congenital heart defects, CHD, risk factors, genes, University of California Irvine research
News | Congenital Heart | September 09, 2016

September 9, 2016 — New research published Sept. 8 in the Open Access journal PLOS Biology reports the role of genes...

Carmat, bioprosthetic artificial heart, PIVOTAL study, first implantation, heart failure
News | Artificial Heart | September 09, 2016

September 9, 2016 — Carmat announced that the first implantation of its bioprosthetic...

Prevencio, clinical and multi-protein test panel, obstructive coronary artery disease, data presentation, European Society of Cardiology, ESC Congress
News | Blood Testing | September 08, 2016

September 8, 2016 — Prevencio Inc. announced that data on its new clinical and multi-protein panel to...

AMA, American Medical Association study, EMRs, electronic medical records, physician burnout
News | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | September 07, 2016

September 7, 2016 — Technological and administrative obstacles are significantly cutting into available time for...

Toshiba, Aplio 500 Platinum ultrasound, International Contrast Ultrasound Society, ICUS, live case, contrast-enhanced ultrasound
News | Ultrasound Imaging | September 07, 2016

September 7, 2016 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. announced that its Aplio 500 Platinum...

EP device cyber security, SJM, St. Jude Medical
News | EP Lab | September 07, 2016

September 7, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. (SJM) has filed a lawsuit against Muddy Waters Consulting LLC, Muddy...

CVIS, IntelliSpace cardiovascular, Cardiac PACS, cardiology information system, Philips

A Delaware hospital implemented IntelliSpace Cardiovascular to allow for administrative reporting beyond the echo lab at levels not previously capable with its earlier system.

Case Study | Cardiac PACS | September 06, 2016

With any new system implementation in a healthcare system, there is a fear of downtime and potential adverse impact...

aorfix, lombard medical, EVAR,
News | September 06, 2016 | Dave Fornell

September 5, 2016 — Lombard Medical Inc., a company focused on endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) of abdominal...

St. Jude Medical, Amplatzer Amulet LAA occluder, left atrial appendage, IDE trial
News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | September 02, 2016

September 2, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the start of the St. Jude Medical Amplatzer Amulet IDE trial of...

Videos | Heart Failure | September 02, 2016

The Respicardia Remede System is a pacemaker-like implantable device designed to improve cardiovascular health by...

Respicardia, Remede, pacemaker for sleep apnea, central sleep apnea treatment

The Respicardia Remede System is a pacemaker-like implantable device designed to improve cardiovascular health by restoring natural breathing during sleep in patients with central sleep apnea.

News | Heart Failure | September 02, 2016

September 2, 2016 — Results from an international, randomized study show that an implanted nerve stimulator...

Pradaxa, dabigatran, GLORIA-AF registry, ESC Congress 2016, NVAF
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | September 01, 2016

September 1, 2016 — First outcome results from the GLORIA-AF Registry show that treatment with Pradaxa (dabigatran...

ASNC, SNMMI, position statement, myocardial perfusion PET, coronary artery disease
News | PET Imaging | September 01, 2016

September 1, 2016 — The American Society for Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) and the Society of...

Tidi, CFI, zero-gravity, zergravity, cath lab radiation protection

Concerns about cath lab staff exposure to X-ray radiation was one of the big drivers of DAIC reader interests in August. This image shows Tidi Products' Zero-Gravity system that provides twice the amount of protection of conventional lead aprons in the cath lab. The system is ceiling suspended so the physician does not have the weight on their back and shoulders and eliminates the need for the operator to wear lead. This system was one of the five radiation dose reduction technologies highlighted in the top article from this month. 

Feature | September 01, 2016 | Dave Fornell

September 1, 2016 — Here is the list of the top 20 most popular pieces of content on the Diagnostic and...

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