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Endologix Inc. announced that it has received Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin a clinical trial to evaluate the safety and...

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St. Jude Medical Inc. received European CE mark approval for its 25-mm Portico Transcatheter Aortic Heart...

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Medtronic Inc. announced that the first patients were randomized in Symplicity HTN-4, which will evaluate the Symplicity ...

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An investigational, manmade blood vessel used in vascular grafts for kidney dialysis patients may potentially...

Massachusetts was on the same brink in 2006 that the entire nation is on today: the brink of expanding health insurance to cover far more people than before through government-driven, market-based...

 A study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association revealed findings...

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A University of Alabama at Birmingham surgical team has performed the first surgery using a virtual augmented reality technology called VIPAAR (Virtual Interactive Presence in Augmented Reality)...

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Comprised of the cardiologist and the heart surgeon, the heart team collaboratively assesses and determines the best course of treatment for cardiac patients. ECHI has a large and successful...

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The National Institutes of Health announced that a network of 25 regional stroke centers working with nearby...

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Clinical trials for a promising new class of cholesterol-lowering medications, a long-awaited repair of the Medicare formula for paying physicians, the Affordable Care Act, new technology and the...

It was not until we began planning that we realized just how involved TAVR programs are — they require much more work than we originally anticipated. At Terrebonne General Medical Center (...

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Intact Vascular Inc., a developer of medical devices for minimally invasive peripheral vascular procedures, announced the start of enrollment in the Tack Optimized ...

Mobile Aspects announced that it has been awarded the patent for its iRISupply radiofrequency identification (RFID) system that supports the storage and ...

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Careful documentation of patient selection and procedure appropriateness are critical — yet underutilized — steps in ensuring high-quality clinical care for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI...

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Johns Hopkins Hospital surgeons say skipping one commonly taken step during a routine procedure to insert a wire mesh stent into a partially blocked carotid artery appears to prevent patients from...

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Ultrasound-stimulated microbubbles have been showing promise in recent years as a non-invasive method of...

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 The American College of Cardiology (ACC), along with nine specialty and subspecialty societies, released Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for tests used in the ...

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Ultrasound will be able to depict blood flow with more detail and accuracy using Toshiba America Medical...

At RSNA 2013, GE Healthcare introduced the Discovery Interventional Guidance System (IGS) 740, a 510(k)-pending mobile X-ray angiography system with a 41 x 41 cm detector. The system is aimed at...

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Thomas Jefferson University researchers discovered that the formation of blood clots follows a different molecular route in African Americans versus European Americans, providing a new...