Boston Scientific announced CE Mark and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the Safari2 Pre-Shaped Guidewire. Safari2 is an enhanced version of the  Safari Guidewire, intended to facilitate the introduction and placement of...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating the risk of brain deposits following repeated use of gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Recent publications in the medical literature hav...

Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee became the first hospital in the world to implement a new 4-D cardiovascular ultrasound technology. The software allows cardiologists to see chambers, valves, vessels and other intricate structures of...

The Medicines Company announced an agreement July 9 with Sandoz Inc. for the distribution of an authorized generic of Angiomax (bivalirudin) for injection in the United States.

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Biotronik, CRT-D, Itrevia 7 HF-T QP, CLS algorithm, first U.S. implantations
Biotronik announced the first patients have been successfully implanted with Itrevia HF-T QP cardiac resynchronization defibrillator (CRT-D) devices. Itrevia...
Boston Scientific, Safari2 pre-shaped guidewire, cath lab, TAVI, TAVR, FDA, CE
Boston Scientific announced CE Mark and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the Safari2 Pre-Shaped Guidewire. Safari2 is an enhanced version...
FDA, gadolinium, MRI, contrast agents, GBCAs, safety, brain deposits
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating the risk of brain deposits following repeated use of gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) for...
ScImage, PicomWebLink, secure sharing portal, remote viewing, PACS, PICOM365
ScImage, announced the release of PicomWebLink, which provides facilities an alternative to burning unsecured CDs containing confidential patient information....
Boston Scientific, Safari2 pre-shaped guidewire, cath lab, TAVI, TAVR, FDA, CE
Boston Scientific announced CE Mark and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the Safari2 Pre-Shaped Guidewire. Safari2 is
The Medicines Company announced an agreement with Sandoz Inc. for the distribution of an authorized generic of Angiomax (...
The Architect Galectin-3 assay automated blood test from BG Medicine Inc. was cleared by the United States Food and Drug Administration (...
The ViperWire Advance Peripheral Guide Wire with Flex Tip from Cardiovascular Systems Inc. is indicated for use with their peripheral...
FDA, gadolinium, MRI, contrast agents, GBCAs, safety, brain deposits
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating the risk of brain deposits following repeated use of gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) for...
Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee became the first hospital in the world to implement a new 4-D cardiovascular ultrasound technology. The software...
HeartMate PHP, percutaneous heart pump, St. Jude Medical, Thoratec
St. Jude Medical and Thoratec announced that the boards of directors of both companies have unanimously approved a definitive agreement under which St. Jude...
A new study proves race and gender-related disparities exist in care for patients who have recently been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AF). The study,...
Here are a few observations on cardiovascular ultrasound advances I made while attending the 2015...
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The latest advances in cardiovascular echocardiography will be presented at the 2015 American...
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There were several technology takeaway messages for the future of electrophysiology (EP) at the...
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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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Transmyocardial laser revascularization (TMLR or TMR) was introduced in the late 1990s as a method to offer relief to...
May 5, 2015 — New research, published in the journal Radiology, suggests some types of a popular contrast agent used in...
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