CHOP, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, prenatal heart surgery, tumor removal, intrapericardial teratoma

Tucker Roussin, 3, is the first survivor of fetal surgery for a life-threatening tumor connected to his heart. Fetal medicine experts at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia successfully removed this tumor. Credit: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

News | Congenital Heart | October 28, 2016

October 28, 2016 — For the first time, fetal medicine experts have performed prenatal...

RFID inventory control in the cath lab, inventory management, cardinal

An example of RFID cabinets in a cath lab. As items are pulled from the cabinet, the inventory control system automatically determines what items were take out and adds them to the patient case. The system can also help locate recalled or expired items, and automatically track on-hand inventory to avoid manual counts.

Feature | Inventory Management | October 28, 2016 | Jean-Claude Saghbini

The healthcare industry’s transition to value-based care leaves no room for waste, and yet we know that inefficiency...

Svelte Medical Systems, CE Mark, Direct RX, Direct sirolimus-eluting coronary stent rapid exchange system, drug-eluting stent, DES
News | Stents | October 28, 2016

October 28, 2016 — Svelte Medical Systems Inc. announced this week it received CE Mark certification of the Direct...

Videos | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | October 28, 2016

It is critical to educate patients who are at risk of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), so Rahul Doshi, M.D., director of...

tryton side branch stent, bifurcation stenting, Cardinal Health
News | Stents Bifurcation | October 28, 2016

October 28, 2016 – Tryton Medical Inc., a primary developer of stents to treat coronary bifurcation lesions, and...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Inventory Management | October 28, 2016

With quality of care and cost efficiency at the top of your mind, there is no room in your hospital for waste from...

Aggrastat Bolus Vial, IV antiplatelet agent
Technology | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | October 28, 2016

October 28, 2016 — Medicure Inc. recently received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) market clearance for its...

Acutus Medical, AcQMap High Resolution Imaging and Mapping System, atrial fibrillation, UNCOVER-AF trial, first procedure
News | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems | October 27, 2016

October 27, 2016 — Acutus Medical announced the completion of the first patient procedure in the “Utilizing Novel...

PCI, operator volume, China study, JACC, outcomes
News | Cath Lab | October 27, 2016

October 27, 2016 — Volume matters when it comes to who does certain procedures to removing heart-attack causing...

Corindus, Corpath, robotic navigation, Robotic PCI, CorPath GRX
Technology | October 27, 2016

October 27, 2016 — Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. announced it received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and...

Interventional cardiology, cath lab technology, TCT, transcatheter cardiovascular therapeutics
Feature | Cath Lab | October 27, 2016 | Dave Fornell

The volume of information attendees receive at the annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT)...

BioTrace Medical Tempo temporary pacing lead, TAVR
Technology | Heart Valve Technology | October 27, 2016

October 27, 2016 — BioTrace Medical Inc. said it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance...

Philips, TCT 2016, image guidance technologies, iFR, HeartNavigator
News | Cath Lab | October 26, 2016

October 26, 2016 — Philips recently announced its latest image guidance solutions to be featured at the 2016...

Syncardiac Freedom Driver, FDA
News | Artificial Heart | October 26, 2016

October 26, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provided an update and additional information...

Medtronic, CoreValve Evolut R, TAVR system, 34 mm valve, FDA approval, largest in the U.S.
Technology | Heart Valve Technology | October 26, 2016

October 26, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and U.S. launch of...

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