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C-section Hysterectomy Clinical trial Interventional Radiology Balloon Catheter

Using tiny balloons to temporarily block blood flow to the uterus during a high-risk Caesarean-section delivery can save the life of the mother while preventing hysterectomy and preserving...

CardioKinetics PARACHUTE IV Clinical Trial Heart Failure Treatments

CardioKinetix Inc. announced the enrollment of the first patients in PARACHUTE IV, the randomized pivotal U.S. trial of the minimally invasive Parachute Ventricular Partitioning Device for the...

Covidien began the commercial launch of the OneShot Renal Denervation System, an over the wire balloon-based irrigated ablation catheter technology for the treatment of hypertension...

electronic health records, MU

The American Medical Association (AMA) submitted formal comments to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) on the Health IT Policy Committee’s...

January 16, 2013 — Rex Medical L.P. announced that it has received 510(k) Clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Cleaner15 Rotational Thrombectomy System.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared St. Jude Medical’s new version of its Merlin.net Patient Care Network (PCN). The secure, Internet-based remote care system is for...

January 16, 2013 — Just weeks after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Cook Medical’s Zilver PTX drug-eluting peripheral stent, Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus,...

U.S. Imaging Equipment Servicing Market Millenium Market Research Group

According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the U.S. market for diagnostic imaging equipment servicing will grow slowly to a value...

CorPath200 Detroit Medical Center Cardiovascular Institute

The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) announced that a team of heart specialists at its Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) has successfully conducted the Midwest's first-ever "robotic-assisted" coronary...

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...