Springboard Healthcare, 2016 wage survey, cath lab, electrophysiology, interventional radiology, salaries
News | Business | October 04, 2016

October 4, 2016 — SpringBoard Healthcare is now taking responses for its nationwide wage survey of nurses,...

Videos | Congenital Heart | October 04, 2016

Xeltis, a Swiss-Dutch clinical-stage medical device company, recently implanted three pediatric patients with the...

Keystone Heart, TriGuard Embolic Protection Device, Neuro-TAVR study, brain lesions, American Journal of Cardiology
News | Heart Valve Technology | October 03, 2016

October 3, 2016 — Keystone Heart Ltd. announced data recently published in the American Journal of Cardiology...

GE Ultrasound, GE echo, XD Clear, XDclear, TEE, interventional echo

The most popular article in September is was on what centers need to consider if starting an interventional echocardiography position to support transcatheter structural heart interventions. This image of a ASD occluder clearly visualized on live TEE, using GE Healthcare's XD Clear technology, illustrates how echocardiography can aid guidance of transcatheter devices by showing a virtual surgical view both the device and the soft tissue anatomy. 

Feature | October 03, 2016 | Dave Fornell

October 3, 2016 — Here is the list of the top 15 most popular pieces of content on the Diagnostic and Interventional...

Sci-image, Scimage, CVIS, CIIMS, Cpacs c-pacs, cardiovascular information system

Today's cardiovascular information systems need to incorporate all facets of the cardiology department, including subspecialties, to allow a complete picture of a patient's record. These data also need to be able to be shared with enterprise data systems, such as the electronic medical record (EMR). This image is from ScImage, illustrating the various aspects that integrate to make up a complete CVIS. 

 

Feature | September 29, 2016 | Val Kapitula, RT(R), PMP, CIIP

 

Cardiovascular information and imaging systems (CVIS) have existed for many years in the dedicated sub-...

Keystone Heart, TriGuard Embolic Protection Device, real-world results, PCR London Valves Conference 2016
News | Embolic Protection Devices | September 29, 2016

September 29, 2016 — Keystone Heart Ltd. recently announced the safety and efficacy of the TriGuard Cerebral...

CardioKinetix, Parachute device, Heart Failure device therapy

The CardioKinetix Parachute device implant shown deployed in the left ventricle of a heart failure patient. The device helps remodel the ventricle to improve the heart's ability to pump blood more efficiently. 

Feature | Heart Failure | September 29, 2016 | Abha Mishra

New cardiovascular device therapies for atrial fibrillation (AF) and heart failure (HF) are rapidly evolving with...

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | September 28, 2016

September 28, 2016 — Increasing stomach fat – especially the “hidden fat” in your abdomen – is associated with newly...

Neuravi, EmboTrap II stent retriever, thrombectomy device, acute stroke, European launch, CE Mark
News | Thrombectomy Devices | September 28, 2016

September 28, 2016 — Neuravi recently announced Conformité Européenne (CE) Mark approval and launch of the company’s...

Infinix 4D CT

Toshiba's Infinix 4D CT, which combines CT with angiography in the interventional lab.

Feature | Angiography | September 28, 2016 | Tom Watson BS, RCVT, Clinical Analyst, MD Buyline

One of the more significant advancements for interventional X-ray (IXR) in the past few years has been a...

prostate cancer, hormone therapy, cardiac risk factors, Yale Cancer Center study, ASTRO 2016
News | Cardio-oncology | September 28, 2016

September 28, 2016 — In a recent study, a Yale Cancer Center team determined that men who received hormonal therapy...

LifePak, AED, sudden cardiac arrest, defibrillator, automatic external defibrillator

A Physio-Control LifePak CR Plus defibrillator shown in use during a hand-off to paramedics, who use larger, more sophisticated defibrillator-monitors (behind gloved paramedic).

Feature | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | September 28, 2016 | Allied Market Research

Automated external defibrillators (AED) are portable and lightweight devices used to deliver an electric shock...

TCT 2016, TCT.16, main arena, late breaking trials
Feature | Cath Lab | September 28, 2016

September 28, 2016 — The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) has announced the 11 late-breaking trials and 16...

Avinger, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, VA, Lumivascular technology, FSS Contract Award
News | Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) | September 27, 2016

September 27, 2016 — Avinger Inc. recently announced the company has received an FSS Contract Award from the U.S....

European Heart Rhythm Association, EHRA White Book 2016, EP Europace supplement, cardiac rhythm device use, Europe
News | EP Lab | September 27, 2016

September 27, 2016 — In August, the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) and EP Europace journal announced the...

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