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3-D heart model, congenital heart defects, cardiovascular surgery

An experimental 3-D printed model of the heart may help surgeons treat patients born with complicated heart disorders, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s...

Oxford clinical study, American Heart Association, abdominal aortic aneurism

Oxford University researchers presented data that reveal the extent to which smoking causes silent but deadly damage to health at the annual scientific meeting of the American Heart Association (...

The new ResolutionMD functionality, which will be showcased at the 2014 RSNA conference by Calgary Scientific, offers better access to health information, supports better teamwork and...

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released final rules outlining how Medicare will pay major health care providers and suppliers in 2015. 

At the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting, Cerner Corp. will feature RadNet Radiation Dose Documentation functionality.

Carestream, Touch, ultrasound system

Carestream will debut its Carestream Touch Ultrasound System that offers a combination of enhanced user experience and image quality to meet the needs of even the most demanding...

heart valve repair, Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation, NHLB

Routinely adding mitral valve repair to coronary artery bypass graft surgery for heart attack...

Leadless Cardiac Pacemaker, Mobile Stroke Unit, Dengue Fever, Heart Failure

Cleveland Clinic announced its 9th annual list of Top 10 Medical Innovations that are likely to have major impact on improving patient care in 2015.  The list includes a mobile...

Vital Images Inc. announced enhancements in image management to its VitreaView enterprise viewer with VioStream software. Today, many healthcare organizations are challenged to unify access...

CIRS will feature a variety of quality assurance (QA), research and training phantoms for all radiology imaging modalities at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting, held...

DAPT study

Patients who took dual antiplatelet therapy medications beyond the standard 12 months after coronary stent placement were significantly less likely to develop blood clots within their stents or to...

Everflex, Iliac Study,Vascular Interventional Advances Conference

Covidien plc (NYSE: COV) announced results of the durability Iliac study and addition of the iliac indication for its EverFlex stent at the Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA) 2014 conference...

The Nugget

Radcal Corporation announced the release of its first WiFi device, the Nugget, which will be unveiled at the 2014 RSNA trade show, along with the new Accu-Dose+ ion chamber based diagnostic meter...

Aortic Aneurysm, stent graft, Gore Excluder

Pierre Galvagni Silveira, M.D., Ph.D. enrolled the first two patients in the Gore Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Clinical Study. This initial feasibility study of the Gore Excluder...

VIVA Physicians, a not-for-profit organization in the field of vascular medicine and intervention, announced late-breaking clinical trial results VIVA 14, an annual multidisciplinary...

AccentHealth will collaborate with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) to provide expert content to viewers of its television network in doctor offices' waiting...

The Journal of the American College of Cardiology collection launches JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology, which will feature research and review articles...

Siemens Healthcare has introduced the Symbia Evo Excel SPECT (single-photon emission computed tomography) system—a new version of the company’s Symbia E system that combines SPECT image resolution...

Boston Scientific Corp. announced that its subcutaneous implantable defibrillator (S-ICD System) will have designated Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Category I codes by the American...