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August 1, 2007 - BioControl Medical announced that cardiologists at University Hospital Mannheim in Germany and at Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo in Italy have successfully implanted the CardioFit...

August 1, 2007 - Positron Corp. announced that a recent study by The State University of New York at Buffalo reveals that Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scanning when used as the first tool to...

July 31, 2007 - GlaxoSmithKline announced the recommendation of an FDA advisory committee to support Avandia’s (rosiglitazone maleate), an oral anti-diabetic medicine, continued availability to...

July 31, 2007 - Implantable defibrillators can reduce the risk of sudden death in high-risk patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, according to a new study conducted at the Hypertrophic...

July 30, 2007 - Outcome Sciences Inc., a medical software developer, announced that it has added a Continuity of Care Records (CCR) functionality to the its Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Patient...

July 30, 2007 – The FDA gave Cook Medical, a developer of IVC filters, clearance for a permanent indication for its newest vena cava filter, Celect, which is designed to offer physicians a tool...

July 25, 2007 - Merit Medical Systems Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable devices used primarily in cardiology and radiology procedures, announced that it has received...

July 23, 2007 - Teleflex Inc., a global supplier of disposable medical products used in critical care, specialty medical, and surgical applications and Arrow International Inc. announced today...

July 20, 2007 – Oraganogenesis Inc. announced that it has received regulatory approval in Canada and Europe for BioSTAR, a device that incorporates a bioresorbable collagen scaffold used to treat...

July 18, 2007 - In a related study of over 25,000 initially healthy women, higher triglyceride levels measured after not fasting is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular events, but...

July 17, 2007 - TeachIVUS is a Web-based simulation teaching tool used by cardiovascular health professionals to provide ongoing education in this ever-changing field.

July 17, 2007 - St. Jude Medical Inc. today announced that it received regulatory approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare and reimbursement approval for its first CRT-D...

July 17, 2007 - Medtronic Inc. announced launch of Reveal XT, an Insertable Cardiac Monitor that features long-term and continuous monitoring of Atrial Fibrillation (AF), in the European market as...

July 17, 2007 - Heart Imaging Technologies (HeartIT) announced today that medical images can be viewed on Apple’s new iPhone.

July 12, 2007 — GE Healthcare has released the latest version of Centricity Enterprise, an intelligent and integrated software suite of clinical and financial applications that is designed to...

July 11, 2007 - Baptist Cardiovascular Services launches a video interview with Cardiac Electrophysiologist Drew Pickett, M.D., on how implanting a defibrillator can help reduce sudden cardiac...

July 9, 2007- Medtronic Inc. announced the European introduction of the Reveal DX, a new insertable cardiac monitor that offers diagnostic and monitoring information related to syncope (fainting)...

July 5, 2007 – The FDA has cleared Spectranetics Corp. to market its TURBO-Booster product for the treatment of arterial stenoses and occlusions in the leg, a peripheral laser catheter that...