Cath Lab

September 29, 2014 — Before undergoing cardiac imaging procedures involving radiation, healthcare providers should help patients understand why the procedure is needed and its potential benefits and risks, including risks related to radiation expo...

September 26, 2014 — In response to new science showing that complete revascularization of all significantly blocked arteries leads to better outcomes in some heart attack patients, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) has withdrawn its Choosi...

Abbott announced positive one-year clinical results from ABSORB II, the world's first prospective, randomized, controlled trial comparing the safety and effectiveness of the dissolving Absorb heart device to Abbott's market-leading metallic XIENCE...

September 22, 2014 — A first-of-its kind study found that using a cerebral protection device during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) can significantly reduce the number and volume of cerebral lesions in high-risk patients with severe...

September 29, 2014 — Before undergoing cardiac imaging procedures involving radiation, healthcare providers should help patients understand why the procedure...
trinity, transcatheter technologies
Transcatheter Technologies GmbH has announced that results of a first-in-human clinical study of its TRINITY system have been published ahead of print...
heartmate III, tohratec, heart failure, heart failure treatment
Thoratec Corporation announced that it has begun to enroll patients in the HeartMate III U.S. clinical trial. 
September 26, 2014 — In response to new science showing that complete revascularization of all significantly blocked arteries leads to better outcomes in some...
GE Healthcare's Cath Lab Efficiency Manager is a new analytical tool that analyzes the performance of an interventional lab, providing
Medtronic's NC Euphora noncompliant balloon dilatation catheter was 510(k) cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in...
Esaote North America's MyLab Six ultrasound system is 510(k)-cleared from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and available for...
MicroVention Inc.’s Low-Profile Visualized Intraluminal Support Device (LVIS and LVIS Jr.) is a stent and delivery system used to...

Articles

September 29, 2014 — Before undergoing cardiac imaging procedures involving radiation, healthcare providers should help patients understand why the procedure...
September 26, 2014 — In response to new science showing that complete revascularization of all significantly blocked arteries leads to better outcomes in some...
OCT
The first randomized trial to examine serial optical coherence tomography (OCT) in primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) was reported at the...
IVUS, CTOs
A new study found that intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)-guided intervention in patients with chronic total occlusion (CTO) could improve outcomes compared to a...

Video Center

By Dave Fornell, editor of DAIC Magazine The key take away messages from the 26th annual...
3 days 17 hours ago
As technology continues to advance for all diagnostic imaging modalities, it sometimes reminds me...
3 weeks 5 days ago
The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting July 10-13 in San Diego...
9 weeks 3 days ago
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...