Mitral regurgitation viewed under color Doppler. Image courtesy of Toshiba.

Feature | Heart Valve Repair | August 26, 2015
August 25, 2015 — Medtronic announced it entered a definitive agreement to acquire Twelve Inc., a start–up medical...
ASE Foundation, Vietnam, Mindray M7

Rachel Quang demonstrates how to optimize images for 90 trainees

News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | August 25, 2015
August 25, 2015 —  The American Society of Echocardiography Foundation’s (ASEF) humanitarian mission in Hanoi, Vietnam...
NuCART, CompView Medical, mobile boom system, cath lab, hybrid OR
Technology | Cath Lab | August 21, 2015
August 21, 2015 — CompView Medical announced the release of the NuCART, a turn-key, all-in-one mobile boom system with...

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...
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