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June 21, 2012 — Plans for a new study involving BioFreedom, the polymer-free drug-coated stent (DCS) from Biosensors, were announced  at EuroPCR by principal investigator Dr. Philip Urban,...

June 20, 2012 — In nuclear medicine and molecular imaging, small amounts of radioactive agents are administered to the patient to allow the physician to examine molecular processes...

June 15, 2012 —Endosense, a pioneer and leader in force-sensing technology focused on improving the efficacy and safety of catheter ablation for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, has...

June 15, 2012 — CardiAQ Valve Technologies (CardiAQ), which has developed the world’s first self-conforming and self-anchoring technology for nonsurgical transcatheter mitral valve implantation (...

June 13, 2012 — Physicians presented at EuroPCR 2012 the results of two multicenter, randomized controlled trials, the BELLO and PACIFIER studies, each one showing statistically significant...

June 11, 2012 — Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced that the Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) capsules prescribing information has been updated to affirm that "Pradaxa 150...

June 11, 2012 — An estimated 85.3 million computed tomography (CT) procedures were performed in 8,465 hospital and non-hospital sites in 2011 in the United States, representing an annual growth...

June 8, 2012 — Children and young adults scanned multiple times by computed tomography (CT) have a small increased risk of...

June 8, 2012 — Austin Heart announced its participation in CONNECT II, a global clinical trial that gives physicians access to a new imaging technology...

June 1, 2012 — Kona Medical Inc. announced it has raised $30 million in Series C financing to advance its novel hypertension therapy. Existing investors Essex Woodlands, Domain Associates,...

May 30, 2012 — Tryton Medical Inc., the leading developer of stents designed to definitively treat bifurcation lesions, announced results of a patient-level pooled analysis of six-month clinical...

May 30, 2012 - According to study results to be featured in the late-breaking clinical trials session at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 21st Annual Scientific...

May 30, 2012 — At the European Stroke Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, Stryker announced the results of the TREVO 2 clinical trial. The study met the primary effectiveness endpoint, with the Trevo...

May 24, 2012 —Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics Inc., a developer of temperature-sensing cardiac ablation systems, today announced results of several studies related to the company’s Tempasure cardiac...

May 24, 2012 -- nContact Inc., a provider of  epicardial ablation devices, announced that new long-term physician data demonstrated promising clinical outcomes for the multidisciplinary...

May 23, 2012 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that data from its post-approval study involving 94 European centers performing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) demonstrated...

May 23, 2012 — Boston Scientific Corp. announced two-year results from the PLATINUM Small Vessel study, demonstrating excellent safety and effectiveness outcomes for the 2.25 mm Promus Element...

May 22, 2012 — CardioKinetix Inc. announced two-year clinical results for the first-of-its-kind catheter-based Parachute ventricular partitioning device, a percutaneous ventricular restoration (...

May 22, 2012 — New long-term data from the DIVERGE study presented at EuroPCR 2012 showed that the use of the Axxess...

May 21, 2012 -- Boston Scientific Corp. announces results from the REPRISE I feasibility trial, which evaluated the acute safety of the Lotus Aortic Valve System in patients with severe...