Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 06, 2016
An interview with Ricardo Cury, M.D., director of cardiac imaging, Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute, at the Society...
AtriCure, AtriClip PRO2 LAA Exclusion System, CE Mark, left atrial appendage occlusion
News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | July 05, 2016
July 5, 2016 — AtriCure Inc. announced that it has received CE Mark for the AtriClip PRO2 Left Atrial Appendage (LAA)...
News | Heart Failure | July 05, 2016
July 5, 2016 — A research team has developed a new electric mesh device that can be wrapped around the heart to deliver...
HeartWare, HVAD, batteries recall
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | July 05, 2016
July 5, 2016 — HeartWare Inc. announced a recall of the batteries used on the...
Absorb, bioresorbable stent, FDA approval, FDA approves, FDA clears, dissolving stent

The Abbott Absorb is the first bioresorbable stent to be cleared for use in the United States. 

Technology | Stents Bioresorbable | July 05, 2016 | Dave Fornell
July 5, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the first fully bioresorbable coronary stent for...
MRI scanners, helium gas field discovery, Africa, future supply
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | July 01, 2016
July 1, 2016 — Helium is essential for many modern technologies, including...
anabolic steroid abuse, ARVC, arrhythmia, stroke, British Cardiovascular Society conference
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | July 01, 2016
July 1, 2016 — Research has already shown that taking anabolic steroids is associated with high blood pressure and an...
PulsePoint mobile app, CPR responder, sudden cardiac arrest, Seattle Fire Department
News | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | July 01, 2016
July 1, 2016 — Medic One Foundation and the Seattle Fire Department (SFD) announced in June the launch of PulsePoint, a...
ASE 2016, echo, echocardiography, cardiac ultrasound, annual meeting, ASE.16, American Society of Echocardiography
Feature | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 01, 2016
Below is a round up of news and videos about new cardiac ultrasound technology discussed in sessions and on the expo...
Vital Images, Vitrea 7 advanced visualization software, SCCT 2016
Technology | Advanced Visualization | June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016 — Vital Images Inc. recently launched version 7 of its Vitrea...
Cormatrix Cardiovascular, Tyke ECM, extracellular matrix, neonates and infants
News | Congenital Heart | June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016 — CorMatrix Cardiovascular Inc. announced the treatment of the first patients using its CorMatrix Tyke, a...
BioVentrix, Revivent-TC, transcatheter heart failure system, CE Mark
News | Heart Failure | June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016 — BioVentrix Inc. announced that it has received certification for CE marking its Revivent TC...
beta-blockers, Thomas Jefferson University, beta-adrenergic receptors

Selective activation of the beta2-adrenergic receptor (beta2AR) by a beta-arrestin-biased pepducin promotes activation of a beta-arrestin signaling pathway that is cardioprotective. Image courtesy of the lab of Jeffrey Benovic, Thomas Jefferson University.

News | Heart Failure | June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016 — Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University have discovered how to enhance the effectiveness of beta-...
Videos | ASE | June 30, 2016
DAIC/ITN editor Dave Fornell shares some of the innovative new technologies on the show floor of the American Society...
Videos | Structural Heart | June 30, 2016
Interview with Stephen Little, M.D., medical director of the Valve Clinic at the Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and...
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