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Direct Flow Medical Inc. announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) to begin the SALUS feasibility...

Lutonix Drug Coated Balloon C. R. Bard Inc. PAD Treatments Clinical Trial

C. R. Bard Inc. announced the enrollment of the first patient into the Lutonix Below the Knee (BTK) Clinical Trial at The Cardiac and Vascular Institute in Gainesville, Fla. The purpose of this...

AngioLight System Intravascular Imagine China Animal Study

AngioLight has successfully completed an initial animal study of the AngioLight System at Fu Wai Hospital, a leading cardiovascular center located in Beijing. The study paves the way for...

Medtronic Inc. announced new data demonstrating that simultaneously pacing the lower chambers of the heart, or biventricular (BiV) pacing with a cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) device,...

Led by the launch of the Aplio 500 and Aplio 300 ultrasound systems, Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. saw a 28 percent U.S. ultrasound business growth in 2012, far exceeding the...

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), a procedure traditionally used during cardiac surgeries and in the intensive care unit (ICU) that functions as an artificial replacement for a patient's...

GE Healthcare has announced that all of its new computed tomography (CT) products meet the Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) smart dose standard that raises the bar for CT dose...

Boston Scientific Vessix Renal Denervation System Hypertension Therapies

Boston Scientific Corporation reported interim data from the REDUCE-HTN clinical program, which demonstrated a significant and sustained reduction in the blood pressure of patients treated with...

The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association released an expanded clinical practice guideline for the management of patients with heart failure, updating definitions and...

Data presented at Heart Rhythm 2013 show that Medtronic Inc. Lead Integrity Alert (LIA) software detected pace/sense lead issues in non-Medtronic leads at a greater rate than standard impedance...

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), the nation’s medical research agency and the leading supporter of biomedical research in the world, said all of its clinical programs will be...

Many providers, and even consumers, are now aware of low-dose technologies, such as computed tomography (CT) systems that enable high-quality images with low radiation. Today, a growing number of...

Covidien recently introduced its RapidCross 0.014-inch Rapid Exchange Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (PTA) Balloon, which offers rapid exchange (RX) convenience with kink-resistant...

The Medicare trustees have projected that the trust fund that finances Medicare’s hospital insurance coverage will remain solvent until 2026, two years beyond what was projected in last year’s...

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that more than half of all doctors and other eligible providers have received Medicare or Medicaid incentive payments for adopting...

June 4, 2013 — During the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM), DR Systems will demonstrate its DR Systems Unity Enterprise Imaging Excellence Solution, e|...

HealthHelp’s MedTree ODS offers a transparent clinical decision support system that allows providers to self-govern the ordering process and receive approval for most decisions in less than one...

critical results reporting, CTRM

In today’s fast paced and “consumer-driven” medical environment, there are more demands imposed on clinicians to deliver quick and accurate care. These increasing demands have made it difficult...

Siemens Healthcare has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently cleared the company’s CAIPIRINHA (Controlled Aliasing in Volumetric Parallel Imaging Results IN Higher...

ERT has introduced a centralized Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM) solution.  ABPM enables biopharmaceutical companies to efficiently evaluate the efficacy and cardiac safety of...