Kopp Development, FerrAlert FILM, Ferrogmagnetic Incident Log Manager, Joint Commission standards

The FerrAlert Ferromagnetic Incident Log Manager (FILM) device is designed to work exclusively with Kopp Development's FerrAlert Halo II Plus MRI entryway system, pictured above. Image courtesy of Kopp Development Inc.

Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | November 17, 2015

November 17, 2015 — Kopp Development Inc. announced the release of the new accessory for their latest...

Philips IntelliSpace PACS, Xcelera cardiology PACS, UCHealth

Image courtesy of Philips Healthcare

News | Cardiac PACS | November 17, 2015

November 17, 2015 — Philips announced its collaboration with UCHealth, an integrated delivery network of five...

GE Healthcare, molecular imaging, PET/CT, Discovery IQ, Discovery NM/CT 670 Pro, RSNA 2015

Discovery IQ PET/CT scanner image courtesy of GE Healthcare

News | Nuclear Imaging | November 16, 2015

November 16, 2015 — GE Healthcare’s ...

endoscopic vein-graft harvesting

An endoscopic vein-graft harvesting for a CABG procedure. Image courtesy of Maquet.

Feature | Cardiovascular Surgery | November 16, 2015 | Saurabh D. Ashier, PA-C, Keck Medical Center USC

We are approaching 20 years since the introduction of endoscopic vein-graft harvesting (EVH) as a method of vessel...

GE Healthcare, ultrasound, RSNA 2015, Logiq E9, Vivid, VScan, Voluson, Invenia, ABUS

Vivid E95 cardiovascular ultrasound system. Image courtesy of GE Healthcare.

News | Ultrasound Imaging | November 16, 2015

November 16, 2015 — At the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2015 annual meeting, GE Healthcare will...

wearable Holter monitors, iRhythm, ziopatch, zio patch

iRhythm Technologies Zio Patch was among the first of a new generation of simplified, wearable Holter monitors designed to increase ease of use and patient compliance to increase detection of arrhythmias that may lead to stroke.

Feature | Holter Monitoring Systems | November 16, 2015 | Judy Lenane, RN, MHA

One-third of ischemic strokes are classified as cryptogenic. The classic risk factors for stroke are usually absent...

GE Healthcare, MRI, RSNA 2015, Signa Explorer, Signa Creator, Signa Pioneer

Signa Explorer image courtesy of GE Healthcare

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | November 16, 2015

November 16, 2015 — At this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting, GE Healthcare is...

protein reprogramming, Stem Cells Translational Medicine, cardiac progenitor cells, CPCs, regenerative therapies
News | Stem Cell Therapies | November 13, 2015

November 13, 2015 — A new study appearing in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine (SCTM) describes a highly efficient,...

angina, abnormal heart blood flow, female-pattern heart disease, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute study, AHA Scientific Sessions
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | November 13, 2015

November 13, 2015 — Chest pain in female-pattern heart disease is...

News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | November 12, 2015

November 12, 2015 — Preventing blood clots with drugs such as...

pharmacist-physician collaboration, high blood pressure control, minority and low-income populations
News | Hypertension | November 12, 2015

November 12, 2015 — A pharmacist-physician collaborative effort to control blood pressure among a diverse group of...

Cardiologists using the Philips spectral CT software to view a spectral CT image reconstruction at various energy levels.

Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | November 12, 2015 | Dave Fornell

Computed tomography has seen rapid growth in all segments of medicine over the past two decades, and recent advances...

Neovasc, Tiara, transcatheter mitral valve, TMVR

The Neovasc Tiara transcatheter mitral valve is currently being tested in U.S. and international clinical trials. 

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | November 12, 2015 | Dave Fornell

(This article was updated in August 2016)

The advent of transcatheter valve repair and replacement...

obese kids, eight years old, heart disease, MRI, Linyuan Jing
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | November 11, 2015

November 11, 2015 — Imaging tests of obese children — some as young as 8 years old — showed...

high blood pressure, Target BP, AMA, AHA, American Heart Association, American Medical Association
News | Hypertension | November 11, 2015

November 11, 2015 — Two of the country’s preeminent health organizations, the American Heart Association (AHA) and...

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