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Researchers have announced the results of a five-year study that shows early fetal echocardiography provides reliable prenatal...

Researchers have announced the results of a retrospective five-year study, which shows that echocardiography can be useful in identifying new strategies for combating the growth failure in infants...

Researchers have announced the results of a study which shows that among patients readmitted for congestive heart failure (CHF), a high E/e’ (a measure of elevated left ventricle filling...

Researchers have announced the results of a clinical study that shows a key difference in the patient’s baseline heart size and function following transcatheter valve replacement (TAVR) that may...

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The year 2013 has brought us several important clinical trials that have changed the way interventional cardiologists approach and treat patients with stable coronary artery disease. These trials...

One-year data from an Italian multicenter randomized controlled trial of the In.Pact Falcon drug-eluting balloon from Medtronic Inc. demonstrate positive and durable clinical results with the...

Xience Prime Orsiro Drug Eluting Stent BIO-GLOW II Clinical Study Biotronik Abbo

Primary end-point results from the BIOFLOW-II clinical study demonstrating the non-inferiority of the Biotronik Orsiro Hybrid Drug-Eluting Stent compared to Abbott's Xience Prime. These results...

Sorin Group Reply Pacemakers Sleep Apnea Clinical Study

Sorin Group announced the results of the DREAM clinical trial. In this study, the sleep apnea monitoring (SAM) algorithm of Sorin Reply 200 pacemakers was validated against polysomnography, the...

Validating its shock reduction research and technology, Medtronic Inc. announced the results of three clinical trials, Shock-Less, PainFree SST and ADVANCE III, which successfully employed...

Final six and 12-month results of the DIRECT first-in-man clinical study were presented by study principal investigator Dr. Mark Webster at the late-breaking clinical trials session of the EuroPCR...

Cardiovascular Systems Inc. orbital atherectomy system LIBERTY 360°clinical tria

Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) announced that the first patient has been enrolled in its post-market clinical study...

Preliminary results from the ADVISE (Adenosine Vasodilator Independent Stenosis Evaluation) II trial confirm prior retrospective publications and demonstrate the clinical usefulness of an iFR/...

Tryton Side Branch Stent Nordic-Baltic Bifurcation Study Group Clinical Trial

Tryton Medical Inc. announced that the Nordic-Baltic Bifurcation Study Group will investigate the Tryton Side Branch Stent. The trial is a prospective, controlled, randomized, multicenter clinical...

New long-term data from the DIVERGE study, presented at EuroPCR 2013 by Principal Investigator Dr. Stefan Verheye, Antwerp Cardiovascular Centre, ZNA Middelheim Hospital, Belgium, has shown that...

Direct Flow Medical Inc. announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) to begin the SALUS feasibility...

AngioLight System Intravascular Imagine China Animal Study

AngioLight has successfully completed an initial animal study of the AngioLight System at Fu Wai Hospital, a leading cardiovascular center located in Beijing. The study paves the way for...

Medtronic Inc. announced new data demonstrating that simultaneously pacing the lower chambers of the heart, or biventricular (BiV) pacing with a cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) device,...

Boston Scientific Vessix Renal Denervation System Hypertension Therapies

Boston Scientific Corporation reported interim data from the REDUCE-HTN clinical program, which demonstrated a significant and sustained reduction in the blood pressure of patients treated with...

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), the nation’s medical research agency and the leading supporter of biomedical research in the world, said all of its clinical programs will be...

June 3, 2013 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the company’s EnligHTN multi-electrode renal denervation system provides a safe, rapid and sustained reduction in blood pressure...