Patients who took dual antiplatelet therapy medications beyond the standard 12 months after coronary stent placement were significantly less likely to develop blood clots within their stents or to have a heart attack than those whose treatment fol...

Siemens Healthcare has introduced the Symbia Evo Excel SPECT (single-photon emission computed tomography) system—a new version of the company’s Symbia E system that combines SPECT image resolution and detector sensitivity with the smallest room si...

VIVA, VIVA Physicians, Peripheral, Carotid Artery Device, clinical trial results

Viva Physicians, a not-for-profit organization in the field of vascular medicine and intervention, announce clinical trial results and other new happenings at Viva '14, hosted in Las Vegas, Nev.

Lithoplasty Shockwave Study Results, Peripheral Arterial Disease, PAD

Shockwave Medical announced positive clinical results from Disrupt PAD, a single-arm multicenter study evaluating the safety and utility of Lithoplasty balloon catheters for the treatment of ...

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AHA, warfarin, antiplatelet therapy, atrial fibrillation, anti-clotting, EP lab
Long-term overtreatment with the anti-clotting drug warfarin combined with antiplatelet therapy to prevent stroke may raise the risk of dementia in people with...
AFIB, BMI, Loyola University Medical Center, Epicardial Adipose Tissue
Obesity is commonly measured as a person’s body mass index (BMI), but a Loyola University Medical Center study has found that the layer of fat around the...
Blipcare, wireless weight scale, heart failure, patient engagement
According to a statement in Health Data Management, Ochsner Health System in New Orleans, developed a program utilizing a Carematix Blipcare wireless...
syncardia, artificial heart
A 19-year-old woman was successfully implanted with the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart and bridged to a donor heart transplant after cardiac...
The Carestream Touch Ultrasound System offers a combination of enhanced user experience and image quality to meet the needs of even the...
VioStream is a server-side software product for the VitreaView enterprise image viewer from Vital Images Inc. The software enables a Web-...
AHA, warfarin, antiplatelet therapy, atrial fibrillation, anti-clotting, EP lab
Long-term overtreatment with the anti-clotting drug warfarin combined with antiplatelet therapy to prevent stroke may raise the risk of dementia in people with...
3-D heart model, congenital heart defects, cardiovascular surgery
An experimental 3-D printed model of the heart may help surgeons treat patients born with complicated heart disorders, according to research presented at the...
DAPT study
Patients who took dual antiplatelet therapy medications beyond the standard 12 months after coronary stent placement were significantly less likely to develop...
VIVA, VIVA Physicians, Peripheral, Carotid Artery Device, clinical trial results
Viva Physicians, a not-for-profit organization in the field of vascular medicine and intervention, announce clinical trial results and other new happenings at...
By Dave Fornell, editor of DAIC Magazine The key take away messages from the 26th annual...
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As technology continues to advance for all diagnostic imaging modalities, it sometimes reminds me...
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The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting July 10-13 in San Diego...
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The CME webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" will educate participants in the state of the art clinical and emerging...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...
This webinar explained the benefits of better access, productivity and revenue cycle efficiency in a modern cardiovascular information system (CVIS...

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July 31, 2014 — The heart of an astronaut is a much-studied thing. Scientists have analyzed its blood flow, rhythms,...
While transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a paradigm shift in how valve disease is treated, one nagging...
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