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August 13, 2007 – A study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology showed that when AngioJet thrombectomy is used to remove large thrombus before placement of a drug-eluting...

August 9, 2007 - Compared with their counterparts a decade ago, today's heart attack patients are receiving emergency angioplasty or clot-busting drugs to re-open clogged arteries at a far greater...

August 8, 2007 - A U.S. District Court judge enforced a settlement this week between Abbott Laboratories Inc. and Israeli company Medinol Ltd. to removed an entanglement for a key drug-eludting...

August 7, 2007 - The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association have jointly released revised Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Unstable Angina (UA)/Non-ST-...

June 4, 2007 — Biodegradable magnesium stents have been developed to treat blockages in coronary arteries. The stents will degrade within four months and achieve the same results as conventional...

June 4, 2007 — Contrary to recent studies, proper use of a drug called aprotinin to reduce bleeding during heart surgery does not increase the risk of heart attack or stroke, according to a study...

June 1, 2007 — Abbott announced it has completed its application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to seek market approval for its XIENCE V Everolimus Eluting Coronary Stent System to...