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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an expanded indication for Medtronic’s cardiac resynchronization therapy with implantable cardioverter defibrillator (CRT-D) devices...

April 9, 2012 — After witnessing a downtrend for several years, revenues in the U.S. nuclear medicine and positron emission tomography (PET) imaging systems market finally pivoted in 2010. New...

April 6, 2012 — The U.S. anticoagulant market is on the verge of a major shift in clinical practice, transitioning from a market dominated by a single injectable anticoagulant to a highly...

April 6, 2012 — St. Jude Medical announced it is proactively informing physicians about visual observations of externalized conductors on the silicone end of QuickSite and QuickFlex left...

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...

A new comparative effectiveness study found older adults with stable coronary disease who underwent coronary artery bypass graft had better long-term survival than those who underwent percutaneous...

Stress tests are an important tool to help diagnose narrowed arteries in people who come to the emergency room (ER) with chest pain but are not confirmed as having a heart attack. Scheduling a...

It seems a picture is worth more than a thousand words for people who see evidence of coronary artery disease, the most common type of heart disease in men and women. Simply seeing a build-up of...

Patients who underwent transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) at experienced medical centers had significant improvement in valve function as well as low mortality and stroke rates at 30...

Results of the double-blind, randomized study ISSUE-3 found patients suffering from fainting due to a neurocardiogenic syncope had fewer fainting occurrences when treated with a pacemaker. The...