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Sorin Group Reply Pacemakers Sleep Apnea Clinical Study

Sorin Group announced the results of the DREAM clinical trial. In this study, the sleep apnea monitoring (SAM) algorithm of Sorin Reply 200 pacemakers was validated against polysomnography, the...

Validating its shock reduction research and technology, Medtronic Inc. announced the results of three clinical trials, Shock-Less, PainFree SST and ADVANCE III, which successfully employed...

Final six and 12-month results of the DIRECT first-in-man clinical study were presented by study principal investigator Dr. Mark Webster at the late-breaking clinical trials session of the EuroPCR...

Cardiovascular Systems Inc. orbital atherectomy system LIBERTY 360°clinical tria

Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) announced that the first patient has been enrolled in its post-market clinical study...

Preliminary results from the ADVISE (Adenosine Vasodilator Independent Stenosis Evaluation) II trial confirm prior retrospective publications and demonstrate the clinical usefulness of an iFR/...

Tryton Side Branch Stent Nordic-Baltic Bifurcation Study Group Clinical Trial

Tryton Medical Inc. announced that the Nordic-Baltic Bifurcation Study Group will investigate the Tryton Side Branch Stent. The trial is a prospective, controlled, randomized, multicenter clinical...

New long-term data from the DIVERGE study, presented at EuroPCR 2013 by Principal Investigator Dr. Stefan Verheye, Antwerp Cardiovascular Centre, ZNA Middelheim Hospital, Belgium, has shown that...

Direct Flow Medical Inc. announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) to begin the SALUS feasibility...

AngioLight System Intravascular Imagine China Animal Study

AngioLight has successfully completed an initial animal study of the AngioLight System at Fu Wai Hospital, a leading cardiovascular center located in Beijing. The study paves the way for...

Medtronic Inc. announced new data demonstrating that simultaneously pacing the lower chambers of the heart, or biventricular (BiV) pacing with a cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) device,...

Boston Scientific Vessix Renal Denervation System Hypertension Therapies

Boston Scientific Corporation reported interim data from the REDUCE-HTN clinical program, which demonstrated a significant and sustained reduction in the blood pressure of patients treated with...

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), the nation’s medical research agency and the leading supporter of biomedical research in the world, said all of its clinical programs will be...

June 3, 2013 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the company’s EnligHTN multi-electrode renal denervation system provides a safe, rapid and sustained reduction in blood pressure...

Kona Medical announced three and six month results from the WAVE I study, a first-in-man study evaluating the safety and efficacy of Kona Medical’s Surround Sound Renal Denervation System for...

Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) has presented 30-day results from its ORBIT II study of coronary artery disease. ORBIT II is evaluating the safety and effectiveness of the company’s orbital...

The Lotus Valve, a second-generation transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) device, was successfully implanted in all of the first 60 patients in results from REPRISE II, which showed good...

Direct Flow Medical Transcatheter Aortic Valve System 30 Day Outcomes

Direct Flow Medical Inc. said it met its primary endpoint in the fully-enrolled, 100-patient DISCOVER CE mark trial by achieving 99 percent freedom from all-cause mortality at 30 days. Patients...

mGuard stent, STEMI

InspireMD Inc. announced new six-month results from the MASTER trial demonstrating that the MGuard embolic protection stent (EPS) outperformed bare metal stents and drug-eluting stents in all-...

Neovasc Inc. reported positive animal data from its Tiara program for the transcatheter treatment of mitral valve disease. Data presented is on long-term implantation of the Tiara mitral...

If someone suffers a heart attack while walking down the street and is taken to the hospital quickly, his/her chances of survival are very good. But if someone has a heart attack while already in...