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3-d pronting, 3D printing

The FDA has recognized 3-D printing technology now exists to print medical devices and is gathering information regarding technical assessments that should be considered when it will inevitably...

May 2, 2014 — Medtronic Inc. revealed new data demonstrating positive outcomes for extreme risk patients with severe aortic stenosis who were treated with the CoreValve system via alternative...

Corevalve beats surgery, ACC 2014, TAVR vs surgery, Edwards lawsuit

The U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware granted a preliminary injunction limiting the sale of Medtronic's CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system in the United...

TAVR Heart valve repair Hybrid OR Edwards Lifesciences Sapien

At age 88, Lena M. Smith visited her doctor, Larry Hunt, M.D., at the University of Alabama at Birmingham to find out why her energy level had diminished. 

Boston Scientific Lotus Aortic Valve Repair Heart Hybrid OR Cath Lab

Boston Scientific’s Lotus transcatheter aortic valve repair (TAVR) system was implanted for the first...

Evena Eyes-On Glasses Cath Lab Hybrid OR Vascular Access

Evena Medical, a developer of high-definition imaging for precision venous access, announced an agreement with a...

IMRIS Visius Surgical Theatre MRI Systems Angiography Hybrid OR

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared IMRIS Inc.’s upgraded Visius Surgical Theatre, which integrates Siemens' high-field MR scanners. The core imaging technology based on Siemens...

TAVR Heart valve repair Hybrid OR

A team of interventional cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas...

Edwards Lifesciences Sapien Transcatheter Aortic Valve Heart Repair Structural

Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit used an Edwards Lifesciences Sapien transcatheter aortic valve...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted U.S. market approval for Medtronic’s self-expanding transcatheter aortic...

This CME webinar will explain novel noise reduction technology for digital subtraction angiography and how this reduces radiation dose and affects image quality. The presenter is Michael Soderman...

barco brainlab nexxis buzz flat panel displays hybrid or

Barco, a visualization technology company, and Brainlab AG, Germany-based medical software technology manufacturer and marketer, announced their collaboration to provide medical content...

ACC, iPad cardiology apps

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st. jude portico transcatheter aortic heart valve repair hybrid or

St. Jude Medical Inc. received European CE mark approval for its 25-mm Portico Transcatheter Aortic Heart...

google glass vipaar alabama telecardiology telemedicine teleradiology hybrid or

A University of Alabama at Birmingham surgical team has performed the first surgery using a virtual augmented reality technology called VIPAAR (Virtual Interactive Presence in Augmented Reality)...

It was not until we began planning that we realized just how involved TAVR programs are — they require much more work than we originally anticipated. At Terrebonne General Medical Center (...

Mobile Aspects announced that it has been awarded the patent for its iRISupply radiofrequency identification (RFID) system that supports the storage and ...

Sidra Medical and Research Center, a specialty women's and children's hospital in Qatar, announced that Ziyad Hijazi, M.D., has been appointed clinical chief for pediatrics.

hybrid or heart valve repair

Four cardiovascular professional societies released an overview of transcatheter therapies for mitral regurgitation. Intended to “help frame subsequent discussions” among the field’s various...

rsna 2013 ziehm c-arm rfd angiography systems c-arms hybrid mobile RF OR

Ziehm Imaging, a developer, manufacturer and supplier of mobile C-arms, will showcase the first motorized mobile C-arm...