Cardiac Diagnostics

electronic stent, bioresorbable electronic stent

With the recent innovation of flexible microelectronic sensor circuits that can be made from bioresorbable materials, it is now possible to create “electronic stents” to monitor a treated lesion site inside a patient’s artery. A Korean-led team re...

A risk assessment algorithm combining clinical risk factors and platelet function test results may help interventional cardiologists better identify patients who stand to benefit from intensive antiplatelet medication after percutaneous coronary i...

A new, large-scale study has found adding an electrocardiogram (ECG) to the latest generation of body-worn sensors accurately detects atrial fibrillation (AF) and significantly increases awareness of heart rate and behavior. Body-worn or wearable...

wearables, ACC.15, ACC 2015, cardiac technology, new technology, cardiology

Several futuristic technologies and their potential impact on healthcare were discussed during the Future of Cardiovascular Medicine track sessions at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2015 annual meeting. Among these were use of big data,...

Merge Healthcare, Toshiba, partner, cardiology, hemodynamic, vascular X-ray
Merge Healthcare Inc. announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. Under this new...
Cheetah Medical, Starling SV, hemodynamic monitoring system, noninvasive
Cheetah Medical announced that it is now offering the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared and CE-marked Starling SV hemodynamic monitoring system....
CardioMEMS, Scott & White Memorial, Texas, heart failure, remote monitoring
Scott & White Memorial – Temple for the first time implanted a new miniaturized, wireless monitoring sensor to help manage heart failure (HF). Scott &...
CIEDs, UCSF, UC San Francisco, defibrillator, pacemaker, monitoring, SCD
The current monitoring of patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) may be underestimating device problems, according to UC San Francisco...
Merge Healthcare, Toshiba, partner, cardiology, hemodynamic, vascular X-ray
Merge Healthcare Inc. has entered into a strategic partnership with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. Under this
Summit Imaging Mobile is the mobile version of Summit Imaging's comprehensive online support portal. The application gives clinical...
The Starling SV hemodynamic monitoring system from Cheetah Medical is noninvasive and provides data for real-time clinical decision-making...
Lumify is the first app-based ultrasound solution from Philips that will extend the reach of ultrasound applications across the health...

Articles

disposable medical sensors, market, BCC Research, 2019
According to a new report from BCC Research, the global market for disposable medical sensors grew to $4.2 billion in 2014 from $3.8 billion in 2013. The...
electronic stents, bioresorbable electronic stent, BES
With the recent innovation of flexible microelectronic sensor circuits that can be made from bioresorbable materials, it is now possible to create “electronic...
cardiomems, st. jude medical, heart failure
Important new data presented during the Heart Rhythm Society's (HRS) 36th annual Scientific Session supporting improved outcomes and cost-effectiveness of the...
antiplatelet medication, prasugrel, clopidogrel, risk algorithm, SCAI
A risk assessment algorithm combining clinical risk factors and platelet function test results may help interventional cardiologists better identify patients...

Video Center

Here are a few observations on cardiovascular ultrasound advances I made while attending the 2015...
1 day 23 hours ago
The latest advances in cardiovascular echocardiography will be presented at the 2015 American...
2 weeks 4 days ago
There were several technology takeaway messages for the future of electrophysiology (EP) at the...
5 weeks 4 days ago
Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise
Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from...
The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...