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A 320-detector computed tomography (CT) scanner that shows both anatomy within coronary arteries and blood...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning healthcare professionals of the rare but serious risk of heart attack and death with use of the cardiac nuclear stress test agents Lexiscan (...

Exponential growth in vendor neutral archive (VNA) study volumes is forecast to drive strong demand for VNA...

Data from a national registry developed to track patient safety and real-world outcomes finds that the initial use of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for treatment of aortic stenosis...

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Cephasonics introduced the small, 2-pound cQuest Dragonfly family of modular 32- or 64-channel, high-performance ...

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A multidisciplinary team of experts in heart failure, cardiac arrhythmia and neurosurgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City are testing nerve stimulation in the neck as a therapy for heart...

The 2014 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards list raises awareness of the potential dangers associated with the use of medical devices and helps healthcare providers minimize the risk of technology-...

renal stenting

The use of renal stenting in combination with medication-based therapy to treat hypertension showed no improvement in patient outcomes over the use of medications alone in treating hypertension....

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AtriCure Inc., a developer of solutions to treat atrial fibrillation, announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) approval to begin enrollment in a clinical study of AtriCure’s...

Fractional flow reserve (FFR) is considered the gold standard in determining the hemodynamic significance of coronary lesions, but its use remains low. Two new technologies may help increase its...