St. Jude Medical, EnSite Precision cardiac mapping system, European release
Technology | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems | April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced expansion of its EnSite Precision...
ischemic postconditioning, STEMI patients, clinical outcomes, ACC.16
News | Cath Lab | April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016 — A large randomized controlled trial of ischemic postconditioning in patients who had experienced ST-...
cardiac arrest, out-of-hospital, antiarrhythmic drugs, New England Journal of Medicine Study, ACC.16
News | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016 — Researchers have confirmed that certain heart rhythm medications, when given by paramedics to patients...
STEMI, delayed or deferred stent implantation, DANAMI-3-DEFER trial, ACC.16
News | Cath Lab | April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016 — Delayed or deferred stent...
St. Jude Medical, SJM, MultiPoint Pacing, CRT, cardiac resynchronization therapy, U.S. launch
Technology | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the U.S. launch and first U.S. implants of the Quadra Assura MP...
ACR, American College of Radiology, MEDCAC, peripheral arterial disease, PAD, seniors
News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016  — The American College of Radiology (ACR), as a member of a coalition of leading medical societies,...
FFR-CT, heartflow
Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 15, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis
Fractional flow reserve-computed tomography (FFR-CT) is still in the early stages of clinical implementation in the...
Inventory management, analytics software, cardiology

An example of a page from GE Healthcare's Cloud analytics software, showing percentage use of a hospital's operating rooms by procedure type and showing a breakdown of surgical supplies in drill down for one of these procedures.

Feature | Analytics Software | April 15, 2016 | Dave Fornell
With all areas of healthcare now migrating to electronic medical record (EMR) platforms, the data they contain can be...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Inventory Management | April 15, 2016
Healthcare reform is changing the way you provide care. With a focus on cost efficiency and quality, tracking...
Sapien III, Sapien 3, PARTNER II

The Sapien 3 valve has a skirt that has helped significantly reduce paravalvular leaks, which were an issue with earlier generation Sapien devices. 

Feature | Heart Valve Repair | April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016 — Intermediate-risk patients who received transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) with the latest-...
Muse V9, Muse version 9, ecg management system
Technology | ECG Management Systems | April 15, 2016
GE Healthcare released its new MUSE ECG management platform, MUSE v9, at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2016...
News | Heart Failure | April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016 — An investigational stem cell therapy derived from patients’ own blood marrow significantly improved...
TAVR runoff image

A 3-D CT reconstruction of a TAVR run-off image to assess the femoral access route using Toshiba's Aquillion One and Vital Images advanced visualization technologies. 

Feature | Heart Valve Repair | April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016 — Accurate and precise anatomical information is crucial to successful transcatheter aortic valve...
TAVR, Sapien 3, ACC.16

Implantation of an Edwards Lifesciences Sapien valve under angiography during the balloon inflation to expand the valve into the aortic annulus. 

Feature | Heart Valve Repair | April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016 —The more frequently a hospital performs a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) the better...
Harmony trabnscatheter pulmonary valve
News | Heart Valve Repair | April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016 — The first clinical data on the Medtronic Harmony Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) from its early...
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