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June 16, 2014 — PolyNova, a startup company that has grown out of an inter-institutional collaboration between the University of Arizona (UA) and Stony Brook University, announced it is developing...

June 16, 2014 — Carestream’s Smart Link helps ensure optimal system performance and uptime by continuously monitoring operations of its healthcare IT and digital imaging systems at healthcare...

June 16, 2014 — Boston Scientific Corp. has initiated the RESPOND post-market registry to assess real-world performance of the Lotus valve system. The RESPOND registry will collect data on...

June 16, 2014 — Children with heart disease are exposed to low levels of radiation during X-rays, which do not significantly raise their lifetime cancer risk. However, children who undergo...

Medtronic announced it is purchasing Covidien in a cash-and-stock deal for $42.9 billion. Once the transaction is completed, Medtronic will have significantly advanced its position as a premier...

CVIS, cardiovascular information system, webinar

This webinar explained the benefits of better access, productivity and revenue cycle efficiency in a modern cardiovascular information system (CVIS). 


Mynx Vascular Closure Device Cardinal Health 2 Millionth Shipment June 2014

Cardinal Health announced the 2 millionth shipment of the Mynx Vascular Closure Device (VCD).

MedAptus announced First Coast Cardiovascular Institute (FCCI) is live on the company's Professional Charge Capture (Pro) application and is already experiencing significantly reduced charge lag...

June 12, 2014 — Three-dimensional imaging known as 3-D quantitative coronary angiography (3D-QCA) accurately identifies hard-to-see coronary artery lesions that merit further evaluation, according...

corevalve, FDA, high risk patients, TAVR

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today expanded the indicated use for the CoreValve self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve system for patients with severe aortic stenosis who are at...

June 12, 2014 — Philips Healthcare recently introduced Vereos PET/CT, the first digital PET/CT (positron emission tomography/computed tomography) scanner, at the 2014 annual meeting of...

Ischemic heart disease, a narrowing of the arteries supplying blood to the heart, is a leading cause of death throughout the world. A hybrid molecular imaging technique called positron emission...

Capricor Therapeutics Inc. announced the execution of an Exclusive License Agreement with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for intellectual property (IP) related to the development of exosomes. ...

Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) announced that the first patient has been enrolled in its Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System Trial (COAST) trial.

June 11, 2014 — GE Healthcare introduced its Discovery IQ PET/CT (positron emission tomography/computed tomography) system at the 2014 annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and...

Medtronic 3f Enable Aortic Bioprosthesis Valve Repair Cardiovascular Surgery

Medtronic Inc. announced five-year follow-up data demonstrating the safety and performance of the Medtronic 3f Enable Aortic Bioprosthesis — the world's first commercially available sutureless...

UT Southwestern Medical Center Cardiac Diagnostics Hill Wang Clinical Study

Heart attack and stroke are among the most serious threats to health. But novel research at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center has linked two major biological processes that occur at...

Mast Therapeutics Failure MST-188 Clinical Study Pharmaceuticals

Mast Therapeutics Inc. announced that, in a placebo-controlled, nonclinical model of chronic heart failure, MST-188 demonstrated a statistically significant improvement in numerous parameters of...

Taking their pick, biomedical researchers can now conduct five different imaging studies in one scan with a state-of-the-art preclinical molecular imaging system that scientists unveiled during...

June 10, 2014 — Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Medinol Ltd. earlier this year initiated two registration trials of Medinol’s NIRsupreme ridaforolimus-eluting coronary stent system incorporating...