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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 ...

CoreValve System Heart Valve Repair

The Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute at Morristown Medical Center adopted a minimally invasive medical device to treat patients with severe aortic stenosis who are too ill or frail to have their...

Gore Viabahn Endoprosthesis Heparin Bioactive Surface Stent Grafts Aneurism

January 28, 2014 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved W. L. Gore & Associates’ 25 cm Gore Viabahn Endoprosthesis with Heparin Bioactive Surface for the treatment of...

ReCor Medical Paradise System Renal Denervation RDN Therapy Hypertension

ReCor Medical advanced its Paradise System for renal denervation (RDN) for treatment resistant ...

Pressure Products SafeSept Needle Free Transseptal Guidewire EP Cath Lab

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Pressure Products Inc.’s SafeSept Needle Free Transseptal ...

AtheroMed Phoenix Atherectomy System Device Peripheral Artery Disease PAD

AtheroMed, a developer of catheter technologies for treating ...

Experts from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), in collaboration with the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) and the Society for Pediatric Radiology (SPR), released...

Ultrasound Systems Cardiovascular Ultrasound

A paper in World Heart Federation’s journal Global Heart advocates for the inclusion of ...

Claret Medical Sentinel Cerebral Protection System CPS TAVR Embolic Protection

Claret Medical Inc. received CE marking for the Sentinel Cerebral Protection System (CPS) for embolic protection during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). 

Sapien 3, TAVR, CE mark, european approval

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. received CE marking for its Edwards Sapien 3 transcatheter aortic valve.

Bard Drug Coated Balloon Below the Knee Clinical Trial Peripheral Artery Disease

Experts presented six-month LEVANT 2 trial results for C. R. Bard Inc.’s Lutonix drug coated balloon (DCB) and provided updates on the ongoing Lutonix Below the Knee (BTK) Clinical Trial...