News | Information Technology | December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015 — The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) applauded the U.S. House and...
BioVentrix, Revivent-TC Ventricular Enhancement System, interventional heart failure

BioVentrix closed-chest Revivent-TC Ventricular Enhancement System reduces the size of the ventricle for more efficient pumping in heart failure patients.

News | Heart Failure | December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015 — BioVentrix in mid-December announced the successful completion of the 30th clinical case using the...
watchman LAA occluder, LAAO registry

Implantation of the Boston Scientific Watchman LAA occluder.

News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) launched the new Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion (LAAO)...
radial access
Feature | Radial Access | December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015 — Although using the radial artery as the access point for angioplasty has been linked to reduced...
Feature | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015 — National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Taiwan and Duke University School of Medicine are...
News | Cardiac Imaging | December 28, 2015 | Dave Fornell
December 28, 2015 — Toshiba announced Dec. 21 it is considering selling off its healthcare division as part of its...
News | Cath Lab | December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Boston Scientific has started a Class I recall of...
Circle of Health, Valentin Fuster, mobile application, cardiovascular health

Image courtesy of Wake App Health SL

Technology | Mobile Devices | December 23, 2015
December 23, 2015 — Leading cardiologist Valentin Fuster, M.D., Ph.D., has developed a free...
recurrent stroke risk, low blood flow, vertebrobasilar region, NOVA, UIC
News | Stroke | December 23, 2015
December 23, 2015 — Patients who have had a stroke...
Feature | Genetic Testing | December 22, 2015 | Kevin P. Greene, M.D.
Statins are lifesaving medications — they have been shown to greatly reduce heart attack and other related events by...
News | Point of Care Testing | December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015 — Trinity Biotech plc announced submission of its Meritas Point of Care Analyzer and Meritas cardiac...
zoll lifevest
Technology | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the Zoll LifeVest Wearable Cardioverter...
Technology | Clinical Decision Support | December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has launched a new Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)/ACC...
Siemens, Teamplay, Protocols, radiation dose monitoring, RSNA 2015
Technology | Analytics Software | December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015 — At the 101st Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (...

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News | ACC | December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015 — In 2015, results from the ITALIC and CvLPRIT trials, along with studies examining lifestyle factors...
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