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...

Pradaxa, warfarin, safety and effectiveness, NVAF, non-valvular atrial fibrillation, clinical trial, AHA Scientific Sessions
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | November 11, 2015

November 11, 2015 — Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and Boehringer Ingelheim announced the results of a new...

Medtronic, Micra TPS, Global Clinical Trial, results

Image courtesy of Medtronic

News | Pacemakers | November 11, 2015

November 11, 2015 — Medtronic plc announced that the Medtronic...

MC3 Cardiopulmonary, acquisition, Terumo Cardiovascular Systems, new manufacturing facility, surgical cannula

Image courtesy of MC3 Cardiopulmonary

News | Cardiovascular Surgery | November 10, 2015

November 10, 2015 — MC3 Cardiopulmonary announced it has completed the acquisition and transfer of all assets...

News | Cath Lab | November 10, 2015

November 10, 2015 – TherOx Inc. announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Investigational...

SALUS trial, Direct Flow Medical TAVR device, Medtronic CoreValve, PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute

Image courtesy of Direct Flow Medical

News | Heart Valve Technology | November 10, 2015

November 10, 2015 — PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute enrolled the first patient in Pennsylvania in a...

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