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Terumo Medical Corp. announced it filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Vascular Solutions Inc. and Lepu Medical Technology (Beijing) Co. Ltd. in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey.

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In the current era of healthcare reform and increasing requirements to follow appropriate use criteria, any technology that offers a basic yes or no answer to whether a patient should be treated...

A recent review of data from the CathPCI Registry, part of the American College of Cardiology’s (ACC) National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR), offers some insight into average, real-world D2B...

D2B, door to balloon time, Physio-Control, STEMI

Time is critical for the thousands of patients that suffer from an ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) each year. Current American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA...

Vascular Solutions, D-Stat Rad-Band, radial access

There has been much discussion about how use of transradial access may help reduce costs by cutting hospital admissions, length of stay and observation periods, while also reducing...

Renal Denervation Clinical Study EnligHTNment Trial St. Jude Medical

St. Jude Medical Inc. announced plans for a new landmark study that will evaluate whether renal denervation and medication can provide health benefits to patients beyond lowering high blood...

OrbusNeich announced that OrbusNeich Medical GmbH has commenced patent infringement actions in Germany and The Netherlands against Boston Scientific Corp. and its distribution affiliates in those...

Specialists at Stony Brook Medicine’s Cerebrovascular and Stroke Center (CVC) are treating patients with a new generation of blood clot removal devices that show promise in successfully...

Engager TAVI valve

Medtronic Inc. announced European CE (Conformité Européenne) mark approval for its Engager Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) System with transapical delivery catheter. The system...

Corindus CorPath 200

Corindus Vascular Robotics will showcase its U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared CorPath 200 Vascular Robotic-Assisted System at the American College of Cardiology 2013 meeting, March...

EchoInsight for Cardio Oncology

Strain imaging for echo is increasingly being recommended to assist in assessing cancer patients at risk for heart disease. Strain Imaging can provide valuable information when monitoring patients...

TIMS version 3.0 TIMS Medical Foresight Imaging Angiography Endoscopes DICOM

The TIMS Medical division of Foresight Imaging released the TIMS version 3.0 platform to provide high resolution digital video formats in fluoroscopy and endoscopy.

Medtronic Inc. announced it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to conduct an early feasibility study using the Medtronic Native Outflow Tract Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (...

Cardiac Ultra Sound Echo ASE Choosing Wisely 5 THings Patients Should Question

Taking a leadership role in addressing inefficient practices and improving care, the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has released a list of five interventions whose appropriateness...

balloon, CTO

Physicians have new tools for treating chronic total occlusions (CTOs) after Abbott received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for guidewires and balloon dilation catheters for...

 

Time Magazine releases the dramatic findings of a months-long investigation by contributor Steven Brill into how outrageous pricing and egregious profits are destroying America's...

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has joined the ABIM Foundation and 37 other specialty societies as part of Choosing Wisely, an effort to reduce inappropriate tests and procedures to...

CardioLogical Solutions is an emerging cardiovascular device company formed by the merger of Emboline and VasoStitch and its breakthrough platform of accessory devices for transcatheter aortic...

Boston Scientific received CE mark approval for the Promus Premier everolimus-eluting platinum chromium coronary stent system, the company's next-generation durable polymer drug-eluting stent (DES...

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), an international organization of doctors, scientists and allied health professionals dedicated to improving public health through minimally invasive...