Abbott Absorb bioresorbable stent, dissolving BVS, first West Coast implant, Good Samaritan Hospital Los Angeles
News | Stents Bioresorbable | July 19, 2016
July 19, 2016 — Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, is the first hospital on the West Coast to offer patients with...
ASNC, SNMMI, PET standard, Pet cardiac imaging, PET nuclear imaging, perfusion imaging

An example of a cardiac PET-CT imaging, should a color coded image of the left ventricle to help assess myocardial perfusion to detect ischemia using a Siemens scanner.

News | Nuclear Imaging | July 19, 2016
  July 19, 2016 - An updated joint American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) imaging guidelines and Society of...
SunTech Medical, SunTech CT40 sot-check vital signs device, FDA approval
Technology | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | July 18, 2016
July 18, 2016 — Blood pressure technology company SunTech Medical received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
Medtronic, In.Pact Admiral drug coated balloon, DCB, FDA approval, 150 mm length
Technology | Drug-Eluting Balloons | July 18, 2016
July 18, 2016 — Medtronic plc has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the IN.PACT Admiral...
Blog | Radial Access | July 15, 2016
There are many ways of doing things in medicine, but once in a while you find a new way that appears to be a no-brainer...
3-D OCT

A 3-D OCT rendering of a stented vessel segment created on St. Jude Medical's Ilumien Optis OCT system. 

Feature | Angiography | July 15, 2016 | Dave Fornell
While angiographic X-ray fluoroscopy systems are the workhorse for transcatheter cardiovascular interventional...
CT, computed tomography, radiation safety, best practices, pediatric patients
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 14, 2016
July 14, 2016 — Alternative imaging procedures, radiation safety and parent education should be the top priorities when...
BBMK Technologies, ClotMD mobile app, real-time warfarin management
Technology | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | July 14, 2016
July 14, 2016 — BBMK Technologies recently announced the launch of ClotMD, a cloud-based application and mobile...
VentureMed Group, Flex Scoring Catheter, FDA approval, peripheral arterial disease, PAD, endovascular treatment
Technology | Catheters | July 13, 2016
July 13, 2016 — VentureMed Group Ltd., specializing in devices for the endovascular treatment of...
sudden cardiac arrest, out-of-hospital, comatose patients, University of Arizona study, wake up
News | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | July 13, 2016
July 13, 2016 — Physicians may be drawing conclusions too soon about survival outcomes of patients who suffered a...
radial access, inserting stents, JACC Cardiovascular Interventions study
News | Radial Access | July 13, 2016
July 13, 2016 — A new study in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions supports access through the wrist, or...
Toshiba, Infinix, 4DCT, CT-Angio

Toshiba’s Infinix 4DCT combines an Infinix Elite angiography system an Aquilion One Vision edition CT system. It allows clinicians to plan, treat and verify in a single clinical setting. The CT system is capable of capturing an entire organ in one rotation with 640 slices and 16 cm of anatomical coverage. 

Feature | Angiography | July 12, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Angiographic imaging system vendors have developed new technologies to address emerging cath lab trends, including the...
Alere, INRatio PT/INR Monitor, voluntary recall, FDA
News | Blood Testing | July 12, 2016
July 12, 2016 — Following a collaborative process with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Alere Inc. will be...
gadolinium, ACR Manual on Contrast Media, update, FDA safety concerns
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | July 12, 2016
July 12, 2016 — The updated American College of Radiology (ACR) Manual on Contrast Media contains a statement...
anticoagulants, dabigatran, Pradaxa, novel oral anticoagulants, NOACs, rivaroxaban, Xarelto, apixaban, Eliquis
Feature | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | July 12, 2016 | Heidi Olson, Pharm.D
With the recent introduction of several novel oral...
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