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Preliminary results from the ADVISE (Adenosine Vasodilator Independent Stenosis Evaluation) II trial confirm prior retrospective publications and demonstrate the clinical usefulness of an iFR/...

Abbott has announced publication of positive outcomes from two European post-approval studies of the catheter-based MitraClip therapy for the treatment of mitral regurgitation (MR). Results...

Direct Flow Medical Inc. announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) to begin the SALUS feasibility...

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), a procedure traditionally used during cardiac surgeries and in the intensive care unit (ICU) that functions as an artificial replacement for a patient's...

June 3, 2013 — Medtronic Inc. announced it has received CE mark for valve-in-valve (VIV) procedures using the CoreValve and CoreValve Evolut transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) systems...

May 31, 2013 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) released a new expert consensus statement this week focusing on the practice of using ultrasound as a tool for improving patient...

Boston Scientific, Apex, balloon catheter

The total U.S. market for PTCA and cutting balloon catheters was valued at $293.5 million in 2012. The PTCA balloon segment accounted for close to 90 percent of the total coronary balloon catheter...

Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) has presented 30-day results from its ORBIT II study of coronary artery disease. ORBIT II is evaluating the safety and effectiveness of the company’s orbital...

radial access

Transradial coronary artery angiography was a major focus at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography Interventions (SCAI) 2013 Scientific Sessions May 8-11 in Orlando, Fla. The meeting kicked-...

mGuard stent, STEMI

InspireMD Inc. announced new six-month results from the MASTER trial demonstrating that the MGuard embolic protection stent (EPS) outperformed bare metal stents and drug-eluting stents in all-...