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McKesson released its Cardiology 13.0 system, which offers a single database solution for cardiac and peripheral catheterization, hemodynamic monitoring, electrophysiology (EP), echocardiography,...

April 27, 2012 — GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company, announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance and availability of the latest version of its Vivid E9...

CorPath200 Detroit Medical Center Cardiovascular Institute

The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) announced that a team of heart specialists at its Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) has successfully conducted the Midwest's first-ever "robotic-assisted" coronary...

January 11, 2013 — Guided Interventions LLC, a startup company developing new, easier to use fractional flow reserve (FFR) a product to help cardiologists better assess the physiological impact of...

August 20, 2012 — Zoll Medical Corp., a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, announced that physicians at all of the 17 “Honor Roll” hospitals and all of the 50 “Best...

Toshiba Aquilion One Vision Edition RSNA 2012 CT Systems CTA

Toshiba has unveiled a 640-slice computed tomography (CT) scanner at the 2012 annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). The Aquilion One Vision Edition is equipped with a...

Angioslide TriVentures Financing Embolic Protection Devices PAD

Angioslide announced the closing of $6.3 million financing led by new investor TriVentures. In addition Biostar joined returning investors Viola Partners, Agate and XT Investments to complete the...

AliveCor Heart Monitor Phone Atrial Fibrillation

The results of a recent study presented yesterday at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2012 conference in Los Angeles showed that a high-quality single-lead ECG can be quickly and...

CardiAQValve Technologies Inc. received $37.3 million in funding in its second round of equity financing. OrbiMed led the round and was joined by Versant Ventures, Advent Life Sciences and...

Spectranetics Upstream Peripheral Technologies Ltd. Peripheral Artery Disease

Spectranetics Corp. announced an agreement to purchase the assets of Upstream Peripheral Technologies Ltd., an affiliate of Aran Research Development and Prototypes Ltd. Included in the...

Abbott Absorb bioresorbable stent

Abbott announced the initiation of the ABSORB III clinical trial in patients in the United States. The randomized controlled trial will enroll about 2,250 patients and compare the performance of...

Biosensors International has announced enrollment of the first patient in LEADERS FREE, a clinical study involving BioFreedom, a polymer-free drug-coated stent (DCS) from Biosensors.

Fovia Medical Inc. Blackford Analysis Ltd. 3-D Registration

Fovia Medical Inc. and Blackford Analysis Ltd. announced plans to deliver compatible SDKs to the medical advanced visualization market.

Accumetrics VerifyNow II CE mark Antiplatelet Therapy

Accumetrics Inc. announced that its next generation VerifyNow II System has achieved CE marking for point-of-care measurement of platelet reactivity to antiplatelet agents. This marks the...

Biotronik Home Monitoring ECOST Clinical Trial ICDs

Biotronik announced that the European Heart Journal has published the clinical results of the ECOST trial (...

January 3, 2013 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) announced it has completed enrollment in its ORBIT II clinical trial, enrolling 443 patients. ORBIT II is evaluating the safety and...

January 3, 2013 — BioVentrix announced it has received CE mark for its Revivent myocardial anchoring system, which makes possible Less Invasive Ventricular Enhancement (LIVE), a procedure...

Miracor Medical Systems PICSO Clinical Trial Study

Miracor Medical Systems GmbH announced that its PICSO system was used for the first time under CE mark in the United Kingdom to treat a patient with a large acute heart attack, or ST-segment...

Tensys Medical Systems Inc. TL-300 Hemodynamic Monitoring System

Tensys Medical Inc has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the TL-300, the company’s latest generation system. The TL-300 is a member of Tensys’...