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nanostim pacemaker, SJM

The tiny device, about the size of the head of a pen, can be delivered via a delivery catheter through the venous system and placed directly into the myocardium of the right ventricle. 

information technology electronic medical records cardiac pacs practice fusion

As health IT leaders make their way to New York for the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC)...

Professional cardiovascular societies and many working cardiologists question the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) recent recommendation that patients undergo genetic testing before...

The Eurozone economic slowdown has made it difficult for hospitals, particularly in Southern Europe, to procure new imaging...

cath lab radial access SCAI

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) published a first-of-its-kind paper defining best practices for the use of the transradial approach for diagnosing and treating...

No law prevents doctors from freely prescribing U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drugs and devices for off-label uses, yet regulators continue to aggressively pursue civil and...

renal denervation clinical trial study hypertension cath medtronic symplicity

Medtronic Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE), allowing the company to initiate SYMPLICITY HTN-4, the first...

pacs cardiac NASA fujifilm wyle

Personnel of Wyle, a provider of engineering, scientific and technical service to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), at the Johnson Space Center have selected Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A....

cardiac diagnostics testosterone jama

Men undergoing testosterone therapy had a 29 percent greater risk of heart attack, stroke and death according to a study...

LAA occluder, Watchman

According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the anticipated Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Boston Scientific's Watchman device will drive rapid growth in the market for...