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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...

May 21, 2012 -- St. Jude Medical Inc. announced that data from the FAME II trial demonstrated a significant difference in the need for urgent revascularization when Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR)-...

May 18, 2012 -- St. Jude Medical Inc., a global medical device company, announced that preliminary data demonstrated the company’s EnligHTN renal denervation system was safe and effective for the...

May 18, 2012 - New research from the University at Buffalo suggests that cardiologists may have a new way to identify patients who are at the highest risk of sudden cardiac arrest, and the most...

A new electromapping technique can better visualize the rotor (similar to the eye of a hurricane) around which atrial fibrillation electrical activity rotates. Using this map, the...

May 15, 2012 — A robotic system can safely assist interventional cardiologists in performing percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) while significantly reducing the physician's exposure to...

May 15, 2012 – St. Jude Medical Inc., a global medical device company, announced CE mark approval and launch of its EnligHTN renal denervation system during EuroPCR. Renal denervation is a...

May 15, 2012 — Reaching out to patients with a few simple phone calls significantly improves the likelihood they’ll continue to take critically important medication that...

Sorin Group announced at the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) annual scientific sessions, the publication of the CLEAR study results in Europace (May 1, 2012, doi:10.1093/europace/...

May 14, 2012 -- Two types of stent systems are both effective in treating patients who have severe forms of peripheral artery disease (PAD), according to results of the MOBILITY trial...

May 14, 2012 — Boston Scientific announced results from the ASA Plavix (ASAP) Study, which studied the Watchman Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Closure device. The data showed a reduction in the risk...

May 14, 2012 – The Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society (PACES) and the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) release the "PACES/HRS Expert Consensus Statement on the Management of the...

Initial results from the international Evaluation oF FactORs ImpacTing CLinical Outcome and Cost EffectiveneSS (EFFORTLESS) subcutaneous implantable defibrillator (S-ICD Registry shows that the...