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2011-01-10 11:46:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotspur Technologies, Inc. announced today that Dr. Bruce Lin, M.D., and Dr. Stephen Liu, M.D., Interventional Radiologists at Lifelink Interventional Center in Modesto, California, performed the first commercial deployment of the company's GPSCath(TM) Balloon Dilatation Catheter. This new device enables, for the first time, multiple vascular procedures to be performed with one catheter, potentially reducing procedure time and expense...

2011-01-04 07:37:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arstasis is pleased to announce the Arstasis One Access Device is available to physicians, nurses, patients, and cath lab technicians across the United States. Until now, only a select number of physicians participating in Arstasis clinical trials and select pre-launch registries have been able to use the device. As of today, the company is making the simple-to-use, disposable tool that allows physicians to perform the Arstaotomy...

2010-12-21 11:45:00

STAT-MI Uses Smart Phones to Transmit ECGs from Ambulance to Cath Lab NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heart attack patients can receive life-saving treatments more quickly thanks to $100,000 in grants from the Verizon Foundation to the Foundation of UMDNJ for a program that enables heart attack patients to bypass the emergency room and go directly to the cardiac catheterization laboratory at UMDNJ-The University Hospital. The Verizon grants support STAT-MI, an...

2010-12-07 15:40:21

Helicopter emergency medical services can be a life saver for patients needing immediate care. But, according to a University of Cincinnati study, the process of activating them often delays treatment beyond recommended times. The study, published online ahead of print in Annals of Emergency Medicine, was led by assistant professor Jason McMullan, MD. In a multicenter, retrospective chart review, McMullan found that a majority of STEMI heart attack patients transferred by a hospital-based...

2010-11-12 07:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- InfraReDx, Inc., a medical device company developing intelligent cardiovascular diagnostic imaging technologies, today announced the upcoming presentation of three LipiScan(TM)-related scientific abstracts at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2010 (AHA 2010), being held Nov. 13-17, 2010 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The research being presented includes an oral abstract session focused on cost effectiveness and screening...

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2010-11-09 08:47:39

By Rachel Champeau, UCLA New study reports on UCLA medical team's experience with new techniques New techniques now being used at UCLA allow doctors to more precisely target certain areas of the heart to stop ventricular arrhythmias "” serious abnormal rhythms in the heart's lower chambers "” in high-risk patients. Generally, arrhythmias can be controlled by medications, and sometimes defibrillators. But a potentially life-threatening, recurrent arrhythmia known as a ventricular...

2010-11-03 08:31:00

TORONTO, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, novel drug-coated balloon technology is being adopted in niche applications throughout Europe. This market will continue to grow as physicians increasingly use the technology in cases where other devices may not be suitable. Although drug-coated balloons lack extensive clinical data comparing their efficacy against other technologies, such as...

2010-10-27 08:49:00

PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Interventional cardiologists affiliated with Palos Community Hospital are among the first in Chicago's southwest suburbs to embrace the transradial approach for heart angiograms and clearing blocked arteries. Transradial catheterization uses arteries in the wrist to access the heart, and it offers many improvements over the traditional approach by reducing bleeding complications, eliminating scarring and offering significantly shorter...

2010-10-20 08:53:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Stereotaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: STXS) announced today that it launched the Odyssey Interventional Network, a training and educational video sharing web portal for the global cardiovascular community. The portal will showcase innovative electrophysiology (EP) and interventional cardiology (IC) procedures from leading centers around the world. The Odyssey Interventional Network utilizes Stereotaxis' state-of-the-art Odyssey technology platform to deliver a...

2010-10-04 15:00:00

DALLAS, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Re-opening a blocked heart artery isn't the only procedure that concerns doctors when they thread instruments through an opening in a thigh artery and into a heart artery. Closing up the thigh artery is also a concern. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100222/AHSALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100222/AHSALOGO) Arteriotomy -- the process of creating a hole in an "access artery" through which instruments are inserted --...


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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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