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OrbusNeich announced the launch of the Sapphire II NC coronary dilatation catheter, a non-compliant balloon catheter engineered to cross tight lesions, outside the United States.

May 14, 2014 — Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Harper Hospital presented a live CorPath robotic-assisted percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), or coronary angioplasty, during the American College...

Elixir Medical Corp. DESolve 100 CE mark

Elixir Medical Corp. received CE mark approval for its DESolve 100 Novolimus Eluting Bioresorbable Coronary Scaffold System.

InspireMD Inc. initiated a Voluntary Field Action (VFA) following recent reports of MGuard Prime EPS (embolic protection systems), stent dislodgements. 

The webinar "Implementing Robotic PCI — Why and How to Start a Successful Program" defines optimal strategies for launching a successful robotic percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) program....

CleanerXT Argon Medical Devices Inc. Thrombectomy Devices Deep Vein Thrombosis

Argon Medical Devices Inc. began marketing the CelanerXT rotational thrombectomy system as a new addition to the Cleaner family of dialysis products. 

May 7, 2014 — Women face greater limits on their lifestyle and have more severe symptoms as a result of peripheral artery disease (PAD), but minimally invasive procedures used to unclog arteries...

GE Healthcare Discovery IGS 740 Mobile Angiography System FDA Approval

GE Healthcare received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its Discovery IGS 740, a new rail-free mobile angiography system with a 41x41 cm detector. 

May 6, 2014 — Google Glass and its potential to improve patient care will be the focus of a first-of-its-kind special session at the 2014 Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and...

May 6, 2014 — Siemens Healthcare announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Artis one angiography system, optimized for broad clinical utilization. The Artis one is...

Gore Tag Thoracic Branch Endoprosthesis LSA Feasibility Study Clinical Trial

W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announced that Himanshu Patel, M.D. and David Williams, M.D. at The University of Michigan enrolled the first patient in the Gore TAG Thoracic Branch...

Late-Breaking Trials SCAI May 2014

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) announced the late-breaking clinic al trial data presentations for it its upcoming 2014 Scientific Sessions, May 28-31, in Las...

May 2, 2014 — Medtronic Inc. revealed new data demonstrating positive outcomes for extreme risk patients with severe aortic stenosis who were treated with the CoreValve system via alternative...

May 2, 2014 — Terso Solutions Inc., a provider of automated inventory management solutions for healthcare and life science, announced that Endologix Inc. has partnered with them for a fully...

Volcano Corp. announced the commencement of its limited market release of its U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared and CE marked technology SyncVision, with cases being performed in the...

April 28, 2014 — John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital in Phoenix is the first in Arizona, and only one of eight hospitals in the United States, to reduce or eliminate radiation for...

Cardiosonic Inc CE mark TIVUS ablative catheter renal denervation hypertension

Cardiosonic Ltd. announced CE marking of its TIVUS (therapeutic intravascular ultrasound) ablative catheter device.

Interim results from The Chocolate Bar Registry conducted in the United States demonstrate that use of the Chocolate PTA balloon achieved high rates of treatment success and limb preservation in...

FDA Clearnace Volcano Corp. iFR Modality FFR Catheter Cath Lab

Volcano Corp. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of its proprietary Instant Wave-Free Ratio (iFR) modality.

Treatment options for high-risk heart patients with severely calcified coronary artery disease (CAD) have been limited for more than 20 years. Now, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH)...