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Transcatheter Technologies GmbH, a medical device company, announced the successful first-in-human implantation of its transapical Trinity aortic ...

UC Davis Health System researchers have identified for the first time a biological pathway that is activated when blood sugar levels are abnormally high and causes irregular heartbeats, a...

October 23, 2013 — Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA) Physicians, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the field of vascular medicine and intervention through education and...

October 22, 2013 — AtheroMed, a developer of catheter technologies for treating peripheral artery disease (PAD),...

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AngioScore Inc., a developer of angioplasty catheters for use in the treatment of cardiovascular...

TherOx Inc., a medical device company focused on the treatment of Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI), announced that data will be presented on its Supersaturated Oxygen (SSO2) Therapy at the...

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Launching a clinical trial expected to serve as the foundation for global regulatory approvals, a physician in...

nanostim pacemaker, SJM

St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Nanostim Inc., developer of a miniaturized, leadless pacemaker, and that the device received CE mark clearance in Europe....

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The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) assembled  a panel that has proposed new criteria for identifying patients who experience a heart attack after coronary...

OffRoad, CTO, OffRoad CTO Device, Boston Scientific

 The Boston Scientific OffRoad Re-Entry Catheter System demonstrated excellent performance in facilitating the treatment of complete blockages in the major arteries that supply blood to the...

heart disease, breast cancer, HDL

High levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) have been linked to increased breast cancer risks and enhanced cancer aggressiveness in animal ...

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Bioventrix announced the presentation of scientific data demonstrating the durability of its Revivent Myocardial Anchoring System in 24 patients one year post-procedure. The data, which Andrew...

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Critical Diagnostics announced that results of the Heart Failure: A Controlled Trial Investigating Outcomes of Exercise (HF-Action) ...

Micell Technologies Inc. announced that a peer reviewed article discussing imaging and clinical results of the...

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Biotronik announced it has completed patient enrollment in the iliac arm of its Bioflex-I trial. Under the supervision of Mark Burket, M.D. and chief, Cardiovascular Division at the University of...

Emergency surgery and advanced cardiac disease are risk factors for major adverse cardiac events (MACE) after noncardiac surgery in patients with recent coronary stent ...

Physicians at the Heart Hospital of Austin, enrolled and successfully treated the first patient in the Roadster study, a global, multicenter ...

Enabler-C, EndoCross, enabler catheter

EndoCross, Ltd. announced today that it has already enrolled one-third of the patients planned for the first-in-human study of its Enabler-C Catheter System for Crossing Coronary Chronic Total...

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Early treatment of heart attack patients with an inexpensive beta-blocker drug called metoprolol, while in transit to the hospital, can significantly reduce damage to the heart during a...

Sunshine Heart Inc. has launched a website dedicated to providing information to patients suffering from moderate to severe heart...