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March 22, 2007 — Evalve, Inc., a privately held medical device company, has announced the FDA has approved a registry of up to 70 patients who are at high risk of mortality from surgical treatment for mitral regurgitation (MR) as part of its ongoing pivotal EVEREST Study (Endovascular Valve Edge-to-Edge REpair STudy).

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Feature | Larry Sieb

Cardiac exams represent only about five percent of all CT procedures, but cardiac CT continues to generate the most interest at manufacturers’ exhibits as seen at the 2006 RSNA Annual Scientific Meeting. The fascination with Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (CVCT) remains high even though full reimbursement is not expected to occur until 2009, according to industry observers at RSNA.

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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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Feature | Craig Walker, M.D., with contributions from Vinod Nair, M.D.

The application of computed tomography in cardiovascular practice has utilized electron beam computed tomography (EBCT) and multidetector computed tomography (MDCT). Both are useful for calcium scoring; however, the superior spatial resolution of MDCT has made it the dominant modality in arterial imaging.

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March 22, 2007 — McKesson has announced it has expanded its distribution agreement with Toshiba America Medical Systems ...

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March 22, 2007 — MedicalCV Inc. has announced it has received FDA clearance for its SOLAR Surgical Ablation System for ...

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Feature | Archana Swathy

The modern world of medicine has been revolutionized by the inception of minimally invasive interventional techniques ...

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March 22 2007 — ZOLL Medical Corp announced today it received FDA clearance to market and sell the ZOLL M Series with ...

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March 22, 2007 — St. Jude Medical Inc. says it has received FDA approval of a new cardiac rhythm management device ...

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The NICO2 Respiratory Profile Monitor is designed to monitor the patient side of the breathing circuit. NICO2 goes ...

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The Vanguard Dx Angiographic Catheter with patented RadiantFlow tip technology delivers contrast in a unique way ...

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The Cardius 3 XPO triple-head camera reportedly features fourth generation High Definition Solid-State Detectors (HDSD) ...

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Diagnosoft HARP is software that assists physicians in the analysis of magnetic resonance (MR) images by providing ...

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The Pinnacle R/O II HiFlo Introducer Sheath is a 4-cm stiff introducer sheath that features a smooth transition that ...

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