News | Heart Failure | August 23, 2016
August 23, 2016 — A new study of more than 13,000 people has found that so-called morbid obesity appears to stand alone...
Jason Burdick, injectable hydrogels, heart failure, heart attack, American Chemical Society

Compared to other types of hydrogels being developed (left), a new hydrogel (right) can form crosslinks after injection into the heart, making the material stiffer and longer-lasting. Image courtesy of American Chemical Society.

News | Heart Failure | August 23, 2016
August 23, 2016 — During a heart attack, clots or narrowed arteries block blood flow, harming or killing cells within...
best ultrasound technician schools, 2016 ranking, College Choice
News | Ultrasound Imaging | August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016 — College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, has published...
EpiAccess System, EpiEP, Mount Sinai New York, epicardial access
News | Ablation Systems | August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016 — The Mount Sinai Hospital is the first site in the New York metropolitan area to pioneer a new...
News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016 — Avinger Inc. recently announced the closing of its previously announced public offering of 9,857,800...
sleep apnea, hypertension, clinical study, Science Signaling, University of Chicago
News | Hypertension | August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016 — Obstructive sleep apnea is a common cause of high blood pressure. In the Aug. 17, 2016, issue of the...
DMC Heart Hospital, Detroit Medical Center, complex percutaneous intervention education course, PCI, cath lab training
News | Cath Lab | August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016 — The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Heart Hospital recently completed a Complex Percutaneous...
News | Stent Grafts | August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016 — Endologix Inc. announced the first two patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) have been...
atomic bombs, radiation exposure, long-term health effects, Bertrand Jordan, study
News | Radiation Dose Management | August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016 — The detonation of atomic bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945...
TAILOR-PCI study, antiplatelet medication, genotype, NHLBI grant
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | August 18, 2016
August 18, 2016 — Researchers at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, Toronto, and at Mayo Clinic are leading the Tailored...
Covidien, Medtronic, TurboHawk, Atherectomy system

The Medtronic TurboHawk atherectomy system. 

Feature | Atherectomy Devices | August 18, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Due to poor outcomes from percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) ballooning of vessels alone, or of stenting in...
Sapien III, Sapien 3, PARTNER III, FDA approval, expanded indication, intermediate risk patients

The Sapien 3 valve has a skirt of fabric at its base that has significantly reduced issues of paravalvular leak, which was an issue with the first generation Sapien device. 

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | August 18, 2016 | Dave Fornell
August 18, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indications for both the Edwards...
HIE, health information exchanges, participation strategy, Binghamton University
News | Information Technology | August 18, 2016
August 18, 2016 — The U.S. healthcare industry has failed to create and sustain an efficient network for...
GE Healthcare, OEC Elite MiniView mini C-arm
Technology | Mobile C-Arms | August 17, 2016
August 17, 2016 — GE Healthcare announced the release of the OEC Elite MiniView C-arm, a new imaging system designed to...
Corindus Corpath, Acist Medical RXi and CVi, Fairview Southdale Hospital, Minnesota, cath lab
News | Cath Lab | August 17, 2016
August 17, 2016 — Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. and Acist Medical Systems Inc. are providing Fairview Southdale...
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