Cardiovascular Clinical Studies

This channel includes news and new technology innovations from cardiovascular clinical trials. These clinical studies include all cardiac subspecialties.

Smokers Have More Pulmonary Emboli, Leading to Higher Hospital Readmission Rates

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News | Pulmonary Embolism | October 18, 2019
October 18, 2019 —­­ Patients with lung blood clots who smoke are more likely to be readmitted for lung blood clots...
Videos | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | October 17, 2019
Roxana Mehran, M.D., FACC, FACP, FCCP, FESC, FAHA, FSCAI, professor of medicine and director of interventional...
Videos | Hemodynamic Support Devices | October 16, 2019
Jeffrey J. Popma, M.D., director of interventional cardiology clinical services at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center...
Pesticide Exposure May Increase Heart Disease and Stroke Risk

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News | Cardiac Diagnostics | October 15, 2019
October 15, 2019 — On-the-job exposure to high levels of pesticides raised the risk of heart disease and stroke in a...
Kardium Announces Successful Results From GLOBAL-AF Study
News | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems | October 15, 2019
October 15, 2019 — Kardium Inc. announced that the Globe mapping and ablation system has successfully demonstrated...
Medtronic Initiates Worldwide Pivotal Study of Extravascular Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | October 11, 2019
October 11, 2019 — Medtronic plc announced the start of a worldwide pivotal study evaluating its investigational...
Supraflex Drug-Eluting Stent Superior to Xience in Two-Year Target Vessel Failure
News | Stents Drug Eluting | October 11, 2019
October 11, 2019 — The ultra-thin Supraflex drug-eluting stent (DES) from SMT maintained numerically lower outcomes at...
Videos | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | October 11, 2019
Ajay J. Kirtane, M.D., associate professor of medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and director of the...
An independent analysis of Lutonix 035 drug-coated balloon (DCB) patient-level data showed no statistically significant mortality increase. This was one of the first major reviews of trial data for patients who were treated with a paclitaxel coated device used in peripheral vessels following a meta analysis study of paclitaxel device trials published in December 2018 that showed a mortality safety signal. This was a major discussion during the FDA townhall meeting at the #TCT2019.
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | October 10, 2019
October 10, 2019 — An independent analysis of Lutonix 035 drug-coated balloon (DCB) patient-level data showed no...
BackBeat CNT is the flagship therapy of Orchestra BioMed Inc. It is a bioelectronic treatment that immediately, substantially and chronically lowers blood pressure (BP) while simultaneously modulating the autonomic nervous system (ANS).

The BackBeat CNT system is a bioelectronic treatment that immediately, substantially and chronically lowers blood pressure (BP) while simultaneously modulating the autonomic nervous system (ANS). 

News | Hypertension | October 10, 2019
October 10. 2019 — Late-breaking results from its MODERATO II double-blind, randomized study of BackBeat Cardiac...
Videos | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | October 10, 2019
Roxana Mehran, M.D., FACC, FACP, FCCP, FESC, FAHA, FSCAI, professor of medicine and director of interventional...
TCT 2019 Late-breaking Presentations in the main arena. The top interventional cardiology studies of 2019. #TCT #TCT19 #TCT2019
Feature | TCT | October 11, 2019
October 10, 2019 — Here are the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) 12 late-breaking trials and 16 late-breaking...
PQ Bypass Granted IDE Approval to Start TORUS SFA Stent Graft Pivotal Study
News | Stent Grafts | October 08, 2019
October 8, 2019 — PQ Bypass Inc. announced it has received full approval of its investigational device exemption (IDE)...
Videos | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | October 08, 2019
American Heart Association President Robert Harrington, M.D., interventional cardiologist and the Arthur L. Bloomfield...
Videos | Cardiogenic Shock | October 08, 2019
William O’Neill, M.D., medical director of the Center for Structural Heart Disease at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit,...