Feature | September 15, 2010 | Dave Fornell
A new class of antiplatelet therapy drug pending U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance may offer greater...

Many CIIMS integrate with cath lab hemodynamic and reporting systems, such as McKessons Horizon Cardiology.

Feature | September 15, 2010 | Dave Fornell
Over the past five years, two major changes have occurred in cardiovascular information systems (CVIS) and...

The GE Healthcare LightSpeed CT750 High Definition (HD) 64-slice CT system is much faster than standard 64-slice systems. Its Gemstone technology with adaptive statistical iterative reconstruction offers improved spatial resolution and fewer artifacts.

Feature | September 15, 2010 | Dave Fornell
In this era of financial cost-cutting, questions are raised over the true need for 256- or 320-slice computed...

Left: Users say the image quality from a Toshiba Aquilion One 320-slice scanner provides more accurate diagnoses because the images do not have the artifacts common to stitched 64-slice images. A heart can be scanned in one volume during a single beat.

Feature | September 15, 2010 | Dave Fornell
Advancements in newer 64-slice computed tomography (CT) systems and the introduction of 256- and 320-slice systems...
News | September 15, 2010
September 15, 2010 — As the result of a new partnership, the Image-Arena advanced visualization software will be...
Technology | September 15, 2010
September 15, 2010 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) market approval for the Medivance...
News | September 15, 2010
September 15, 2010 – A study evaluating the level of platelet aggregation achieved after switching from clopidogrel (...
News | September 15, 2010
September 15, 2010 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the time to complete its review of the...

Boston Scientific's Atlantis IVUS

News | September 15, 2010
September 15, 2010 – A high-definition intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) system will be demonstrated during the...
Feature | September 14, 2010 | Dave Fornell
September 14, 2010 – Transcatheter valves, drug-eluting balloons and the latest stent comparison trial data are among...
Technology | September 14, 2010
September 14, 2010 –To support proactive patient care for those at risk for worsening heart failure, Medtronic this...
News | September 14, 2010
September 14, 2010 – The latest clinical trial data for the Promus Element and Taxus Element coronary stents will be...
News | September 10, 2010
September 10, 2010 – Cath Labs are being encouraged this week by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to...
News | September 10, 2010
September 10, 2010 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requiring that gadolinium-based contrast agents (...
Technology | September 10, 2010
September 10, 2010 – With new tax on medical devices beginning in 2013, a guidewire original equipment manufacturer (...
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