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Carotid Stent Clinical Study Abbott Cordis National Cardiovascular Data Registry

The three most common systems to place stents in blocked carotid arteries of the neck have similarly low rates of...

Research published in the American Journal of Managed Care indicated using telemedicine to...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee recommended approval of vorapaxar, Merck’s investigational ...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee voted against the approval of the use of oral anticoagulant Xarelto (rivaroxaban) to reduce the risk...

BioVentrix Revivent-TC Heart Failure Treatment Cath Lab Structural Heart

BioVentrix’s Revivent-TC Ventricular Enhancement System was implanted in a man via Less Invasive Ventricular Enhancement (LIVE) in Prague, Czech Republic. The procedure, which is used to ...

BeneChill RhinoChill Therapeutic Hypothermia Cath Lab Intranasal Cooling System

BeneChill Inc. received the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership for its RhinoChill intranasal cooling system. BeneChill's RhinoChill is a nasopharyngeal device...

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2013 offers many new insights about the latest cardiovascular technologies and treatment techniques. These...

Toshiba radiation dose monitoring

Toshiba America Medical Systems’ Dose Tracking System allows clinicians to track x-ray skin dose exposure in real...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted U.S. market approval for Medtronic’s self-expanding transcatheter aortic...

Medtronic, corevalve, edwards, litigation, TAVR, TAVI

In a move that calls into question the future of transcatheter valve competition in the United States, a jury in the Federal District Court of Delaware decided Jan. 15 the Medtronic CoreValve...

cath lab stents bioresorbable amaranth fortitude scaffold

Amaranth Medical announced the closing of an equity investment by Boston Scientific Corp.

heart valve repair clinical trial study edwards lifesciences sapien 3

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that it received investigational device exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a clinical trial of the Sapien 3...

cath lab guidewires heart valve repair medivalve acwire guidewire

 MediValve Ltd. announced that it has received clearance of a Pre-Marketing Notification Application (510(k)) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its acWire ...

This CME webinar will explain novel noise reduction technology for digital subtraction angiography and how this reduces radiation dose and affects image quality. The presenter is Michael Soderman...

Medtronic, symplicity, renal denervation

Medtronic Inc. announced its U.S. pivotal trial for its Symplicity renal denervation system to treat resistant hypertension, the SYMPLICITY HTN-3 trial, failed to meet its primary efficacy...

Vasomedical Inc. announced that the FDA issued its final order Dec. 30, 2013, reclassifying external counterpulsation (ECP) devices for treatment of chronic stable angina for patients that are...

stentys self-apposing stent clinical trial study TCT 2013 cath lab

Stentys, developer of the world's first self-apposing stent to treat acute myocardial infarction (AMI), announced...

barco brainlab nexxis buzz flat panel displays hybrid or

Barco, a visualization technology company, and Brainlab AG, Germany-based medical software technology manufacturer and marketer, announced their collaboration to provide medical content...

The annual Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) scientific assembly and annual meeting is where imaging systems vendors showcase their latest technology. While aimed at the radiology...

ACC, iPad cardiology apps

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