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Cardiology

Kentucky hospital first in US to implant Bluetooth-enabled cardiac device in patient
Communicates information to doctors via Bluetooth with a smartphone app
Henry Ford Allegiance Health opens advanced hybrid operating room
Eliminates need to transport patients for open-heart surgery
MR approach shows fetal heart for the first time in 4D
Could help in diagnosing wide array of congenital heart disease pathologies
Medtronic to acquire Avenu Medical
Will strengthen the company's peripheral vascular access portfolio
Siemens enters 10-year partnership with North Carolina health system
Will bring robotics and advanced imaging to WakeMed Health & Hospitals
FDA clears Fujifilm Sonosite POCUS technology for detection of COVID-19 indications
Uses lung and cardiac imaging to detect disease symptoms
Stroke admissions drop by nearly a third in early pandemic months
Could lead to repeat strokes, development of neurological disabilities
Philips to acquire Intact Vascular with upfront cash offer of $275 million
Will add implantable device to Philips' portfolio for PAD treatment
A dose of prevention for reducing radiation exposure
Tips for safety in the interventional suite
Ziehm Imaging acquires French-based imaging software developer Therenva
Expands capabilities in cardiovascular image fusion and 3D navigation solutions
COVID-19 tips the scales in favor of remote monitoring for cardiac care
How the pandemic is forcing the industry to think smarter about cardiac implants
Siemens to offer Glassbeam's Clinsights Service Analytics module
Helps manage large multi-vendor fleets of imaging equipment
CDC study records drop in ER visits for heart attack, chest pain during pandemic
Suggests greater fear of catching COVID-19 than having a heart attack
AI software for cardiac echo could help in COVID-19 fight
Ultromics partners with Mayo Clinic for rapidly assessing heart disease
Robotic PCI exposes patients to 20% less radiation, says new study
Could help create safer procedure environment and lower long-term risks
Stroke assessment down by close to 40% during COVID-19
Findings raise concerns regarding risks of death or long-term disability for patients
FDA lifts injunction on Philips defibrillators
Shut down manufacturing of defibrillators at company sites in the U.S.
TTG Imaging Solutions acquires Nuclear Imaging Services and NISotopes
Expands TTG footprint, broadens customer base

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