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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...

cardiac stem cell regeneration therapy translational medicine louisville study

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

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...

Sapien, TAVR, hybrid OR

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 ...

Helium, MRI

The U.S. Senate passed legislation Sept. 26 to reauthorize, extend and improve operations of the Federal Helium Reserve in Texas, which will guarantee a stable supply of the gas used for cooling...

The highest levels of radiation dose in medical imaging are reported in nuclear medicine and pressure is growing for lower dose.

CTA, CCTA, CT angiography

A large number of emergency room visits are for chest pain evaluation, and many hospitals are adopting CT angiography as a primary test to quickly rule-out coronary disease.