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...
Videos | Cardio-oncology | June 30, 2016
Interview with Federico Asch, M.D., FACC, FASE, associate director of the echocardiography core lab at Medstar Health...
St. Jude Medical, HeartMate 3 LVAS, LVAD, CardioStim-EHRA Europace Innovation Award 2016
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. recently announced the company received an Innovation Award for its HeartMate 3...
HeartFlow, FFR-CT Analysis, next-generation platform, second FDA clearance
Technology | CT Angiography (CTA) | June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016 — HeartFlow Inc. announced that it is launching its next generation of the HeartFlow FFR-CT Analysis. The...
DEFUSE-2 study, MRI, brain bleeding risk, post-stroke treatment, NIH

This image combines pre- and post-treatment scans from the same patient. Analysis of the two scans revealed that the area and size of post-treatment bleeding corresponded to blood-brain barrier disruption (shown in green, yellow and red) prior to therapy. Image courtesy of Richard Leigh, NINDS.

News | Stroke | June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016 — In a study of stroke patients, investigators confirmed through...
Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 28, 2016
Interview with MD Buyline clinical analysts Jon Brubaker and Sabrina Newell at the American Society of Echocardiography...
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