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2009-02-17 08:30:00

New procedure rooms offer faster and more accurate diagnosis and treatment. LANGHORNE, Pa., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Mary Medical Center today announces the completion of its state-of-the-art procedure rooms in a completely new cardiovascular catheterization suite.

2008-10-14 09:00:45

St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and European CE Mark approval of the Angio-Seal(TM) Evolution(TM) Vascular Closure Device.

2008-10-07 12:00:53

An analysis of clinical data from 90 hospitals across the nation showed that during certain parts of the day, wait times for cardiac catheterization procedures significantly exceed the recommended standard of 90 minutes.

2008-07-18 09:01:12

Omnicell, a provider of system solutions to acute healthcare facilities, has announced that St.

2008-06-24 09:03:24

PatientFlow Technology (www.patientflowtech.com), the leading provider of patient flow management tools and services for hospitals, today announced that the first four months of the patient flow improvement project at WellStar Health System's Kennestone Hospital Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory has produced dramatic results.

2005-12-06 17:06:25

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions has released an updated set of guidelines for infection control in cardiovascular catheterization laboratories. Release of these revised guidelines was prompted in part by the recognition that interventional cardiology procedures have become increasingly complex in recent years.


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Coronary Angiography
2013-07-29 11:05:01

A coronary angiography, also known as a coronary catheterization, is a procedure that gives both visual and tactical access to coronary circulation and blood filled chambers of the heart for both diagnostic and interventional purposes. It is one of many diagnostic tests used in cardiology. More specifically, coronary catheterization recognizes occlusion, stenosis, thrombosis or aneurismal enlargement of the walls of the coronary arteries; heart chamber size; heart muscle contraction...

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