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For patients who received stents to restore blood flow through the main arteries supplying blood to the brain, inflating a tiny balloon inside the arteries after implantation of the stent ...

Specialists at Stony Brook Medicine’s Cerebrovascular and Stroke Center (CVC) are treating patients with a new generation of blood clot removal devices that show promise in successfully...

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...

Cerebral Angioplasty Stents Radiology Stroke treatment devices

Some stroke patients may benefit from cerebral angioplasty and stent placement, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology.

2012 Top 10 Advances in Heart Disease and Stroke Research

Resuscitation, cell regeneration, a new high blood pressure treatment and developments in devices for treating stroke are among the key scientific findings that make up this year's top...

Two key news items in September made me think about the future direction of hemodynamic support, and that intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP) will increasingly face a more serious...

 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.

Amplatzer Structural Heart Occulder Closure Device RESPECT Clinical Trial

November 8, 2012 — Results of the RESPECT clinical trial, presented at TCT 2012, indicates that using an investigational...

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...

September 11, 2012 — Primary results from an ongoing trial by Maquet Cardiovascular using intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP...