Toshiba America Medical Systems, Infinix-i Sky + double sliding C-arm, RSNA 2016
Technology | Angiography | October 05, 2016

October 5, 2016 — ...

GE Healthcare, Discovery MI PET/CT system, FDA clearance, RSNA 2016
Technology | PET-CT | October 05, 2016

October 5, 2016 — GE Healthcare recently announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of its...

Vascular solutions, twin pass catheter, recall
News | Cath Lab | October 05, 2016

October 5, 2016 — Vascular Solutions Inc. initiated a nationwide recall of its Twin-Pass Dual Access catheters used...

Heartware HVAD, ventricular assist device, artificial heart, Medtronic
News | October 05, 2016

October 5, 2016 — Medtronic said two previously communicated global voluntary recalls related to the HeartWare...

GE Healthcare, Optison ultrasound contrast agent, FDA labeling change, cardiac shunts, intra-arterial injection
Technology | Contrast Media | October 04, 2016

October 4, 2016 — GE Healthcare announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a label...

Xeltis bioabsorbable pulmonary heart valve, Xplore-I clinical feasibility study, first pediatric implants, EACTS 2016
News | Heart Valve Technology | October 04, 2016

October 4, 2016 — Xeltis recently announced that three pediatric patients have been successfully implanted with the...

Springboard Healthcare, 2016 wage survey, cath lab, electrophysiology, interventional radiology, salaries
News | Business | October 04, 2016

October 4, 2016 — SpringBoard Healthcare is now taking responses for its nationwide wage survey of nurses,...

Videos | Congenital Heart | October 04, 2016

Xeltis, a Swiss-Dutch clinical-stage medical device company, recently implanted three pediatric patients with the...

Keystone Heart, TriGuard Embolic Protection Device, Neuro-TAVR study, brain lesions, American Journal of Cardiology
News | Heart Valve Technology | October 03, 2016

October 3, 2016 — Keystone Heart Ltd. announced data recently published in the American Journal of Cardiology...

GE Ultrasound, GE echo, XD Clear, XDclear, TEE, interventional echo

The most popular article in September is was on what centers need to consider if starting an interventional echocardiography position to support transcatheter structural heart interventions. This image of a ASD occluder clearly visualized on live TEE, using GE Healthcare's XD Clear technology, illustrates how echocardiography can aid guidance of transcatheter devices by showing a virtual surgical view both the device and the soft tissue anatomy. 

Feature | October 03, 2016 | Dave Fornell

October 3, 2016 — Here is the list of the top 15 most popular pieces of content on the Diagnostic and Interventional...

Sci-image, Scimage, CVIS, CIIMS, Cpacs c-pacs, cardiovascular information system

Today's cardiovascular information systems need to incorporate all facets of the cardiology department, including subspecialties, to allow a complete picture of a patient's record. These data also need to be able to be shared with enterprise data systems, such as the electronic medical record (EMR). This image is from ScImage, illustrating the various aspects that integrate to make up a complete CVIS. 

 

Feature | September 29, 2016 | Val Kapitula, RT(R), PMP, CIIP

 

Cardiovascular information and imaging systems (CVIS) have existed for many years in the dedicated sub-...

Keystone Heart, TriGuard Embolic Protection Device, real-world results, PCR London Valves Conference 2016
News | Embolic Protection Devices | September 29, 2016

September 29, 2016 — Keystone Heart Ltd. recently announced the safety and efficacy of the TriGuard Cerebral...

CardioKinetix, Parachute device, Heart Failure device therapy

The CardioKinetix Parachute device implant shown deployed in the left ventricle of a heart failure patient. The device helps remodel the ventricle to improve the heart's ability to pump blood more efficiently. 

Feature | Heart Failure | September 29, 2016 | Abha Mishra

New cardiovascular device therapies for atrial fibrillation (AF) and heart failure (HF) are rapidly evolving with...

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | September 28, 2016

September 28, 2016 — Increasing stomach fat – especially the “hidden fat” in your abdomen – is associated with newly...

Neuravi, EmboTrap II stent retriever, thrombectomy device, acute stroke, European launch, CE Mark
News | Thrombectomy Devices | September 28, 2016

September 28, 2016 — Neuravi recently announced Conformité Européenne (CE) Mark approval and launch of the company’s...

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