Robert M. Califf, FDA commissioner, future of cardiovascular medicine, JACC column
News | Business | September 23, 2016

September 23, 2016 — Technology advances coupled with increased use of social media and personal devices could offer...

GE Healthcare, Vivid iq portable cardiovascular ultrasound, RSNA 2016, launch
Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | September 22, 2016

September 22, 2016 — GE Healthcare announced the global commercial launch of its new generation of high-end portable...

Transesophageal Echo, TEE. Interventional echocardiography, interventional echo, Philips, CX50

Transesophageal echo (TEE) has become an essential part of the new transcatheter structrual heart therapies, giving rise to a new sub-speciality of interventional echocardiography.  

Feature | Cath Lab Navigation Aids | September 21, 2016 | Dave Fornell

The rapid growth of transcatheter structural heart procedures and the need for increased use of echocardiography as...

Prevencio, clinical and multi-protein test panel, obstructive coronary artery disease, data presentation, European Society of Cardiology, ESC Congress
News | Blood Testing | September 08, 2016

September 8, 2016 — Prevencio Inc. announced that data on its new clinical and multi-protein panel to...

Toshiba, Aplio 500 Platinum ultrasound, International Contrast Ultrasound Society, ICUS, live case, contrast-enhanced ultrasound
News | Ultrasound Imaging | September 07, 2016

September 7, 2016 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. announced that its Aplio 500 Platinum...

ASNC, SNMMI, position statement, myocardial perfusion PET, coronary artery disease
News | PET Imaging | September 01, 2016

September 1, 2016 — The American Society for Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) and the Society of...

GE Healthcare, Mission Health, innovation collaboration, outcomes-based agreement, imaging, business
News | Business | August 30, 2016

August 30, 2016 — Mission Health and GE Healthcare announced a novel, 10-year...

Siemens Healthineers, Somatom Drive CT system, FDA clearance
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | August 30, 2016

August 30, 2016 — Siemens Healthineers announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the...

best ultrasound technician schools, 2016 ranking, College Choice
News | Ultrasound Imaging | August 22, 2016

August 22, 2016 — College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, has...

atomic bombs, radiation exposure, long-term health effects, Bertrand Jordan, study
News | Radiation Dose Management | August 19, 2016

August 19, 2016 — The detonation of atomic bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945...

GE Healthcare, OEC Elite MiniView mini C-arm
Technology | Mobile C-Arms | August 17, 2016

August 17, 2016 — GE Healthcare announced the release of the OEC Elite MiniView C-arm, a new imaging system designed...

Cath lab radiation dose, dose reduction, cath lab staff radiation dose
Feature | Radiation Dose Management | August 09, 2016 | Dave Fornell

In the past few years, concern has skyrocketed from interventional cardiologists and cath lab staff over radiation...

S-ICD, subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator, MRI safe ICD, Emblem
Technology | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICD) | August 09, 2016

August 9, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted market approval for the Emblem MRI Subcutaneous...

DyeVer, Osprey, Ospray, contrast reduction system
News | Cath Lab | August 05, 2016

August 5, 2016 — Osprey Medical Inc. said it received commitments from investors for approximately $28 million...

Absorb, bioresorbable stent, FDA approval, FDA approves, FDA clears, most popular content, most popular stories, DAIC

The FDA clearance of the first bioresorbable stent, the Abbott Absorb, the first week of July has been the most popular story so far for all of 2016. It is the first fully dissolving stent approved for the U.S. market and many experts say this technology could be a paradigm shift in coronary and peripheral therapies in the coming years as the technology improves. 

Feature | August 05, 2016 | Dave Fornell

 

August 5, 2016 — Here are the top 20 most popular current content on the Diagnostic and Interventional...

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