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Blog | Business | August 18, 2017

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in August announced a proposed rule to cancel the Episode...

Medtronic Announces Global Resolute Onyx DES One-Month DAPT Study
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | August 18, 2017

August 18, 2017 — Medtronic plc announced a global randomized...

Houston Methodist Hospital Enters Multi-Year Technology and Research Agreement With Siemens Healthineers
News | Cardiac Imaging | August 17, 2017

August 17, 2017 — Houston Methodist Hospital and Siemens Healthineers have entered into a multi-year agreement to...

Bivalirudin exhibited an improvement in 30-day all-cause mortality when injected post PCI.
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | August 16, 2017

August 16, 2017 — A study has examined the efficacies of various post-percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...

CMS considers eliminating cardiac bundled payments.
Feature | Business | August 16, 2017 | Dave Fornell

August 16, 2017 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposed rule to reduce the...

News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | August 15, 2017

August 15, 2017 — Surmodics Inc. announced receipt of an investigational device exemption (IDE) from the U.S. Food...

NCDR CathPCI Registry data shows in-hospital mortality only marginally higher for PCIs at safety-net hospitals.
News | Cath Lab | August 15, 2017

Aug. 15, 2017 – Patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) at safety-net hospitals experienced...

The Vascular Dynamics MobiusHD device enhances the carotid baroreceptors to reduce resistant hypertension.
News | Hypertension | August 15, 2017

Aug. 15, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Vascular Dynamics Inc. (VDI)...

Four Blue Cross Blue Shield Companies Issue Positive Medical Policies on HeartFlow FFRct Analysis
News | FFR Catheters | August 09, 2017

August 9, 2017 — HeartFlow Inc. announced that four Blue Cross Blue Shield companies have each issued a positive...

Ra Medical Systems Granted Broad Patent for DABRA Catheter
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | August 09, 2017

August 9, 2017 — Ra Medical Systems announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted...

Roxwood Medical Announces Agreement With Abbott for U.S. Product Distribution
News | Catheters | August 09, 2017

August 9, 2017 — Roxwood Medical Inc. recently announced it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Abbott for...

New Jersey Researcher Exploring New Stem Cell Therapies for Heart Attacks
News | Stem Cell Therapies | August 04, 2017

August 4, 2017 — In petri dishes in her campus laboratory at New Jersey Institute of Technology, Alice Lee is...

Abbott Initiates XIENCE Short DAPT Clinical Trial
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | August 03, 2017

August 3, 2017 — Abbott recently announced the first patient has been enrolled in a...

Merge Hemo cath lab hemodynamics monitoring system.

Hemodynamic data shown on screens from the Merge Hemo recording system. It is among the newer generation hemodynamic systems for cath labs that are more user friendly and have technologies to speed workflow.

Feature | Hemodynamic Monitoring Systems | August 03, 2017 | Dave Fornell

The current generation of...

Mitral Valve regurgitation (MR) showed on an echocardiogram using a Toshiba system
News | Heart Valve Technology | August 03, 2017

Aug. 3, 2017 — 4C Medical Technologies Inc. minimally invasive therapies for structural heart disease said its...

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