News | September 27, 2011

September 27, 2011 — Occlutech announced its CEO, Tor Peters, has obtained a favorable ruling from the district...

Technology | September 27, 2011

September 27, 2011 — AF Stat released updates to the AFib Educator, a free smartphone app...

News | September 27, 2011

September 27, 2011 — A team of physicians, engineers and materials scientists at Children's Hospital Boston and the...

News | September 27, 2011

September 27, 2011 — Last week’s inclusion of critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) in the standard list of...

News | September 27, 2011

September 27, 2011 — A study in the Sept. 27 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggests...

A neck and brain perfusion image created by the Philips Ingenuity TF PET/MRI system.

Feature | September 26, 2011 | Dave Fornell

The new imaging modality of positron emission tomography (PET)/magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was introduced to...

CT can clearly show detailed anatomy and image plaque, unlike nuclear imaging, angiography or electrocardiograms, as in this 3-D reconstruction from a Toshiba 256-slice CT scanner.

Feature | September 26, 2011 | Dave Fornell

With a growing problem of overcrowded emergency departments, coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) may be...

Indiana University (IU) Health La Porte Hospital in La Porte, Ind., worked with GE Healthcare to create a state-of-the-art arrhythmia center to help reduce the number of electrophysiology referrals to hospitals in Chicago.

Case Study | September 26, 2011

Indiana University (IU) Health La Porte Hospital in La Porte, Ind., is a full-service, 227-bed, acute care, non-...

Feature | September 26, 2011 | Adhir Shroff, M.D., MPH

Effect of Duration of Hemostatic Compression on Radial Artery Occlusion After Transradial AccessSamir B. Pancholy,...

Barbeau test, radial access

Figure 1: Document radial artery readings along with the Barbeau test and mark the wrist for quick reference.

Feature | Radial Access | September 26, 2011 | Stephanie Murray RN, BSN, CCRN-CMC

Staff education is a vital component for the successful transition to a predominantly transradial cardiac...

Feature | September 26, 2011 | Dave Fornell

There have been several key news items from the U.S. stent market over the past year. These include the introduction...

Sonja Holt, RN, BSN, CPACS administrator leverages the Integrated Cath Lab features of Horizon Cardiology to improve the overall workflow at Houston Northwest Medical Center.

Case Study | September 26, 2011 | Sonja Holt, RN, BSN

After years as a bedside nurse in the intensive care unit (ICU) and later in the cardiac catheterization laboratory...

Feature | September 26, 2011 | Dave Fornell

Today’s generation of cath lab hemodynamic recording systems do much more than simply measure and monitor a patient’...

News | September 22, 2011

September 22, 2011 — Stentys S.A., a medical technology company commercializing a self-apposing stent to treat acute...

News | September 22, 2011

September 22, 2011 — The 15th annual scientific meeting of the Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) will feature...

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