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For the treatment of peripheral artery disease in leg arteries above the knee, the IN.PACT Admiral ...

Merit Medical Systems Inc. settled a dispute regarding the distribution of the SecureLoc Safety Introducer Needle with Bard ...

Sorin Group, heart valve repair, first implant

Sorin Group, a global medical device company and a leader in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, implanted the Solo Smart surgical replacement performed by David Heimansohn, M.D., at St....

Cardinal Health announced that its MynxGrip Vascular Closure Device recently received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for use to close femoral veins. The MynxGrip device is now...

Cardiovascular Systems Inc. received the CE Mark for its Stealth 360º Orbital Atherectomy System (OAS). Stealth 360º is a percutaneous OAS that is indicated to treat patients who suffer from...

Food and Drug Administration gave 510(k) clearance for the HawkOne directional atherectomy system. The latest addition to Covidien’s directional atherectomy portfolio, the HawkOne system...

Shockwave Medical announced that the company will present clinical results from DISRUPT PAD, a single-arm multicenter study evaluating the safety and utility of Lithoplasty balloon catheters for...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Abbott family of Xience everolimus-eluting coronary stents for the additional indication to treat coronary chronic total occlusions (...

Siemens, Acuson X600, RSNA 2014

Siemens Healthcare announces the availability of the Acuson X600, a cost-effective new ultrasound system with advanced technologies migrated from premium Siemens systems and workflow efficiencies...

Once a common procedure, left ventriculography’s role in assessing heart disease has evolved considerably over the decades, leading to significant variations in use. A new expert consensus...

Siemens Healthcare announces the availability of the Acuson X600 – a new ultrasound system with advanced technologies migrated from premium Siemens systems and workflow efficiencies for clinical...

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell

The key take away messages from the 26th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium were bioresorable stents and transcatheter valve technologies will likely...

Metro Health (Michigan) cardiovascular specialist Jihad Mustapha, M.D., is one of the first physicians in the United States to use a new medical device to treat peripheral artery disease (PAD).

Cardiovascular Systems Inc. announced that the first seven patients in Japan have been enrolled in its Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System Trial (COAST) study. Taking place in the United States...

Restenosis, the recurrence of narrowing of the arteries after stenting, is a common risk of this endovascular treatment. There are no well-defined guidelines to treat restenosis, but recent...

Mindray introduced the M9 premium compact ultrasound system at the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) annual meeting , the next generation in point-of-care ultrasound...

Miracor Medical Systems announced today the successful launch of its next-generation Pressure-Controlled Intermittent Coronary Sinus Occlusion (PICSO) Impulse System for the...

Infraredx Inc. today announced that it has entered into an agreement with HealthTrust, a group purchasing organization. Under the agreement, HealthTrust will offer the Infraredx TVC Imaging System...

El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, California, became one of the first hospitals in California to adopt a new minimally invasive system to treat patients with narrowed, failing aortic...

Annie Henderson, 69, suffers from multiple chronic ailments, including kidney failure and mitral valve insufficiency. The latter turned her life into a battle for breath, eliminating almost all...