This page includes news and video on therapies for cardiovascular disease. The therapies covered including drug therapies, cardiovascular surgery, minimally invasive interventional cardiology procedures, electrophysiology (EP) ablation, cardioversion and device therapy.

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Shockwave announced at TCT 2022 that it hopes to enroll up to 400 patients for a new all-female clinical trial.

The four-year analysis will use cardiac MRI scans to closely monitor the heart health of people living with HIV who regularly use cannabis to treat their symptoms. 

The new meta-analysis included data from nearly 10,000 patients. 

Medtronic and GE Healthcare have received FDA clearance and CE mark approval for a new collaboration designed to improve patient monitoring. The combined solution involves the integration of Medtronic’s INVOS regional oximetry and Microstream capnography technologies into GE Healthcare’s CARESCAPE precision monitoring platform.

The collaboration is aimed at improving patient outcomes after cardiac surgeries and other procedures. 

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“This type of screening could be used to identify individuals who would benefit from statin medication but are currently untreated," one specialist said. The full analysis will be presented at RSNA 2022 in Chicago. 

U.S. physicians might be missing out on innovative medical research due to the overwhelming amount of reading and clinical work they are faced with, according to a recent survey.

Physicians are now bracing for payment cuts after the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published its final rule for the 2023 Physician Fee Schedule.

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