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September 10, 2012 — Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common complication of cardiac surgery, occurring in 10 to 40...

August 30, 2012 — Aspirin combined with the antiplatelet drug clopidogrel is no better than aspirin alone for stroke prevention in people with a history of lacunar strokes, and the combination...

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

August 14, 2012 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) market clearance to Stryker Neurovascular’s Trevo Pro Retriever, indicated for the removal of blood...

August 9, 2012 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing healthcare providers and patients that the indications for use and labeling for the Stryker Wingspan...

A study using CT perfusion imaging showed patients presenting with ischemic stroke may be successfully treated with endovascular or minimally invasive therapy well beyond ...

July 3, 2012 — Patients unable to breathe because of acute lung failure or an obstructed airway need another way to get oxygen to their blood—and fast—to avoid cardiac arrest and brain injury. A...

June 4, 2012 — SentreHeart Inc., a privately held medical device company, announced that it has recently completed a $26 million Series C financing led by Vivo Ventures, with participation by its...

May 30, 2012 — MAQUET Cardiopulmonary, a business unit of MAQUET Cardiovascular and a leader in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and extracorporeal life support (ECLS) systems, announced...

May 30, 2012 — At the European Stroke Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, Stryker announced the results of the TREVO 2 clinical trial. The study met the primary effectiveness endpoint, with the Trevo...

May 24, 2012 — Research led by Christiana Care Health System's Andrew Doorey, M.D., has found that a small number of patients mistakenly undergo bypass surgery after diagnostic...

May 16, 2012 — Maquet Cardiovascular LLC announced this week that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its new Mega 7.5 Fr. 30 cc and 40 cc...

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...

May 14, 2012 — Boston Scientific announced results from the ASA Plavix (ASAP) Study, which studied the Watchman Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Closure device. The data showed a reduction in the risk...

May 4, 2012 - Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that new data from the European multi-center Triton trial studying the Edwards Intuity valve system highlights the promise of several important...

April 19, 2012 - St. Jude Medical Inc., a global medical device company, announced regulatory approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) and the launch of the Trifecta...

April 17, 2012 – SynCardia Systems Inc., manufacturer of the world’s first and only FDA-, Health Canada- and CE-approved Total Artificial Heart, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug...

April 5, 2012 —Maquet and Siemens Healthcare announced they will collaborate closely to introduce a combined system for diagnostics and surgical procedures. The first systems will be delivered and...

A new comparative effectiveness study found older adults with stable coronary disease who underwent coronary artery bypass graft had better long-term survival than those who underwent percutaneous...