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Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) announced that it has received premarket approval (PMA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Diamondback 360 Coronary Orbital ...

October 23, 2013 — Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA) Physicians, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the field of vascular medicine and intervention through education and...

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St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and launch of its Ilumien Optis PCI optimization system, a new technology designed to provide physicians with a...

October 22, 2013 — AtheroMed, a developer of catheter technologies for treating peripheral artery disease (PAD),...

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A 56-year-old man who had a heart attack survived and is recovering at home after receiving two hours and forty-five minutes of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The length of CPR time is...

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AngioScore Inc., a developer of angioplasty catheters for use in the treatment of cardiovascular...

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Medtronic Inc. announced the first implants in the CoreValve Evolut R clinical study, which will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the CoreValve Evolut R recapturable system. This recapture...

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Epsilon Imaging Inc., a visualization and analysis software provider, announced the launch of its newest...

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Medtronic Inc. announced the U.S. launch of the Export Advance aspiration catheter, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

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Bard Peripheral Vascular has sent an urgent Class I medical device recall notification letter informing customers of the problems of the LifeStent Solo ...

Siemens, Artis Q.zen

There were three key trends in X-ray vascular imaging systems made evident from new products showcased at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in late 2012. These...

Amplatzer, St. Jude Medical, ASD closure

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning this week about safety issues encountered with the St. Jude Amplatzer Atrial Septal Occluder (ASO), a transcatheter device used to seal...

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Covidien released positive final results from its Durability II study and promising preliminary data from its Definitive AR trial at the Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA) 2013 conference in...

TherOx Inc., a medical device company focused on the treatment of Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI), announced that data will be presented on its Supersaturated Oxygen (SSO2) Therapy at the...

renal denervation, Symplicity

Since its debut in 2010, the renal denervation market has generated enthusiasm across the medical device...

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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...

OffRoad, CTO, OffRoad CTO Device, Boston Scientific

 The Boston Scientific OffRoad Re-Entry Catheter System demonstrated excellent performance in facilitating the treatment of complete blockages in the major arteries that supply blood to the...

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AccessClosure Inc. announced an exclusive agreement with Ostial Corp. to distribute the Flash Ostial System Dual Balloon Angioplasty ...

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A mother and her 25-week-old fetus are doing well after a team of physicians performed a successful in utero...

IMRIS siemens CT systems hybrid OR Visius iCT

IMRIS Inc. and Siemens Healthcare announced an agreement that positions one of Siemens’s computed tomography (CT)...