Most Popular Stories of 2012

Readers’ choice of the most popular 35 DAIC stories
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Dave Fornell

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January 29, 2013
Top stories of 2012 in cardiology

To help identify trends and find out what DAIC readers are interested in, the magazine takes note of what they click on when visiting the website. DAIC’s mission is to serve as a time-saving, go-to source for information on the latest cardiovascular technology and help readers keep up-to-date on trends in the market. This year’s list is a reflection of that goal and what readers consider important.

Below are the top 25 stories from 2012. At the bottom are the 10 stories read in 2012 that were written in previous years.

1. Editor’s Choice for Most Innovative Technology at ACC 2012

A new type of angiography system, TAVR guidance, new CVIS platforms, 3-D ICE top the list

2. Robots in the Cath Lab

Operators say the Corindus CorPath increases precision, reduces procedure time and eliminates physician occupational hazards

3. Advances in Electrophysiology at Heart Rhythm Society 2012

Top innovations include subcutaneous ICD, new mapping and ablation visualization techniques, disposable Holter monitors

4. Predicting the Cath Lab of the Future

Martin Leon shares his vision of cath lab technology in 2020 and beyond

Biggest Trend at American Society of Echo is expanded use of TEE for heart valve repairs, structural heart
 
Corindus wins 510(k) clearance for CorPath 200 robotic-assisted PCI system to enhance control and protect physicians from radiation
 
How is your catheterization lab performing when compared to industry-wide indicators?
 
Data may show new direction for more effective, faster catheter ablation in atrial fibrillation patients
 
 
Implantable cardioverter defibrillator battery longevity has big impact on healthcare costs
 
Wireless transducer technology will expand use of ultrasound in clinical settings
 
Overall performance sees a shake-up with No. 1 Fuji, No. 2 Toshiba
 
 
First-in-class S-ICD System designed for easier implantation in patients at risk of sudden cardiac arrest
 
 
Industry expert Mark Paquin examines the stent market dynamics and what to expect in the coming years
 
Class of 2016 medical students to participate in point-of-care imaging research study
 
Women present with different symptoms than men when suffering heart attacks, the No. 1 killer of women
 
 
Experts share novel hardware and software at SCCT 2012
 
 
Most Popular Archive Stories
 
The following are the top 10 most read stories in 2012 that were written in previous years.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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