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2014-03-07 08:26:22

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 7, 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 2014 Barclays Global Healthcare Conference at 10:15 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. The conference is being held March 11-13 at Loews Miami Hotel. A live webcast of...

2014-03-06 12:26:53

Increasing Presence of Domestic Competitors Will Undercut Prices Set by Multinational Companies, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that growth in the Chinese market for interventional cardiology (IC) devices has slowed dramatically compared to previous years due to increasing competition from domestic competitors. Smaller local competitors are looking to enter the drug-eluting stent...

2014-03-05 12:27:46

-- Rapid polymer absorption within three months coupled with drug delivery profile up to nine months provides for excellent healing -- DURHAM, N.C., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --- Micell Technologies, Inc. today announced that the long-term clinical outcomes from the DESSOLVE I and II clinical trials recently were presented at the Cardiovascular Research Technologies (CRT) Conference held in Washington, D.C., February 22 - 25. The data presentation, "MiStent SES Clinical Program:...

2014-03-04 16:26:01

PLEASANTON, Calif., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 4, 2014, Thoratec Corporation initiated a voluntary worldwide Medical Device Correction in order to update its labeling and training materials for the HeartMate II(®) LVAS Pocket System Controller (the "Pocket Controller"). This safety advisory is being issued because some patients and caregivers have experienced difficulties with the process of changing from a primary system controller to their backup system controller. These...

2014-03-04 08:33:06

AHA-Tucson Division Names SynCardia Co-Founder Copeland a Heart Hero for His Pioneering Work With Heart Transplants & the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart TUCSON, Ariz., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally renowned heart transplant pioneer Dr. Jack G. Copeland was honored recently as a "Heart Hero" by the American Heart Association in Tucson, Arizona, for his trailblazing work saving lives with heart transplantation, the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart and the use of...

2014-02-26 16:28:47

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Feb. 26, 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 Raymond James 35(th) Annual Institutional Investors Conference at 4:35 p.m. EST on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. The conference is being held March 2-5 at JW Marriott Grande...

2014-02-26 12:26:13

PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 26, 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 two upcoming investor conferences. On Monday, March 3, the company will participate in the Raymond James 35(th) Annual Institutional Investors Conference. Taylor C. Harris, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will provide an update on...

2014-02-26 04:21:30

Company Initiates Joint U.S. and Japanese Registration Trial HONG KONG, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OrbusNeich today announced that patient enrollment has been initiated in Japan in the pivotal clinical trial of the COMBO Dual Therapy Stent(TM) (COMBO Stent) employing a single Japan-U.S. protocol conducted as a Global Clinical Trial "proof-of-concept" under the framework of the joint Japan-U.S. Harmonization-By-Doing [HBD] initiative. The first patient was enrolled at Shonan...

2014-02-24 23:23:54

MedTech Industry Leader Eamonn Hobbs Will Serve As Chairman of the Board for Morris Innovative Bloomington, IN (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Morris Innovative, a medical device company focused on innovative vascular closure device systems based in Bloomington, Indiana, today announces that medical technology executive Eamonn P. Hobbs has been appointed Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors. “Eamonn Hobbs brings to Morris Innovative a wealth of industry contacts and successful...

2014-02-21 23:04:31

The current issue of the Journal of Endovascular Therapy offers results of a prospective study seeking to establish the rate of 1-year restenosis in diabetic patients with femoropopliteal in-stent restenosis who underwent treatment with drug-eluting balloon angioplasty. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Despite good immediate results, in up to 40 percent of patients, obstructed arteries in the leg treated with a stent will again become blocked. This in-stent restenosis is...


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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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