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2011-05-16 04:39:00

SAN DIEGO, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Volcano Corporation (NASDAQ: VOLC) today announced its participation in the Paris course for Revascularization (EuroPCR) from May 17 - 20.

2011-05-09 06:30:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioFocus, Inc., developer of the HeartLight Endoscopic Ablation System for the transcatheter treatment of Atrial Fibrillation (AF), announced its technology enables a Pulmonary Vein (PV) acute isolation rate of nearly 99%, with approximately 86% of PVs remaining persistently isolated after three months.

2011-05-06 12:48:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotspur Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has received CE Mark approval for the IQCath Balloon Dilatation Catheter, allowing the company to introduce the novel technology to markets outside of the United States.

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2011-03-08 11:29:28

Cardiologists may soon be able to place sensitive electronics inside their patients' hearts with minimal invasiveness, enabling more sophisticated and efficient diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias.

2011-03-07 14:17:39

In an improvement over open-heart surgery, cardiologists now use catheters to eliminate damaged heart tissue in certain patients, such as those with arrhythmias.

2011-02-28 05:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotspur Technologies announced today that Dr. Thomas DiBartholomeo of Fairfield, CT, performed the first clinical use of its Keeper(TM) Embolectomy Catheter.

2011-01-31 08:00:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced it has received regulatory clearance in the United States and approval in Japan for its TREK® and MINI-TREK(TM) Coronary Dilatation Catheters for the treatment of coronary artery disease.

2011-01-18 05:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotspur Technologies, Inc. announced today that Dr.

2011-01-13 06:00:00

HUDSON, N.H., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atrium Medical Corporation and Kaneka Corporation are proud to announce the introduction of the Xpress-Way(TM) RX Extraction Catheter.


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2013-03-04 16:18:42

Interventional radiology (IR) is a special sub-operation under general radiology. It is used to find, diagnose and treat a disease in almost every body system. The process of interventional radiology is very noninvasive to help with the recovery and outcome of the procedure. It utilizes x-rays, CT, ultrasound, MRI, and other modes of imaging in order to direct tools in the body as well as a variety of catheters, narrow tubes, so that incisions can be minimalized. How it is Performed...

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