“Following the unprecedented Gore REDUCE Clinical Study conclusion that closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) can prevent recurrent ischemic strokes, W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an expanded indication for its Gore Cardioform Septal Occluder.”
“Abiomed Inc. announced that it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pre-Market Approval (PMA) for its Impella CP heart pump with SmartAssist, utilizing an optical sensor.”
“Here is the list of the most popular articles and videos on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) magazine website from the month of March 2018.”
“Depression may increase the risk for atrial fibrillation, the most common heart rhythm disorder that can lead to blood clot formation and stroke, according to preliminary research.”
“There were several notable presentations of new data on cardiovascular technologies at the recent 2018 American College of Cardiology (ACC) meeting. Here are a few of the key studies highlighted in the late-breaking trials at ACC.18.”
“Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that enrollment is complete in the computed tomography (CT) imaging sub-study within the PARTNER 3 trial of the Sapien 3 valve.”
“A discussion with Ron Waksman, M.D., associate director of the division of cardiology and director of cardiovascular research and advanced education at MedStar Heart Institute, and professor of medicine (cardiology) at Georgetown University.”
“Roxana Mehran, M.D., FACC, FACP, FCCP, FESC, FAHA, FSCAI, professor of medicine and director of interventional cardiovascular research and clinical trials at the Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.”
“Physicians, trainees and even laypeople can now stand right beside an expert radiologist as he performs one of the most difficult medical procedures of its kind – in virtual reality.”
“Population health enablement company Higi announced their commitment to implement the 2017 American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) blood pressure guidelines across the 11,000 U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared Higi stations nationwide.”
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