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bioresorbable stents

Ongoing clinical trials of bioresorbable stents continue to show positive data for the devices, which are widely expected to overtake metallic stents in the coming years if the data trend...

stents, bioresorbable, clinical trial, clinical study

Reva Medical initiated patient enrollment with its Fantom bioresorbable drug-eluting scaffold. 

Catheters, Peripheral artery disease, CenterCross Peripheral Catheter

Roxwood Medical Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the U.S. commercialization of its CenterCross Catheter for use in the coronary and peripheral vasculature...

Innovative Cardiovascular Solutions LLC has completed a Class A Unit financing totaling $5 million to fund its Emblok Embolic Protection Catheter. 

Heart valve repair, Trinity Transapical TAVI system

Transcatheter Technologies GmbH announced that it has expanded the Trinity technology platform to include a transfemoral version.

After watching his father die from heart valve disease, a mechanical engineer used his expertise in fluid dynamics to develop a first-of-its-kind procedure to replace leaking or regurgitating...

Wearable technologies, possible changes to stenting practices, state legislation on energy drinks, expanded use of minimally invasive heart repair procedures, and the development of a new class of...

absorb, bioresorbable stents

DAIC readers chose the following stories as the most popular content in 2014, based on website analytics. The list is broken into the top 20 most popular news items from 2014 and a list of the top...

Tiara Transcatheter Mitral Valve, neovasc

Now that transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is rapidly becoming an established treatment option, cardiology has shifted focus toward the next major frontier in interventional structural...

Hemodynamic support devices, Resuscitation Devices, Zoll Medical Corp.

Zoll Medical Corp. announced that it will acquire Advanced Circulatory Systems Inc.

Business, Obamacare, GlobalData

Medical market analyst firm GlobalData said the medical device tax has been a distraction to the overall goal of lower healthcare costs. 

Image Wisely.org now offers online educational materials for fluoroscopy, computed tomography (CT) and nuclear medicine exams. Fluoroscopy is the latest addition to Image Wisely,...

Manufacturers have introduced hybrid imaging systems that combine positron emission tomography (PET) with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The purported benefit is improved detail in organ and...

The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association released clinical data standards for cardiovascular and endpoints in clinical trials.

balloon catheters, clinical trial/study, medtronic, IN.PACT Admiral drug-coated

The results of a landmark study published this month in Circulation indicate that a device from Medtronic Inc. called the IN.PACT Admiral drug-coated balloon (DCB) significantly...

Advanced visualization, RSNA 2014, Remote viewing systems, mobile devices

Fovia Medical, Inc. announced the introduction of an expanded high definition volume rendering software suite, featuring F.A.S.T. HDVR, at RSNA 2014. 

Flat Panel Displays, RSNA 2014, MRI Systems, DBI24-MRSafe

Double Black Imaging released a new MRI safe display at RSNA 2014. 

mitral regurgitation, Tendyne, TMVI System, clinical trial, heart valve repair

Tendyne Holdings Inc. announced that in November 2014, the Tendyne Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation system (TMVI) was successfully implanted in the first patient of the Tendyne Feasibility...

transcaval aortic valve replacement, TAVR

For patients transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) patients whose anatomy prevents the use of femoral artery access, use of a transcaval access route (accessing the femoral...

The most accessed research studies in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) in 2014 spanned many topics, including a blood test to rule out heart attack, an advisory...