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Use of catheter ablation is not only beneficial for treating atrial flutter but also can significantly reduce hospital visits — both inpatient and emergency — and lower the risk for atrial...

CardiAQ Valve Technologies (CardiAQ), a leader in the field of transcatheter mitral valve implantation (TMVI), announced that the European Patent Office Legal Division issued a temporary stay of...

Thoratec Corp. has acquired Apica Cardiovascular Ltd. for an upfront cash payment of $35 million and potential future clinical and sales milestones of up to $40 million. 

Vital Connect announced its HealthPatch MD biosensor has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance. The solution is capable of capturing clinical-grade biometric measurements and...

Corindus Vascular Robotics has been named the recipient of the 2014 North American New Product Innovation Award in Interventional Cardiology, which was established by Frost & Sullivan to...

Vital Images VitreaExtend Advanced Visualization Toshiba America Medical Systems

Vital Images Inc. announced the global release of VitreaExtend, an advanced visualization solution that supports up to three simultaneous users with high performance similar to Vital's advanced...

Infraredx Inc. Prospect II Clinical Trial Intravascular Imaging System

Infraredx Inc. announced the first patient enrolled in PROSPECT II, a multi-center, prospective study designed to assess the ability of intravascular imaging to identify non-flow obstructing...

Mount Sinai Heart at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has created an innovative Center for Medical Devices (CMeD) to advance the field of cardiovascular medicine and accelerate the delivery...

The American Society of Echocardiography Foundation (ASEF) launched the second version of its free mobile Echo AUC app at the ASE Silver Anniversary Scientific Sessions in Portland, Ore., last...

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More than 55 companies displayed their latest products and services at the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) 25th Annual Scientific Sessions June 20-24 in Portland, Ore. The meeting is...

Medtronic Reveal XT ICM CRYSTAL AF Clinical Trial Atrial Fibrillation

Medtronic Inc. announced results from the CRYSTAL AF (CRYptogenic STroke And underLying Atrial Fibrillation) clinical trial, published in The New England Journal of Medicine. The trial found that...

LipoScience Inc. announced the publication of the first large-scale real world study evidencing a link between low LDL-P and reduced cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk.

Revivent Myocardial Anchoring System BioVentrix 50th Heart Failure Treatment

BioVentrix announced the successful completion of it 50th clinical case using the Revivent myocardial anchoring system in a 74-year-old male patient at the OLV Hospital in Aalst, Belgium....

GE Vivid T8 Low Cost Cardiovascular Ultrasound

GE Healthcare announced clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its new Vivid T8 cardiovascular ultrasound device. The 129-pound, mobile system features innovative...

 TM-12 ECG Telemed Solutions GlobalMedia Group LLC

Telemed Solutions has reached an agreement with GlobalMedia Group LLC to become the exclusive global distributor for the TM-12, a PC-based wireless resting 12-lead ECG.

World Cup Brazil Esaote O-Scan Ultrasound MRI

Argentina’s team doctor, Dr. Alejandro Rolon, is taking no chances with his World Cup squad in Brazil. The complete medical imaging department that has been created at Argentina’s training base...

The Web-based Marz Universal Viewer gives medical providers easy, unlimited access to imaging and patient data in many different formats, including DICOM (digital imaging and communications in...

Covidien Apollo Onyx Catheter FDA Clearance

Covidien plc announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its Apollo Onyx delivery micro catheter — the first detachable tip micro catheter available in the United States. ...

BC Technical and UltraSPECT Inc. have entered into a long-term agreement to provide their customers easier access to UltraSPECT products across the nation.

 

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has completed its safety review and has found no clear evidence of increased cardiovascular risks associated with use of the blood pressure medication...