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Advancements in technologies are paving the way for many healthcare providers to connect with patients outside their hospitals more quickly and efficiently. For cardiology departments,...

Procyrion Aortix Ventricular Assist Device Hemodynamic Support Heart Failure

Start-up company Procyrion Inc. is developing a catheter-deployed circulatory assist device intended for long-...

Edwards Lifesciences Sapien Transcatheter Aortic Valve Heart Repair Structural

Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit used an Edwards Lifesciences Sapien transcatheter aortic valve...

therapeutic hypothermia, Medivance Arctic Sun

Use of therapeutic hypothermia is used to prevent neurological damage in patients who suffer sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), and there are many advocates suggesting a similar approach can...

radiation dose management, monitoring

Radiation dose continues to rise as the number of computed tomography (CT), nuclear, angiography and fluoroscopy examinations grow, leading to a greater risk of patient overexposure to radiation....

Percuntaneous Coronary Intervention PCI Cath Lab Stents Clinical Trial Study

Expanded use of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is seeing more patients with acute coronary syndromes treated more quickly, according to the latest National ...

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released findings on a number of its initiatives to reform the healthcare delivery system. These include interim financial results for select...

Cardiac Ultrasound Systems Point-of-Care Cardiology Clinical Study

A paper in the journal of the World Heart Federation, Global Heart, reported mounting evidence of the utility of ...

Sapien 3, TAVR, CE mark, european approval

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. received CE marking for its Edwards Sapien 3 transcatheter aortic valve.

FDA Premarket Approval PMA Clinical Study EP Lab Cath Leads Implantable Devices

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved many cardiac implantable electronic device...