Clinical Study

New Blood Test Predicts Major Cardiac Events Better Than Clinical Evaluation of Other Common Risk Factors
News | Blood Testing | April 28, 2017

April 28, 2017 — Prevencio Inc. announced the publication of data demonstrating that a simple new...

New Twelve-Month Data Show Efficacy of Pulsar-18 Bare Metal Stent
News | Stents Peripheral | April 28, 2017

April 28, 2017 — Biotronik’s Pulsar-18 bare metal stent (BMS) has yielded high primary patency in a real-world...

Mercator MedSystems Announces First Enrollment in TANGO Trial for Below-the-Knee Vascular Disease
News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | April 27, 2017

April 27, 2017 — Mercator MedSystems Inc. announced the first patient enrollment into the TANGO (Temsirolimus...

News | Venous Therapies | April 26, 2017

April 26, 2017 — A new Varicose Vein Registry has begun producing useful outcomes information, as reported in the...

Twelve-Month Data Positive for Ranger Paclitaxel-Coated Balloon Catheter
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | April 26, 2017

April 26, 2017 — Boston Scientific announced results from the RANGER SFA trial for the Ranger Paclitaxel-Coated PTA...

Body Weight Fluctuations Linked to More Deaths in People with Coronary Artery Disease
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | April 25, 2017

April 25, 2017 — Repeated cycles of weight loss and gain may be linked to...

Clinical Study Validates Efficiencies of Stereotaxis Niobe ES System Over Niobe II System
News | Robotic Systems | April 24, 2017

April 24, 2017 — A recent study conducted at Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) of Saint-Étienne, France...

USC Study Finds Potassium-Rich Diet Can Lower Blood Pressure
News | Hypertension | April 19, 2017

April 19, 2017 — Eating potassium-rich foods like sweet potatoes, avocados, spinach, beans, bananas and even coffee...

3-D-printed Model of Stenotic Intracranial Artery Enables Vessel-Wall MRI Standardization
News | 3-D Printing | April 18, 2017

April 18, 2017 — A collaboration between stroke neurologists at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and...

3-D Printed Patch Can Help Mend a ‘Broken’ Heart

This photo shows the 3D-bioprinted cell patch in comparison to a mouse heart. When the patch was placed on a live mouse following a simulated heart attack, the researchers saw significant increase in functional capacity after just four weeks. Image courtesy of Patrick O’Leary, University of Minnesota.

News | Stem Cell Therapies | April 18, 2017

April 18, 2017 — A team of biomedical engineering researchers, led by the University of Minnesota, has created a...

Study Finds Significant Variability in Doctors Angioplasty Death Rates
News | Cath Lab | April 17, 2017

April 17, 2017 — Some doctors have higher or lower than expected death rates from coronary angioplasty procedures,...

Grey Hair Linked With Increased Heart Disease Risk in Men
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | April 14, 2017

April 14, 2017 — Grey hair has been linked with an...

An electrophysiology EP ablation procedure to treat a heart arrhythmia
Feature | HRS | April 14, 2017

April 14, 2017 — The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) has announced its late-breaking clinical trials at its annual...

New Study Pursues Universal Sample Bank for Troponin Tests
News | Blood Testing | April 13, 2017

April 13, 2017 — A study published recently in the American Association for Clinical Chemistry’s (AACC)...

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