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3-d pronting, 3D printing

The FDA has recognized 3-D printing technology now exists to print medical devices and is gathering information regarding technical assessments that should be considered when it will inevitably...

Advanced Visualization Artificial Hear Heart Repair Arizona State University

An Arizona State University research group and medical professionals at Phoenix Children’s Hospital are achieving some firsts in the history of artificial heart implantation.

Surgeons in France have successfully replaced the aortic valve in two patients without opening the chest during surgery....

Cath Lab Clinical Trial Study Cardiovascular Surgery

National Institutes of Health researchers have identified a biological pathway that contributes to the high rate of vein graft failure following ...

heart valve repair clinical trial study cardiovascular surgery mitral

The Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network (CTSN), whose Data and Clinical Coordinating Center is at Icahn...

hybrid approach to treating coronary artery disease that involves a hybrid procedure combining a minimally...

cath lab cardiovascular surgery clinical trial/study scai heart attack

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) assembled  a panel that has proposed new criteria for identifying patients who experience a heart attack after coronary...

bundled payments, cardiology, CMS

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that more than 500 organizations will begin participating in the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative. Through this new...

 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted premarket approval (PMA) for the HeartWare Ventricular Assist System (VAS) designed as a bridge to cardiac transplantation.

FDA Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps

November 8, 2012 — A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee is meeting Dec. 5 to discuss how to classify and regulate...