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Medtronic announced it is purchasing Covidien in a cash-and-stock deal for $42.9 billion. Once the transaction is completed, Medtronic will have significantly advanced its position as a premier...

June 12, 2014 — Three-dimensional imaging known as 3-D quantitative coronary angiography (3D-QCA) accurately identifies hard-to-see coronary artery lesions that merit further evaluation, according...

corevalve, FDA, high risk patients, TAVR

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today expanded the indicated use for the CoreValve self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve system for patients with severe aortic stenosis who are at...

Ischemic heart disease, a narrowing of the arteries supplying blood to the heart, is a leading cause of death throughout the world. A hybrid molecular imaging technique called positron emission...

June 11, 2014 — GE Healthcare introduced its Discovery IQ PET/CT (positron emission tomography/computed tomography) system at the 2014 annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and...

Taking their pick, biomedical researchers can now conduct five different imaging studies in one scan with a state-of-the-art preclinical molecular imaging system that scientists unveiled during...

June 10, 2014 — A real-time monitoring device that beeps in the presence of high doses of radiation can help reduce patient and interventional cardiologist exposure to radiation during cardiac...

June 9, 2014 — After one year, patients treated with orbital atherectomy, a procedure to sand away calcium in the coronary arteries prior to stenting, were less likely to require a repeat...

Researchers at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging’s 2014 Annual Meeting (SNMMI) revealed how a protein encourages the production of stem cells that regenerate damaged tissues of...

June 5, 2014 — Fairview Health Services, Minneapolis, recently became the first U.S. healthcare facility to install the Symbia Intevo xSPECT system from Siemens Healthcare. The first ever xSPECT...