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Boston Scientific Renal Denervation Vessix Vascular

November 8, 2012 — Boston Scientific Corp. is extending its reach into the renal denervation market by signing a...

November 7, 2012 — Kona Medical Inc. announced the initiation of the first clinical study of its device...

Access site complications, hemostasis management, vascular closure

Percutaneous coronary interventional (PCI) procedures are performed throughout hundreds of US institutions every day. With the increasing frequency of these procedures being performed comes an...

May 15, 2012 – St. Jude Medical Inc., a global medical device company, announced CE mark approval and launch of its EnligHTN renal denervation system during EuroPCR. Renal denervation is a...

Contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) is a significant problem resulting from the use of iodine contrast agents in computed tomography (CT) scans and cath lab angiography. It can have...

April 4, 2012 — Medtronic Inc. announced that the Symplicity renal denervation system provides safe, significant and sustained blood pressure reduction up to three years in patients with treatment...

Internet-based telemedicine systems appear to lead to more appropriate and effective pharmacotherapy, better blood pressure control and an overall reduction in cardiovascular risk compared to...

February 15, 2012 — Medtronic Inc. announced the start of two clinical initiatives evaluating the broader, real-world clinical use of the company’s Symplicity renal denervation system across...

Manufacturing costs will always be a paramount consideration in producing products, as indicated by the enormous number of goods sent offshore for manufacturing by U.S. companies and many others...

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) this week published guiding principles and best practices for the development of radiation safety programs in cardiac...