CardioKinetix, Parachute device, heart failure, 500th implantation, PARACHUTE IV Trial
News | Heart Failure | July 22, 2016

July 22, 2016 — CardioKinetix Inc. announced this week that 500 patients have received the company’s Parachute...

heart failure, after first heart attack, cancer risk, JACC study
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | July 21, 2016

July 21, 2016 — People who develop heart failure after their first heart attack have a...

SJM, OCT, Optical coherence tomography, Bioresorbable stent, BVS

Both IVUS and OCT imaging can be used to visualize bioresorbable stents. This optical coherence tomography (OCT) image shows an Absorb bioresorbable stent. The stent struts are clear, allowing light to pass through, and in some cases magnifying the light that passes through under each strut. Image courtesy of St. Jude Medical.

Feature | Stents Bioresorbable | July 21, 2016 | Alphonse Ambrosia, D.O.

Some have labeled bioresorbable scaffolds (BRS), also known as bioresorbable stents, as the fourth evolution of...

mobile health technology, mHealth, privacy and security, Computer magazine study
News | Mobile Devices | July 21, 2016

July 21, 2016 — A new paper published in the June issue of Computer cautions that while...

mitral valve surgery outcomes, twisting of the heart, echocardiography, NICSMR, JACC Basic to Translational Science
News | Heart Valve Technology | July 20, 2016

July 20, 2016 — A novel study has found a simple pre-operative...

TITAN II Trial, Carillon Mitral Contour System, Cardiac Dimensions, Open Heart journal, functional mitral regurgitation, FMR
News | Annuloplasty Rings | July 20, 2016

July 20, 2016 — New data from the TITAN II trial confirm the safety and efficacy of the Carillon Mitral Contour...

ASE, SCCT, SCMR, guideline, multimodality imaging, transposition of the great arteries, TGA
News | Congenital Heart | July 20, 2016

July 20, 2016 — At the end of June, experts from three different medical societies released a new guideline to help...

Siemens Healthineers, Enterprise Services, ES, U.S. launch
Technology | Cardiac Imaging | July 19, 2016

July 19, 2016 — Siemens Healthineers recently introduced an expanded Services portfolio, known as Enterprise...

Mitralign, Trialign system, tricuspid regurgitation. SCOUT U.S. study, phase 1 enrollment
News | Heart Valve Technology | July 19, 2016

July 19, 2016 — Mitralign Inc. announced last week it has completed subject enrollment in the SCOUT early...

Dictum Health, telehealth study, IDM100 tablet, neonate cardiology, in-home monitoring
Technology | Telecardiology | July 19, 2016

July 19, 2016 — Dictum Health Inc. announced the launch of a post-U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approval...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Inventory Management | July 19, 2016

You have bigger priorities than managing inventory. Patient safety, quality care and clinician satisfaction top the...

Abbott Absorb bioresorbable stent, dissolving BVS, first West Coast implant, Good Samaritan Hospital Los Angeles
News | Stents Bioresorbable | July 19, 2016

July 19, 2016 — Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, is the first hospital on the West Coast to offer patients with...

ASNC, SNMMI, PET standard, Pet cardiac imaging, PET nuclear imaging, perfusion imaging

An example of a cardiac PET-CT imaging, should a color coded image of the left ventricle to help assess myocardial perfusion to detect ischemia using a Siemens scanner.

News | Nuclear Imaging | July 19, 2016

 

July 19, 2016 - An updated joint American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) imaging guidelines and...

SunTech Medical, SunTech CT40 sot-check vital signs device, FDA approval
Technology | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | July 18, 2016

July 18, 2016 — Blood pressure technology company SunTech Medical received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Medtronic, In.Pact Admiral drug coated balloon, DCB, FDA approval, 150 mm length
Technology | Drug-Eluting Balloons | July 18, 2016

July 18, 2016 — Medtronic plc has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the IN.PACT Admiral...

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