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Boston Scientific Promus Premier Drug Eluting Stent

Boston Scientific Corp. has launched the Promus Premier Everolimus-Eluting Platinum Chromium Coronary Stent System in Japan. This advanced drug-eluting stent (DES) technology system recently...

Volcano Corp. announced the commencement of its limited market release of its U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared and CE marked technology SyncVision, with cases being performed in the...

It is impossible to escape the reality that as the use of mobile electronic devices increases amongst consumers, a proportionate increase in the use of such devices in the medical sales and...

CVIS, cardiovascular information system

A successfully implemented CVIS solution allows your organization to modernize and optimize the cardiovascular service line. Breaking down the advantages into terms and next steps you can discuss...

Imris Visius iMR Tampa General Hospital

Imris Inc. announced that a University of South Florida neurosurgical team at Tampa General Hospital (TGH) completed initial cases using its recently installed Visius intraoperative MRI (...

April 30, 2014 — Fovia Medical Inc. and Imperial College London, a science-based institution in biomedical research, announced a collaboration to bring High Definition Volume Rendering (HDVR) to...

NIH Cardiac Diagnostics Genetic Disorder Strokes Vascular Inflammation Children

National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers have identified gene variants that cause a rare syndrome of sporadic fevers, skin rashes and recurring strokes, beginning early in childhood.

Nanostim Leadless Pacemaker Scripps Health Implant

Scripps Health became the first health care provider in Southern California to implant the investigational Nanostim leadless pacemaker, the world's first wireless pacemaker totally implanted...

April 30, 2014 — Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a new ultrasound device that could help identify arterial...

April 30, 2014 — Celladon Corp. announced its lead product candidate, Mydicar, has been granted breakthrough therapy designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for reducing...

April 29, 2014 — Armetheon Inc. announced it has reached agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on a special protocol assessment (SPA) for the final pivotal trial of tecarfarin...

Barco Flat Panel Display MDSC-8258  Hybrid OR RSNA 2014

Healthcare imaging specialist Barco launched its MDSC-8258, a 58-inch surgical display designed for 4K imaging in hybrid operating rooms and interventional suites. 

Reveal Linq ICM John Muir Health Medtronic

John Muir Health announced that its Concord, Calif., medical center is one of the first hospitals in Northern California to implant a miniature cardiac monitor in a patient – the Reveal Linq ...

 When an unmanned supply mission launched into space on April 18, bound for the International Space Station, it meant something extraordinary to Peter Lee, a cardiothoracic surgeon at The...

April 28, 2014 — JenaValve Technology Inc. – a privately held, venture-backed developer, manufacturer and marketer of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) systems – announced it has...

April 28, 2014 — John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital in Phoenix is the first in Arizona, and only one of eight hospitals in the United States, to reduce or eliminate radiation for...

April 28, 2014 — Boston Scientific Corp. has conducted the first implant in the clinical trial of the next-generation Acuity X4 left ventricular (LV) pacing leads and Reliance 4-Front implantable...

Shina Systems announced the new commercial release of its 3Di PACS (picture archive and communications) solution. 

Cardiosonic Inc CE mark TIVUS ablative catheter renal denervation hypertension

Cardiosonic Ltd. announced CE marking of its TIVUS (therapeutic intravascular ultrasound) ablative catheter device.

Advanced Visualization Artificial Hear Heart Repair Arizona State University

An Arizona State University research group and medical professionals at Phoenix Children’s Hospital are achieving some firsts in the history of artificial heart implantation.