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The impact of pediatric interventional cardiology has never been stronger, nor the need for organized, high-quality training greater, says Frank F. Ing, M.D., FSCAI, who delivered the annual...

Simbionix ANGIO Mentor Structural Heart Simulator Models

Simbionix USA Corporation is proud to announce the release of various training modules for the ANGIO Mentor endovascular simulator.

Zoll WEARIT-II Trial Results Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Session

Zoll Medical said results from the prospective registry and follow-up of Patients Using the Wearable Defibrillator (WEARIT-II) trial will be presented in a late-breaking clinical trial...

 V8 Aortic Valvuloplasty Balloon Catheter InterValve

InterValve Inc. announced that it has received 510(k) clearance to market the new V8 Aortic Valvuloplasty Balloon Catheter in the United States.

 

Royal has completed patient enrollment in the CHILL-MI clinical study designed to further evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the company’s InnerCool RTx endovascular cooling system in...

Cook Medical has initiated a global voluntary recall of its Zilver PTX Drug Eluting Peripheral Stent based on its investigation into a small number of complaints that the delivery system of the...

Cook Medical Retracta Detachable Embolization Coil Embolization Device

Cook Medical has launched a new fully-retractable .035 inch embolization coil, intended for peripheral arterial and venous embolization. Embolization is a nonsurgical, minimally invasive procedure...

TriReme Medical Inc. Century Medical Inc. Shonin Approval Glider PTCA catheter

TriReme Medical Inc. and its affiliates (TriReme) announced that its Japanese partner, Century Medical Inc. (CMI), has received Shonin approval for the Glider PTCA balloon catheter indicated for...

Population Health Management Medical Therapy Angioplasty Coronary Artery Disease

The decision to perform an invasive procedure to open clogged arteries in the heart instead of first trying medication and lifestyle changes may not reduce a patient's risk of death or of a major...

Stenting reopens completely blocked bowel arteries, preventing damage and even death from a condition that causes individuals severe pain and leads to excessive weight loss, notes research being...

Cardiosonic Inc. announced the completion of the first phase of patient enrollment in its first-in-man (FIM) TIVUS I clinical study. The study is designed to collect data on the safety and...

Quail Digital, cath lab

Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, Calif., has installed two 12-user headset systems from Quail Digital. The hospital has implemented the systems in the cath EP Labs. Wireless headsets are...

Rad Board, Radial Assist, radial access

April 23, 2013 — Medical device developer Radial Assist LLC was recently awarded a U.S. patent for its Rad Board, a scatter radiation protective arm board used to facilitate upper extremity...

Zoll Medical has entered into an agreement with Reflectance Medical Inc. to develop and market a ruggedized version of the Mobile CareGuide sensor for detecting the onset of shock in...

Sen. Stan Bingham and Sen. Wesley Meredith have introduced a bill in the North Carolina legislature that will require individuals to secure a license before performing medical imaging and...

Angiotech Vena Cava Filter

One venous puncture, rather than two, is a safe and effective approach to intravascular ultrasound-guided inferior vena cava filter placement in critically-ill patients according to a new study...

Multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) is a better way to measure annular size in patients with aortic stenosis who are candidates for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) than two...

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....