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Argon Medical OptionElite retrievable inferior vena cava (IVC) filter guidewire

Argon Medical Devices Inc. received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin marketing the OptionElite retrievable inferior ...

Icahn Mount Sinai HDL LDL Nanotherapy Stem Cell Therapies Cath Lab

An international research team, led by Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai investigators, designed and tested a high-density lipoprotein (HDL) nanoparticle loaded with a statin drug. In mouse...

An international research team at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is testing a sugar-based tracer ...

Reva Medical ReZolve2 Bioresorbable Scaffold Stent Clinical Trial

An implant of the ReZolve2 bioresorbable scaffold was transmitted live via satellite at the Transcatheter...

Carotid Stent Clinical Study Abbott Cordis National Cardiovascular Data Registry

The three most common systems to place stents in blocked carotid arteries of the neck have similarly low rates of...

Research published in the American Journal of Managed Care indicated using telemedicine to...

Irvine Biomedical Therapy Cool Flex Ablation Catheter St. Jude Medical

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave market clearance to Irvine Biomedical Inc., a St. Jude Medical company, for its Therapy Cool Flex Ablation Catheter and IBI 1500T9-CP v.1.7 Cardiac...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee recommended approval of vorapaxar, Merck’s investigational ...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee voted against the approval of the use of oral anticoagulant Xarelto (rivaroxaban) to reduce the risk...

Elixir Medical DESolve Bioresorbable Coronary Scaffold System Stents

The first commercial implant of Elixir Medical’s CE Mark-approved DESolve Novolimus Eluting Coronary Scaffold was performed in Germany. Elixir’s fully ...

BioVentrix Revivent-TC Heart Failure Treatment Cath Lab Structural Heart

BioVentrix’s Revivent-TC Ventricular Enhancement System was implanted in a man via Less Invasive Ventricular Enhancement (LIVE) in Prague, Czech Republic. The procedure, which is used to ...

BeneChill RhinoChill Therapeutic Hypothermia Cath Lab Intranasal Cooling System

BeneChill Inc. received the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership for its RhinoChill intranasal cooling system. BeneChill's RhinoChill is a nasopharyngeal device...

syngo.via, Siemens, iPhone, remote image access

As the world becomes more wired and mobile devices offer instant access to email, apps and the Web, it is only natural this technology is migrating into the healthcare sector, where physicians are...

Computed Tomography (CT) procedure rates have declined by an average annual 5.5 percent in the United States over the...

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2013 offers many new insights about the latest cardiovascular technologies and treatment techniques. These...

Toshiba radiation dose monitoring

Toshiba America Medical Systems’ Dose Tracking System allows clinicians to track x-ray skin dose exposure in real...

boston scientific s-icd implantable cardioverter defibrillator ICD ep lab

A new internal defibrillator that treats patients with major heart risks, is...

Through the existing Innovator in Residence (IIR) program, HIMSS and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) are collaborating to move forward on the creation of a nationwide...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted U.S. market approval for Medtronic’s self-expanding transcatheter aortic...

sorin perceval s heart valve repair cardiovascular surgery

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons (CTVS) is the first practice in Texas to implant a Sorin Perceval S self-anchoring aortic ...