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March 29, 2007 — Data released from the bridge-to-transplantation (BTT) arm of the HeartMate II Pivotal trial ...

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March 29, 2007 — Results of the COURAGE trial, presented today at the American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific ...

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GE Healthcare became the world market share leader in the compact ultrasound industry in 2006, as cited in a recent ...

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Siemens Medical Solutions Service Division has added a new product to its portfolio of services. Remote CardiacIT ...

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Siemens introduced the AXIOM Sensis XP - a new generation of integrated recording solutions that increases procedural efficiency, allowing for optimal patient care in the cath lab.

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The results of Boston Scientific's pivotal SPIRIT III clinical trial reaffirmed prior safety and efficacy data for the market-leading TAXUS Express2 Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stent System and provided early positive data for the XIENCE V (PROMUS) Everolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent System.

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GE Healthcare announced the availability of the latest version of Centricity Cardiology CA1000 version 2.0, which provides unique tools for analysis, segmentation, measurements, annotation, filming and exporting of clinically relevant images.

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March 28, 2007 - With an estimated 70 million Americans currently living with cardiovascular disease, the demand for services in the catheterization ("cath") lab continues to escalate. In fact, an estimated 4.21 million patient cases were performed at 1,970 cardiac cath lab sites in 2006, representing a 9 percent increase from 3.85 million in 2002.

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Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. announced the introduction of its Infinix VF-i/SP X-ray system, a universal cardiovascular system designed to accommodate diagnostic and interventional procedures. The system will be showcased at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual meeting in New Orleans March 24-27, 2007.

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ScImage announced that it is delivering a fully customizable reporting and workflow documentation solution for vascular procedures. The reporting solution will be offered as an add-on to the company’s award winning Enterprise PACS solution, PicomEnterprise.

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Vital Images Inc. featured its next generation of ViTALCardia, which includes a new EP planning tool and CathView, a new angiographic orientation.

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In an effort to continue the successful launch of the s5i integrated IVUS system in the US and Europe, Volcano has ...

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Data released from the bridge-to-transplantation (BTT) arm of the HeartMate II Pivotal trial demonstrate that the device provides effective mechanical circulatory support as a bridge to transplantation for heart failure patients, and that these patients experience a lower number of adverse events and an improved quality of life while being supported by the device.

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Siemens Medical Solutions’ Ultrasound Division introduced the High Performance Imaging release for their ACUSON Sequoia echocardiography platform. The release adds two new transducers to the system: the 9L4 Multi-D and the 17L5 HD. Multi-D array transducer technology provides uniform elevation focusing for improved contrast and spatial resolution.

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Agfa HealthCare's Scheduling for Cardiology solution, a Web-enabled scheduling solution for resources management within cardiovascular departments, has been designed to be configurable to multiple, personal-based workflows. Scheduling for Cardiology’s Web-based architecture provides viewing and management of resource availability from any point of access to the hospital network.

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