The 6th Annual Vitals Index revealed that the national average for wait times for doctors dropped to 19 minutes and 16 seconds, a full one-minute shorter than the 2014 wait time average.

he Sapien 3 heart valve (Edwards Lifesciences) demonstrated lower death, stroke and paravalvular leak rates than earlier generation devices in patients at high risk for surgery and showed encouraging results in intermediate-risk patients, accordin...

BEST trial, ACC.15,

Despite the advent of a new generation of stents, patients with multiple narrowed arteries in the heart who received coronary artery bypass grafting fared better than those whose arteries were opened with balloon angioplasty and stents in a study...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its latest efforts in supporting the Bonn Call for Action, an international list of priorities for radiation protection in medicine for the next decade.

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The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2015 Scientific Sessions will take place May 6-9 in San Diego, California. SCAI 2015 will...
Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that chairman and CEO Michael A. Mussallem served as an invited expert panelist on behalf of the Advanced Medical...
Research and consulting firm GlobalData reported that the global market value for transcatheter heart valves will expand at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR...
The 6th Annual Vitals Index revealed that the national average for wait times for doctors dropped to 19 minutes and 16 seconds, a full one-minute shorter than...
Toshiba, CT angiography, Infinix 4D CT
The Toshiba Infinix 4D CT system enables computed tomography (CT) imaging directly in the cath lab. It integrates an Aquilion Prime CT
Abiomed’s Impella 2.5 heart pump has gained an additional FDA vindication for use during elective and urgent high-risk percutaneous...
TomTec-Arena is a suite of clinical applications from TomTec Imaging Systems GmbH to review, analyze and quantify medical image data...
The ProMRI Eluna pacemaker system from Biotronik features ProMRI technology, allowing patients to undergo full-body magnetic resonance...
Research and consulting firm GlobalData reported that the global market value for transcatheter heart valves will expand at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR...
The 6th Annual Vitals Index revealed that the national average for wait times for doctors dropped to 19 minutes and 16 seconds, a full one-minute shorter than...
Adding the antiplatelet drug ticagrelor (Brilinta) to aspirin as long-term therapy after a heart attack significantly reduced the rate of subsequent death from...
Bendavia, heart attack, scarring, angioplasty, ACC, study
Patients who received the new drug Bendavia before undergoing angioplasty or stent implantation after a heart attack showed no significant reduction in...
The biggest technology news coming out of the 2015 American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual...
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It’s been no secret that the American healthcare system needed to change to survive economically...
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The silence is deafening. And since radiology associations, physician groups and vendors have yet...
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Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise
Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from...
The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...

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January 5, 2015 — The first large-scale, multispecialty prospective clinical research trial to evaluate the use of...
January 27, 2015 — Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced measurable goals and a timeline...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval of Medtronic’s premarket approval application (PMA)...

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