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October 12, 2012 — Boston Scientific announced it has enrolled the first patient in the REPRISE II clinical trial to evaluate the safety and performance of the Lotus valve system in up to 120...

Abbott Bioabsorbable Stent  Absorb

The world’s first drug-eluting bioabsorbable vascular scaffold has been launched and will revolutionize the stent industry. On Sept. 25, 2012, Abbott announced the launch of its drug-eluting...

Medtronic Inc. CoreValve Evolut Heart Valve Repair

Medtronic Inc. announced it has received CE mark for its Medtronic CoreValve Evolut 23 mm valve, its latest self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) system.

Abbott bioresorbable Absorb stent BVS

Abbott Vascular began its international launch of the Absorb coronary stent, the world's first drug-eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS). It is now widely available across...

According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the saturated U.S. X-ray market will grow slowly to reach a value of $2.8 billion by...

ESC Heart Valve Repair Hybrid OR Clinical trial/study

Cardiologists are restricting the use of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) to very old or very sick patients at high surgical risk, according to research presented at the European...

September 14, 2012 — Coronary revascularization appropriate use criteria (AUC) are now just a click away with the new SCAI Quality Improvement Toolkit (SCAI-QIT) AUC and Guidelines App, launched...

Abiomed Impella CP VAD

Abiomed Inc. announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a new percutaneous, catheter-based Impella ventricular assist device (VAD) providing...

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

September 7, 2012 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced results of the FAME II trial demonstrating that patients with...