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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 — During the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) 2012 scientific sessions last week, Biosense Webster Inc. announced it created strategic collaboration agreements with GE Healthcare and...

May 11, 2012 — Modern cardiac catheterization laboratories bear scant resemblance to the cath labs of a decade ago. An updated consensus statement released this week offers physicians guidance on...

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...

GE Healthcare unveiled two recently U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared angiography systems offering mobility and advanced imaging for interventional cardiology at the American College...

March 1, 2012 – Steris Corp. announced they will collaborate with device manufacturer St. Jude Medical Inc. on the planning and implementation of advanced cardiac laboratories for healthcare...

February 24, 2012 — 3-D Surgical Solutions LLC and Wheaton Franciscan-The Wisconsin Heart Hospital Campus announced that the first case ever using the Leonardo 3-D vision system was successfully...

As catheter-based, minimally invasive procedures expand rapidly beyond treatment of the coronary arteries into all areas of the human anatomy, angiography X-ray imaging systems have moved beyond...

December 19, 2011 – The role of cardiovascular ultrasound in the catheterization laboratory has never been appreciated more than it is today. Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)...

Steris and Toshiba America Medical Systems formed an alliance to offer advanced vascular, cardiovascular, pediatric and neurosurgical hybrid surgical suites to healthcare systems seeking the...

December 9, 2011 — Maquet announced Thursday it has restructured its U.S. Sales and Services Unit to meet the broader needs of customers across all areas of clinical care. As part of this...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved the first transcatheter aortic heart valve in the United States - the Sapien THV. Experts say the approval will open a new chapter in how...

October 18, 2011 — For the first time, Ziehm Imaging offers its Ziehm Vision R mobile C-arm with a powerful 20 kilowatt (kW) generator. The compact monoblock generator triples the performance of...

September 13, 2011 — Ziehm Imaging is showcasing the next generation of its mobile C-arm, Ziehm Vision RFD, at the 2011 Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE)...

August 17, 2011 — Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center performed its first “hybrid” heart surgery and what is believed to be the first such procedure in southern New Jersey. Arthur T. Martella, M.D...

July 15, 2011 — In a true hybrid suite, both cath lab and open surgical procedures are performed in a single room. In creating hybrid cath labs, healthcare facilities require imaging technologies...

June 20, 2011 – A new version of the Ziehm Vision RFD mobile C-arm is now available. Offering outstanding imaging and a liquid cooling system which allows it to be used over an almost unlimited...
June 17, 2011 – In hybrid operating rooms (OR), healthcare facilities require a flexible imaging system to create a collaborative environment between clinicians and to allow both surgical and...

April 20, 2011 – Philips has announced the world’s first hybrid operating room (OR) with the new FlexMove - a ceiling-mounted option for the Allura Xper X-ray system at the Hospital Zürich (...

March 7, 2011 – Last week Medtronic Inc. cancelled its five contracts with Novation LLC, one of the largest U.S. group purchasing organizations (GPOs), which previously represented $2 billion. The...