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July 28, 2008 - Concentric Medical Inc. today said it launched its “V” series of Merci Retrievers, available in multiple configurations and sizes to match patient anatomy to remove blood clots and...

July 21, 2008 – Toshiba America Medical Systems said today that four live cases using the Infinix CF-i/BP will be showcased at the Pediatric and Adult Interventional Cardiac Symposium (PICS-AICS)...

July 8, 2008 - Foothills Medical Centre, a leading medical centre for treating patients with cardiac rhythm abnormalities in Calgary, Alberta, has become the first facility in Canada to use the...

July 1, 2008 - The impact of surgeons' annual aortic volume and other prognostic indicators have been revealed in early outcomes of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (RAAA) repair in a recent...

A new cardiac treatment facility that couples the benefits of interventional cardiology with cardiothoracic surgery for critically ill newborns, children and adults has opened at Rush University...
June 5, 2008 - At the SVS Vascular Annual Meeting Royal Philips Electronics and Skytron said they are teaming up to deliver hybrid operating rooms for minimally invasive cardiovascular surgical...

June 5, 2008 - To train interventional cardiologists and vascular specialists in what is called neuro-rescue, or stroke intervention, the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (...

May 20, 2008 - Patient Care Technology Systems (PCTS) said today Providence Portland Medical Center (PPMC), Portland, OR has implemented Amelior ORTracker version 2.6 in its perioperative...

April 14, 2008 - ESTECH will showcase its new CG LiV Kits, designed to enable mitral and aortic valve procedures, at the American Association for Thoracic Surgery 88th Annual Meeting in San Diego...

February 6, 2008 - The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) opens the doors of Ashley River Tower, its new state-of-the-art hospital designed to treat patients with cardiovascular and...

February 4, 2008 - The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that after completing a review of its 1986 national non-coverage policy for artificial hearts, its preliminary...

January 28, 2008 - A new multi-center, international clinical trial that compares the safety and effectiveness of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) to open surgery for descending...

December 19, 2007 - Abiomed Inc. today announced that it has received approval from the FDA for U.S. commercial distribution of the Company's combination iPulse Circulatory Support System,...

December 18, 2007 - ATS Medical Inc. today announced it has received FDA clearance for the ATS Open Pivot AP360 Mechanical Heart Valve designed to maximize hemodynamic performance with a new supra...

December, 10, 2007 - Cardica Inc. today announced that leading cardiac surgeons from The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano and Centennial Medical Center in Nashville will webcast a live off-pump...

November 19, 2007 - Endovascular therapy as opposed to open surgery is a less invasive treatment choice that also appears to improve patient outcome, according to author Mark A. Farber, M.D.,...

October 17, 2007 - After a three-week trial, a jury rendered a verdict of "willful" patent infringement in a dispute filed against CHF Technologies, Inc., d/b/a BioVentrix, after Chase Medical...

October 17, 2007 — Patients with heart disease who undergo coronary angioplasty have an equivalent risk of death and heart attack as patients who undergo coronary bypass surgery, according to...

October 9, 2007 - From a snippet of a patient’s skin, researchers have grown blood vessels in a laboratory and then implanted them to restore blood flow around the patient’s damaged arteries and...

September 20, 2007 - Medicure Inc. today announced the completion of enrollment of 3,000 patients in its MEND-CABG II trial, as the company plans to develop the first cardioprotective therapy...