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June 4, 2007 — Biodegradable magnesium stents have been developed to treat blockages in coronary arteries. The stents will degrade within four months and achieve the same results as conventional...

June 4, 2007 — Contrary to recent studies, proper use of a drug called aprotinin to reduce bleeding during heart surgery does not increase the risk of heart attack or stroke, according to a study...

June 1, 2007 — Abbott announced it has completed its application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to seek market approval for its XIENCE V Everolimus Eluting Coronary Stent System to...

May 31, 2007 - The American Heart Association is launching a community-based program to reduce the toll of the deadliest kind of heart attack: an ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI).

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May 30, 2007 -- The Canadian Press reports this week that people in the greatest need of cardiac medications and interventions are less likely than moderately ill patients to get the full range of...

May 30, 2007 -- Xtalks and eResearchTechnology will present a Web conference titled, "Best Practices in Cardiac Safety Data Collection Before and After the Thorough QT Trial," on June 7, 10 a.m....

May 29, 2007 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on May 25 a decision to provide coverage for Doppler monitoring of cardiac output in certain settings, removing the...