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July 3, 2012 — Researchers have announced the results of a study that highlights the importance of performing an echocardiogram to measure pulmonary artery systolic pressures in stable patients...

July 2, 2012 — Researchers have announced the results of a study that shows the utility of a six minute walk stress echocardiogram for the early detection of exercise-induced pulmonary arterial...

By upholding the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the U.S. Supreme Court has sent a clear message that patients should be the first priority of the American healthcare system, was the response of both...

June 28, 2012 — The following is being released today by the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center:

New research in Nature Medicine shows that boosting a...

June 25, 2012 — Clinical investigators are for the first time examining the retrograde tibiopedal interventional approach, an endovascular technique that has the potential to reduce the rate of...

Based upon physical examination, St, Jude Medical's analysis indicates the damage to the Durata lead is consistent with external abrasion from contact with a calcified, or hardened, heart valve or...

June 22, 2012 — In a recently approved position statement, the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) affirms that...

June 22, 2012 –– The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently selected a stent graft being developed by Medtronic Inc. for an early feasibility pilot program that allows for “...

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...