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The National Lipid Assn. (NLA) released a draft summary that highlights key aspects of care that provide a thorough supplement and direction for clinicians treating patients with dyslipidemia.

May 14, 2014 — The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that new preliminary data show an overall 9 percent decrease in hospital-acquired conditions nationally during 2011 and...

May 14, 2014 — Data presented during Heart Rhythm 2014 found the use of quadripolar leads reduced the number of hospitalizations by 53 percent when compared to the non-quadripolar group. This...

May 14, 2014 — Vivek Reddy, M.D., director of arrhythmia services for The Mount Sinai Hospital, reported promising 12-month follow-up data showing the world's first leadless...

May 13, 2014 — The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) released Expert Consensus Statement on the Use of Implantable...

Esaote FDA Clearance for Virtual Navigator Ultrasound Fusion Imaging MyLabTwice

Esaote North America received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance to market and sell its Virtual Navigator fusion imaging technology for ultrasound to U.S....

Boston Scientific Corp. ICD HRS 35th Annual Scientific Sessions SIMPLE Trial

A Boston Scientific Corp. study demonstrated that outcomes for patients with the company's transvenous implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) who received routine defibrillation testing (DT...

Elixir Medical Corp. DESolve 100 CE mark

Elixir Medical Corp. received CE mark approval for its DESolve 100 Novolimus Eluting Bioresorbable Coronary Scaffold System.

May 12, 2014 — Patients using the Boston Scientific Latitude remote patient management system with wireless telemetry demonstrated significantly lower mortality and fewer hospitalizations...

New data presented for the first time at the World Heart Federation’s World Congress of Cardiology 2014 shows a significant improvement in both patient adherence and risk factor control when...