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August 13, 2009 – Data published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) indicates percutaneous valve repair with the MitraClip therapy can reduce acute mitral...

August 12, 2009 – The Cardiovascular Research Foundation announced today the late breaking trials that will be presented at Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2009 symposium Sept. 21-...

July 24, 2009 – Michael Jones has become the world’s first recipient of adult cardiac stem cells to treat congestive heart failure. Jones’ infusion on July 17 marks the world’s first phase-one,...

July 23, 2009 – Dual-energy CT used as a single examination might be promising for the integrative analysis of the coronary artery morphology and the myocardial blood supply and is in good...

July 17, 2009 – Medtronic announced today the first enrollments in a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) substudy of the global PANORAMA registry.

Dr. Raed Sweidan, consultant...

July 9, 2009 – The 30-day mortality and readmission rates for acute care of heart attack and heart failure patients vary significantly from hospital to hospital across the nation, according to a...

July 8, 2009 – Bioheart Inc. said this week a panel discussion on myoblast (muscle stem cell) therapy between distinguished physicians gave the technology a big endorsement.

July 1, 2009 – Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced today the initiation of a phase I/IIa dose-escalation study of lead drug candidate, CXL-1020, for the treatment of acute decompensated heart...

June 18, 2009 – Abbott this week initiated SPIRIT PRIME, a clinical trial to study the performance of the company's next-generation Xience PRIME Everolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent System, currently...

June 15, 2009 - FluoroPharma Inc. will present phase I data relating to the safety, dosimetry, and pharmacokinetics in human subjects of BFPET, its novel 18-F labeled PET radiotracer for...

June 15, 2009 - Mayo Clinic received $48 million in grants from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), a component of the National Institute of Health, and from industry partners...

June 12, 2009 - NanoScan Imaging LLC today announced the publication of new data demonstrating the use of its investigational, radio-opaque contrast agent (N1177) to visualize vulnerable plaques...

June 9, 2009 – Physicians can better predict potentially life-threatening cardiac events with real-time, three-dimensional echocardiography technology, according to a study released at the 20th...

June 8, 2009 - Patients unable to undergo open-heart surgery may be candidates for a new nonsurgical aortic valve replacement procedure, according to a study presented at the 20th Annual...

June 8, 2009 - The Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation With Diabetes Trial (BARI-2D) is a useful and focused trial that builds on the body of scientific knowledge physicians use to...

June 4, 2009 - Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. said today the company’s leading imaging agent, Cardiolite (Kit for the Preparation of Technetium Tc99m Sestamibi for Injection), was used in a...

June 2, 2009 - Cordex Pharma Inc. said today the FDA cleared the design of pivotal, phase 2b/3 clinical trials evaluating its lead product ATPace as an antiarrhytmic drug for the acute treatment...

June 1, 2009 - Devax Inc. today said FDA has conditionally approved an investigational device exemption (IDE) for its AXXESS Biolimus A9-Eluting Bifurcation Stent System, allowing the company to...

June 1, 2009 - A new study shows about 2 percent of 18,165 patients undergoing cardiac catheterization had femoral vascular complications.

The study conducted by the Bad Berka Central...