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Spectranetics Excite ISR Atherectomy Systems Cath Lab Clinical Trial Study

The Spectranetics Corp. announced that the Excite ISR trial achieved the statistical endpoints of the adjunct analysis...

Infraredx Inc. TVC Imaging System Intravascular Ultrasound IVUS Clinical Study

MedStar Heart Institute of Washington, D.C., and Infraredx Inc. enrolled the first participant in the Lipid-Rich Plaque (LRP) Study. The LRP Study is a prospective,...

Drug-eluting Balloon Angioplasty Clinical Study Trial Diabetes Restenosis

Despite good immediate results, in up to 40 percent of patients, obstructed arteries in the leg treated with a stent will again become blocked. This in-stent restenosis is typically treated with...

Carotid Artery MRI Systems Clinical Study Trial Cath Lab Cardiac Diagnostics

Noninvasive imaging of carotid artery plaque with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can accurately predict future...

March 3, 2014 — OrbusNeich announced that patient enrollment has initiated in Japan in the pivotal clinical trial of the Combo dual-therapy stent, employing a single Japan-U.S. protocol conducted...

February 28, 2014 — Mercator MedSystems released pilot study data from a single-arm, open label study of 20 patients suffering with peripheral artery disease (PAD), which reveal sustained,...

Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System TPS EP Lab Clinical Trial Study

Medtronic Inc. announced the first U.S. implant of the Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS). The device was successfully implanted at NYU Langone Medical Center by Larry Chinitz, M.D., director...

St. Jude Medical Nanostim Leadless Pacemaker EP Lab Clinical Trial

St. Jude Medical selected Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital's Heart and Vascular Institute and Silicon Valley Cardiology to participate in a ...

Neovasc Tiara transcatheter mitral valve heart repair clinical trial study

Neovasc Inc. announced that a first-in-human implantation of its Tiara transcatheter mitral valve was...

A contrast MRI can predict which heart patients with ...

Massachusetts General Hospital conducted a biomarker-guided therapy study of chronic heart failure patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction over a 10-month period. Results of “Head-to-...

CardioDx Inc. is a molecular diagnostics company specializing in cardiovascular genomics. It...

DECAFF MRI Atrial Fibrillation Therapies Ablation Systems EP Lab Clinical Study

A University of Utah-led study for treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation (A-fib) provides strong...

American College of Cardiology Clinical Trial Cath Lab EP Cardiac Diagnostics

Results from several late breaking clinical trials will be presented during  the American College of...

Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) centers are unequal relative to population and heart attack prevalence across the United States, according to a study in the Journal of the...

A large-scale analysis assessing the real-world risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in chemotherapy patients...

Miracor Medical PICSO Impulse System Clinical Trial Cath Lab

Miracor Medical Systems completed four months’ follow-up of patients enrolled in the “Prepare RAMSES” clinical trial...

Heart transplant patients may live 20 years or more after surgery, according to a ...

Percuntaneous Coronary Intervention PCI Cath Lab Stents Clinical Trial Study

Expanded use of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is seeing more patients with acute coronary syndromes treated more quickly, according to the latest National ...

Biotronik ProMRI Clinical Study Pacemaker EP Lab Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Biotronik enrolled the first patients in an expansion of their ongoing ProMRI trial to test its ...