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The FDA has approved revised labeling for the instructions for use of the CYPHER Sirolimus-eluting Coronary Stent. The ...

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A new percutaneous transluminal angioplasty balloon catheter, the Advance ATB PTA Dilatation Catheter by Cook is ...

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With a high performance portable ultrasound design, the echo Ultrasound System provides unique advantages in the field ...

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Toshiba’s Excelart Vantage ZGV MRI system offers new product sequences, enhanced image quality and features the Mach 8 ...

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The SpideRX Embolic Protection Device, by ev3 Inc., features the ability to use a separate, preferred guidewire to cross ...

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HeartSuite is a suite of integrated, enterprise cardiology tools that offer cardiovascular information management ...

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Designed to help physicians access areas of blockage in the coronary arteries and other vessels in the body that may be ...

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The Innova 3131IQ and 2121IQ digital flat panel biplane imaging systems cover the full size of the patient’s lateral and ...

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Enabling the TandemHeart percutaneous ventricular assist device to provide blood flow of up to five liters per minute ...

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The “crash cart” defibrillator-monitor from Cardiac Science is designed specifically for use by medical professionals to respond to cardiac emergencies in hospital settings. The new device is lightweight, rugged and portable, with resuscitation and pacing therapies designed for use by professionals in medically-supervised environments to respond to cardiac emergencies.

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The OR1 Integrated ORs offer hospitals a turn-key solution that streamlines the entire OR environment by placing total ...

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Designed for fast and efficient response, the Lifeline Emergency Cart is constructed of lightweight polymer and tubular steel for ease in handling during transit and at the code site. An ergonomically placed handle insures maximum control. The convertible, dual-function caster system provides positive control in transit, yet adjusts to full swivel-caster mode.

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A new automated system that electronically secures, tracks and distributes scrubs, the garments worn by healthcare professionals, was introduced by Cardinal Health Inc.

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Feature | Kim Phelan

I only just heard the term “positive remodeling” for the first time last fall, and I assumed it was something, well, positive, like a self-mending process of some sort. But in the cardiac context of arterial remodeling, which refers to the build-up of plaque in the coronary arteries, positive remodeling is the worse of two types.

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Feature | Mark Paquin

Are drug-eluting stents destined to fail? In Part 1 of this investigation, the connection of DES and thrombogenicity was ...

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