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Interventional procedures are growing rapidly and becoming more specialized in diverse areas of care.  In the next decade, the number of people living in the United States who have heart...

ICD, CRT battery life

In the coming years, the continued growth and aging of our population will both increase the demand for treatment with implantable cardiac rhythm devices and stretch our ability to pay for care....

Access site complications, hemostasis management, vascular closure

Percutaneous coronary interventional (PCI) procedures are performed throughout hundreds of US institutions every day. With the increasing frequency of these procedures being performed comes an...

July 26, 2012 — A new study shows promising data for a new method to image the source of atrial fibrillation (AF) and target its ablation to greatly reduce procedure time and substantially improve...

Corindus Vascular Robotics today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the CorPath 200 robotic-assist system for use in percutaneous coronary...

Over the past decade there have been several advancements in prothrombin time (PT)/international normalized ration (INR) point-of-care testing (POCT) devices. This is usually performed at an...

Hansen Medical Inc. received 510(k) market clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Magellan Robotic System, the first robotic navigation system to more precisely guide...

Evaluating the performance of your cath lab is key to developing a strategic plan for improving service offerings, planning growth and expanding market share to compete for revenues. Availability...

The latest trends and newest cardiac rhythm management technology were highlighted during the biggest electrophysiology (EP) meeting in the world, Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) 2012 in May, held in...

A new electromapping technique can better visualize the rotor (similar to the eye of a hurricane) around which atrial fibrillation electrical activity rotates. Using this map, the...