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Boston Scientific Direxion Torqueable Microcatheter Interventional Radiology

Boston Scientific has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance and CE mark approval for its Direxion Torqueable Microcatheter.

Cour Pharmaceutical Development Co. Inc. published data in Science Translational Medicine showing the potential of Immune Modifying Nanoparticles (IMP) to reduce inflammation...

Radius Medical Prodigy Support Catheter Guidewire Cath Lab Elastomeric Balloon

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared Radius Medical LLC’s Prodigy Support Catheter. Engineered to provide back-up support to ...

Veniti Vici Venous Stent System Venous Therapies Clinical Study CE Mark

Patients in the European Union (EU) received the first Veniti Vici Venous Stent System implants to treat symptomatic...

Espirt Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold BVS Peripheral Artery Disease PAD

Six-month results of the ESPRIT trial suggest a bioresorbable drug-eluting scaffold is effective in opening...

FDA Premarket Approval PMA Clinical Study EP Lab Cath Leads Implantable Devices

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved many cardiac implantable electronic device...

Argon Medical OptionElite retrievable inferior vena cava (IVC) filter guidewire

Argon Medical Devices Inc. received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin marketing the OptionElite retrievable inferior ...

Icahn Mount Sinai HDL LDL Nanotherapy Stem Cell Therapies Cath Lab

An international research team, led by Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai investigators, designed and tested a high-density lipoprotein (HDL) nanoparticle loaded with a statin drug. In mouse...

Carotid Stent Clinical Study Abbott Cordis National Cardiovascular Data Registry

The three most common systems to place stents in blocked carotid arteries of the neck have similarly low rates of...

Research published in the American Journal of Managed Care indicated using telemedicine to...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee recommended approval of vorapaxar, Merck’s investigational ...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee voted against the approval of the use of oral anticoagulant Xarelto (rivaroxaban) to reduce the risk...

BioVentrix Revivent-TC Heart Failure Treatment Cath Lab Structural Heart

BioVentrix’s Revivent-TC Ventricular Enhancement System was implanted in a man via Less Invasive Ventricular Enhancement (LIVE) in Prague, Czech Republic. The procedure, which is used to ...

BeneChill RhinoChill Therapeutic Hypothermia Cath Lab Intranasal Cooling System

BeneChill Inc. received the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership for its RhinoChill intranasal cooling system. BeneChill's RhinoChill is a nasopharyngeal device...

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2013 offers many new insights about the latest cardiovascular technologies and treatment techniques. These...

Toshiba America Medical Systems’ Dose Tracking System allows clinicians to track x-ray skin dose exposure in real...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted U.S. market approval for Medtronic’s self-expanding transcatheter aortic...

Medtronic, corevalve, edwards, litigation, TAVR, TAVI

In a move that calls into question the future of transcatheter valve competition in the United States, a jury in the Federal District Court of Delaware decided Jan. 15 the Medtronic CoreValve...

cath lab stents bioresorbable amaranth fortitude scaffold

Amaranth Medical announced the closing of an equity investment by Boston Scientific Corp.

heart valve repair clinical trial study edwards lifesciences sapien 3

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that it received investigational device exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a clinical trial of the Sapien 3...