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Angiotech Vena Cava Filter

One venous puncture, rather than two, is a safe and effective approach to intravascular ultrasound-guided inferior vena cava filter placement in critically-ill patients according to a new study...

RTI International Live Volumetric Imaging Intracardiac Echo

An RTI International-developed prototype catheter that can generate live, streaming 3-D ultrasound images from inside the heart received a Cardiovascular Innovation Award at the 2013...

ViewFlex Xtra ICE Catheter St. Jude Medical CE mark

St. Jude Medical Inc. announced European CE mark approval of its ViewFlex Xtra Intracardiac Echocardiography (ICE) Catheter. Designed for control and maneuverability during complex cardiac...

November 20, 2012 – With the Acuson X700 ultrasound system, Siemens Healthcare has developed a powerful ultrasound system that offers exceptional image quality, robust technologies, and...

July 11, 2012 — St. Jude Medical received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the ViewFlex Xtra...

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2012 Scientific Session, held March 24-27 in Chicago, was the first major cardiology show this year for vendors to display their latest innovations. A...

March 12, 2012 — Siemens Healthcare announced shipment of the Acuson S1000 ultrasound system, a premium ultrasound platform. The Acuson S1000 system expands access to imaging performance at a very...

Each year I attend Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), I comb the event and its sessions looking for the next big trend or technological innovations in cardiovascular devices. Below...

May 5, 2011 – GE Healthcare is showing a complete portfolio of integrated electrophysiology (EP) products featuring electrical signals recording and anatomical imaging at the lowest dose, 3-D...

May 24, 2010 – New collaborations will enable the use of Boston Scientific’s iLab Ultrasound Imaging System with the Philips’ Allura Xper and the Siemens’ Axiom Artis and Artis zee interventional...

The incidence of cardiac arrhythmia is expected to increase significantly with an aging U.S. population and rising rates of obesity. In 2008, atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common complex...

November 2, 2009 — Ascent Healthcare Solutions said last week it received the industry’s first and only 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to reprocess the Biosense...

September 28, 2009 - GE Healthcare and Biosense Webster Inc. announced new versions of the Vivid i and Vivid q cardiovascular ultrasound systems, with support for two new intracardiac echo (ICE)...

June 8, 2009 - At the 20th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) June 6-10 in Washington, D.C., Siemens Healthcare (booth 411) is demonstrating a new...

April 8, 2009 - The Helena Cardiology Clinic of Helena, MT has installed two Toshiba Aplio Artida ultrasound systems with 3D Wall Motion Tracking capabilities, allowing sonographers and...

February 16, 2009 - Registration is now open for the Heart Rhythm Society’s free Reality EP Webcast, “Role of 3D ICE and Epicardial Mapping in the Ablation of Ventricular Outflow Tract Tachycardia...

December 18, 2007 - Biosense Webster Inc. has introduced aid in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias with the CARTOSOUND Image Integration module with the new SOUNDSTAR 3D Catheter...