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April 20, 2007 — The U.S. interventional cardiology market value increased 1.5 percent in Q1 2007 over Q4 2006, according to Millennium Research Group's (MRG) Marketrack service.

April 18, 2007 — Associated Press reports that on Tuesday U.S. marshals and FDA investigators began seizing heart valves and other implantable medical devices made from cow and pig tissue by a New...

April 16, 2007 - Endologix, Inc. has announced the first three successful implantations of the Powerlink endoluminal stent graft (ELG) incorporating the Visiflex SurePass Delivery System.

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April 16, 2007 - SurModics Inc., a provider of surface modification and drug delivery technologies to the healthcare industry, announced the signing of an expanded corporate technology agreement...

April 16, 2007 - Volcano Corp. asserts this week that data from the COURAGE and SPIRIT trials presented last month at ACC suggest the need for more detailed imaging and diagnosis to optimize stent...

April 9, 2007 — Possis Medical Inc. has announced that the FDA has approved its AngioJet Spiroflex VG rapid exchange for blood clot (thrombus) removal in coronary conduits.

April 6, 2007 — MedicalCV Inc., Minneapolis, MN, has announced that Allen R. Raczkowski, M.D., director of Robotic Cardiac Surgery at Banner Baywood Health Systems in Mesa, AZ, performed a closed-...

April 3, 2007 —FoxHollow Technologies Inc. has announced it has submitted a 510(k) premarket notification to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its NightHawk Plaque Excision System. The...

April 3, 2007 — GE Healthcare and Volcano Corp. have successfully implemented, at multiple sites, Innova IVUS, the world's only fully Integrated IVUS and Cath Lab system. An exclusive...

April 2, 2007 — CardioMEMS Inc. has announced the FDA has cleared the EndoSure AAA Wireless Pressure Measurement System for measuring intrasac pressure during thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) repair...