000 Americans, and often leads to serious — and even fatal —complications. Fortunately, at the...

Surgical aortic valve replacement generally improves patients’ symptoms and prolongs survival. However, the perceived risk of surgical aortic valve replacement in patients over 80 may result in...

July 15, 2014 — Micell Technologies Inc. announced the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a patent related to Micell's technology for enhancing the performance of medical...

July 15, 2014 — Chelation treatments reduce cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks, and death in patients with diabetes but not in those who did not have diabetes, according to analyses of...

July 15 2014 — Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have documented the safety benefits of aortic stent grafts inserted during minimally invasive surgery to...

July 15, 2014 — Telemed Solutions has reached an agreement with GlobalMedia Group LLC to become the exclusive global distributor for the TM-12, a PC-based wireless resting 12-lead ECG (...