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2013-10-28 08:29:42

Agreement expands Philips' interventional cardiology portfolio ANDOVER AND BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA) and Infraredx, Inc., a medical device company committed to advancing the diagnosis and management of coronary artery disease today announced a non-exclusive resale agreement for Infraredx's TVC Imaging System. Under the terms of the agreement, Philips will sell Infraredx's TVC Imaging System alongside its Allura...

2013-10-02 23:31:15

Purchasing activity for cardiac catheterization labs in the U.S. appears to be growing as more healthcare facilities look to replace aging equipment, according to a new report by IMV Medical Information Division. The census-based report found that both patient volume and installed base are rising as the market recovers from a recent slowdown. Des Plaines, IL (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Purchasing activity for cardiac catheterization labs in the U.S. appears to be growing as more healthcare...

2013-09-17 23:01:33

ABSORB III nationwide clinical trial evaluating the efficiency and safety of absorb drug-eluting Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffolds (Absorb BVS) for coronary artery disease patients. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 The Mount Sinai Medical Center is participating in the nationwide ABSORB III clinical trial testing the performance and potential clinical benefits of a fully dissolvable and temporary drug eluting stent to open heart artery blockages. The randomized trial aims to compare...

2013-09-03 08:28:48

Corus CAD Gene Expression Test Helped Cardiologists Determine Which Patients with Symptoms Suggestive of Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) Did Not Require Further Cardiac Testing PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioDx, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company specializing in cardiovascular genomics, today announced the presentation of results from the Investigation of a Molecular Personalized Coronary Gene Expression Test on Cardiology Practice Pattern...

2013-08-26 16:23:34

- Sex-Specific Blood-based Genomic Test Helps Exclude the Diagnosis of Obstructive CAD in Symptomatic Patients - PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioDx, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company specializing in cardiovascular genomics, today announced the publication of a comprehensive review of the evidence demonstrating that Corus(®) CAD, a blood-based gene expression test, can help clinicians accurately and safely exclude obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD)...

2013-08-14 09:31:29

Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital have created a new route to the heart to implant an artificial heart valve by temporarily connecting major blood vessels that do not normally intersect. In a July 3 operation on 79-year-old Viola Waller of Charlevoix, physicians performed a world-first cardiac procedure when it became evident that other means would not work. "I knew of an experimental technique that had not yet been done in humans, and I had a patient with no other options who was failing...

2013-07-24 23:21:58

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) Market Report - 2013 Edition” to its database. Visit - http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/intravascular-ultrasound-ivus-market-report-2013-edition. Albany, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Intravascular Ultrasound, one of the fastest growing segments of Interventional cardiology, is a diagnostic tool that is used to determine the structure of an artery segment. It uses a small...

2013-07-24 08:31:06

Next generation intravascular ultrasound catheter improves image quality and deliverability NATICK, Mass., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration clearance, CE Mark and Japan PMDA approval for its OptiCross(TM) Coronary Imaging Catheter and has launched the device in the U.S. and Europe. A launch in Japan is planned for later this month. OptiCross, a next generation intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)...

2013-07-18 08:29:50

- Two Studies to be Presented at "What a Difference an X Makes: The State of Women's Health Research" Validate the Accuracy and Clinical Utility of Corus® CAD, the Only Sex-Specific Test for the Assessment of Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease - PALO ALTO, Calif., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioDx, Inc., a leader in the field of cardiovascular genomic diagnostics, today announced that the company will present two studies demonstrating the accuracy and clinical utility of...

2013-07-12 08:23:50

Device Facilitates Delivery of Interventional Devices in Complex PCI Procedures NATICK, Mass., July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance and CE Mark approval for the Guidezilla(TM) Guide Extension Catheter and has launched the device in the U.S. and Europe. The Guidezilla device is designed to make complex percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures easier by more efficiently...


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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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