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September 10, 2012 — In a recent clinical trial, the Solitaire Flow Restoration Device dramatically outperformed the standard mechanical treatment. Findings from the trial, called SOLITAIRE With...

September 10, 2012 — Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common complication of cardiac surgery, occurring in 10 to 40...

September 7, 2012 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced results of the FAME II trial demonstrating that patients with...

September 6, 2012 — Drug-eluting stents (DES) are used less often in women treated with percutaneous coronary...

September 6, 2012 — Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. and Eli Lilly and Co. announced data from the TRILOGY ACS study, a phase III trial comparing prasugrel plus aspirin to clopidogrel plus aspirin in...

Medtronic has reached two clinical program milestones for its CoreValve system in the United States. It completed enrollment in its study of high-risk patients in its CoreValve U.S. Pivotal...

The great Japanese earthquake and consequent tsunami of March 11, 2011, which hit the northeast coast of Japan with a magnitude of 9.0 on the Richter scale, was one of the largest ocean-trench...

August 30, 2012 — Aspirin combined with the antiplatelet drug clopidogrel is no better than aspirin alone for stroke prevention in people with a history of lacunar strokes, and the combination...

August 30, 2012 — Copeptin predicts prognosis in patients with heart failure, according to research presented at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress this week Professor Stefan Störk...

August 30, 2012 — Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) improves heart function and could become a novel treatment option for heart failure, according to research presented at the European Society of...

August 30, 2012 — An ultra-fast, 320-detector computed tomography (CT) scanner can accurately sort out which people...

August 27, 2012 — A recent multi-center study, led by researchers from Wake Forest School of Medicine and published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has...

August 22, 2012 — Authors of an article in the Journal of Endovascular Therapy have evaluated the effectiveness of endovascular brachytherapy using liquid beta-emitting rhenium-...

August 15, 2012 — Sound Interventions Inc. has released three-month data from the company's first-in-human clinical study (SOUND-ITV) to...

August 15, 2012 — Previously unreleased three-year data from the Zilver PTX randomized controlled trial of paclitaxel-eluting stents for femoropopliteal disease indicate that Cook Medical’s...

August 14, 2012 — Berlin Heart announced that a study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) concluded that survival using the Excor pediatric...

August 14, 2012 — A study led by Kavitha Chinnaiyan, M.D., director of advanced cardiac imaging education, Beaumont Health System (Mich.), has shown that inappropriate...

August 9, 2012 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing healthcare providers and patients that the indications for use and labeling for the Stryker Wingspan...

August 2, 2012 — Results of the ROMICAT II trial indicates coronary computed tomography (CT) angiography (CCTA) as a...