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In an expert consensus document e-published in Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions (CCI), the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (...

Resverlogix Corp. announced two additional results from the ongoing analysis of its Phase 2b ASSURE clinical trial...

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Neovasc Inc. announced that the first patent covering the company's innovative Tiara transcatheter mitral valve replacement technology has been issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The...

Professional cardiovascular societies and many working cardiologists question the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) recent recommendation that patients undergo genetic testing before...

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

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Clear Image Devices LLC (CiD) announced the release of its step platform to be used for standing patient ...

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The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) published a first-of-its-kind paper defining best practices for the use of the transradial approach for diagnosing and treating...

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InspireMD Inc., a developer of embolic protection stents, announced 12-month results from the MGuard for Acute ST Elevation Reperfusion (MASTER) ...

Petr Neuzil, M.D., Nemocnice Na Homolce Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic, presented three-month results from the WAVE II study and complete six-month results for the WAVE I (first-in-man) at the...

No law prevents doctors from freely prescribing U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drugs and devices for off-label uses, yet regulators continue to aggressively pursue civil and...

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Medtronic Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE), allowing the company to initiate SYMPLICITY HTN-4, the first...

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Biotronik announced that the PK Papyrus covered coronary stent system has received CE mark for the treatment of...

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Corindus Vascular Robotics presented a live percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) during the Transcatheter...

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Researchers at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute led a study that showed marked, long-term improvement...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a Class I recall of Baylis Medical’s TorFlex Transseptal Guiding Sheath Kit device designed for ...

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A new way of using blood pressure-lowering medications could prevent more than a fourth of heart attacks and ...

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According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the anticipated Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Boston Scientific's Watchman device will drive rapid growth in the market for...

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A Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute patient became the first in the nation to undergo the newly approved non...

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The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) and the Uppsala Clinical Research Center (UCR) of Uppsala, Sweden announced the initiation of the Providing Regional Observations to Study Predictors...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Cardiovascular Systems Inc.’s Diamondback 360 Coronary Orbital ...