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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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Reuters reports that seniors with diabetes are twice as likely to die from cardiovascular disease than non-diabetics, according to researchers from Kaiser Permanente in Tucker, GA.

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The new Fetch Aspiration Catheter from Possis Medical, Inc. has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA. Employing ...

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A test designed to measure the durability of CoreValve’s ReValving device reached 200 million cycles, the company has reported. CoreValve’s chairman, CEO and founder, Dr. Jacques Seguin, says initial findings indicate its proprietary porcine pericardium aortic heart valve behaves, in vitro, better than tissue valves.

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First U.S. installations of Volcano Corp.’s s5i IVUS (intravascular ultrasound) imaging system have been completed at ...

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Boston Scientific has European CE clearance to begin marketing a private-label XIENCE V everolimus-eluting coronary ...

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Berchtold Corp. has announced the introduction of the ChromoView Dual Flat-Panel (DFP) monitor mount and arm, a system that supports big images in a small space.

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New technology for the Stellant D CT Injection System from MEDRAD is designed to improve timing for cardiac CT imaging ...

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RadWhere Suite, from Commissure Inc., now has a new component. RadWhere Workflow Orchestrator enables radiology departments to connect together multiple PACS, RIS, 3D advanced visualization and teleradiology information into a central worklist.

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FDA has cleared Spectranetics’ new line of devices designed to treat clogged leg arteries. The Turbo elite products will ...

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Feature | Judy Hostert-Harvey

Having the most up-to-date blood gas readings is critical when dealing with many patients, especially pulmonary and ...

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Acuity Care Technology: Hemodynamic monitoring is obviously an essential tool in the care of critically ill patients ...

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Intensive Care Units around the world have been providing their patients with mechanical ventilation for the past 30 years, ever since the first electronic ventilator technology appeared in the early seventies. And ventilation therapy, irregardless of mode, has been delivered in the same manner — a clinician has regulated the pressures and volumes provided to the patient.

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An FDA-appointed advisory panel to review drug-eluting stents could have detrimental effects on the $6 billion-a-year ...

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