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January 21, 2013 — Avreo announced it has formed a partnership with VidiStar LLC, a provider of cardiology medical imaging and reporting solutions using the latest technological standards for...

Boston Scientific Blazer Open-Irrgated Catheter Atrial Fibrillation ZERO AF

The first patient has been treated in the Boston Scientific Corporation ZERO AF clinical trial to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Blazer open-irrigated temperature ablation Catheter...

Philips BioSense Webster EP Navigator Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium

At the Boston Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Symposium 2013, Philips Healthcare introduced its latest innovations in advanced imaging integration for electrophysiologists, showcasing its new EP...

GE Healthcare announced that it has filed a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) that will allow the company to manufacture Optison (Perflutren Protein-Type A Microspheres Injectable...

EPi-Sense Guilded Coagulation Device nContact VisiTrax

nContact Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Company’s modifications to its VisiTrax cardiac ablation device, EPi-Sense, now with embedded sensing...

CardioMEMS Inc. has been honored as the 2012 recipient of the Intel Innovation Award. Founder and CEO Jay Yadav, M.D., was presented with the award on Dec. 4, 2012 during the annual Health IT...

CardioKinetics PARACHUTE IV Clinical Trial Heart Failure Treatments

CardioKinetix Inc. announced the enrollment of the first patients in PARACHUTE IV, the randomized pivotal U.S. trial of the minimally invasive Parachute Ventricular Partitioning Device for the...

GSI Group Inc., a leading supplier of laser-based solutions, precision motion and optical technologies to global industrial, medical, electronics and scientific markets, announced that it has...

Covidien began the commercial launch of the OneShot Renal Denervation System, an over the wire balloon-based irrigated ablation catheter technology for the treatment of hypertension...

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The American Medical Association (AMA) submitted formal comments to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) on the Health IT Policy Committee’s...

GlobalData Heart Valve Replacement

Open heart surgery may be a dying art, as new valve replacement techniques offer life-changing treatment without the need for invasive procedures, states a new report by healthcare experts...

Lantheus LEU TechneLite generator Mo-99 Nuclear Imaging Radiopharmeceuticals

Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. has added a low-enriched uranium (LEU) TechneLite (technetium Tc 99m Generator) generator to the its nuclear imaging product portfolio. Lantheus’ LEU TechneLite...

January 16, 2013 — CardioLogical Solutions, a new cardiovascular device company, announced it has initiated operations. CardioLogical Solutions represents the merger of two independent companies,...

January 16, 2013 — Americans' cardiovascular health varies greatly from state to state, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA). The study is the...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared St. Jude Medical’s new version of its Merlin.net Patient Care Network (PCN). The secure, Internet-based remote care system is for...

January 16, 2013 — Medtronic’s CareLink Express service is a remote monitoring system that enables clinicians in healthcare facilities to quickly obtain data regarding the status of Medtronic...

Biotronik BIOFLEX-I IDE Clinical Trial Puslar-18 Peripheral Artery Disease

Biotronik announced the first U.S. implant of their Pulsar-18 self expanding stent in the BIOFLEX-I IDE clinical trial. Carlos Mena of Yale University Medical Center performed the procedure.

Covidien DEFINITIVE LE Study Peripheral Artery Disease SilverHawk TurboHawk

Covidien announced the completion of enrollment in its DEFINITIVE AR (anti-restenosis) study. As the third study in the DEFINITIVE trial series, this randomized pilot is designed to address the...

U.S. Imaging Equipment Servicing Market Millenium Market Research Group

According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the U.S. market for diagnostic imaging equipment servicing will grow slowly to a value...

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