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Transesophageal Echocardiogram

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has released a list of five interventions whose appropriateness physicians and patients should discuss as part of Choosing Wisely, an initiative of...

A study led by researchers at the University of North Carolina indicates a newly approved blood thinner blocks a key component of the human blood clotting system and may increase the risk and...

CHAMPION PHOENIX clinical study anti-platelet therapy cangrelor ACC 13

The experimental anti-clotting drug cangrelor solidly outperformed commonly used clopidogrel in a large global trial of patients who underwent coronary stent procedures, according to data from the...

Cardiac Science, Mortara, Burdick, ECG

Cardiac Science is selling its diagnostic cardiology product line to Mortara Instrument Inc. The business consists of the Burdick and Quinton brands and associated products. The transaction does...

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has released a list of five interventions whose appropriateness physicians and patients should discuss as part of Choosing Wisely, an initiative of...

Rox Medical announced enrollment of the first U.K. patients in the CONTROL-HTN international randomized controlled trial of the Rox Flow procedure for the treatment of resistant hypertension.

This is a roundup of some of the DAIC editor's choice of the most innovative new technologies showcased at ACC 2013, including products in the areas of interventional cardiology, patient...

Thoratec Corp. announced that it has successfully completed the first human use of HeartMate PHP (percutaneous heart pump). The first PHP patient was supported for over 60 minutes during a high-...

 

St. Jude Medical announced publication of results from its landmark RESPECT clinical trial in The New England Journal of Medicine.

 

Minimally invasive procedures significantly lower health payer costs and result in fewer missed workdays when compared to open surgery, according to a study published this week in the ...