Lutonix DCB, CMS, reimbursement, pass-through payment, outpatient use
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons| June 11, 2015
June 11, 2015 - C.R. Bard Inc. announced that the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has improved...
ECRI Institute, review, Impella RP, Abiomed
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD)| June 11, 2015
June 11, 2015 - ECRI Institute recently reviewed published data on Abiomed's Impella RP (Right Percutaneous)...
MitraClip, ACC, TVT registry, STS, Betty Vaughn
News | Heart Valve Repair| June 11, 2015
June 11, 2015 - Outcomes from the initial commercial experience of...
perfusion imaging, CT perfusion

An example of Vital Images' CT perfusion software, showing an infarct (black) and ischemic defects (dark purple). Data also can be shown on a bulls eye plot.

Feature | CT Angiography (CTA)| June 11, 2015 | Dave Fornell
Aspire, thrombectomy, C. Dorn Smith, aspirators, clot, cold leg, removal

Clot in femoral artery caused by atrial fibrillation

News | Thrombectomy Devices| June 11, 2015
June 11, 2015 - C. Dorn Smith, M.D., vascular surgeon in Kingstree, South Carolina, was successful in using a new...
Biotronik, Pulsar-18, Michael Lichtenberg, study
News | Stents Peripheral| June 10, 2015
June 10, 2015 - Biotronik announced the publication of promising...
Cordis Corp., Cordis Crossing Portfolio, Elitecross, Outback Elite, CTO
Technology | June 10, 2015
June 10, 2015 - Cordis Corp. announced the launch of the new Elitecross support catheter in the United States and...
Simbionix, 3D Systems, echo simulator

An echo simulator offered by Simbionix, part of 3D Systems.

Feature | Cardiovascular Ultrasound| June 10, 2015
More than 50 companies and organizations will display their latest products and services at the American Society of...
CPeH, CMS, ONC, Meaningful Use Stage 3 requirements, comments
News | Information Technology| June 10, 2015
June 10, 2015 - The nation's top consumer, patient and labor advocates recently praised the proposed Stage 3 Meaningful...
Brilinta, Ticagrelor, PEGASUS TIMI-54, ACC, results
Feature | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies| June 10, 2015
June 9, 2015 - AstraZeneca announced full results from the...
UH Case Medical Center, Impella RP, first in Ohio, Abiomed, Mobile Learning Lab
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD)| June 09, 2015
June 9, 2015 - University Hospitals Case Medical Center physicians in the Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute...
pre-operative testing, NYU Langone, guidelines
News | Blood Testing| June 09, 2015
June 9, 2015 - Professional physician associations consider certain routine tests before elective surgery to be of low...
Toshiba, CT Vitality, Aquilion ONE, protocol management
Technology | June 09, 2015
June 9, 2015 - Healthcare networks can now remotely manage...
News | Patient Monitors| June 09, 2015
June 9, 2015 - Start-up company GraftWorx was chosen as "Best in Show" at the Mid-Atlantic Bio Angels (MABA) 1st Pitch...
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