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Nearly half of interventional cardiologists responding to a survey conducted by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) reported at least one work-related orthopedic complication. The findings, published in Catheter...

A new non-profit association, the Organization for Occupational Radiation Safety in Interventional Fluoroscopy (ORSIF), was recently launched to generate awareness of the potential serious health risks linked to the use of and exposure to fluorosc...

The Virginia Zoo veterinary team partnered with a team from Sentara Heart Hospital to perform ultrasound on the hearts of orangutans Pepper and Schnitz as part of the animals’ annual wellness checkups at the Zoo’s state-of-the-art veterinary hospi...

Corevalve, VIV, valve in valve, FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded the approved use of the CoreValve self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system to treat certain patients who have previously had a tissue aortic valve replacement and are...

The latest advances in echocardiography where discussed at special evening symposium at the 2015 American College of Cardiology (ACC) meeting, organized by...
A study including more than 20,000 adults in China found combined use of the hypertension medication enalapril and folic acid significantly reduced the risk of...
SCAI, survey, interventional cardiologists, work injury, orthopedic, radiation
Nearly half of interventional cardiologists responding to a survey conducted by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) reported at...
intraaortic balloon pumps, IABP, ventricular assist devices, VAD, cost effective
Maquet Cardiovascular USA announced publication of a manuscript comparing the clinical and economic impact of percutaneous ventricular assist devices (pVAD)...
Corevalve, VIV, valve in valve, FDA
The CoreValve self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system is now cleared for an additional indication to treat
Ticagrelor (Brilinta) 90 mg tablets from AstraZeneca now have FDA approval to be crushed and administered in water by swallowing or via...
The Aplio Platnium Series CV (cardiovascular) ultrasound systems from Toshiba America Medical Systems offer a comprehensive suite of...
The Toshiba Infinix 4D CT system enables computed tomography (CT) imaging directly in the cath lab. It integrates an Aquilion Prime CT...

Articles

The latest advances in echocardiography where discussed at special evening symposium at the 2015 American College of Cardiology (ACC) meeting, organized by...
SCAI, survey, interventional cardiologists, work injury, orthopedic, radiation
Nearly half of interventional cardiologists responding to a survey conducted by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) reported at...
ORSIF, fluoroscopy, interventional, health risks, awareness
A new non-profit association, the Organization for Occupational Radiation Safety in Interventional Fluoroscopy (ORSIF), was recently launched to generate...
TEE, 3-D TEE, 4-D TEE, GE
Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is quickly establishing itself as an essential tool in the interventional cardiologist’s daily toolbox. An...

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The biggest technology news coming out of the 2015 American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual...
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Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise
Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from...
The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...