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February 18, 2008 - Abbott received FDA approval for SIMCOR a fixed-dose combination of two cholesterol therapies, Niaspan (Abbott’s proprietary niacin extended-release) and simvastatin, offering...

February 18, 2008 – OrbusNeich’s Genous Bio-engineered R stent is feasible and safe for use in acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patients, according to a paper published in the American Heart...

February 15, 2008 - Siemens received FDA 510(k) clearance for Artis zeego, a robotic-assisted positioning capability for interventions in both radiology and cardiology, as well as the developing...

February 14, 2008 - A new approach called Hybrid Maze combines techniques from two existing procedures to offer patients a minimally invasive treatment for atrial fibrillation.

February 13, 2008 – MEDRAD Inc. delivered the 10,000th Mark V ProVis Angiography Injection System, which is used worldwide for live imaging during therapeutic interventions and diagnostic...

February 12, 2008 – The FDA, National Heart Lung & Blood Institute (NHLBI) and National Science Foundation, are hosting “Workshop on Computer Methods for Cardiovascular Devices,” on March 18-...

February 11, 2008 - Battlefield Imaging of Ringgold, GA, has become the first facility in the U.S. to install the MAGNETOM ESSENZA magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system from Siemens Healthcare,...

February 11, 2008 – A new minimally invasive vascular occlusion device designed to close a patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) received European CE Mark approval.

February 11, 2008 – Medrad Inc. today said it entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Possis Medical Inc., which in combination will offer a broader, more comprehensive suite of...