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July 24, 2012 — Use of the retrograde approach to revascularizing coronary chronic total occlusions (CTOs) to deliver...

July 23, 2012 — Biotronik announced that the first CRT-D patient has been enrolled in the Biotronik EuroEco Trial — the European Health Economic Trial on Home Monitoring in...

July 23, 2012 — Medtronic Inc. announced the first patient enrollment in a clinical trial comparing the CoreValve system with surgical aortic valve replacement in patients with severe aortic...

July 20, 2012 — Ticagrelor, a blood-thinning drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2011, should be considered along with older blood thinners clopidogrel and prasugrel...

July 17, 2012 — Arterial Remodeling Technologies (ART) reported that they have achieved a medical milestone with its Arterial Remodeling Transient DIsmantling ...

Mercator MedSystems, a medical technology company whose platform Micro-Infusion Catheter technology announced preliminary results of its DANCE clinical trial that continues to follow...

July 16, 2012 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American College of Radiology (ACR) are warning that the extreme cuts to funding for medical imaging scans in the 2013...

July 16, 2012 — Reva Medical Inc. announced it completed clinical enrollment with the ReZolve drug-eluting bioresorbable scaffold. A total of 26 patients have been enrolled and there are...

July 16, 2012 — Medical imaging has always been an important part of clinical trials.  Echocardiography, which uses sound waves to create moving real-time images of cardiac structure and...

In the United States, radial artery catheterization is performed in the minority of diagnostic angiograms and cardiac stenting procedures despite the benefits it offers to patients in terms of...

An otherwise healthy pregnant woman who suffered cardiac arrest and was resuscitated, therapeutically cooled and then re-warmed, delivered a healthy, full-term baby 19 weeks later. ...

July 12, 2012 — BioControl Medical has announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to begin the second phase of INOVATE-HF (Increase Of Vagal Tone in Heart...

July 12, 2012 — Terumo Interventional Systems, a strategic business unit of Terumo Medical Corporation, a U.S. subsidiary of Terumo Corporation, announced the completion of U.S. patient enrollment...

July 12, 2012 — Cardiac Science Corporation announced it will provide data from its Quinton Q-Tel Rehabilitation Management Systems to the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary...

July 11, 2012 — Biotronik, a manufacturer of innovative medical technology, announced that enrollment is now complete for the much anticipated SPIRIT-ICD study, with 503 patients from 37...

July 9, 2012 — Miracor Medical Systems GmbH announced that the first three ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients enrolled in its “Prepare RAMSES” ...

July 9, 2012 — Cardionovum GmbH announced it has initiated in vivo testing of its second drug-eluting balloon (DEB) Restore. The company is currently marketing a line...

July 6, 2012 — Vascular Closure Systems Inc. announced that the 30-day follow-up results for the Phase I first-in-human (FIH) clinicals have been confirmed by Doppler and ultrasound evaluation....

July 6, 2012 — Boston Scientific Corp. has completed enrollment in the PREVAIL confirmatory study, designed to gain U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Watchman Left Atrial...

July 5, 2012 — Avinger Inc., a medical device manufacturer of multifunctional catheters, announced in June that it has successfully completed enrollment in its CONNECT II global clinical trial.