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March 3, 2014 — Biotronik announced the release of its Passeo-18 Lux drug-releasing balloon (DRB) in all countries...

March 3, 2014 — OrbusNeich announced that patient enrollment has initiated in Japan in the pivotal clinical trial of the Combo dual-therapy stent, employing a single Japan-U.S. protocol conducted...

Evena Eyes-On Glasses Cath Lab Hybrid OR Vascular Access

Evena Medical, a developer of high-definition imaging for precision venous access, announced an agreement with a...

Cordis Trieme Chocolate PTA Balloon Catheter Peripheral Artery Disease PAD

Cordis Corp. announced an agreement with TriReme Medical Inc. that grants the company exclusive distribution rights for the Chocolate PTA Balloon Catheter. 

CT Systems Cardiac Ultrasound MRI Nuclear Imaging

Determining the appropriate use of cardiovascular imaging requires analyzing the “complex interplay” among care...

February 28, 2014 — Mercator MedSystems released pilot study data from a single-arm, open label study of 20 patients suffering with peripheral artery disease (PAD), which reveal sustained,...

IMRIS Visius Surgical Theatre MRI Systems Angiography Hybrid OR

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared IMRIS Inc.’s upgraded Visius Surgical Theatre, which integrates Siemens' high-field MR scanners. The core imaging technology based on Siemens...

PenRad Visualize:Vascular Cardiac Ultrasound Systems Advanced Visualization RSNA

At HIMSS 2014, Penrad released software that allows the creation of 3-D images of the carotid...

A new imaging technique for measuring blood flow in the heart and vessels can diagnose bicuspid aortic valve, and may lead to better prediction of complications. A Northwestern Medicine team...

Cardinal Health WaveMark RFID Inventory Management Cath Lab HIMSS 2014

Cardinal Health will feature newly acquired WaveMark and its radio frequency identification (RFID) technology...

Neovasc Tiara transcatheter mitral valve heart repair clinical trial study

Neovasc Inc. announced that a first-in-human implantation of its Tiara transcatheter mitral valve was...

Medtronic Total Across Crossing Catheter CTO Peripheral Artery Disease PAD

Medtronic Inc. launched in Europe its Total across crossing catheter. Total received CE marking for improving blood...

Cordinus Vascular Robotics CorPath Cath Lab Robotics Systems Angioplasty

Corindus Vascular Robotics is a developer of precision vascular robotics that present on robotics in the future...

TAVR Heart valve repair Hybrid OR

A team of interventional cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas...

Traditional fingerstick screening for glucose and lipids is proving inadequate when identifying near-term ...

Achieving real quality improvement and reducing costs means re-evaluating what constitutes value, according to a new paper e-published in the journal Catheterization and Cardiovascular...

On-X Life Technologies On-X Plus 1.5 Aortic Heart Valve Repair Cardiovascular

On-X Life Technologies Inc.  received CE marking for an expanded labeling claim of its On-X Prosthetic Heart Valve. The company may market its ...

Telecardiology, Statvideo

Advancements in technologies are paving the way for many healthcare providers to connect with patients outside their hospitals more quickly and efficiently. For cardiology departments,...

StatVideo EchoCart Telecardiology Telemedicine Cardiac Ultrasound Systems

At Johnston Medical Center in Smithfield N.C., StatVideo’s EchoCart streams real-time images of babies’ hearts and ...

Vascular Solutions ThrombiDisc Topical Hemostat Introducer Sheaths Cath Lab

Vascular Solutions Inc. launched the ThrombiDisc topical hemostat designed for use around...