GE Healthcare, Mission Health, innovation collaboration, outcomes-based agreement, imaging, business
News | Business | August 30, 2016
August 30, 2016 — Mission Health and GE Healthcare announced a novel, 10-year...
Siemens Healthineers, Somatom Drive CT system, FDA clearance
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | August 30, 2016
August 30, 2016 — Siemens Healthineers announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the...
Medtronic, Micra TPS pacemaker, transcatheter pacing system, global clinical trial, one-year results, ESC 2016
News | Pacemakers | August 29, 2016
August 29, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced new long-term results from the Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (...
Merlin, Merlin@home, SJM, St. Jude Medical Merlin, cybersecurity

St. Jude Medical said recent claims of the cyber attack vulnerability of its [email protected] remote monitoring system and its implantable EP devices are not true.

Feature | EP Lab | August 29, 2016 | Dave Fornell
August 29, 2016 — Investment research firm Muddy Waters Capital released a report Aug. 25 saying it believes St. Jude...
Edwards Intuity aortic valve, surgical aortic valve replacement, PinnacleHealth, first U.S. implants
News | Heart Valve Technology | August 26, 2016
August 26, 2016 — This week, PinnacleHealth, Harrisburg, Pa., became the first hospital in the country to implant the...

MRI brain scan of a 26-day-old neonate with Zika virus. It shows septation in the ventricle at the arrow. See more Zika radiology images at http://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/radiol.2016161584.

 

News | Cardiovascular Surgery | August 26, 2016
August 26, 2016 — As a further safety measure against the emerging Zika virus outbreak, the U.S. Food and Drug...
cardiac surgery, simulation training, University of Washington, case studies

Multiple repetitions of bypass grafts on a heart, using the Ramphal simulator. Courtesy of the University of Washington in Seattle.

News | Cardiovascular Surgery | August 25, 2016
August 25, 2016 — Simulation training for...
aortic dissection, family history, same age, clinical study, John A. Elefteriades, Annals of Thoracic Surgery
News | Structural Heart | August 25, 2016
August 25, 2016 — People with a family member who had an...
nanoparticles, blood clotting, internal bleeding, American Chemical Society study, Erin B. Lavik

Nanoparticles (green) help form clots in an injured liver. The researchers added color to the scanning electron microscopy image after it was taken. Image courtesy of Erin Lavik, Ph.D.

News | Hemostasis Management | August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016 — Whether severe trauma occurs on the battlefield or the highway, saving lives often comes down to...
Intact Vascular, TOBA clinical study, one-year results, Tack Endovascular System, Journal of Vascular Surgery
News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016 — Intact Vascular Inc. announced that the one-year results from its Tack Optimized Balloon Angioplasty...
Mayo Clinic, blood test, heart attack risk, plasma ceramides
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016 — Mayo Clinic has launched a new type of...
Apollo astronauts, cardiovascular death, FSU study, Florida State University, cosmic radiation

International Space Station image courtesy of NASA

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016 — Members of the successful Apollo space program are experiencing...
Technavio report, renal denervation devices, 2015
News | Renal Denervation | August 23, 2016
August 23, 2016 — Technavio analysts forecast the global...
News | Heart Failure | August 23, 2016
August 23, 2016 — A new study of more than 13,000 people has found that so-called morbid obesity appears to stand alone...
Jason Burdick, injectable hydrogels, heart failure, heart attack, American Chemical Society

Compared to other types of hydrogels being developed (left), a new hydrogel (right) can form crosslinks after injection into the heart, making the material stiffer and longer-lasting. Image courtesy of American Chemical Society.

News | Heart Failure | August 23, 2016
August 23, 2016 — During a heart attack, clots or narrowed arteries block blood flow, harming or killing cells within...
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