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A new valve recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) now gives heart patients a new way to manage their disease without having to undergo open ...

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) announced the appointment of John (Jack) Lewin, M.D., as the...

The global sales of drug-eluting balloons (DEBs) across the 10 major markets (10MM) are expected to witness a significant increase over the coming years, from $164m in 2012 to $477m in...

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Fluke Biomedical, a provider of medical device test and safety equipment, announced the debut of its new ProSim 2 and ProSim 3 Vital Signs ...

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Kona Medical Inc. announced it has closed a Series D equity financing of $10 million. Morningside Group, a broad-based investment firm with significant presence in China, led the investment and is...

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Colibri Heart Valve LLC, a medical device company, announced that patient enrollment has concluded in...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted market clearance for the MitraClip, the first minimally invasive transcatheter device to repair mitral regurgitation (MR). The device is...

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Valtech Cardio Ltd., a medical device company that develops solutions for mitral valve repair and...

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Transcatheter Technologies GmbH, a medical device company, announced the successful first-in-human implantation of its transapical Trinity aortic ...

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Medical experts released “Guidelines for Performing a Comprehensive Transesophageal Echocardiographic Examination: Recommendations from the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society of...

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AirStrip announced new research demonstrating the results of its mobility solution AirStrip One Cardiology,...

PDI, Inc. and Transgenomic, Inc. announced the signing of a U.S. collaboration agreement to commercialize CardioPredict, a molecular diagnostic test developed by Transgenomic. CardioPredict is a...

UC Davis Health System researchers have identified for the first time a biological pathway that is activated when blood sugar levels are abnormally high and causes irregular heartbeats, a...

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Sunshine Heart Inc. announced its collaboration with Minnetronix for a transcutaneous energy transfer (TET) system to power the company's fully-implantable C-Pulse Heart Assist ...

In a paper e-published in Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, the Society for...

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Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) announced that it has received premarket approval (PMA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Diamondback 360 Coronary Orbital ...

October 23, 2013 — Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA) Physicians, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the field of vascular medicine and intervention through education and...

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Bracco Diagnostics Inc. announced the availability of syringe packs with spikes, to be used when...

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St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and launch of its Ilumien Optis PCI optimization system, a new technology designed to provide physicians with a...

October 22, 2013 — AtheroMed, a developer of catheter technologies for treating peripheral artery disease (PAD),...