Cath Lab

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 31, 2014 — Radiation therapy may offer a promising new noninvasive alternative treatment for the millions of Americans whose high blood pressure doesn’t respond to medication, suggests preliminary research presented at the 56th annual me...

Boston Scientific Corp. CE mark Ranger Ranger Paclitaxel-coated PTA Balloon Cath

Boston Scientific received CE mark for the Ranger Paclitaxel-coated PTA Balloon Catheter. The technology is now in full European market launch. 

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...

Bluegrass Vascular Technologies closed $4.5 million in Series A financing, that will allow the company to obtain CE mark for the Surfacer Inside-Out Access...
Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics 2014 Infinix X-ray Toshiba
At the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2014 meeting Sept. 13-17, Toshiba will display newer features offered on its Infinix cardiovascular X-...
August 18, 2014 — Two Mount Sinai research studies in the August issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (ACC): Cardiovascular Imaging show...
 Polidocanol injectable foam Varithena Varicose Veins
Polidocanol injectable foam (Varithena), the only U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved foam for the treatment of incompetent great saphenous veins...
The Arrow GPSCath Balloon Dilatation Catheters is designed for use with 0.014-inch guidewires and in 150-cm length. These products enable a
Medtronic received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Attain Performa model 4298 quadripolar lead, and the Viva Quad...
NeoCoil LLC's stand-alone wireless headphones and patient alert system is the company's first wireless patient communication and...
SynCardia SynHall valves, use in the SynCardia Heart, are of the same design, materials and nearly identical manufacturing processes as the...

Articles

Imaging experts from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) released a paper, "Guidelines for the Cardiac Sonographer in the Performance of Contrast...
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...
July 31, 2014 — Radiation therapy may offer a promising new noninvasive alternative treatment for the millions of Americans whose high blood pressure doesn’t...

Video Center

The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting July 10-13 in San Diego...
3 weeks 4 days ago
A big fly in the ointment for widespread adoption of many new technologies is cost. In today’s cost...
5 weeks 6 days ago
There were several new cardiovascular ultrasound technology advances highlighted at the American...
6 weeks 5 days ago
Join Ascendian Healthcare Consulting and GE Healthcare during a webinar Wednesday, July 16 to learn about the access, productivity, and revenue cycle...
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
February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to evaluate the health of your cardiology IT system. 
Join us Feb. 25, 2-3 p.m. Eastern for a live...