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Cook Medical has initiated a global voluntary recall of its Zilver PTX Drug Eluting Peripheral Stent based on its investigation into a small number of complaints that the delivery system of the...

The first patient in the United States has been implanted with the Boston Scientific Corporation ImageReady MR Conditional pacing system in the SAMURAI clinical trial. The study is...

Agfa HealthCare announced that Hunt Regional Healthcare, Greenville, Texas, has upgraded its Agfa HealthCare picture archive and communication system (PACS) to Impax 6.5 and installed Agfa...

Cook Medical Retracta Detachable Embolization Coil Embolization Device

Cook Medical has launched a new fully-retractable .035 inch embolization coil, intended for peripheral arterial and venous embolization. Embolization is a nonsurgical, minimally invasive procedure...

UK Blood Clots Teststing Wafarin Self Monitoring

A simple self-monitoring test could reduce the risk of stroke by half in thousands of people in the United Kingdom who currently take warfarin to prevent blood clots. Better access to self-...

The Alliance for Integrity in Medicare (AIM), a broad coalition of medical specialty, laboratory, radiation oncology, and medical imaging groups committed to ending the practice of inappropriate...

According to a new survey by Etiam, hospitals see a significant need for an organized system to manage the sizable flow of medical images many receive from beyond the enterprise. Hospitals also...

Fovia Medical Inc., and Softneta UAB are collaborating to deliver High Definition Volume Rendering to the telemedicine market.

Biomedical Development Corporation Oral Rinse LDL Cholesterol

Cleaning your mouth and cleaning your arteries could be as simple as a once-a-day oral rinse if additional studies confirm preliminary findings about a new product.

TriReme Medical Inc. Century Medical Inc. Shonin Approval Glider PTCA catheter

TriReme Medical Inc. and its affiliates (TriReme) announced that its Japanese partner, Century Medical Inc. (CMI), has received Shonin approval for the Glider PTCA balloon catheter indicated for...

liver metastasis, iterative reconstruction

New computed tomography (CT) dose studies and growing public media attention have made minimizing unnecessary radiation dose to patients a priority for medical imaging facilities. In addition,...

Population Health Management Medical Therapy Angioplasty Coronary Artery Disease

The decision to perform an invasive procedure to open clogged arteries in the heart instead of first trying medication and lifestyle changes may not reduce a patient's risk of death or of a major...

Stenting reopens completely blocked bowel arteries, preventing damage and even death from a condition that causes individuals severe pain and leads to excessive weight loss, notes research being...

Leading research institutions are making breakthroughs in advanced magnetic resonance (MR) imaging with Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc.’s Vantage Titan 3.0T MR system. Toshiba has partnered...

Cardiosonic Inc. announced the completion of the first phase of patient enrollment in its first-in-man (FIM) TIVUS I clinical study. The study is designed to collect data on the safety and...

Quail Digital, cath lab

Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, Calif., has installed two 12-user headset systems from Quail Digital. The hospital has implemented the systems in the cath EP Labs. Wireless headsets are...

April 23, 2013 — In March, Radial Assist LLC received CE mark approval to sell its product portfolio to the European community. The company developed the patented Rad Board, a scatter radiation...

Rad Board, Radial Assist, radial access

April 23, 2013 — Medical device developer Radial Assist LLC was recently awarded a U.S. patent for its Rad Board, a scatter radiation protective arm board used to facilitate upper extremity...

The results of a pivotal benchmark study of Silicon BioDevices’ digital handheld device for high-sensitivity measure­ment of cardiac troponin-I, a protein found in the heart muscle used to...

Zoll Medical has entered into an agreement with Reflectance Medical Inc. to develop and market a ruggedized version of the Mobile CareGuide sensor for detecting the onset of shock in...