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Results from the Danish SORT-OUT II study, the largest randomized trial to date comparing Taxus and Cypher drug-eluting ...

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The FDA has granted approval to Cook Inc. for its new 36mm Zenith FLEX AAA Endovascular Graft for the treatment of ...

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British researchers have concluded that counseling and education aimed at preventing coronary heart disease have no impact on mortality and little effect in terms of clinical events, reports “heartwire.” Dr Shah Ebrahim (London School of Tropical Medicine, UK) and colleagues report their findings in the Oct. 18, 2006 Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.

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TeraRecon Inc. and Commissure, Inc. have announced a partnership to integrate and deliver seamless workflow ...

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A subset analysis of diabetic patients in the SPIRIT II Clinical trial of the XIENCE V Everolimus Eluting Stent System ...

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Agfa HealthCare has signed a multi-million dollar deal with Thomas Memorial Hospital in South Charleston, WV and will ...

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Early clinical results from Abbott's ongoing ABSORB clinical trial, the world's first study to evaluate the safety and performance of a fully bioabsorbable drug-eluting stent platform for the treatment of coronary artery disease in humans, were presented during the 18th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium in Washington, D.C.

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Cardium Therapeutics and its subsidiary InnerCool Therapies reported on preclinical data demonstrating a new and ...

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Boston Scientific Corporation announced that an independent meta-analysis of more than 3,500 patients from five clinical ...

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A stent designed to dissolve after it completes its task of propping open narrowed heart arteries is being tested by scientists. The first human experiment with the dissolving stent is being conducted with 26 patients at hospitals in New Zealand and Europe, the Associated Press reported. The study is designed to test whether the stent is safe enough to be used in larger studies.

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ev3 Inc. has announced a worldwide fracture-free guarantee in support of its new EverFlex family of stents. In the event ...

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GlaxoSmithKline and Flamel Technologies announced FDA approval of once-a-day Coreg CR (carvedilol phosphate) extended ...

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When it comes to opening blocked carotid arteries, surgery may be less risky than stents according to a study by French doctors including Jean-Louis Mas, M.D., of the Hospitaux Sainte-Anne in Paris.

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Obesity and the illnesses associated with it cost the U.S. some 90.7 billion dollars a year in health care costs, a University of Pennsylvania researcher said. Among developed countries, the U.S. has the most obese and overweight people, representing 66 percent of its overall population.

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A new program designed to provide hospitals with practical tools to help them reduce door-to-balloon times in STEMI ...

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