Johns Hopkins, virtual heart modeling tool, VARP, arrhythmias, implanted defibrillator

Examples of how the computer model would classify one patient at high risk for heart arrhythmia and another at low risk. Image courtesy of Royc Faddis/Johns Hopkins University.

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016 — An interdisciplinary Johns Hopkins University team has developed a...
News | Heart Failure | May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016 –To work towards a better method of diagnosis and treatment of...
Videos | HIMSS | May 13, 2016
ITN/DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new trends and health information technologies...
CareTaker Medical, wireless remote patient monitor, continuous blood pressure, heart rate, FDA clearance
Technology | Wearable Sensors | May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016 — CareTaker Medical announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued 510(k) clearance...
vulnerable plaques, OCT, IVUS, catheter, combination, NIBIB study

The dual catheter OCT-IVUS imaging device can be inserted into an artery to simultaneously capture an infrared image of the arterial wall (OCT, at left) and an ultrasound image (IVUS, right) that doctors use to determine the potential that a plaque is susceptible to rupture that could cause a heart attack or stroke.

News | Intravascular Imaging | May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016 — Collaboration between two National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)-funded...
News | Cardio-oncology | May 06, 2016
May 6, 2016 — The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) has released an expert consensus...
CardioMEMS, implantable hemodynamic monitor, Fontan anatomy, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Wexner Medical Center
News | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) | May 02, 2016
May 2, 2016 — In a recent case series, clinicians from The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio...
breast cancer, herceptin chemotherapy drug, heart damage, monitoring, Journal of Clinical Oncology study
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016 — Breast cancer patients undergoing treatment with trastuzumab-containing regimens should be monitored...
coronary CT angiography, CCTA, SCOT-HEART trial substudy, SCCT
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016 — The results of a secondary analysis of the SCOT-HEART trial show that...
sleep patterns, metabolic syndrome, risk factors, ACC study
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016 — Taking long naps or being excessively tired during the day is associated with a higher risk for...
Siemens Sensis Vibe, hemodyanamics system

Siemens released the Sensis Vibe hemodyanamics system at ACC.16. The newer system offers better integration of cath lab data into cath lab reports and the electronic medical record (EMR).

Feature | ACC | April 25, 2016 | Jon Brubaker, MBA, RCVT, Tom Watson, BS, RCVT, and Sabrina Newell MS, RCS
There were several trends seen in new cardiovascular technologies showcased on the expo floor at the 2016 American...
Muse V9, Muse version 9, ecg management system
Technology | ECG Management Systems | April 15, 2016
GE Healthcare released its new MUSE ECG management platform, MUSE v9, at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2016...
Edema Guard Monitor, RS MEDICAL
News | Heart Failure | April 15, 2016
April 15, 2015 — In patients with heart failure, use of an investigational device that monitors the accumulation of...
Videos | ACC | April 15, 2016
DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the trends and interesting new technologies from the vendor booths on...
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