GE Healthcare, general purpose digital SPECT/CT, Discovery NM/CT 670 CZT, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, first U.S. install
News | SPECT-CT | May 05, 2016
May 5, 2016 — Doctors and researchers at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University in St. Louis may be able to...
Acutus Medical, AcQMap EP Imaging and Mapping System, CE Mark
News | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems | May 04, 2016
May 4, 2016 — Acutus Medical announced CE Mark approval for its AcQMap High Resolution...
Siemens Healthineers, new brand name, healthcare
News | Business | May 04, 2016
May 4, 2016 — Today Siemens Healthcare unveiled its new brand name, Siemens Healthineers. The company said the new...
aortic valve reconstruction, surgery, PinnacleHealth, Pennsylvania
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | May 04, 2016
May 4, 2016 — Three PinnacleHealth patients recently underwent a new procedure for...
FDA, CDRH, national evaluation system, medical device development
Feature | Business | May 04, 2016
May 4, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it is building the foundations of a national...
Biotronik, FDA, MR Conditional CRT devices, Iperia HF-T, defibrillator, ProMRI
Technology | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | May 03, 2016
May 3, 2016 — Biotronik announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Iperia ProMRI HF-T, a...
American Society of Echocardiography, ASE guideline, left ventricular diastolic function, LV, heart failure, JASE
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | May 03, 2016
May 3, 2016 — Good news for clinicians and their patients: the evaluation of left ventricular (LV) diastolic function...
Hitachi Medical, Scenaria CT scanner, All-Inclusive Support program
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | May 02, 2016
May 2, 2016 — Hitachi Medical Systems America Inc. announced its All-Inclusive Service and Support Program for its...
CardioMEMS, implantable hemodynamic monitor, Fontan anatomy, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Wexner Medical Center
News | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) | May 02, 2016
May 2, 2016 — In a recent case series, clinicians from The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio...
National Human Genome Research Institute, NHGRI, diagnostic atlas, malformations, populations

Image courtesy of the National Human Genome Research Institute

News | Cardiac Imaging | May 02, 2016
May 2, 2016 — Researchers with the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of...
radiation dose in the cath lab
News | Radiation Dose Management | May 02, 2016
May 2, 2016 — Starting at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2016 annual meeting May 4...
MR angiography, MRA, Bayer, Gadavist, gadobutrol injection, FDA approval, supra-aortic arteries
Technology | Contrast Media | April 29, 2016
April 29, 2016 — Bayer announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved...
AtriCure, AtriClip PRO2 LAA Exclusion System, left atrial appendage, FDA clearance
Technology | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | April 29, 2016
April 29, 2016 — AtriCure Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the AtriClip PRO2...
microtubules, heartbeat mechanics, Perelman School of Medicine study

Microtubules in a cardiomyocyte at rest (top) and when compressed. Image courtesy of the lab of Ben Prosser, Ph.D., Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

News | EP Lab | April 29, 2016
April 29, 2016 — Using new high-resolution microscopy, researchers have found that molecular struts called microtubules...
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