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The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) published a first-of-its-kind paper defining best practices for the use of the transradial approach for diagnosing and treating...

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InspireMD Inc., a developer of embolic protection stents, announced 12-month results from the MGuard for Acute ST Elevation Reperfusion (MASTER) ...

Petr Neuzil, M.D., Nemocnice Na Homolce Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic, presented three-month results from the WAVE II study and complete six-month results for the WAVE I (first-in-man) at the...

No law prevents doctors from freely prescribing U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drugs and devices for off-label uses, yet regulators continue to aggressively pursue civil and...

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Medtronic Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE), allowing the company to initiate SYMPLICITY HTN-4, the first...

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Biotronik announced that the PK Papyrus covered coronary stent system has received CE mark for the treatment of...

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Corindus Vascular Robotics presented a live percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) during the Transcatheter...

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Researchers at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute led a study that showed marked, long-term improvement...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a Class I recall of Baylis Medical’s TorFlex Transseptal Guiding Sheath Kit device designed for ...

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A new way of using blood pressure-lowering medications could prevent more than a fourth of heart attacks and ...

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According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the anticipated Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Boston Scientific's Watchman device will drive rapid growth in the market for...

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A Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute patient became the first in the nation to undergo the newly approved non...

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The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) and the Uppsala Clinical Research Center (UCR) of Uppsala, Sweden announced the initiation of the Providing Regional Observations to Study Predictors...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Cardiovascular Systems Inc.’s Diamondback 360 Coronary Orbital ...

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Corindus Vascular Robotics, a provider of precision medical robotics, announced the launch of its CorPath One Stent Program.

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Abbott announced clinically meaningful changes to quality of life, a reduction in rehospitalization for heart failure, and functional improvements for patients treated with the...

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The Boston Scientific Corp. Lotus Valve System met a performance measure in the treatment of symptomatic patients with severe aortic ...

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MedStar Heart Institute of Washington, D.C. and Infraredx, Inc. announced the initiation of the Lipid-Rich Plaque (LRP) Study, a prospective, multi-center study designed to evaluate the...

According to a study of diabetic patients who underwent revascularization for multivessel coronary artery...

A new study demonstrated that some patients may not need to receive prolonged anti-clotting therapy after drug-...