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Combining genetic data with clinical information to determine the initial dosage of the blood thinner warfarin, used to prevent blood clots in the circulatory system, was no more effective in...

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A 320-detector computed tomography (CT) scanner that shows both anatomy within coronary arteries and blood...

Data from a national registry developed to track patient safety and real-world outcomes finds that the initial use of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for treatment of aortic stenosis...

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A multidisciplinary team of experts in heart failure, cardiac arrhythmia and neurosurgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City are testing nerve stimulation in the neck as a therapy for heart...

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Neovasc Inc. reported the results from its COSIRA (coronary sinus reducer for treatment of refractory angina) trial...

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The use of renal stenting in combination with medication-based therapy to treat hypertension showed no improvement in patient outcomes over the use of medications alone in treating hypertension....

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study conducted in Ireland found that aspirin does not adequately protect 20 percent of patients with...

Professional cardiovascular societies and many working cardiologists question the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) recent recommendation that patients undergo genetic testing before...

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AngioScore, Inc., a developer of novel angioplasty catheters for use in the treatment of cardiovascular disease...

To help reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease, the nation's leading killer, New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College have created the Dalio Institute of...

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InspireMD Inc., a developer of embolic protection stents, announced 12-month results from the MGuard for Acute ST Elevation Reperfusion (MASTER) ...

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Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc., a developer, manufacturer and distributor of diagnostic imaging agents,...

Petr Neuzil, M.D., Nemocnice Na Homolce Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic, presented three-month results from the WAVE II study and complete six-month results for the WAVE I (first-in-man) at the...

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Medtronic Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE), allowing the company to initiate SYMPLICITY HTN-4, the first...

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Doctors have known for years that atrial fibrillation (AF) increases the risk for stroke, but now researchers...

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Researchers at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute led a study that showed marked, long-term improvement...

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A new way of using blood pressure-lowering medications could prevent more than a fourth of heart attacks and ...

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The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) and the Uppsala Clinical Research Center (UCR) of Uppsala, Sweden announced the initiation of the Providing Regional Observations to Study Predictors...

MitraClip, Abbott, Abbott Vascular

Abbott announced clinically meaningful changes to quality of life, a reduction in rehospitalization for heart failure, and functional improvements for patients treated with the...

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The Boston Scientific Corp. Lotus Valve System met a performance measure in the treatment of symptomatic patients with severe aortic ...