Medtronic, Micra TPS, transcatheter pacing system, pacemaker, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, New Jersey first
News | Pacemakers | June 06, 2016
June 6, 2016 — Jersey Shore University Medical Center, part of Meridian CardioVascular Network, is the first hospital...
News | Stents Bioresorbable | June 06, 2016
June 6, 2016 — Amaranth Medical announced that it completed enrollment in May in the RENASCENT-II study of its novel...
Biotronik, ORIENT trial results, EuroPCR 2016, Orsiro DES, hybrid drug-eluting stent
News | Stents Drug Eluting | June 03, 2016
June 3, 2016 — Biotronik announced results establishing non-inferiority of the Orsiro hybrid...
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | June 03, 2016
June 3, 2016 — Cardionovum GmbH recently announced the completion of enrollment of the RAPID trial. Results will be...
ONC, survey, electronic health records, adoption, 2015
News | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | June 03, 2016
June 3, 2016 — According to data from a new survey, nearly all of the nation’s hospitals have adopted certified...
cardiac PET, myocardial perfusion, PET-CT, cardiac perfusion

A PET-CT cardiac perfusion exam from a Siemens Biograph scanner. The black and white areas of the image show the CT imaging of the anatomy. The colored portion shows the PET overlay on the myocardium and is color-coded to show tracer uptake values. This can show areas of the heart muscle where there are perfusion defects cause by infarcts or coronary artery blockages due to a heart attack and help determine the severity of the ischemia.

Feature | PET Imaging | June 03, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Positron emission tomography (PET) is a nuclear imaging technology (also referred to as molecular imaging) that enables...
Artec 3D, Artec Studio 11, 3-D printing
Technology | 3-D Printing | June 02, 2016
June 2, 2016 — Artec 3D, a developer and manufacturer of professional 3-D hardware and software, announced the release...
Feature | June 02, 2016
June 2, 2016 — Here are the top 20 most popular current articles, news releases and videos on the Diagnostic and...
CardioMEMS, heart failure, PA pressure monitoring

The CardioMEMS device detects worsening heart failure symptoms using pulmonary artery pressure monitoring. Pressure increases can indicate early signs of fluid backup so physicians can make changes to the patient's medications and prevent an acute congestive heart failure hospital admission. 

Feature | Heart Failure | June 01, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis
Healthcare reform efforts of recent years have challenged the industry to reduce the costs of healthcare for both...
ASE 2016, echocardiography, Seattle
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 01, 2016
June 1, 2016 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) will host its 27th Annual Scientific Sessions, June 10-14...
BioVentrix, Revivent-TC System, heart failure, ALIVE U.S. clinical trial, FDA IDE
News | Heart Failure | June 01, 2016
June 1, 2016 — BioVentrix Inc. announced that it has received a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Investigational...
Biotronik, CardioMessenger Smart, remote monitoring, ICD, pacemaker
Technology | EP Device Monitoring Systems | June 01, 2016
June 1, 2016 — Biotronik announced the launch of CardioMessenger Smart in the United States. CardioMessenger Smart is a...
stroke, neuroimaging study, Achala Vagal, ASNR, race, age, sex
News | Stroke | June 01, 2016
June 1, 2016 — A person is admitted to the hospital with a...
congenital heart, pulmonary artery stenting, JACC study
News | Congenital Heart | May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016 — In a recent study, the use of a ...
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