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An international research team at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is testing a sugar-based tracer ...

Carotid Stent Clinical Study Abbott Cordis National Cardiovascular Data Registry

The three most common systems to place stents in blocked carotid arteries of the neck have similarly low rates of...

Computed Tomography (CT) procedure rates have declined by an average annual 5.5 percent in the United States over the...

mri systems clinical trial study university pennsylvania creatine CEST map

A new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) method to map creatine at higher resolutions in the heart may help...

heart valve repair clinical trial study edwards lifesciences sapien 3

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that it received investigational device exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a clinical trial of the Sapien 3...

Medtronic, symplicity, renal denervation

Medtronic Inc. announced its U.S. pivotal trial for its Symplicity renal denervation system to treat resistant hypertension, the SYMPLICITY HTN-3 trial, failed to meet its primary efficacy...

study shows that coronary artery calcium (CAC) screening, an assessment tool that is not currently...

Atrial fibrillation (AF), long considered the most common condition leading to an irregular heartbeat, is a growing and...

A new study by researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Fielding School of Public Health and McGill University in Montréal reveals that the United States health care system...

cath lab cardiac diagnostics imaging clinical decision support appropriate use

 The American College of Cardiology (ACC), along with nine specialty and subspecialty societies, released Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for tests used in the ...