Cardiac Diagnostics

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for cardiac diagnostic systems or techniques. This includes laboratory testing, blood tests, Tropoin testing, ECG, electrocardiogram systems,  point of care testing systems, genetic testing and studies showing new ways to diagnose heart diseases.

Bardy Diagnostics Wins MedTech Breakthrough Award for Best New Diagnostic Technology
News | Wearables | June 14, 2019

June 14, 2019 — Bardy Diagnostics Inc. announced that its Carnation Ambulatory Monitor (CAM) was recognized with the...

Several electrophysiology advances presented as late-breaking studies at the 2019 Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) annual meeting in May made the top 25 list this month. Among these was the Parasym Salustim device ear clip that stimulates the vagus nerve, which was found to reduced AF burden compared with a sham procedure in the TREAT AF trial. Another innovation was first in human data on Medtronic's Extravascular ICD, which is its version of a subcutaneous ICD that does not require placing venous leads

Several electrophysiology advances presented as late-breaking studies at the 2019 Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) annual meeting in May made the top 25 list this month. Among these was the Parasym Salustim device ear clip that stimulates the vagus nerve, which was found to reduced AF burden compared with a sham procedure in the TREAT AF trial. Another innovation was first-in-human data presented on Medtronic's Extravascular ICD, which is its version of a subcutaneous ICD that does not require venous or intracardiac leads.

Feature | June 13, 2019

June 12 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC)...

Big Picture Genetic Scoring Approach Reliably Predicts Heart Disease
News | Genetic Testing | June 12, 2019

June 12, 2019 – Specialized risk scores derived from testing that calculates the cumulative effect of an individual’...

U.S. Soldiers Have Worse Heart Health Than Civilians
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | June 06, 2019

June 6, 2019 — Active duty Army personnel have worse...

Late Dinner and No Breakfast Worsens Outcomes After Heart Attack
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | May 23, 2019

May 23, 2019 — People who skip breakfast and eat dinner near bedtime have...

New Phase 2B Trial Exploring Target-Specific Myocardial Ischemia Imaging Agent
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019 — Biopharmaceutical company CellPoint plans to begin patient recruitment for its Phase 2b...

Acutus Medical Announces Rhythm Xience Acquisition, New Partnerships at HRS 2019

Acutus Medical's acquisition of Rhythm Xience brings the Flextra steerable introducer sheath into Acutus Medical's product portfolio.

News | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems | May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019 — At the 40th annual Heart Rhythm...

More than 60,000 from the general population in Belgium were screened for AFib using only a smartphone app in the DIGITAL-AF II study. The study used the FibriCheck app found 791 participants has measurements indicative for AF.

More than 60,000 from the general population in Belgium were screened for AFib using only a smartphone app in the DIGITAL-AF II study. The study used the FibriCheck app found 791 participants has measurements indicative for AF.

News | Atrial Fibrillation | May 13, 2019

May 13, 2019 — A digital screening for...

FDA Clears AliveCor's KardiaMobile 6L as First Six-Lead Personal ECG Device
Technology | ECG | May 13, 2019

May 13, 2019 — AliveCor announced its third U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance in three months,...

AIMed conference in artificial intelligence in cardiology, medical imaging.
Feature | Artificial Intelligence | May 13, 2019

The integration of artificial...

Abbott Launches Next-generation Confirm RX Implantable Cardiac Monitor
News | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) | May 06, 2019

May 6, 2019 — Abbott announced the launch of a new, smarter heart monitor for better arrhythmia detection — positive...

One innovation in ECG is its use in the customer wearable market, which will tie more closely into the clinical world either with using the data to triage patients and/or patients seeking medical attention prior to acute symptoms appearing.

One innovation in ECG is its use in the customer wearable market, which will tie more closely into the clinical world either with using the data to triage patients and/or patients seeking medical attention prior to acute symptoms appearing.

Feature | ECG | May 03, 2019 | Sanket Solanki

Technology has made its way into the healthcare sector and brought a drastic transformation. Detection of heart...

This is the AHA pediatric tachycardia PALS algorithm flow sheet.

This is the AHA pediatric tachycardia PALS algorithm flow sheet. Download a copy of this at www.acls.net/images/algo-pals-Tachycardia.pdf.

Feature | Cardiovascular Education | May 02, 2019 | Judy Haluka, RCIS, EMT

The treatment of all patients in distress with significant symptoms begins with the basics, and pediatric...

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