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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),...

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A 56-year-old man who had a heart attack survived and is recovering at home after receiving two hours and forty-five minutes of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The length of CPR time is...

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AngioScore Inc., a developer of angioplasty catheters for use in the treatment of cardiovascular...

Nuclear Imaging Services LLC (NIS) has completed the first U.S.-based ECAT Scintron installation into an outpatient cardiology facility. Gulf Coast Cardiology Group in Port Arthur, Texas, is...

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Medtronic Inc. announced the first implants in the CoreValve Evolut R clinical study, which will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the CoreValve Evolut R recapturable system. This recapture...

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Epsilon Imaging Inc., a visualization and analysis software provider, announced the launch of its newest...

Pie Medical Imaging B.V. (PMI) announced that they have signed an agreement with the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) to begin a close collaboration. Under this agreement, the CRF Clinical...

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Medtronic Inc. announced the U.S. launch of the Export Advance aspiration catheter, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

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Bard Peripheral Vascular has sent an urgent Class I medical device recall notification letter informing customers of the problems of the LifeStent Solo ...

Siemens, Artis Q.zen

There were three key trends in X-ray vascular imaging systems made evident from new products showcased at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in late 2012. These...

Amplatzer, St. Jude Medical, ASD closure

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning this week about safety issues encountered with the St. Jude Amplatzer Atrial Septal Occluder (ASO), a transcatheter device used to seal...

M*Modal, a provider of clinical documentation services and Speech Understanding solutions, announced a medical...

Dome S3c LED, Dome, S3c, S3c LED

Deployable throughout the hospital enterprise, the new Dome S3c LED is an all-in-one 3 MP diagnostic display, featuring LED backlight technology for pristine color and grayscale imaging.

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Covidien released positive final results from its Durability II study and promising preliminary data from its Definitive AR trial at the Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA) 2013 conference in...

TherOx Inc., a medical device company focused on the treatment of Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI), announced that data will be presented on its Supersaturated Oxygen (SSO2) Therapy at the...

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ContextVision released another ultrasound product for the mid-end ultrasound segment; a new version of...