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-specialty...

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...

Infinix 4D CT

Toshiba's Infinix 4D CT, which combines CT with angiography in the interventional lab.

Feature | Angiography | September 28, 2016 | Tom Watson BS, RCVT, Clinical Analyst, MD Buyline

One of the more significant advancements for interventional X-ray (IXR) in the past few years has been a...

prostate cancer, hormone therapy, cardiac risk factors, Yale Cancer Center study, ASTRO 2016
News | Cardio-oncology | September 28, 2016

September 28, 2016 — In a recent study, a Yale Cancer Center team determined that men who received hormonal therapy...

LifePak, AED, sudden cardiac arrest, defibrillator, automatic external defibrillator

A Physio-Control LifePak CR Plus defibrillator shown in use during a hand-off to paramedics, who use larger, more sophisticated defibrillator-monitors (behind gloved paramedic).

Feature | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | September 28, 2016 | Allied Market Research

Automated external defibrillators (AED) are portable and lightweight devices used to deliver an electric shock...

TCT 2016, TCT.16, main arena, late breaking trials
Feature | Cath Lab | September 28, 2016

September 28, 2016 — The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) has announced the 11 late-breaking trials and 16...

Avinger, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, VA, Lumivascular technology, FSS Contract Award
News | Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) | September 27, 2016

September 27, 2016 — Avinger Inc. recently announced the company has received an FSS Contract Award from the U.S....

European Heart Rhythm Association, EHRA White Book 2016, EP Europace supplement, cardiac rhythm device use, Europe
News | EP Lab | September 27, 2016

September 27, 2016 — In August, the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) and EP Europace journal announced the...

BioTelemetry, CE Mark, Holter analysis software
News | Holter Monitoring Systems | September 27, 2016

September 27, 2016 — BioTelemetry Inc. announced in late August that the company has received CE mark approval of...

News | Pharmaceuticals | September 26, 2016

September 26, 2016 — Nearly 2 out of 5 people with diabetes who could benefit from...

Bard, Lutonix 014 DCB, drug-coated balloon, six-month endpoint, FDA IDE trial
Technology | Drug-Eluting Balloons | September 26, 2016

September 26, 2016 — C. R. Bard Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an...

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