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The staffing firm SpringBoard Healthcare is conducting a wage information survey to gather information about cath lab’s across the country. Reader input is needed to create a clear picture of...

Kidney failure patients on dialysis derive long-term benefit from the minimally invasive placement of a stent that improves the function of dialysis access grafts, according to 12-month clinical...

Maquet Cardiovascular LLC has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and European CE mark approval for its new Air-Band Radial Compression Device....

Toshiba Spot Fluoroscopy Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Meeting Infi

Improving patient safety while offering clinicians a more complete picture during interventional procedures, Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. will showcase Spot Fluoroscopy for its Infinix-i...

Zilver Vena

Cook Medical has launched the VIVO clinical research study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Zilver Vena Venous Self-Expanding Stent in the treatment of...

StatVideo EchoBox

At Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon, India, five EchoBox devices were connected to five GE Vivid ultrasound systems, streaming live echo images over the web to experienced sonographers located in the...

The Massachusetts General Hospital officially announced the launch of the Mass General Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care, one of the only institutes in the world to integrate...

Colibri Heat Valve TAVI System Clinical Trail Heart Valve Repair

Colibri Heart Valve LLC has successfully completed the first clinical use of the company's proprietary transcatheter aortic heart valve. The Colibri transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)...

Heart with Aorta

CardioLogical Solutions, formed by the recent merger of Emboline and VasoStitch, has been issued an additional patent for its family of aortic embolic protection devices that are...

NeoChord has received CE-mark for its technology that allows the implantation of artificial chordae tendinae, a proven technique for the repair of mitral valve prolapse, via a ...

ICU Medical Inc. has launched the CardioFlo hemodynamic monitoring sensor system. CardioFlo is a minimally invasive hemodynamic monitoring sensor system that, when used with an existing...

Olympus Articulating HD 3-D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System

Olympus received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Articulating HD 3-D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System. It delivers value to surgeons and patients by...

W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. FDA Approval Gore Excluder AAA Endoprosthesis

W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administraion (FDA) approval for the new large diameter 35 mm trunk-ipsilateral leg and 36 mm aortic extender components, as well...

The FREEDOM trial, the first long-term, comparative study of its kind exclusively for patients with diabetes and advanced multivessel coronary artery disease (CAD) revealed that diabetics with CAD...

Transesophageal Echocardiogram

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has released a list of five interventions whose appropriateness physicians and patients should discuss as part of Choosing Wisely, an initiative of...

Continuing its commitment to provide best-in-class medical devices for the prevention of recurrent pulmonary embolism (PE), Argon Medical Devices Inc. launched the OptionELITE Retrievable ...

Toshiba Aplio 500

Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has introduced the Aplio 500 and Aplio 300 CV ultrasound systems to help clinicians more accurately and efficiently diagnose cardiovascular disease. Compact...

CHAMPION PHOENIX clinical study anti-platelet therapy cangrelor ACC 13

The experimental anti-clotting drug cangrelor solidly outperformed commonly used clopidogrel in a large global trial of patients who underwent coronary stent procedures, according to data from the...

RTI International Live Volumetric Imaging Intracardiac Echo

An RTI International-developed prototype catheter that can generate live, streaming 3-D ultrasound images from inside the heart received a Cardiovascular Innovation Award at the 2013...

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has released a list of five interventions whose appropriateness physicians and patients should discuss as part of Choosing Wisely, an initiative of...