Cardiac Diagnostics

Volcano, Instant Wave-Free Ratio, iFR, FFR

Volcano Corp. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of its proprietary Instant Wave-Free Ratio (iFR) modality.

April 18, 2014 — AliveCor announced the online publication of study results of the SEARCH-AF study. The SEARCH-AF study, conducted in Australia, screened 1,000 customers over 65 years old for atrial fibrillation (AF) in 10 community pharmacie...

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (SCAI) issued a list of five specific, evidence-based recommendations that should be avoided in the care of patients who have, or are at risk for, cardiovascular disease. 

April 7, 2014 — Strategies aimed at reducing the number of patients with heart failure and other cardiovascular conditions who find themselves back in the hospital after discharge were identified in six new studies presented at the American Colleg...

April 23, 2014 — Philips Healthcare has completed its first field study for its Minicare handheld cardiac Troponin-I (cTn-I) blood test,...
FDA Clearnace Volcano Corp. iFR Modality FFR Catheter Cath Lab
Volcano Corp. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of its proprietary Instant Wave-Free Ratio (iFR) modality.
April 18, 2014 — AliveCor announced the online publication of study results of the SEARCH-AF study. The SEARCH-AF study, conducted in Australia, screened...
Data presented from two meta-analyses using the Atherotech Vertical Auto Profile (VAP) lipid panel showed the impact high-density lipoprotein (HDL)...
FDA Clearnace Volcano Corp. iFR Modality FFR Catheter Cath Lab
Volcano Corp.'s  iFR Modality is a physiologic measurement performed using the same pressure wires and equipment utilized in cath
Medtronic offers an expanded indication for biventricular (BiV) pacing with Medtronic cardiac resynchronization therapy-pacemakers and -...
The Spectranetics Corp.'s portfolio includes two mechanical lead extraction platforms that expand physicians' options for the safe removal...
NEC Display Solutions of America's 30-inch MultiSync MD302C4 LCD is a widescreen display for diagnostic review applications in...

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FDA Clearnace Volcano Corp. iFR Modality FFR Catheter Cath Lab
Volcano Corp. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of its proprietary Instant Wave-Free Ratio (iFR) modality.
April 18, 2014 — AliveCor announced the online publication of study results of the SEARCH-AF study. The SEARCH-AF study, conducted in Australia, screened...
ACC 14 Clinical Trial Women Diet Drinks Cardiovascular Problem Mortality
Healthy postmenopausal women who drink two or more diet drinks a day may be more likely to have a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular problems,...
SCAI ACC.14 Choosing Wisely Campaign Tests Treatments to Avoid Cath Lab
The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (SCAI) issued a list of five specific, evidence-based recommendations that should be avoided in...

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