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Abbott Absorb bioresorbable stent

Abbott announced the initiation of the ABSORB III clinical trial in patients in the United States. The randomized controlled trial will enroll about 2,250 patients and compare the performance of...

CathPCI Registry Interventional Cardiology Data Cath Lab JACC

A report from the CathPCI Registry, a data registry that includes information from 85 percent of the heart catheterization laboratories in the United States, is providing a vivid snapshot of the...

Abbott announced that the Xience Xpedition everolimus-eluting coronary stent system received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and is launching immediately in the...

SCAI Ad Hoc PCI Stenting Cath Lab Clinical Trial

When tests reveal that a patient’s heart artery is blocked and blood flow to the heart is restricted, should the doctor fix it with a stent or stop the test and discuss treatment options with the...

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.

Top Cardiovascular Stories 2012 Software CT angiography Heart Valve Repair

The past year in cardiology has continued to see progress and innovation in medicine. As the year comes to an end, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) identified some of the top...

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...

The annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) meeting brings many cutting-edge technologies to the forefront during its five days of clinical sessions. This is my editor’s choice of...

New streamlined guidelines will help healthcare providers better treat patients with the most severe type of heart attacks, according to an American Heart Association/American College of...

For functional mitral valve regurgitation, the results of open repair are poor, but the next generation of transcatheter heart valve repair technologies in development may offer new hope for these...