integrated clinical decision support, CDS, Wolters Kluwer, E-book
News | Clinical Decision Support | January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016 — The Health division of Wolters Kluwer announced the release of a complimentary e-book that...
AMA, investigational CPT code, myocardial strain imaging, cardio-oncology
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016 — Effective Jan. 1, 2016, the American Medical Association (AMA) Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)...
UltraSPECT, 450th U.S. installation, Firelands Regional Medical Center, nuclear medicine, radiation safety
News | Nuclear Imaging | January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016 — UltraSPECT Inc. has marked the 450th U.S. installation of its low-dose image processing technology...
Image Wisely, annual pledge process, medical imaging, radiation safety
News | Radiation Dose Management | January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016 — Image Wisely participants must now make yearly commitments, as opposed to a one-time pledge,...
Toshiba, CT-angiography, hybrid OR

Toshiba recently introduced a new line of combined CT and angiography systems, allowing true CT imaging on demand in the interventional lab.

Feature | Angiography | January 27, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Angiographic imaging system vendors have developed several new technologies to address emerging cath lab trends,...
Medic Vision, SafeCT Enterprise, St. Joseph's/Candler Health System, Georgia
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016 — Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd. announced the installation of SafeCT (computed tomography) at St...
Technology | Ultrasound Intra-cardiac Echo (ICE) | January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016 — Conavi Medical Inc. (formerly Colibri Technologies Inc.) has received U.S. Food and Drug...
Kyoto University, Panasonic, remote heartbeat sensing, millimeter-wave radar

Japanese researchers have come up with a way to measure heartbeats remotely, in real time, and under controlled conditions with as much accuracy as electrocardiographs. The technology utilizes spread-spectrum radar to catch signals from the body and an algorithm that distinguishes heartbeats from other signals.

News | Remote Monitoring | January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016 — Heartbeats can now be...
mechanical stimulation, cardiac cells, pacemakers, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology study
News | Pacemakers | January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016 — In a breakthrough that could change the future of...
Fujifilm, SonoSite Edge II, portable ultrasound system, FDA and CE clearance
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016 — Fujifilm SonoSite Inc. announced CE mark and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k)...
ECRI Institute, Rate This Model, medical equipment, review/rating tool
News | Business | January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016 — Now, medical technology purchasers and users have an instant online forum to rate and review...
St. Jude Medical, Optisure leads, FDA Class 1 Advisory, ICDs
News | Leads Implantable Devices | January 25, 2016
January 26, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. is recalling the Optisure implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) leads...
medical device excise tax, two-year suspension, U.S. market, GlobalData analyst
News | Business | January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016 — The suspension of the medical...
ACC, ACR, chest pain, diagnostic imaging, emergency department, recommendations document
News | Cardiac Imaging | January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016 — New recommendations from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American College of...
volanesorsen

Figure 1: This illustrates how volanesorsen works to prevent the formation of apoC-III protein

 

Feature | Pharmaceuticals | January 22, 2016 | Rosanne M. Crooke, Ph.D.
Familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS) is a rare, genetic disease characterized by mutations in genes affecting the...
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