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Miracor Medical Systems announced today the successful launch of its next-generation Pressure-Controlled Intermittent Coronary Sinus Occlusion (PICSO) Impulse System for the...

Infraredx Inc. today announced that it has entered into an agreement with HealthTrust, a group purchasing organization. Under the agreement, HealthTrust will offer the Infraredx TVC Imaging System...

El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, California, became one of the first hospitals in California to adopt a new minimally invasive system to treat patients with narrowed, failing aortic...

Annie Henderson, 69, suffers from multiple chronic ailments, including kidney failure and mitral valve insufficiency. The latter turned her life into a battle for breath, eliminating almost all...

Merit Medical Systems Inc. recently unveil its new ThinkRadial website and educational initiative at thinkradial.com.

Everflex stent, Covidien, ev3

The U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared the EverFlex Self-Expanding Peripheral Stent System and outlined...

The quality and resolution of X-ray images depends on the characteristics of the focal point, the area that is struck by electrons and from which the resulting X-rays are emitted. A new ASTM...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Sorin Freedom Solo and Solo Smart stentless heart valves from Sorin Group Canada Inc. to replace a diseased, damaged or malfunctioning...

Lombard Medical Inc., a medical device company focused on endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA), today announced that its lead product, Aorfix, an...

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons became the first in Texas to implant the Solo Smart Aortic Pericardial Heart Valve. Faraz Kerendi, M.D. and Stephen J. Dewan M.D., performed the procedure at...

Siemens FDA Clearance ACUSON SC2000 Prime Ultrasound System

Siemens Healthcare has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the new Prime edition of its Acuson SC2000 premium cardiovascular imaging system — a system that...

October 20, 2014 — Boston Scientific Corp. has initiated the PLATINUM Diversity trial to evaluate the clinical performance of the Promus Premier Everolimus-Eluting Platinum...

October 20, 2014 — Sony Electronics’ Medical Systems Division is highlighting four new medical printers at RSNA 2014: models UP-D898MD, UP-X898MD, UP-991AD and UP-...

Samsung Tablet-based Ultrasound Clinical, PT60A

Samsung Electronics America Inc. announced the preliminary results of a groundbreaking trial into the use of tablet-based ultrasound in emergency services vehicles.

Neovasc Inc. has received conditional Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. FDA to initiate the U.S. arm of its Tiara-I Early Feasibility Trial for the company's Tiara...

Stenting Safe Effective Long-term Stroke Prevention

Using stents to keep neck arteries open is just as effective as invasive neck surgery for long-term prevention of fatal and disabling strokes, reports an international trial led by UCL (University...

October 15, 2014 — Imaging can be a cost-effective way to identify people at risk for stroke who might benefit from aggressive intervention, according to a new modeling study published online in...

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)...