An example of a FFR-CT study showing a 3-D reconstruction of the coronary tree and a color overlay of virtual FFR readings, including a severe blockage in need of revascularization in the left anterior decending artery. 

News | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 21, 2015
August 21, 2015 — Loyola University Medical Center is the first and only hospital in Illinois to offer a new,...
BioSig Technologies, research agreement, UCLA, Pure EP System, EP lab, ventricular tachycardia model, VT
Technology | EP Lab | August 20, 2015
August 20, 2015 — BioSig Technologies announced it has signed a sponsored...
WomenHeart, National Policy & Science Summit on Women's Cardiovascular Health, cardiovascular disease, summit, commentary
News | Womens Healthcare | August 20, 2015
August 20, 2015 — WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease announced that it will host the first...
Boston Scientific, Innova vascular self-expanding stent system, FDA approval, peripheral artery disease, PAD
Technology | Stents Peripheral | August 20, 2015
August 20, 2015 — Boston Scientific Corp. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Innova...
Lombard Medical, acquires, Altura Medical, AAA, endovascular aneurysm repair, EVAR, endovascular stent graft
News | Stent Grafts | August 19, 2015
August 19, 2015 — Lombard Medical Inc. a medical device company focused on...
Corindus, Corpath, radiation dose monitoring, cath lab, vascular robotic system

The Corindus Corpath vascular robotic system.

Technology | Radiation Dose Management | August 19, 2015
August 19, 2015 – Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. and Unfors RaySafe Inc., a Fluke Biomedical Company, announced a...
Medtronic, CoreValve Evolut R, Loyola University Medical Center, first in Illinois, SURTAVI, EUS
News | Heart Valve Repair | August 19, 2015
August 19, 2015 — Loyola University Medical Center is the first center in Illinois to implant the CoreValve Evolut R...
Sunshine Heart, COUNTER HF pivotal study, resumes enrollment, C-Pulse, FDA
News | Heart Failure | August 18, 2015
August 18, 2015 — Sunshine Heart Inc. announced an update in late July on its COUNTER HF U.S....
Merit Medical, QuadraSphere Microspheres, FDA approval, expanding indication, hepatoma

Image courtesy of Merit Medical Systems Inc.

Technology | Embolization devices | August 17, 2015
August 17, 2015 — Merit Medical Systems Inc. announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and...
Biotronik, BioCONTINUE study, CRT-D, defibrillator, cardiac resynchronization therapy device, heart failure, first replacement
News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | August 17, 2015
August 17, 2015 — Biotronik announced that the first patient has been enrolled in the BioCONTINUE clinical trial (...
corpath, corindus, robotic PCI, robots in the cath lab

The Corindus CorPath robotic system enables precise catheter manipulation in PCI procedures outside of the the radiation field. Buffalo General Medical Center, Buffalo, N.Y

Feature | Robotic Systems | August 17, 2015 | Dave Fornell
In the current healthcare economic climate of evaluating “nice vs. necessary” spending for new technology, adoption of...
CMS, additional participants, Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative, Medicare, eipsodes of care
News | Business | August 17, 2015
August 17, 2015 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS) announced that over 2,100 healthcare facilities...
Nonin Medical, NoninConnect Model 3230, Bluetooth Smart, wireless finger pulse oximeter, iOS-compatible, Apple

Image courtesy of Nonin Medical

Technology | Patient Monitors | August 14, 2015
August 14, 2015 — Nonin Medical Inc. announced it has launched the NoninConnect Model 3230 Bluetooth Smart wireless...
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