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November 14, 2007 - The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital performed the first procedure in the first hybrid congenital cardiac operating suite in the U.S., a facility designed...

November 7, 2007 - A seven-city study on the impact of new CPR techniques supports the widespread use of the American Heart Association’s new 2005 CPR guidelines, according to the study authors in...

November 6, 2007 – Philips Medical Systems highlighted its recently introduced iE33 Live 3D TEE, an echo system designed to address a growing requirement with complementary 2D and volumetric Live...

November 4, 2007 – Drug-eluting stents to open blocked coronary arteries caused no more risks for death or heart attack than bare metal stents, according to a late-breaking outcomes trial...

October 30, 2007 - Cordis Corp. will launch in the U.S. and European its next generation carotid stent system, the PRECISEPRO RX Nitinol Self-Expanding Stent, to treat clogged neck arteries, in...

October 30, 2007) – TherOx Inc., a privately held medical device company, announced it has met its endpoints for its pivotal trial, AMIHOT II (Acute Myocardial Infarction with Hyperoxemic Oxygen...

October 29, 2007 - Boston Scientific Corp. announced positive three-year results from its CABERNET and BEACH carotid artery stenting clinical trials, which evaluated the effectiveness of stenting...

October 24, 2007 — Drug-eluting balloons could offer a viable alternative to drug-eluting stents (DES) in the treatment of coronary artery disease, according to research results from two studies...