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In a move that will likely have a significant impact how many patients are treated for carotid artery disease, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the use of a stent to treat...
New guidelines review strengths of current imaging modalities and make recommendations for using them to optimize patient management.
Toshiba Medical Systems Corp. and advaced visualization software maker Vital Images Inc. announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement.

The start-up company Corindus for several years has been developing a robotic-assist system for use in the cardiac cath lab. It not only navigates devices to target lesions, but also can be used...

April 19, 2011 – Andrew Einstein delivered the Douglas P. Zipes Distinguished Young Scientist Award Lecture entitled "Effects of Radiation Exposure During Cardiac Imaging: How Good Is the Data?"...

WomenHeart is the only national organization dedicated to promoting women’s heart health through advocacy, education and patient support. As the leading voice for the 42 million American women...

April 11, 2011 — The following is a roundup of key news and trial data that came out of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2011 Scientific Session in New Orleans last week. ...

April 9, 2011 - The Resolute zotarolimus-eluting stent using a new biocompatible polymer achieved a lower rate of restenosis and in-stent thrombosis compared to the Endeavor stent at 12 months in...

April 8, 2011 — In the largest randomized trial to compare radial access and femoral access for coronary angiography and intervention, researchers found radial access reduced rates of vascular...

April 8, 2011 – In the largest randomized, multicenter trial to compare drug-eluting stents (DES) and bare-metal stents (BMS) placed in saphenous vein graft lesions, researchers found that DES led...