dual antiplatelet therapy, DAPT, mortality, DES implantation, CRF, length
Feature | March 19, 2015
March 19, 2015 — Data from a meta-analysis published recently in The Lancet found that extended-duration...
ST2, cardiac biomarker, Critical Diagnostics, heart failure, predict outcomes
News | March 19, 2015
March 19, 2015 — According to an abstract presented at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Scientific Sessions in...
Emblem S-ICD, implantable cardioverter defibrillator, Boston Scientific, FDA, CE
Technology | March 19, 2015
March 19, 2015 — Boston Scientific Corp. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and CE Mark approval of...
IntelliSpace Cardiovascular, Philips, CVIS, cardiac PACS

The IntelliSpace Cardiovascular CVIS uses icons at the top of the page to help navigate a patient's history more quickly.

Technology | March 19, 2015
March 19, 2015 — Philips Healthcare launched IntelliSpace Cardiovascular at the American College of Cardiology (ACC)...
CTA, CCTA, CT angiography, ACC.15, ACC 2015, SCOT-HEART

Image courtesy of Siemens Healthcare

Feature | March 19, 2015
March 19, 2015 — Use of computed tomography coronary angiography (CTA), which provides 3-D images of the heart, coupled...
TriGuard, Keystone, embolic protection, TAVR

The TriGuard embolic protection system prevents debris from valvuloplasty or TAVR valve deployment from traveling to the brain.

Feature | March 19, 2015
March 19, 2015 — An investigational device that deflects debris away from the brain during transcatheter aortic valve...
CTSN, atrial fibrillation, surgical ablation, mitral valve surgery
News | March 18, 2015
March 18, 2015 — New study results from The Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network (CTSN) show the addition of...
SecondOpinionExpert, eHealth Records, mobile app
News | March 18, 2015
March 18, 2015 — SecondOpinionExpert has expanded its online medical second opinions platform by launching an...
MPTronic, SST Group, RDM, Radiation Dosage Monitor

Image courtesy of MPTronic

Technology | March 18, 2015
March 18, 2015 — SST Group Inc. announced a partnership with MPTronic to become the exclusive distributor in the United...
NorthStar, RadioGenix, isotopes, separation system, Tc-99m

Image courtesy of NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC

News | March 17, 2015
March 17, 2015 — NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC will unveil the commercial model of its RadioGenix...
Sterne Agee, ACC, Medtronic, Edwards, St. Jude, TAVR, heart failure
Feature | March 17, 2015 | Gregory Chodaczek, analyst for Sterne Agee
March 17, 2015 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) hosted its 64th Annual Scientific Session & Expo over the...
CoreValve, high risk study, TAVR, Medtronic, ACC

Bottom view into the Medtronic CoreValve.

Feature | March 17, 2015
March 17, 2015 — New two-year data from the CoreValve U.S. Pivotal High Risk Study, which demonstrated superior two-...
Edwards, Sapien, PARTNER trial, five-year outcomes, ACC
Feature | March 17, 2015
March 17, 2015 — Five-year data suggest that the Sapien transcatheter heart valve (Edwards Lifesciences) is a feasible...
St. Jude, CardioMEMS, CHAMPION trial, heart failure, reduced ejection fraction

The CardioMEMS device is implanted in the pulmonary artery via a short, femoral vein access cath procedure. It measures changes in pulmonary artery pressure, which are a surrogate measure for fluid retention in the lungs due to worsening heart failure conditions. The device is unique in that it does does not use a battery.

Feature | March 16, 2015
March 16, 2015 — Heart failure (HF) patients with reduced...
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, PCI, STEMI, late presenters
Feature | March 16, 2015
March 16, 2015 — New research from the Minneapolis Heart...
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