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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...

At RSNA 2012, GE Healthcare announced a first-of-its-kind agreement with the University of Wisconsin (UW) School of Medicine and Public Health for the purpose of providing physicians with more...

CathPCI Registry Interventional Cardiology Data Cath Lab JACC

A report from the CathPCI Registry, a data registry that includes information from 85 percent of the heart catheterization laboratories in the United States, is providing a vivid snapshot of the...

Abbott announced that the Xience Xpedition everolimus-eluting coronary stent system received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and is launching immediately in the...

The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) said that failure to delay the new medical device excise tax, along with Medicare cuts for imaging and radiation therapy services passed by...

MRI 2012: Broadening Your Field of View KLS MRI Systems

The introduction of new technology into the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) landscape has changed the face of the market segment over the last year. Although MRI satisfaction scores tend to...

SCAI Ad Hoc PCI Stenting Cath Lab Clinical Trial

When tests reveal that a patient’s heart artery is blocked and blood flow to the heart is restricted, should the doctor fix it with a stent or stop the test and discuss treatment options with the...

Cerebral Angioplasty Stents Radiology Stroke treatment devices

Some stroke patients may benefit from cerebral angioplasty and stent placement, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology.

Top Cardiovascular Stories 2012 Software CT angiography Heart Valve Repair

The past year in cardiology has continued to see progress and innovation in medicine. As the year comes to an end, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) identified some of the top...