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The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) announced the late breaking trials and first report investigations that will be presented at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2013...

Whole-body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may serve as a valuable noninvasive tool for assessing the risk of heart attack and stroke in diabetic patients, according to a new...

Sunshine Heart Inc. has launched a website dedicated to providing information to patients suffering from moderate to severe heart...

Discovery IGS 730

At RSNA 2013, GE Healthcare will highlight the latest hardware and advanced applications for its Discovery IGS angiography platform. These updates are geared towards addressing the challenges of...

CardioLogical Solutions announced that it has been issued two additional patents for its family of aortic embolic protection devices designed to prevent stroke and other ischemic complications....

Patient enrollment has been initiated in a post-market registry for the COMBO Dual Therapy Stent to evaluate its long-term safety and performance in routine clinical practice. The...

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JenaValve Technology, Inc. announced that it has raised $62.5 million in a Series C venture round.

Rox Medical has crossed the halfway point in the CONTROL-HTN international, multi-center, randomized controlled hypertension trial. The milestone was met with the enrollment of the first patient...

Medicare Expenses Growth Heart Attack Patients 1998 2008

Medicare expenses for patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI, heart attack) increased substantially between 1998 and 2008, with much of the increase coming in expenses 31 days or more...

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai PARIS Study Antiplatelet Therapy PCI

Lead study investigators from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai presented their Patterns of Non-Adherence to Anti-Platelet Regimens in Stented Patients (PARIS) study findings at the ESC...

In 1988, the first Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics conference was held with less than 200 attendees in the basement of the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. The first meeting, a...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a final rule for the unique device identification system (UDI) that, once implemented, will provide a consistent way to identify...

Physio-Control launched its comprehensive solution designed to improve cardiac resuscitation in hospitals. The CodeManagement Module, which adds capnography and wireless data capabilities to the...

Gore Carotid Stenting SCAFFOLD Clinical Trial Stroke Treatment Cath Lab

W. L. Gore & Associates has enrolled the first patient in its Gore Carotid Stent clinical study for the treatment of carotid Artery stenosis in patients at increased risk For...

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Edwards announced a new post-hoc data analysis from The PARTNER Trial demonstrated that diabetic patients with aortic stenosis in need of heart valve replacement, but at high surgical risk,...

Cardiologists are increasingly accessing coronary arteries by way of the wrist rather than the groin to insert life-saving stents into patients with blocked arteries, according to the first broad...

AngioVac UCLA Blood Clot Removal California

Todd Dunlap, 62, arrived at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center's emergency room on Aug. 8 suffering from shortness of breath, fatigue and extreme cold. When a computed (CT) scan revealed a 24-inch...

OrbusNeich Medical Inc. and Boston Scientific Corp. have settled all stent-related litigation between the companies.

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The Mount Sinai Medical Center is participating in the nationwide Absorb III clinical trial testing the performance and potential clinical benefits of a fully dissolvable and temporary...

Corindus CorPath 200 RECISION Registry Clinical Trial

Corindus Vascular Robotics announced the PRECISION Registry, an ongoing study aimed at collecting data on the patterns of use, safety and effectiveness in the delivery and manipulation of...