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Gore Helex, ASD occluder

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning this week about safety issues encountered with the St. Jude Amplatzer Atrial Septal Occluder (ASO), a transcatheter device used to seal...

renal denervation, Symplicity

Since its debut in 2010, the renal denervation market has generated enthusiasm across the medical device...

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...

cardiovascular ultrasound structural heart valve repair hollywood presbyterian

A mother and her 25-week-old fetus are doing well after a team of physicians performed a successful in utero...

Cath lab IMV market report

Purchasing activity for cardiac catheterization labs in the United States appears to be growing as more...

Cath Lab pharmaceuticals clinical trial study CNIC spain icahn heart attack

Early treatment of heart attack patients with an inexpensive beta-blocker drug called metoprolol, while in transit to the hospital, can significantly reduce damage to the heart during a...

Edwards Sapien TAVR valve

As a cutting-edge technique, many hospitals around the country are investigating the development of their own TAVR programs. Starting a TAVR program requires a collaborative commitment to care and...

stents cath lab FDA update guidance delivery system

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a draft of its proposed updates for the non-clinical engineering tests and recommended labeling for intravascular ...

Medicare Expenses Growth Heart Attack Patients 1998 2008

Medicare expenses for patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI, heart attack) increased substantially between 1998 and 2008, with much of the increase coming in expenses 31 days or more...

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai PARIS Study Antiplatelet Therapy PCI

Lead study investigators from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai presented their Patterns of Non-Adherence to Anti-Platelet Regimens in Stented Patients (PARIS) study findings at the ESC...