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2009-09-25 09:12:56

Late-breaking results from the PROSPECT clinical trial shed new light on the types of vulnerable plaque that are most likely to cause sudden, unexpected adverse cardiac events, and on the ability to identify them through imaging techniques before they occur.

2009-09-24 14:25:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced primary results from its groundbreaking PROSPECT (Providing Regional Observations to Study Predictors of Events in the Coronary Tree) clinical trial.

2009-08-31 09:50:30

A new trial has begun in order to ascertain once and for all whether the best strategy for patients who cannot receive P-PCI is early fibrinolysis, together with mandated angiography.

2009-08-24 05:00:00

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical device pioneer, Prescient Medical, Inc., announced today that it has received European CE Mark (Conformite Europeene) approval to commercialize its vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield Stent System.

2009-07-27 06:00:00

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Prescient Medical, Inc. has received the prestigious 2009 North American Product Innovation of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan for Atherosclerosis Lesion Management.

2009-07-11 12:08:32

The blood-thinning drug Effient has been approved to reduce the risk of blood clots in angioplasty patients, U.S. health officials say. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the tablets Friday, a release from the agency indicated. The drug is made by U.S. manufacturer Eli Lilly and Co.

2009-06-05 09:24:16

Scientists and engineers at UC Santa Barbara and other researchers have developed a nanoparticle that can attack plaque –– a major cause of cardiovascular disease.

2009-05-19 16:48:00

BURLINGTON, Mass. and ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- InfraReDx, Inc. announced today the first use in patients of a novel coronary catheter that uses both light and sound to image coronary plaques. Working on a team led by Dr. Patrick Serruys, Dr.

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