BioSeal Advanced powder is a mixture of a hydrophilic polymer and potassium ferrate that is placed around the access site.

Feature | May 19, 2011 | Todd Loesch

For decades, cath lab clinicians essentially had only one option for achieving hemostasis management following a...

Pre-hospital ECG transmissions helped ThedaCare diagnose STEMI patients prior to arrival, allowing earlier cath lab activation.

Feature | May 19, 2011 | Mike Rodman, Cath Lab Supervisor, Appleton Medical Center, Appleton, Wis., and Theda Clark Medical Center, Neenah, Wis.

According to the American College of Cardiology (ACC), each year nearly 400,000 patients are admitted to U.S....

News | May 19, 2011

May 19, 2011—Arterial Remodeling Technologies (ART) announced details of the state-of-the-art design of its polymer-...

News | May 19, 2011

May 19, 2011 – New clinical data presented today at EuroPCR 2011 demonstrate immediate and long-term health-related...

News | May 19, 2011

May 19, 2011 - Neovasc Inc., a developer of novel technologies used to treat vascular disease, reported positive six...

News | May 19, 2011

May 19, 2011 - Results from a study validating Cheetah Medical's noninvasive NICOM system specifically for use in...

Technology | May 19, 2011

May 19, 2011 - BridgePoint Medical Inc. has announced that they have received clearance of an expanded indication...

It is necessary for the radial artery to be easily visualized for the access puncture. An arm support or cradle can be used.

Feature | Radial Access | May 18, 2011 | Angela Iverson RT (R), Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago

When a lab is transitioning from transfemoral to transradial cardiac catheterizations, the process can be either...

OCT has limitations where IVUS can still offer superior imaging.

Feature | Intravascular Imaging | May 18, 2011 | Dave Fornell

 

 

There are many advantages to using optical coherence tomography (OCT) intravascular imaging....

An example of OCT showing a stent with neointimal growth over the stent struts. The struts appear as bright spots.

Feature | May 18, 2011 | Karene Dumoulin, Principal Analyst, Millennium Research Group

Imaging technology and diagnostic tools for interventional cardiologists have changed dramatically over the past few...

GE recently released its Vivid E9 BT11 (breakthrough 2011) version echo system, offering several workflow improvements.

Feature | May 18, 2011 | Dave Fornell

The biggest trend in cardiovascular ultrasound is the adoption of 3-D/4-D echo systems for better images, more data...

Feature | May 18, 2011 | Mladen I. Vidovich, M.D., FACC, FSCAI

There were 15 abstracts presented describing radial access and intervention during the American College of...

Figure 1: Access site and bleeding outcomes from the RIVAL trial.

Feature | May 18, 2011 | Adhir Shroff, M.D., MPH

The results of the highly anticipated RIVAL (RadIal Vs. femorAL access for coronary intervention)[1,2] trial were...

News | May 18, 2011

May 18, 2011 - The Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) announces tools and training to help medical...

A stepped image from an Infinix-i angiography system showing PAD.

Feature | May 18, 2011 | Dave Fornell

As medicine continues its march away from open surgical procedures to minimally invasive and transcatheter...

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