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Researchers have discovered a previously unknown cardiac molecule that could provide a key to treating and preventing heart failure...

Enterprise Medical Imaging PACS Add-ons Full-fledged Solutions Frost & Sullivan

Although the highly saturated picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) segment is slowing growth in the U.S. imaging informatics market, a few niche areas are advancing forming new...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Lumason (sulfur hexafluoride lipid microsphere) for patients whose ultrasound image of the heart (echocardiograms) are hard to see with...

Infraredx TVC Imaging System Receives Regulatory Approval Japan

Infraredx Inc. announced that its dual-modality intravascular imaging technology, TVC Imaging System, and its TVC Insight Catheter received Shonin approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health,...

Medtronic IN.PACT Admiral Drug Coated Balloon Peripheral Artery Disease Treatmen

Presented for the first time at the 2014 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) conference, the latest clinical and economic data on the IN.PACT Admiral drug-coated balloon (DCB)...

Covidien announced that it has notified customers of a voluntary Field Safety Alert for certain Medi-Trace Cadence and Kendall Multi-function Defibrillation Electrodes due to a connector...

October 13, 2014 — After reviewing updated data and analysis for the Boston Scientific Watchman left atrial appendage (LAA) closure device, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Circulatory...

Developed for practices and clinics that do not have a PACS or other disaster recovery solution, Informity uses cloud-based technology...

A report released by the Department of Health and Human Services projects that hospitals will save $5.7 billion this year in uncompensated care costs because of the Affordable Care Act, with...

 A study using a new imaging tool, optical coherence tomography (OCT), offered a new look at the composition of carotid artery...

Although cardiovascular disease is largely avoidable through lifestyle modifications, it remains the nation’s number one cause of death. While annual wellness exams offer physicians the chance to...

FDA Clears Lutonix 035 Drug Coated Balloon C.R. Bard Inc.

C. R. Bard Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the Lutonix 035 drug-coated balloon (DCB) catheter for percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) after pre-...

“Once patients have survived cancer, they don't die from cancer, they die from heart disease. Cardio-oncology is about making sure that doesn't happen," said Juan Carlos Plana, M.D.

October 10, 2014—Mitralign Inc. reported on the successful use of its technology to perform a percutaneous repair on a patient with tricuspid regurgitation (TR). Prof. Dr. med. J. Schofer of the...

October 10, 2014 — Despite ongoing commercial challenges in 2013, the global medtech industry’s financial performance held steady at the relatively low levels of growth that have...

A KLAS report revealed a lack of widespread integration with EMRs continues to limit the effectiveness of order sets and care plans.

Direct Flow Medical Inc., a transcatheter heart valve innovator focused on improving patient outcomes has received the CE Mark for an enhanced transfemoral delivery system for the ...

The swift migration to cloud computing and data recovery services shows no signs of slowing, with half of organizations reporting they expect to boost their cloud services budgets over the next 18...

LoneStar Heart Inc.Algisyl-LVR Hydrogel Implant Heart Failure Treatment CE Mark

LoneStar Heart Inc. announced that it received the CE mark (Conformite Europeene) for its Algisyl-LVR hydrogel implant, the company's lead product for the treatment of advanced heart failure (HF...

Preventice Three-in-one Switchability BodyGuardian Remote Monitoring System

Preventice Inc. announced improvements to its BodyGuardian Remote Monitoring System that have the potential to simplify the remote monitoring experience for patients and contribute to a more...