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2014-08-29 04:21:16

Innovative cardiology solutions help deliver better care for more patients, respond to biggest challenges facing cardiologists ANDOVER, Mass., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG AEX: PHIA) today announced its presence at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2014, where the company is highlighting the full range of its cardiology solutions serving clinicians and patients across the care continuum from prevention and diagnosis, to treatment, recovery and...

2014-08-27 16:25:51

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Aug. 26, 2014, physicians at Heart Hospital of Austin became the first in Texas to implant the new Portico(TM) Re-sheathable Transcatheter Aortic Valve System--an innovative, repositionable aortic heart valve and delivery system. Heart Hospital of Austin is part of the PORTICO trial, a nationwide clinical study to examine the effectiveness of the new heart valve. The Portico valve was used during a catheter-based valve replacement...

2014-08-21 23:09:14

The North American interventional cardiology devices market study covers the surgical and diagnostic devices market for angioplasty, aneurysm repair, and deep vein thrombosis procedures (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/north-american-interventional-cardiology-peripheral-vascular-devices-market-138691746.html). (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The "North American Interventional Cardiology & Peripheral Vascular Devices Market by Angioplasty Balloon (Plain/Old, Cutting),...

2014-08-19 04:22:48

Companies Reach Agreement to Develop a New and Differentiated FFR Guidewire and Next Generation Boston Scientific Rotablator(TM) RotaWire(TM) MARLBOROUGH, Mass. and NAGOYA, Japan, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) and ASAHI INTECC (Securities Code 7747, Second Section, Tokyo and Nagoya Stock Exchange) have formalized plans to develop a new, differentiated fractional flow reserve (FFR) wire. The joint project focuses on creating a device intended...

2014-08-13 23:11:26

Northern California Medical Associates (NCMA) Cardiovascular Services proudly welcomes Reza Sepehrdad, MD, to the elite team of physicians at FountainGrove Cardiology in Santa Rosa. With interventional cardiology as his primary specialty, Dr. Sepehrdad has completed three fellowships in different cardiology subspecialty areas from UC Davis. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Dr. Reza Sepehrdad is a board certified cardiologist who practices the most current, innovative treatments in...

2014-08-06 16:29:25

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, said today that it has entered into a $30 million Accelerated Share Repurchase (ASR) agreement. "This commitment to capital deployment reflects our ongoing conviction in the long term opportunities in our business," said Gary F. Burbach, President and Chief Executive Officer....

2014-08-06 16:29:23

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, announced today that its CE Mark Clinical Trial for HeartMate PHP(TM) (Percutaneous Heart Pump) has commenced. "We are excited to begin the CE Mark Clinical Trial for HeartMate PHP and look forward to successful execution of this important clinical study," said Gary F. Burbach, President and...

2014-08-05 16:27:39

Nation's highest regarded peer-review doctor rating service rates Jamnadas as one of Central Florida's top Interventional Cardiologists ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiovascular Interventions, a cardiac state-of-the-art facility, is excited to share that its founding physician - Dr. Pradip Jamnadas - received recognition as a "Top Doc" in Central Florida by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. This highly regarded peer-reviewed doctor rating service has spent nearly 25 years...

2014-08-05 08:35:27

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTWR), a leading innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment of advanced heart failure, today announced that CEO Doug Godshall is scheduled to present at the Canaccord Genuity 34th Annual Growth Conference at 9:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, August 14, 2014. The conference is being held August 13-14 at the InterContinental Boston. A...

2014-08-04 16:27:06

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, said today it will be participating in the Canaccord Genuity 34(th) Annual Growth Conference on Wednesday, August 13. Taylor C. Harris, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will provide an update on the company, beginning at 2:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (11:00 a.m., Pacific...


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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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  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
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