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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....

Ekos BTG EkoSonic Endovascular System Pulmonary Embolism PE Thrombectomy

Ekos Corp., a BTG International group company, published results of its Ultrasound Accelerated Thrombolysis of Pulmonary Embolism (PE) trial (ULTIMA) in the peer-reviewed journal of the American...

Miracor Medical PICSO Impulse System Clinical Trial Cath Lab

Miracor Medical Systems completed four months’ follow-up of patients enrolled in the “Prepare RAMSES” clinical trial...

Gore AAAneurysm Outreach Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm AAA Stent Graphs

W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. (Gore) and AAAneurysm Outreach have partnered to raise awareness and drive screening of individuals at-risk of ...

Percuntaneous Coronary Intervention PCI Cath Lab Stents Clinical Trial Study

Expanded use of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is seeing more patients with acute coronary syndromes treated more quickly, according to the latest National ...

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released findings on a number of its initiatives to reform the healthcare delivery system. These include interim financial results for select...

Cardiac Ultrasound Systems Point-of-Care Cardiology Clinical Study

A paper in the journal of the World Heart Federation, Global Heart, reported mounting evidence of the utility of ...