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Traditional fingerstick screening for glucose and lipids is proving inadequate when identifying near-term ...

Achieving real quality improvement and reducing costs means re-evaluating what constitutes value, according to a new paper e-published in the journal Catheterization and Cardiovascular...

On-X Life Technologies On-X Plus 1.5 Aortic Heart Valve Repair Cardiovascular

On-X Life Technologies Inc.  received CE marking for an expanded labeling claim of its On-X Prosthetic Heart Valve. The company may market its ...

Telecardiology, Statvideo

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,...

StatVideo EchoCart Telecardiology Telemedicine Cardiac Ultrasound Systems

At Johnston Medical Center in Smithfield N.C., StatVideo’s EchoCart streams real-time images of babies’ hearts and ...

Vascular Solutions ThrombiDisc Topical Hemostat Introducer Sheaths Cath Lab

Vascular Solutions Inc. launched the ThrombiDisc topical hemostat designed for use around...

American College of Cardiology Clinical Trial Cath Lab EP Cardiac Diagnostics

Results from several late breaking clinical trials will be presented during  the American College of...

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...

Transcatheter Technologies GmbH Trinity Aortic Valve Heart Repair

Transcatheter Technologies GmbH, a medical device company, is developing a third-generation transcatheter aortic ...

Esaote Pie Medical Imaging 3mensio Structural Heart Software Cardiac Ultrasound

To address the needs of physicians who treat patients with valvular heart disease, Esaote North America established a sales force to bring 3mensio Structural Heart software for ...

Boston Scientific OffRoad Re-Entry Catheter System CTO PAD Cath Labs

Boston Scientific launched in the United States the OffRoad Re-Entry Catheter System to treat complete arterial...

Ziehm Imaging Ziehm VIsion RFD C-arm Mobil R/F Systems Angiography Systems

Ziehm Imaging received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance to market its new generation Ziehm Vision RFD C-...

Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) centers are unequal relative to population and heart attack prevalence across the United States, according to a study in the Journal of the...

therapeutic hypothermia, Philips InnerCool

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...

ImaCor hTEE QuickStart Mobile App Cardiovascular Ultrasound Transeosophageal TEE

ImaCor Inc., developer of hemodynamic transesophageal echocardiography (hTEE) technology, released the hTEE...

Edwards Lifesciences Embol-X Glide Protection System Embolic Device Surgery

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Class I Recall of Edwards Lifesciences LLC’s Embol-X Glide ...

Medtronic Valiant Captivia Thoracic Stent Graft System Aneurism Repair AAA TAA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Medtronic Inc.’s Valiant Captivia Thoracic Stent Graft System to treat type B aortic dissections. Supported by the results of the U.S. Medtronic...

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....

AngioDynamics AngioVac Atherectomy Systems Cath Lab Thrombectomy Devices

Instead of making a chest incision for open heart surgery, cardiovascular surgeons can now use a new vacuum-like tool to remove potentially deadly, large clots that lodge in patients’ hearts....