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A University of Alabama at Birmingham surgical team has performed the first surgery using a virtual augmented reality technology called VIPAAR (Virtual Interactive Presence in Augmented Reality)...

It was not until we began planning that we realized just how involved TAVR programs are — they require much more work than we originally anticipated. At Terrebonne General Medical Center (...

Mobile Aspects announced that it has been awarded the patent for its iRISupply radiofrequency identification (RFID) system that supports the storage and ...

Sidra Medical and Research Center, a specialty women's and children's hospital in Qatar, announced that Ziyad Hijazi, M.D., has been appointed clinical chief for pediatrics.

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Four cardiovascular professional societies released an overview of transcatheter therapies for mitral regurgitation. Intended to “help frame subsequent discussions” among the field’s various...

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Ziehm Imaging, a developer, manufacturer and supplier of mobile C-arms, will showcase the first motorized mobile C-arm...

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Barco, a supplier of diagnostic systems, presented its MDSC line of network-ready surgical displays.

Data from a national registry developed to track patient safety and real-world outcomes finds that the initial use of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for treatment of aortic stenosis...

The 2014 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards list raises awareness of the potential dangers associated with the use of medical devices and helps healthcare providers minimize the risk of technology-...

Video game technology is being applied to imaging by German researchers, who will be presenting their findings at RSNA 2013. Xbox in the operating room and the use of video game controllers...

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A German court ordered Nov. 14 the discontinuation of a prior court ruling that prohibited Medtronic from commercially marketing or selling the CoreValve transcatheter aortic ...

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The first two commercial implants of the Boston Scientific Lotus Valve System have taken place in a...

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According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the anticipated Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Boston Scientific's Watchman device will drive rapid growth in the market for...

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In a clinical trial of the Boston Scientific Lotus valve, a second-generation ...

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In a clinical trial, a self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve met the key performance objective of reducing...

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Philips and RealView Imaging Ltd. have completed a clinical study that demonstrated the feasibility of using an innovative live 3-D holographic ...

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Boston Scientific Corp. has received CE mark for its Lotus Valve System, a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) technology. This key approval offers an effective new...

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St. Jude Medical Inc. announced positive results for the 23 and 25mm Portico Transcatheter Aortic Heart Valves in the Portico Transfemoral CE mark trial (Portico TF CE Trial)....

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The CoreValve U.S. pivotal trial showed very positive results for the Medtronic CoreValve system, comparable or better than data from the Sapien Partner Trial.