Covidien, Medtronic, TurboHawk, Atherectomy system

The Medtronic TurboHawk atherectomy system. 

Feature | Atherectomy Devices | August 18, 2016 | Dave Fornell

Due to poor outcomes from percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) ballooning of vessels alone, or of stenting in...

Sapien III, Sapien 3, PARTNER III, FDA approval, expanded indication, intermediate risk patients

The Sapien 3 valve has a skirt of fabric at its base that has significantly reduced issues of paravalvular leak, which was an issue with the first generation Sapien device. 

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | August 18, 2016 | Dave Fornell

August 18, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indications for both the Edwards...

HIE, health information exchanges, participation strategy, Binghamton University
News | Information Technology | August 18, 2016

August 18, 2016 — The U.S. healthcare industry has failed to create and sustain an efficient network for...

GE Healthcare, OEC Elite MiniView mini C-arm
Technology | Mobile C-Arms | August 17, 2016

August 17, 2016 — GE Healthcare announced the release of the OEC Elite MiniView C-arm, a new imaging system designed...

Corindus Corpath, Acist Medical RXi and CVi, Fairview Southdale Hospital, Minnesota, cath lab
News | Cath Lab | August 17, 2016

August 17, 2016 — Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. and Acist Medical Systems Inc. are providing Fairview Southdale...

warfarin, long-term stability, atrial fibrillation, DCRI study, Sean Pokorney
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | August 16, 2016

August 16, 2016 — Warfarin prescribed to prevent strokes in...

Cardiovascular Systems Inc., LIBERTY 360 study, Amputation Prevention Symposium, PAD, peripheral artery disease, atherectomy
News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | August 16, 2016

August 16, 2016 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) released procedural and 30-day results from its LIBERTY 360°...

Blood flow fluid dynamics, impact of sheer stresses in blood vessels

An example of blood flow fluid dynamics showing sheer stresses on the vessel wall. Image courtesy of the British Heart Foundation. It is beleived sheer stress and fluid dynamics inside vessles play a role in vascular disease.

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | August 16, 2016

August 16, 2016 — New research from a fluid mechanics team in Greece reveals how blood flow dynamics within blood...

Absorb, bioresorbable stent, BVS, on OCT

An optical coherence tomography (OCT) image of an Absorb bioresorbable stent. The stent struts are clear, allowing light to pass through, and in some cases magnifying the light that passes through under each strut. Image courtesy of St. Jude Medical.

Blog | Stents Bioresorbable | August 16, 2016

There was an explosion of interest in bioresorbable stents immediately following the July 5, 2016 announcement that...

Agfa Healthcare, Enterprise Imaging, peer60 report, most recommended image sharing vendor
News | Enterprise Imaging | August 16, 2016

August 16, 2016 — Research firm peer60, in a recently published review of healthcare imaging and technology vendors...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Inventory Management | August 15, 2016

Pacemakers, stents and bandages — keeping tracking of what is on hand and accurately capturing charges can be a...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | August 15, 2016

The Edwards Lifesciences Intuity Elite surgical aortic valve uses a balloon expandable skirt technology taken from...

Biosense Webster, Smarttouch SF, ablation catheter, AF, Afib, Atrial fibrillation treatment
Technology | Ablation Systems | August 15, 2016

August 15, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted market approval for the Biosense Webster...

Edwards Lifesciences, FDA approval, Intuity Elite valve

The Edwards Intuity Elite valve system uses a balloon expandable skirt to anchor the valve rather than traditional sutures.

Technology | Heart Valve Technology | August 15, 2016

August 15, 2016 – Edwards Lifesciences announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved of the...

News | EP Lab | August 12, 2016

August 12, 2016 — Electrophysiology ablation navigation system company Stereotaxis Inc. announced its shares of...

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