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September 24, 2012 — Bio DG announced that its patent for a novel metal system, to use as biodegradable material in developing implantable medical devices, was granted by the U.S. Patent Office on...

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September 18, 2012 — Inpatient hospital treatment accounts for the largest proportion of healthcare spending in the United States, with the use of diagnostic imaging services such as magnetic...

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) announced the late-breaking trials and first report investigations that will be presented at next month's ...

September 6, 2012 — Drug-eluting stents (DES) are used less often in women treated with percutaneous coronary...

August 22, 2012 — Authors of an article in the Journal of Endovascular Therapy have evaluated the effectiveness of endovascular brachytherapy using liquid beta-emitting rhenium-...

August 15, 2012 — Previously unreleased three-year data from the Zilver PTX randomized controlled trial of paclitaxel-eluting stents for femoropopliteal disease indicate that Cook Medical’s...

August 14, 2012 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is hosting a public workshop that examines use of absorbable materials in implantable devices for endovascular therapies such as...

August 9, 2012 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing healthcare providers and patients that the indications for use and labeling for the Stryker Wingspan...

Aug. 8, 2012 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Abbott’s Omnilink Elite Vascular Balloon-Expandable Stent System for the treatment of iliac artery disease. This...

As the average age of the U.S. population and the number of patients at high risk for cardiovascular disease increase, the usage of cardio and endovascular stents continues to grow. Interventional...

July 17, 2012 — Arterial Remodeling Technologies (ART) reported that they have achieved a medical milestone with its Arterial Remodeling Transient DIsmantling ...

July 16, 2012 — Reva Medical Inc. announced it completed clinical enrollment with the ReZolve drug-eluting bioresorbable scaffold. A total of 26 patients have been enrolled and there are...

July 12, 2012 — Terumo Interventional Systems, a strategic business unit of Terumo Medical Corporation, a U.S. subsidiary of Terumo Corporation, announced the completion of U.S. patient enrollment...

July 3, 2012 — Flexible Stenting Solutions Inc., a leading developer of next generation peripheral arterial, venous, neurovascular and biliary stents, announced that it has extended its CE...

June 21, 2012 — Plans for a new study involving BioFreedom, the polymer-free drug-coated stent (DCS) from Biosensors, were announced  at EuroPCR by principal investigator Dr. Philip Urban,...

June 15, 2012 — Stentys SA, a medical technology company commercializing the world's first and only self-apposing stent to treat acute myocardial infarction (AMI), announced that it has...

Evaluating the performance of your cath lab is key to developing a strategic plan for improving service offerings, planning growth and expanding market share to compete for revenues. Availability...

June 4, 2012 — Boston Scientific Corp. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory approval of 32 mm and 38 mm lengths for the Promus Element Plus everolimus-eluting...

May 30, 2012 — Tryton Medical Inc., the leading developer of stents designed to definitively treat bifurcation lesions, announced results of a patient-level pooled analysis of six-month clinical...