Find Your Heart a Home, ACC, cardiac care hospital, comparison database, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
News | Patient Engagement | February 08, 2016
February 8, 2016 — MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center is one of two hospitals...
St. Jude Medical, Optis Mobile Sytem, Europe and Japan launch, OCT and angiography
Technology | Intravascular Imaging | February 08, 2016
February 8, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the launch of the company’s Optis Mobile System in Japan and Europe...
Stentys, commercialization, BTK stent, below-the-knee arteries
News | Stents Peripheral | February 08, 2016
February 8, 2016 — Stentys announced the first distribution agreements for its...
medical imaging, low-dose radiation, cancer, LNT model study
News | Radiation Dose Management | February 04, 2016
February 4, 2016 — The widespread belief that radiation from X rays, CT scans and other...
caffeine consumption, extra heartbeats, UCSF study, UC San Francisco, Journal of the American Heart Association
News | EP Lab | February 04, 2016
February 4, 2016 — Contrary to current clinical belief, regular caffeine consumption does not lead to...
sleep apnea, heart failure readmissions, Thomas Jefferson University study
News | Heart Failure | February 04, 2016
February 4, 2016 — Early diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea may reduce six-month readmissions for patients...
Stereotaxis, Philips, collaboration, Niobe ES remote magnetic navigation system, Allura Xper FD10 cardiovascular X-ray

Niobe ES image courtesy of Stereotaxis Inc.

Technology | Cath Lab | February 04, 2016
February 4, 2016 — Stereotaxis and Philips have signed an addendum pursuant to their existing Development and...
News | Heart Failure | February 04, 2016
February 4, 2016 — New research from scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) published...
Biotronik, CE approval, Ilivia ICDs and CRT-Ds, ProMRI, MRI AutoDetect
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICD) | February 03, 2016
February 3, 2016 — Biotronik announced CE approval for its new Ilivia...
Abbott, Alere, acquisition, point of care diagnostics
News | Point of Care Testing | February 03, 2016
February 3, 2016 — Abbott and Alere Inc. announced a definitive agreement for Abbott to...
medtronic corevalve, tavr
News | February 03, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Medtronic announced Feb. 3 that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) revised the CoreValve’s instructions for...
Stanford Health Care, MyHealth mobile app, Android
News | Patient Engagement | February 03, 2016
February 3, 2016 — Stanford Health Care recently released a new app that allows patients using...
Medtronic, CE Mark, Resolute Onyx DES, drug-eluting stent, expanded sizes and indications
News | Stents Drug Eluting | February 02, 2016
February 2, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced the recent CE Mark and commercial launch for an expanded size matrix of the...
Abbott, Kalila Medical, acquisition, electrophysiology offerings

Vado Steerable Introducer Sheath image courtesy of Kalila Medical

News | Ablation Systems | February 02, 2016
February 2, 2016 — Abbott announced that it has acquired private medical device company Kalila Medical Inc. Kalila...
Agfa Healthcare, HIMSS16, enterprise imaging, ECM, Portal
News | Enterprise Imaging | February 02, 2016
February 2, 2016 — Agfa HealthCare announced it would be showcasing its convergence approach to...
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