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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,...

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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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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...

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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 ...

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MedStar Heart Institute of Washington, D.C. and Infraredx, Inc. announced the initiation of the Lipid-Rich Plaque (LRP) Study, a prospective, multi-center study designed to evaluate the...

According to a study of diabetic patients who underwent revascularization for multivessel coronary artery...

According to a new study, aspirating blood clots does not significantly reduce microvascular obstruction or reduce the risk of death in patients with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI...

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Patients who do not experience a major cardiac event in the first year after receiving drug-eluting stent (DES) may not need to receive prolonged dual ...

hybrid approach to treating coronary artery disease that involves a hybrid procedure combining a minimally...

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Direct Flow Medical Inc. announced six-month data from the fully enrolled DISCOVER CE mark trial of the Direct Flow Medical Transcatheter Aortic Valve System.