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Silicon Valley Medical Instruments Inc.  HD-IVUS FDA Clearance

Silicon Valley Medical Instruments Inc. (SVMI) was granted 510(k) market clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in January for its HD-IVUS ultrasound imaging system.

My job as editor of DAIC is to help readers keep tabs on the latest in cardiovascular technology and trends. With collaboration from my Editorial Advisory Board, we developed a 2013...

ViewFlex Xtra ICE Catheter St. Jude Medical CE mark

St. Jude Medical Inc. announced European CE mark approval of its ViewFlex Xtra Intracardiac Echocardiography (ICE) Catheter. Designed for control and maneuverability during complex cardiac...

Volcano Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sync-Rx Ltd., a privately-held company based in Israel that develops advanced software applications that...

November 20, 2012 – With the Acuson X700 ultrasound system, Siemens Healthcare has developed a powerful ultrasound system that offers exceptional image quality, robust technologies, and...

Avinger Ocelot OCT CTO catheter

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted market clearance for the Avinger Inc. Ocelot optical coherenace tomography (OCT) catheter to help cross...

October 19, 2012 — Volcano Corp. announced it has received both U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance and CE mark to market its new Visions PV .035 digital IVUS catheter in both...

Infraredx Inc. (TVC) Imaging System Philips’ Allura Xper Imaging System

Infraredx Inc., a medical device company, and Royal Philips Electronics announced they have signed a joint development and collaboration agreement that is focused on integrating Infraredx’s true...

July 20, 2012 — The ability to see inside the arteries of vascular disease patients in high resolution before and during stenting procedures can offer valuable information. A new study of...

July 11, 2012 — St. Jude Medical received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the ViewFlex Xtra...

June 28, 2012 — Infraredx Inc., a medical device company committed to advancing the diagnosis and management of coronary artery and other vascular diseases, today announced that the company...

May 15, 2012 — Boston Scientific Corp. and Philips Healthcare announced a collaboration enabling Philips to sell Boston Scientific Imaging equipment in connection with its Allura Xper...

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2012 Scientific Session, held March 24-27 in Chicago, was the first major cardiology show this year for vendors to display their latest innovations. A...

March 22, 2012 — Infraredx Inc. announced that its TVC Imaging System for the true vessel characterization of coronary artery disease will be featured in 11 oral and poster presentations,...

March 12, 2012 — Siemens Healthcare announced shipment of the Acuson S1000 ultrasound system, a premium ultrasound platform. The Acuson S1000 system expands access to imaging performance at a very...

Avinger Inc. announced the enrollment of the first European patient in the CONNECT II global clinical trial. The first patient was enrolled by Dr. Bernhard Reimers at Ospedale di Mirano in Mirano...

November 21, 2011: Each year, more than 600,000 Americans are stricken with a pulmonary embolism (PE), which is a clot in the lung. Without immediate help, almost half of these individuals may...

Each year I attend Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), I comb the event and its sessions looking for the next big trend or technological innovations in cardiovascular devices. Below...

November 9, 2011 — InfraReDx Inc. announced the launch of its TVC Imaging System, an enhanced version of the LipiScan IVUS coronary imaging system.