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The intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) is an minimally invasive technology designed to enhance blood flow to the heart and other organs for patients with diminished heart function.

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Rcadia Medical Imaging Ltd., an Israel-based developer of novel computer-aided diagnostic software, has received FDA clearance to market its COR Analyzer I, which assists screening of triage patients for coronary artery disease.

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Sentinel integrates the entire range of noninvasive diagnostic cardiology solutions including: ECG Exercise Testing, 12-Lead ECG, Holter Monitoring, ECG Event Recording and Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring into one central data management system.

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MasterScreen CPX is a complete exercise test that includes a stress ECG option. Its digital TripleV-Volume Sensor complies with ATS criteria, performs without drift and is completely insensitive to moisture. It features a lightweight design (45g), minimal resistance to airflow, dead space of 30mL and it can be used for all patient populations.

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The Vanguard Dx Angiographic Catheter with patented RadiantFlow tip technology delivers contrast in a unique way. Vanguard Dx produces a “cloud” of contrast rather than a jet stream like traditional catheters. This cloud-like dispersion helps to reduce catheter whipping and enhance tip stability. The catheters are available in the 15 most common shapes and in 4F and 5F sizes.

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The TandemHeart PTVA System by Cardiac Assist provides up to five liters per minute of blood flow through a cardiac catheterization procedure in as little as 30 minutes. The system, which recently surpassed its 850th successful procedure, is FDA cleared for extracorporeal circulatory support for up to six hours for procedures not requiring full cardiopulmonary bypass.

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Patients can have their cardiac issues remotely monitored from locations across the country with the use of portable devices and telephone or Internet connections through Raytel Cardiac Services.

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The ZOLL R Series is a Code-Ready device that is simple, smart and ready to use. It offers a one step system to simplify and speed up deployment of pacing and defibrillation therapy.

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The FDA has granted clearance to the Cordis Endovascular division of Cordis Corp. to market its PRECISE RX Nitinol Self-Expanding Stent and ANGIOGUARD RX Emboli Capture Guidewire System to treat clogged neck arteries. The approval was announced during the Arizona Heart Institute's International Congress on Endovascular Interventions in Scottsdale, AZ.

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The Avanta Fluid Management Injection System is intended to help cardiovascular healthcare professionals improve patient and operator safety and create precise clinical outcomes while providing process and cost efficiencies.

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ScImage’s latest Web-based cardiology viewing suite allows gated SPECT and nuclear stress test images to be viewed from anywhere, eliminating the need for dedicated workstations in routine clinical viewing.

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The ZOLL R Series is a Code-Ready device that is simple, smart and ready to use. It offers a one step system to simplify ...

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McKesson has announced it has expanded its distribution agreement with Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc., to include cardiovascular medical solutions. Nine months ago the two companies had announced their initial radiology imaging partnership, which has been a success, they say.

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March 22, 2007 — Pfizer says the FDA has approved the company’s Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium) Tablets to reduce the ...

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March 22, 2007 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. says it has received conditional FDA approval to initiate a pivotal clinical ...

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