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February 5, 2009 - AGA Medical Corp. last week said following its previous favorable structural heart occluder patent infringement final ruling by the German court of appeals over Occlutech GmbH...

February 2, 2009 - Cardiac Dimensions Inc. today said it received the CE Mark approval for its CARILLON Mitral Contour System from KEMA Quality B.V., a European Union Notified Body from the...

February 3, 2009 - Cerenis Therapeutics SA, a privately held pharmaceutical company developing HDL-related compounds for the treatment of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, has in-licensed...

February 2, 2009 - A new multi-center study of 39,821 newborns published in the January 2009 issue of the British Medical Journal (BMJ) found that the addition of Masimo SET pulse oximetry...

January 28, 2009 - Attended by over 40 cardiothoracic surgeons, Cardiogenesis Corp.'s education symposium at the recent Society of Thoracic Surgeons Meeting in San Francisco was entitled "...

January 26, 2009 - Edwards Lifesciences Corp. today launched the Carpentier-Edwards Physio II mitral valve repair ring at the 45th annual meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) in San...

January 5, 2009 - The University of California, San Diego Medical Center is the first hospital in California to enroll patients in a multi-center clinical trial, sponsored by Angioblast Systems...

December 22, 2008 - W. L. Gore & Associates last week said Rush University Medical Center in Chicago is the first medical center to enroll a patient in the Gore REDUCE Clinical Study using the...

November 11, 2008 - Today at the annual scientific sessions of the American Heart Association in New Orleans the first U.S. clinical trial data on Medtronic's Melody transcatheter pulmonary valve...

November 10, 2008 - The Fifth International Conference on Cell Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease (IC3D) is a three-day program dedicated to cell-based therapies for cardiovascular repair and...

October 15, 2008 - Cardiogenesis Corp. sponsored an educational symposium entitled "New Horizons in Cardiac Regenerative Medicine: Advancements in Revascularization & Stem Cell Therapy,"...

September 9, 2008 - CoreValve said today five clinical evaluation sites (two in New Zealand and three in Australia) have now completed their first series of proctored cases using the company’s...

September 3, 2008 – While a recent study into whether using unselected and selected bone-marrow derived cells can help with regeneration of heart tissue did not lead to significant improvement of...

August 28, 2008 - CoreValve said today an Australia/New Zealand-focused clinical evaluation of its proprietary percutaneous ReValving System, which features a porcine pericardium valve mounted in...

August 18, 2008 - Atritech Inc. today said it filed its pre-market approval application (PMA) with the FDA for its WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Closure Technology, which contains the...

July 29, 2008 - For several years, doctors have known that certain stem cells migrate to the heart after a heart attack, but exactly how they get there and what purpose they serve remained...

A new cardiac treatment facility that couples the benefits of interventional cardiology with cardiothoracic surgery for critically ill newborns, children and adults has opened at Rush University...
Toshiba America Medical Systems’ Infinix Hybrid cardiovascular X-ray imaging system will be featured in three live cases during the International Symposium on the Hybrid Approach to Congenital Heart...