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Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Heart Rate Apps, Not as Accurate as You Think
Consumers are being warned about the accuracy of heart rate apps after a study found huge variability between commercially available apps, even those using the same technology. The research is published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. “Heart...
May 15, 2017
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Christie Medical Holdings and B Braun Medical Announce Collaboration Aimed at Improving Peripheral IV Access Success
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (April 27, 2017) — Christie® Medical Holdings, Inc., with its market-leading vein finder technology, VeinViewer® system, today announced an alliance with B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management. Intravenous (IV) therapy plays a...
May 5, 2017
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Cardiologist Warns Against Dissolvable Stents in NEJM
In a New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) editorial published last week, Debabrata Mukherjee, M.D., provides expert commentary on bioresorbable stents, an alternative to the traditional stents used in patients with cardiac conditions. In his editorial, Dr. Mukherjee encourages cardiologists...
May 1, 2017
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
3D Printed Patch Could Help Patients Recover From Heart Attacks
A heart attack is a scary thing and it can go either way, although usually after the first attack things are never really quite the same. However in the future healing the heart after a heart attack could be a...
April 24, 2017
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Heart Test Laboratories Announces Joe Schwoebel as Vice President, Clinical and Regulatory Affairs
Heart Test Laboratories, Inc., announced today the appointment of Mr. Joe Schwoebel as Vice President of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs. Mr. Schwoebel has over 30 years’ experience in medical device clinical studies, regulatory affairs and quality assurance with several companies,...
April 21, 2017
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
AI Can Predict Heart Attacks Better Than Doctor
Doctors have lots of tools for predicting a patient’s health. But—as even they will tell you—they’re no match for the complexity of the human body. Heart attacks, in particular, are hard to anticipate. Now, scientists have shown that computers capable...
April 19, 2017
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Device Slows Blood Flow into Brain Aneurysms
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A device that treats large brain aneurysms just as effective for treating smaller and sometimes harder to reach aneurysms, according to a study’s findings, which were presented at the International Stroke Conference Houston by Ricardo A. Hanel, MD, PhD, neurovascular surgeon with...
April 17, 2017
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Hospital Needle Pricks Easier with New Device
Scientists at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Ben Gurion University have developed a prototype device designed to quickly and accurately locate a vein or artery in children and adults in need of a medical procedure. It uses ultrasound and a robotic...
April 17, 2017
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Inari Medical Announces First Patient Treated With The ClotTriever Thrombectomy System
IRVINE, Calif., April 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Inari Medical Inc., a venture capital-backed medical device company focused on the interventional treatment of venous thrombus, announced the treatment of the first patient with its ClotTriever Thrombectomy System.  The ClotTriever Thrombectomy System received 510(k)...
April 11, 2017
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