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The FDA has approved Medtronic’s Adapta portfolio of fully automatic pacemakers. The system provides physiologic pacing ...

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Feature | Ryan Hiett

It may seem like a simple concept, but the importance of properly controlled patient temperature is still surprising ...

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Horizon Cardiology is a cardiovascular information solution that moves organizations one step closer to an enterprise image and information management solution.

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Designed with one 8-inch-by-8-inch floor-mounted cardiac C-arm and one 12-inch-by-16-inch ceiling-mounted C-arm, the InfinixDP-i/FD2 enables physicians to obtain the images needed to perform both detailed peripheral vascular work and coronary studies.

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Abbott Vascular has two embolic protection systems: the Emboshield and the RX ACCUNET. A filter-based device, Emboshield was developed to minimize the risk of distal embolization (the release of emboli into the bloodstream), which may lead to ischemia, stroke, heart attack and potential death.

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Case Study | Kishor N. Vora, MD., Interventional Cardiologist, Owensboro Medical Health System, Owensboro, Kentuc

Targeted Renal Therapy (TRT) with the Benephit CV Infusion System from FlowMedica Inc. is an alternative to systemic intravenous (IV) infusion of medications to address kidney dysfunction related to a number of conditions. TRT is a novel technology that enables the infusion of medications and other therapeutic agents directly into the kidneys via the renal arteries.

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The Frontrunner XP CTO and Outback LTD Re-Entry Catheters facilitate guide wire placement in endovascular procedures to ...

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Enabling radiologists to diagnose images generated by noninvasive cardiac scanning methods, several specialized functions — cardiac review and analysis, cardiac cage removal in 3-D imaging and cardiac calcium scoring — are being integrated into the next version of KODAK CARESTREAM PACS Software.

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The Impervious Extra Long (XL) Femoral Angiography Drape delivers the fluid control required for diagnostic and ...

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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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Feature | Kim Phelan

Five million Americans are affected by heart failure and approximately 400,000 new cases in the U.S. are diagnosed each year, according to the Heart Failure Society of America — that figure quadruples globally, and many do not know they have a heart failure condition until they are hospitalized.

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The Rio aspiration catheter is indicated for use in the removal of thrombus from vessels throughout the body and can be used with other interventional devices, such as those used to place stents.

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SiteSeekir Trans-Blood Vision, a patented, forward-looking technology, is now being used by physicians at the Cleveland Clinic, one of the first hospitals in the nation to use the technology developed by CardioOptics to assist in complex cardiac procedures.

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The SpideRX Embolic Protection Device features a preloaded nitinol filter with a dual-ended catheter for delivery and ...

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The Avanta Fluid Management Injection System and the Vanguard Dx Angiographic Catheters give clinicians a single ...

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