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Four Blue Cross Blue Shield Companies Issue Positive Medical Policies on HeartFlow FFRct Analysis
News | FFR Technologies | 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...

The LimFlow Percutaneous Deep Vein Arterialization System (pDVA) converts veins into arteries to restore blood flow in critical limb ischemia (CLI).

The LimFlow Percutaneous Deep Vein Arterialization System (pDVA) converts veins into arteries to restore blood flow in critical limb ischemia (CLI). This image shows how the covered stents used with the system connect to create a new arterial pathway.

News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | August 02, 2017

Aug. 1, 2017 — LimFlow SA announced publication of positive results from the pilot study of the LimFlow Percutaneous...

Left Atrial Pressure Monitor from Vectorious Medical Technologies Offers New Hope for Heart Failure Patients

On of the top stories in July was the introduction of a left atrial pressure monitor from Vectorious Medical Technologies to prevent heart failure patient hospitalizations or readmissions. Read the article"Left Atrial Pressure Monitor Offers New Hope for Heart Failure Patients."

Feature | August 01, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Aug. 1, 2017 — Here is the list of the most popular articles and videos on the Diagnostic and Interventional...

Philips released a new version of its iFR system that displays FFR readings as an overlay on live angiographic, angiogram images.

Philips released a new version of its iFR system that displays hemodynamic pressure drop points in an overlay on live angiographic images, matching up the iFR readings with corresponding lesions. The system is supposed to speed diagnostic decision making and help guide percutaneous revascularization procedures. 

Feature | FFR Technologies | July 31, 2017 | Dave Fornell

The gold standard for assessing the hemodynamic significance of coronary lesions to determine if they should be...

Spectranetics Announces FDA Approval of Stellarex Drug-Coated Balloon
Technology | Drug-Eluting Balloons | July 26, 2017

July 26, 2017 — The Spectranetics Corp. announced receipt of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pre-market...

First European Patient Enrolled in Intact Vascular's TOBA II BTK Trial
News | Stents Peripheral | July 26, 2017

July 26, 2017 — Intact Vascular Inc. recently announced that its Tack Optimized Balloon Angioplasty II Below the...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | July 25, 2017

This video case study, provided by Gore Medical, is titled "Tackling Complex Cases in Dialysis Access," by John Ross...

First Patient Treated in U.S. Feasibility Study of LimFlow Critical Limb Ischemia Device
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017 — LimFlow SA announced enrollment of the first patient in the U.S....

FDA Approves Six-Month Primary Endpoint for Tack Endovascular System in Below the Knee Disease
News | Stents Peripheral | July 14, 2017

July 14, 2017 — Intact Vascular Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an...

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