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In 1988, the first Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics conference was held with less than 200 attendees in the basement of the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. The first meeting, a...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a final rule for the unique device identification system (UDI) that, once implemented, will provide a consistent way to identify...

A new study of patients who died of sudden cardiac arrest, a usually fatal condition that causes the heart to stop beating, shows the majority who qualified to receive potentially lifesaving...

Physio-Control launched its comprehensive solution designed to improve cardiac resuscitation in hospitals. The CodeManagement Module, which adds capnography and wireless data capabilities to the...

Loyola, Loyola Health, Loyola Medical Center

Researchers have determined that fingerstick cardiac troponin I assay testing using the point-of-care i-STAT device is not accurate enough to determine the exact troponin level without the...

Gore Carotid Stenting SCAFFOLD Clinical Trial Stroke Treatment Cath Lab

W. L. Gore & Associates has enrolled the first patient in its Gore Carotid Stent clinical study for the treatment of carotid Artery stenosis in patients at increased risk For...

GE Healthcare Silent Scan MRI Systems Noiseless Spectrum Health Michigan

GE Healthcare reported that Silent Scan, a revolutionary technology that dramatically quiets magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exams, is now commercially available and growing in clinical adoption...

ResMed announced at the ESC Congress 2013 that SERVE-HF has completed enrollment.1 SERVE-HF is an international, randomised study of 1,325 participants investigating if the treatment of...

aortic valve, Edwards Lifesciences, SAPIEN, SAPIEN aortic valve

Edwards announced a new post-hoc data analysis from The PARTNER Trial demonstrated that diabetic patients with aortic stenosis in need of heart valve replacement, but at high surgical risk,...

In an independent study presented during the North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting in October 2012, GE Healthcare’s OEC Elite 9900 ...

Aggredyne Inc., has received ISO 13485 certification for its quality control program related to the manufacture of the AggreGuide family of platelet function analyzers.

Cardiologists are increasingly accessing coronary arteries by way of the wrist rather than the groin to insert life-saving stents into patients with blocked arteries, according to the first broad...

TeraRecon announced positive ratings in the recently released KLAS 2013 Advanced Visualization performance report entitled “Advanced Visualization 2013: How Advanced Is It?” TeraRecon’s general...

AngioVac UCLA Blood Clot Removal California

Todd Dunlap, 62, arrived at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center's emergency room on Aug. 8 suffering from shortness of breath, fatigue and extreme cold. When a computed (CT) scan revealed a 24-inch...

OrbusNeich Medical Inc. and Boston Scientific Corp. have settled all stent-related litigation between the companies.

abbott vascular, abbott laboratories, abbott bioresorbable stents

The Mount Sinai Medical Center is participating in the nationwide Absorb III clinical trial testing the performance and potential clinical benefits of a fully dissolvable and temporary...

Corindus CorPath 200 RECISION Registry Clinical Trial

Corindus Vascular Robotics announced the PRECISION Registry, an ongoing study aimed at collecting data on the patterns of use, safety and effectiveness in the delivery and manipulation of...

CardiacAssist Protek17 Arterial Cannula for TandemHeart pVAD

CardiacAssist launched the Protek17 Arterial Cannula, a key component of the TandemHeart temporary circulatory support platform used to rest the heart and circulate blood for patients with severe...

Lotus Valve System, heart valves, Boston Scientific Corporation

Boston Scientific reported favorable six-month results from the first 60 patients enrolled in the REPRISE II clinical trial evaluating the safety and performance of the Lotus Valve System in...

JenaValve, TAVI system, heart valve repair, CE Mark, JenaValve CE Mark

JenaValve Technology Inc. has received CE (Conformite Europeenne) mark approval from European regulators for its transapical TAVI system for the treatment of aortic insufficiency (AI), also known...