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Congenital Heart Disease Certification American Board of Medical Specialties

More than a million adult congenital heart disease patients in the United States will soon be able to choose a specialist who has demonstrated the unique knowledge and skills their care requires...

TeraRecon Lesion-Specific Analysis

The latest advances in cardiovascular imaging are usually shown first at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting, the largest radiology show in the world, held the last...

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...

Tryton Side Branch Stent TRYTON Pivotal FDA IDE trial

Tryton Medical Inc. announced the completion of enrollment in the TRYTON Pivotal U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) IDE trial evaluating the Tryton Side Branch...

 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.

Radial access, arm board,

Radial access has been a standard for most patient cases for several years at both the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Medical Center and the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. The centers are...

Clopidogrel Prasugrel TCT 2012 Smoking PARADOX Study Antiplatelet Therapy

Results of a study investigating the effects of smoking on the antiplatelet medications clopidogrel and prasugrel were presented at the 24th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT)...

A large observational study found the increased risk associated with dual antiplatelet therapy cessation after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is tied to patient non-adherence, as opposed...

November 26, 2012 — At the 98th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, Siemens...

November 20, 2012 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC), in collaboration with several other professional societies, has released the first comprehensive consensus document outlining clinical...