ESC warns of cardiovascular disease risk in Persian Gulf region
February 13, 2013 -- The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) warns of a coming cardiovascular disease epidemic in the Persian Gulf region and will highlight preventive treatment at the forthcoming Saudi Heart Association conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Flat growth likely for interventional cardiology market
February 5, 2013 -- The European interventional cardiology market is expected to remain flat through 2017, with a projected value of about 740 million euros ($1 billion U.S.), according to the Toronto-based market research firm Millennium Research Group.
St. Jude obtains CE Mark approval for ICE catheter
January 21, 2013 -- Cardiac technology developer St. Jude Medical has received the European CE mark for its ViewFlex Xtra intracardiac echocardiography (ICE) catheter used for cardiac ablation procedures.
Cardiac growth to come from developing countries
January 2, 2013 -- Most of the growth in the global cardiac imaging market will come from developing countries such as Brazil, Russia, India, and China, according to a new report by market research firm Frost & Sullivan.
RnR adds imaging reports for 6 nations
December 28, 2012 -- RnR Market Research said it has added reports on the diagnostic imaging markets in Turkey, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Chile, Finland, and Norway that focus on investment opportunities, analysis, and forecasts through 2018.
GE completes 1st Discovery IGS 730 installation
December 12, 2012 -- GE Healthcare has completed the first global installation of its Discovery IGS 730 mobile interventional imaging system for hybrid operating rooms and imaging departments at the University Hospital of Lille in France.
Athens meeting to focus on atherosclerosis
November 6, 2012 -- The European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging has announced that the theme for Euroecho, its annual congress scheduled for 5-8 December in Athens, will be imaging of atherosclerosis.