Cardiac Diagnostics

September 12, 2014 — Volcano Corp. announced it will be launching its interventional precision guidance tools at the 27th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium, being held in Washington, D.C., Sept. 13-17.

August 21, 2014 — Efforts over the past decade to improve the quality of care for cardiovascular disease patients and increase the use of evidence-based treatments have led to a significant drop in the rate of hospitalizations and deaths, accordin...

Acist Medical Systems entered into a strategic agreement with Medtronic to co-promote the world’s first Rapid Exchange FFR (RXi) and high definition IVUS (HDi) technologies in the United States.

July 24, 2014 — Boston Scientific has initiated full commercial launch of its new Polaris imaging system. This system will support the Boston Scientific family of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) catheters, including coronary, peripheral and intrac...

A new study found that fractional flow reserve (FFR)-guided provisional side branch (SB) stenting of true coronary bifurcation lesions yields similar outcomes...
Unexpected trips to the hospital are inconvenient and worrisome for anyone, but for congestive heart failure sufferers, they can be all too frequent.
September 16, 2014 — A quarter of adults in the United States have two or more chronic medical conditions, as do more than two-thirds of seniors, yet there are...
PressureWire St. Jude Medical Two-year FAME 2 Data FFR-guided PCI
St. Jude Medical Inc. announced primary outcome two-year data from the FAME 2 Trial, which demonstrated sustained superiority with FFR-guided PCI using St....
AliveCor's algorithm to detect atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common form of cardiac arrhythmia, is cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug
At the 2014 annual scientific session of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), GE Healthcare introduced a new version of its Muse ECG (...
GE Healthcare's Mac 2000 resting ECG (electrocardiograph) system comes with the latest version of Marquette 12SL analysis to help avoid...

Articles

August 21, 2014 — Efforts over the past decade to improve the quality of care for cardiovascular disease patients and increase the use of evidence-based...
Medtronic, Acist Agreement FFR-IVUS Technologies
Acist Medical Systems entered into a strategic agreement with Medtronic to co-promote the world’s first Rapid Exchange FFR (RXi) and high definition IVUS (HDi...
In a community hospital and emergency medical services (EMS) system, the standard 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) is the primary and initial objective...
Robert Smith, a cardiologist at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, Conn., released the results of his retrospective study designed to...

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As technology continues to advance for all diagnostic imaging modalities, it sometimes reminds me...
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The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting July 10-13 in San Diego...
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A big fly in the ointment for widespread adoption of many new technologies is cost. In today’s cost...
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This webinar explained the benefits of better access, productivity and revenue cycle efficiency in a modern cardiovascular information system (CVIS...
The webinar "PET/CT: A New Frontier" discusses potential benefits of digital relative to analog PET/CT. The session will discuss how digital PET can improve...
Centricity Cardio Enterprise, Cardiac PACS, Cardio PACS, CVIS
This webinar demonstrates the Centricity Cardio Enterprise Solution (CCE), a solution that can help cardiology departments and hospital administrators to...