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Edwards Sapien 3 TAVR valve will be implanted in asymptomatic aortic stenosis patients in the EARLY TAVR Trial
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | July 14, 2017

July 14, 2017 — Morristown Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, has randomized the first patient in the...

long-duration dual anti-platelet therapy (L-DAPT) compared to short-duration dual antiplatelet (S-DAPT) after DES stent implantation
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | July 12, 2017

June 12, 2017 — Researchers have evaluated the long-term efficacy and safety of long-duration dual anti-platelet...

FFR-CT, heartflow

An example of an FFR-CT image, showing the FFR values for all coronary vessel segments and the reduction in hemodynamic flow after specific lesions.

News | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 12, 2017

July 12, 2017 — The American Medical Association (AMA) has granted a Category III Tracking Code for estimated...

Medtronic's CoreValve Evolut R gained FDA approval for intermediate risk patients

An illustration of the self-expanding CoreValve Evolut R TAVR valve half deployed in the aortic root.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | July 10, 2017

July 10, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared an additional indication to expand the use...

Patient Race, Gender Both Important in Predicting Heart Attack Symptoms in the ER
News | Cath Lab | July 07, 2017

July 7, 2017 — Researchers at the George Washington University (GW) found that certain symptoms are more and less...

ACCESS PTS Study Demonstrates Efficacy of EKOS Therapy for Post-Thrombotic Syndrome
News | Deep Vein Thrombosis | July 07, 2017

July 7, 2017 — BTG plc recently highlighted the results of the ACCESS PTS trial, presented at the Society for...

Heartflow FFR-CT can noninvasively assess the hemodynamic impact of coronary lesions to avoid the need for an invasive angiogram.

HeartFlow FFR-CT can noninvasively assess the hemodynamic impact of coronary lesions to avoid the need for an invasive angiogram.

Technology | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 06, 2017

July 6, 2017 — GE Healthcare and HeartFlow Inc. announced at the annual scientific meeting of the Society of...

Siemens Healthineers Announces First U.S. Install of Artis Pheno Angiography System
News | Angiography | July 05, 2017

July 5, 2017 — Michigan Medicine recently became the first healthcare institution in the United States to install...

Pre-PCI Impella 2.5 Insertion Improves Survival in Left Main Coronary Artery Heart Attacks
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | June 30, 2017

June 30, 2017 — Abiomed Inc. announced the recent publication of a peer-reviewed retrospective study on...

Edwards Sapien 3 cleared by FDA to use for valve in valve mitral procedures

One of the top stories for the month was the Edwards Sapien 3 TAVR valve gaining FDA clearance for use in transcatheter valve-in-valve aortic and mitral procedures. 

Feature | June 30, 2017

June 30, 2017 — Here is the list of the most popular pieces of content on the Diagnostic and Interventional...

Philips Announces Relaunch of Pioneer Plus IVUS-Guided Catheter
News | Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) | June 28, 2017

June 28, 2017 — Royal Philips recently announced the relaunch of its Pioneer Plus...

Philips acquires purchases Spectranetics
Feature | Business | June 28, 2017

June 28, 2017 — Philips Healthcare...

Videos | Venous Therapies | June 27, 2017

This video, provided by Ekos, demonstrates the EkoSonic endovascular System thrombolytic system to treat deep vein...

Shockwave Medical Announces U.S. Commercial Availability of Lithoplasty System
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | June 26, 2017

June 26, 2017 — Shockwave Medical recently announced two milestones for its Lithoplasty System for the treatment of...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Angiography | June 22, 2017

Shimadzu Medical Systems highlighted new features of its Trinias Interventional X-ray line at the America College of...

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