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October 12, 2012 — Boston Scientific announced it has enrolled the first patient in the REPRISE II clinical trial to evaluate the safety and performance of the Lotus valve system in up to 120...

Ziehm Imaging Inc. Ziehm Vision RFD C-Arms Hybrid OR

October 1, 2012 — Effective immediately, Ziehm Imaging, a market leader for mobile C-arms, is offering operating room (OR)...

According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the saturated U.S. X-ray market will grow slowly to reach a value of $2.8 billion by...

Tiara transcatheter mitral valve

September 18, 2012 — Neovasc Inc. announced that acute results from preclinical studies of its Tiara valve for the transcatheter treatment of mitral regurgitation were published in the ...

ESC Heart Valve Repair Hybrid OR Clinical trial/study

Cardiologists are restricting the use of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) to very old or very sick patients at high surgical risk, according to research presented at the European...

Barco MDSC-2226 Hybrid OR Flat Panel Display RSNA 2012

Barco announced the launch of its MDSC-2226, a 26-inch surgical display providing full compatibility with Barco’s networked digital operating room. Featuring an integrated IP-to-AV decoder, an...

Medtronic has reached two clinical program milestones for its CoreValve system in the United States. It completed enrollment in its study of high-risk patients in its CoreValve U.S. Pivotal...

August 14, 2012 — The next five years will see many hospitals in Europe overcoming the high cost and complexity of implementing...

August 13, 2012 — Providers are increasingly focused on using interventional labs in a hybrid operating room (OR)...

August 3, 2012 — GE Healthcare announced it has already received six orders for its Discovery IGS 730 system since receiving U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance in February 2012.

Interventional procedures are growing rapidly and becoming more specialized in diverse areas of care.  In the next decade, the number of people living in the United States who have heart...

July 26, 2012 — Any exposure to radiation, no matter how small, has the potential of leading to future health issues, including many types of cancer, medical experts agree. Doing all you...

July 24, 2012 — The importance of utilizing computed tomography (CT) in pre-planning for transcatheter aortic valve...

July 20, 2012 — Sony Electronics is announcing the world's first medical-grade monitor, model PVM-2551MD, based...

July 17, 2012 — Panasonic announced a new 3-D medical-grade 32-inch class monitor, the EJ-MDA32U-K. The new 3-D monitor is fully compliant with medical equipment standards, delivers exceptional 2-...

With last year’s U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and increasingly complex cath lab and hybrid operating room (OR) ...

 

June 18, 2012 — Epicardial ablation device maker Contact Inc. announced that new long-term physician data demonstrated promising clinical outcomes for the multidisciplinary...

June 14, 2012 — A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel voted in favor of recommending expanding the indication for the Edwards Lifesciences Sapien...

May 24, 2012 -- nContact Inc., a provider of  epicardial ablation devices, announced that new long-term physician data demonstrated promising clinical outcomes for the multidisciplinary...

May 15, 2012 — A hybrid technique that combines coronary stenting with minimally invasive, robotically assisted bypass surgery both reduces the risk of surgical complications and speeds recovery...