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CardiAQ Valve Technologies announced it successfully implanted its second-generation transcatheter mitral valve (TMVI) using the company’s newly added transapical delivery system. The transapical...

Alere announced a class I recall of its INRatio2 PT/INR professional test strips, part of the Alere lNRatio2 PT/INR monitoring system (professional use) which also consists of the INRatio2 monitor...

2013 Ultrasound Market Report Klein Biomedical Consultants Inc.

According to The Medical Diagnostic Ultrasound Market in the USA: Challenges & Opportunities in the New Millennium, 2013 report, the U.S. ultrasound market grew almost 3 percent last year...

CardioMEMS Heart Failure System FDA Approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted market clearance to the CardioMEMS Heart Failure System, the first FDA-approved heart failure (HF) monitoring device shown in clinical trials to...

Boston Scientific REPRISE II Clinical Trial Six-month Results Lotus Valve

Further validating its advanced transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) technology, the Boston Scientific Corp. Lotus Valve System continued to demonstrate impressive performance at six...

Dassault Systèmes the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3-D design software, 3-D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, unveiled the world’s first 3-D realistic...

A federal grant will support a pilot project designed by two chapters of the American College of Cardiology to reduce health care costs by providing tools to help doctors and patients communicate...

CT calcium scoring

There has been growing clinical evidence to show computed tomography (CT) coronary artery calcium scoring shows a close correlation with a person’s long-term risk for heart disease. This data...

As a cardiovascular technology magazine editor, I keep tabs on what technology is in development and often have the opportunity to see the most cutting edge technology up close prior to U.S. Food...

Direct Flow Medical Transcatheter Aortic Valve 12-month Outcomes

Direct Flow Medical Inc. announced 12-month outcomes from the DISCOVER CE mark clinical trial.

FDA Biotronik ProMRI ICD Full-body Scans DX Technology

Biotronik announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a significant expansion of its ongoing ProMRI trial. 

May 27, 2014 — Ekos Corp. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the EkoSonic endovascular system for the ultrasound-facilitated, controlled and selective infusion...

May 27, 2014 — New research published in Nature’s Scientific Reports identifies a new type of light sensor that could allow medical and security imaging via low-cost cameras.

IneedMD Inc. ECG EKG Glove

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared EKG Glove by IneedMD Inc., based in New York, has been recognized as one of the most cutting edge medical technologies ready to save lives in...

Terumo BCT has entered into a business relationship with Kaneka to gain market authorization in the United States for the use of the Terumo BCT Spectra Optia Apheresis System with the Kaneka...

May 23, 2014 — Stentys presented final results from the APPOSITION IV study of its new self-apposing sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) during the Hotline session at the EuroPCR conference in Paris.

May 23, 2014 — The first drug-eluting balloon to go up for review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be discussed at the next Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical...

May 23, 2014 — AliveCor Inc. announced studies presented at the Heart Rhythm Society's (HRS) 35th annual scientific sessions expand the growing body of clinical information evaluating...

May 23, 2014 — Medtronic announced the results from the first prospective randomized clinical trial to show that Medtronic implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) can safely extend...

genetic testing for coronary artery disease

Improved understanding of the molecular mechanism of atherogenesis will help identify disease-related pathways and biomarkers that may also help to predict the future risk in asymptomatic...