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Zoll WEARIT-II Trial Results Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Session

Zoll Medical said results from the prospective registry and follow-up of Patients Using the Wearable Defibrillator (WEARIT-II) trial will be presented in a late-breaking clinical trial...

The first patient in the United States has been implanted with the Boston Scientific Corporation ImageReady MR Conditional pacing system in the SAMURAI clinical trial. The study is...

Biomedical Development Corporation Oral Rinse LDL Cholesterol

Cleaning your mouth and cleaning your arteries could be as simple as a once-a-day oral rinse if additional studies confirm preliminary findings about a new product.

Population Health Management Medical Therapy Angioplasty Coronary Artery Disease

The decision to perform an invasive procedure to open clogged arteries in the heart instead of first trying medication and lifestyle changes may not reduce a patient's risk of death or of a major...

Leading research institutions are making breakthroughs in advanced magnetic resonance (MR) imaging with Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc.’s Vantage Titan 3.0T MR system. Toshiba has partnered...

Multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) is a better way to measure annular size in patients with aortic stenosis who are candidates for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) than two...

Kidney failure patients on dialysis derive long-term benefit from the minimally invasive placement of a stent that improves the function of dialysis access grafts, according to 12-month clinical...

Zilver Vena

Cook Medical has launched the VIVO clinical research study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Zilver Vena Venous Self-Expanding Stent in the treatment of...

A research study of more than 600 black patients with uncontrolled hypertension found that less than half were prescribed a diuretic drug with proven benefit that costs just pennies a day, report...

NeoChord has received CE-mark for its technology that allows the implantation of artificial chordae tendinae, a proven technique for the repair of mitral valve prolapse, via a ...

According to a new study published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, any efficiencies in physician interpretation and diagnosis gained when different...

Cancer survivors who had chest radiation are nearly twice as likely to die in the years after having major heart surgery as similar patients who didn't have radiation, according to research in the...

The FREEDOM trial, the first long-term, comparative study of its kind exclusively for patients with diabetes and advanced multivessel coronary artery disease (CAD) revealed that diabetics with CAD...

BioControl Medical CardioFit INOVATE-HF Clinical Trial

BioControl Medical has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to begin the third and largest phase of INOVATE-HF (INcrease Of VAgal TonE in Heart Failure), a global, multi-...

Reva Medical Inc. announced that it has initiated patient enrollment with its ReZolve2 bioresorbable sirolimus-eluting coronary scaffold.

Medtronic Resolute Drug Eluting Stent Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Clinical

Cardiologists at ACC.13 learned that patients with coronary artery disease who received a Resolute drug-eluting stent from Medtronic Inc. as participants in one of several clinical studies and...

 

St. Jude Medical announced publication of results from its landmark RESPECT clinical trial in The New England Journal of Medicine.

 

Minimally invasive procedures significantly lower health payer costs and result in fewer missed workdays when compared to open surgery, according to a study published this week in the ...

NeuroVive announces that the 600th patient has been recruited to a pivotal Phase III European, multi-center clinical trial (CIRCUS trial) assessing CicloMulsion (a special formulation of...

Svelte Medical Systems announced treatment of the first patient in the DIRECT II (Direct Implantation of Rapamycin-Eluting stents with bioabsorbable drug Carrier Technology) study at Middelheim...