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Using a stroke rehabilitation device that converts an individual's thoughts to electrical impulses to move upper...

After cardiac surgery, healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are common complications associated with increased morbidity, mortality, and use of resources.

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

hybrid approach to treating coronary artery disease that involves a hybrid procedure combining a minimally...

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Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) led a study that showed that a hands-free ultrasound device, combined with a clot-busting drug, was safe for...

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The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) assembled  a panel that has proposed new criteria for identifying patients who experience a heart attack after coronary...

Emergency surgery and advanced cardiac disease are risk factors for major adverse cardiac events (MACE) after noncardiac surgery in patients with recent coronary stent ...

Whole-body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may serve as a valuable noninvasive tool for assessing the risk of heart attack and stroke in diabetic patients, according to a new...

Sunshine Heart Inc. has launched a website dedicated to providing information to patients suffering from moderate to severe heart...

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W. L. Gore & Associates has enrolled the first patient in its Gore Carotid Stent clinical study for the treatment of carotid Artery stenosis in patients at increased risk For...

The idea that surgery to relieve the pressure caused by hemorrhaging in the brain is a perfect job for a robotic system is the basic premise of a new image-guided surgical system under...

Medstreaming launched its new Graphic Based Surgical Application for desktop and mobile platforms at the Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) May 30 – June 1, 2013 in San Francisco. The structured...

June 28, 2013 — Maquet Cardiovascular LLC announced it has acquired LAAx Inc., a privately held company that has developed a unique mechanical occlusion device called the TigerPaw System II....

Although not designed for cardiovascular surgery, a new robotic surgical system being developed will likely add to the growing interest of using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI...

Zoll Medical Corp. has received Shonin approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) to enter the Japanese market with its Intravascular Temperature Management (IVTM)...

Since the 1970s, intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABPs) have been the gold standard of minimally invasive hemodynamic support, but more recently developed percutaneous ventricular assist devices (pVAD...

For patients who received stents to restore blood flow through the main arteries supplying blood to the brain, inflating a tiny balloon inside the arteries after implantation of the stent ...

The Massachusetts General Hospital officially announced the launch of the Mass General Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care, one of the only institutes in the world to integrate...

The FREEDOM trial, the first long-term, comparative study of its kind exclusively for patients with diabetes and advanced multivessel coronary artery disease (CAD) revealed that diabetics with CAD...

AHA/ASA Guidelines LifeNet OnePush Stroke Treatment Device

With the recent release of the updated American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA) Guidelines for Early Management of Acute Stroke Patients, Physio-Control announced that...