Johns Hopkins, sticky gel, stem cells, rat hearts, heart attacks

Hydrogel applied to beating rat hearts improves stem cell uptake by the heart muscle and speeds up tissue healing after heart attack. Image courtesy of Johns Hopkins Medicine.

News | Stem Cell Therapies | September 29, 2015

September 29, 2015 — A sticky, protein-rich gel created by Johns Hopkins researchers appears to help...

American Heart Association, AHA, heart failure, HF, Rise Above Heart Failure initiative, report
News | Heart Failure | September 29, 2015

September 29, 2015 — A new report from the American Heart Association (AHA) projects that the number of Americans...

News | Cath Lab | September 29, 2015

September 29, 2015 — The Innovation Institute announced that Boston Scientific has signed an agreement to become the...

Eluvia drug-eluting vascular stent system, 12-month primary patency, Boston Scientific, MAJESTIC trial, CIRSE

Image courtesy of Boston Scientific

News | Stents Peripheral | September 28, 2015

September 28, 2015 — New 12-month clinical trial outcomes assessing the safety and performance of the Boston...

predicting arrhythmias, mcgill university, alternans patterns
News | EP Lab | September 28, 2015

September 28, 2015 — Researchers have discovered how to predict some...

News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | September 25, 2015

September 25, 2015 – The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has launched the international TWILIGHT clinical...

ContextVision, ultrasound image processing, low latency, portable devices

Image courtesy of Philips
 

News | Ultrasound Imaging | September 25, 2015

September 25, 2015 — At the 2015 IEEE High Performance Extreme Computing Conference (HPEC ‘15), ContextVision...

ACC, atrial fibrillation registries, ablation, left atrial appendage occlusion procedures, LAAO Registry
News | Atrial Fibrillation | September 24, 2015

September 24, 2015 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) launched two new clinical registry programs in August...

SHAPE, task force, CT calcium scoring, carotid artery ultrasound, SHAPE Trial advisory meeting
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | September 24, 2015

September 24, 2015 — SHAPE, The Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication, met with an international...

Biotronik, NORDIC ICD trial, defibrillation testing, DF testing, shock efficacy
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICD) | September 24, 2015

September 24, 2015 — Biotronik announced the publication of NORDIC ICD (NO Regular Defibrillation testing In...

FDA, CDRH, Patient Engagement Advisory Committee, regulatory decision-making
News | Patient Engagement | September 24, 2015

September 24, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it is establishing an advisory committee...

guideline, treating supraventricular tachycardia, ACC, AHA, HRS
News | EP Lab | September 23, 2015

September 23, 2015 — A new guideline aimed at helping clinicians treat patients with...

CeloNova BioSciences, Cobra PzF coronary stent system, second randomized trial, COBRA-REDUCE

Cobra PzF coronary stent system image courtesy of CeloNova BioSciences Inc.

News | Stents | September 23, 2015

September 23, 2015 — CeloNova BioSciences Inc. announced that it has received conditional approval to start an...

blood clot detection, single scan, rats, radionuclides, Peter Caravan, whole body

The whole body of a rat can be imaged for blood clots with one PET scan (which is overlaid here on an MRI image) using the FBP8 probe. Arrow points to a blood clot. Image courtesy of Peter Caravan, Ph.D.

News | PET Imaging | September 23, 2015

September 23, 2015 — New research...

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