Netherlands study results positive; “A Retrograde-Viewing Device Improves Adenoma Detection Rate in Colonoscopies for Surveillance and Diagnostic Workup”
Apnex Medical, Inc., has received CE Mark approval for its Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation (HGNS®) System for use by people who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea.
Study will evaluate the effectiveness of PARAD+™algorithm in minimizing inappropriate defibrillator shocks
Pilot clinical trial indicates that MR-guided focused ultrasound has the potential to safely and effectively control essential tremor
Study demonstrates the effectiveness of LiquiBand® in the closure of scalp lacerations.
A new study shows no significant differences in the number of deaths or readmittances to hospitals following PCI, whether the patients were discharged the same day or stayed overnight for observation.
Covidien: Six-Month Results from DEFINITIVE(TM) LE Clinical Study Presented at VIVA 2011
Medtronic, Inc.has announced the initiation of a feasibility study of an interventional treatment for erectile dysfunction that uses a specially-designed drug-eluting stent system.
Boston Scientific Corporation has completed enrollment in a clinical trial to evaluate its WallFlex® Biliary RX Fully Covered Stent for the treatment of benign bile duct strictures.
The Cochrane Collaboration urges free access to all data from all clinical trials: end to selective reporting can reduce the risk of harm to patients
In a study published in the October 4 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine, cardiologists at Johns Hopkins report that a protocol they developed has proved effective in enabling patients with implanted cardiac devices to safely undergo an MRI scan.
First Ever Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial in Persistent Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Patients
bbott’s EXCEL is the Largest Trial to Date Designed to Evaluate Optimal Treatment Strategy (Surgery or Stenting) in Patients with Unprotected Left Main Disease
Boston Scientific commences study designed to assess preliminary safety and efficacy of chronic vagal nerve stimulation in heart failure patients
Flexible Stenting Solutions Inc. has announced the successful treatment of the first two patients enrolled in the OPEN (Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy of the FlexStent(R) FemorOPopliteal Self-Expanding StENt System) clinical trial.
Performance for the controversial metal-on-metal (MoM) hip replacement devices continues to create cause for concern, particularly in women, according to this year’s National Joint Registry (NJR) Annual Report.