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April 25, 2014 — Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute (VHVI) was the first facility in Tennessee to implant the miniaturized HeartWare HVAD pump through a minimally invasive approach known as a...

Cytori Stem Cell Therapy Heart Failure Treatments PRECISE Trial

Cytori Therapeutics announced publication of safety and efficacy data from a 36 month European clinical trial of Cytori Cell Therapy in patients with chronic ischemic heart failure. 

Medtronic announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an expanded indication for biventricular (BiV) pacing with Medtronic cardiac resynchronization therapy-pacemakers and -...

ICD, MADIT-CRT trial, long-term followup, ACC.14

Patients in mild heart failure who receive a cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) device may live longer than those implanted with a traditional implantable...

April 7, 2014 — Strategies aimed at reducing the number of patients with heart failure and other cardiovascular conditions who find themselves back in the hospital after discharge were identified...

LAPTOP-HF Telecardiology Remote Patient Monitoring ICM EP Lab Heart Failure ECG

A new treatment option for heart disease is being tested at The University of Kansas Hospital that could be...

Massachusetts General Hospital conducted a biomarker-guided therapy study of chronic heart failure patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction over a 10-month period. Results of “Head-to-...

Procyrion Aortix Ventricular Assist Device Hemodynamic Support Heart Failure

Start-up company Procyrion Inc. is developing a catheter-deployed circulatory assist device intended for long-...

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released findings on a number of its initiatives to reform the healthcare delivery system. These include interim financial results for select...

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2013 offers many new insights about the latest cardiovascular technologies and treatment techniques. These...