Videos | March 22, 2011
Robert G. Mitchell, senior manager, contrast imaging solutions, explains how Bracco Diagnostics' acquisition of E-Z-EM...
Technology | March 22, 2011
March 22, 2011 - Further enhancing its cardiovascular reporting capabilities, Fujifilm Medical Systems Inc. added its...
Technology | March 22, 2011
March 22, 2011 – During complex interventional procedures, it is challenging to accurately navigate and interpret the...
News | March 22, 2011
March 22, 2011 - Terumo Cardiovascular Systems (CVS) said it agreed to the terms of a consent decree with the U.S. Food...
News | March 21, 2011
March 21, 2011 - Researchers have shown for the first time that stem cells injected into enlarged hearts reduced heart...
News | March 21, 2011
March 21, 2011 - OrbusNeich today announced it filed a lawsuit in the Netherlands against a doctor and principal...
News | March 21, 2011
March 21, 2011 - A pilot study in healthy children and adolescents shows that it is feasible to screen for undiagnosed...

Figure 3 (left) Cognis CRT-D, color-coded cyan/casing, yellow/battery, orange/HV capacitors, red/capacitor strip, purple/HV transformer, blue/antenna, green/capacitor block. Right, Altrua 60 ICP.

Feature | March 21, 2011 | Michael S. Gossman, M.S., DABR
For more than 20 years, radiation oncologists have emphasized the importance of radiation-tolerant heart rhythm...

Figure 1: A key to successful same-day PCI programs is correctly identifying suitable patients. UIC Medical Center stratifies these criteria into clinical, angiographic and socio-demographic parameters on the above form to identify candidates.

Feature | March 18, 2011 | Carolyn Dickens, NP, University of Illinois at Chicago
With the increased use of transradial cardiac catheterization throughout hospitals across the country, several results...
Feature | March 18, 2011 | Adhir Shroff, M.D., MPH
Transradial Approach (Left vs. Right) and Procedural Times During Coronary Procedures: TALENT study Alessandro...

Medrads Avanta power contrast injection system. Power injectors allow smaller 4 French catheters to be used when performing radial access procedures.

Feature | March 18, 2011 | Mladen I. Vidovich, M.D, FACC, FSCAI
Radial artery occlusion rate during transradial access procedures is strongly related to sheath and catheter size....

Figure 1: An illustration of the times involved in STEMI treatment, from the onset of symptoms until delivery of reprofusion therapy. The goal of any STEMI protocol is to reduce the time to under 90 minutes.

Feature | March 18, 2011 | John Kao, M.D., FACC
Heart disease remains the number one killer of both men and women in the United States, with ST elevation myocardial...
Feature | March 18, 2011 | Dave Fornell
Tiny guide wires are designed to navigate vessels to reach a lesion or vessel segment. Once the tip of the device...

The University of Southern California is developing an algorithm to produce animated MRI scans of anatomy in motion.

Feature | March 18, 2011 | Dave Fornell
Two big advances in cardiac advanced visualization software were highlighted in December at the 2010 Radiological...

To computerize old paper ECG waveforms, Agfa converts the scanned copies into an optical character recognition (OCR) format, which can then be translated into an HL7 format.

Feature | March 18, 2011 | Dave Fornell
Converting from paper-based electrocardiogram (ECG) files and reports to an electronic record system, or switching to a...
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