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With increased penalties in effect for hospitals with excessive readmissions for heart attack and heart failure,...

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HeartWare International Inc. has acquired CircuLite, Inc., a developer of the Synergy Circulatory Support System, which is designed to treat less sick, ambulatory, chronic ...

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A multidisciplinary team of experts in heart failure, cardiac arrhythmia and neurosurgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City are testing nerve stimulation in the neck as a therapy for heart...

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study in Stem Cells Translational Medicine shows that in rats, treating a ...

July 19, 2013 — The Mount Sinai Medical Center is the first medical center in New York City to offer the HeartMate II pocket controller, newly approved by the U.S. Food and Drug...

The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association released an expanded clinical practice guideline for the management of patients with heart failure, updating definitions and...

Thoratec Corp. announced that it has successfully completed the first human use of HeartMate PHP (percutaneous heart pump). The first PHP patient was supported for over 60 minutes during a high-...

ACC HRS Appropriate Use Criteria ICDs CRTs

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), along with key specialty societies, released appropriate use criteria for implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs)...

Engager TAVI valve

Medtronic Inc. announced European CE (Conformité Européenne) mark approval for its Engager Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) System with transapical delivery catheter. The system...

Heart Failure Treatments EP Lab ICDs JAMA Internal Medicine St. Louis University

New research at Saint Louis University shows physicians do not talk to patients about the psychosocial impact and long-term risks of implanting cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) to treat...