Feature | Business | April 28, 2016 | Dave Fornell
  April 28, 2016 — Abbott and St. Jude Medical Inc. announced a definitive agreement for Abbott to acquire St. Jude...
Technology | Stents Peripheral | April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016 — Veniti Inc. announced the first successful treatment with the Vici Verto Venous Stent System of a...
Auris Surgical Robotics, acquisition, Hansen Medical
News | Robotic Systems | April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016 — Auris Surgical Robotics Inc. and Hansen Medical Inc. announced that they have signed a definitive...
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...
Medtronic, Drug-Filled Stent, RevElution Trial results, ACC.16, CE Mark
News | Stents Drug Eluting | April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced new clinical data from one of the endpoints in the RevElution Trial for its...
Boston Scientific, Fetch 2 aspiration catheter, Class 1 recall
News | Thrombectomy Devices | April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016 — Boston Scientific Corp. announced a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Class 1 recall of the...
ischemic postconditioning, STEMI patients, clinical outcomes, ACC.16
News | Cath Lab | April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016 — A large randomized controlled trial of ischemic postconditioning in patients who had experienced ST-...
STEMI, delayed or deferred stent implantation, DANAMI-3-DEFER trial, ACC.16
News | Cath Lab | April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016 — Delayed or deferred stent...
ACR, American College of Radiology, MEDCAC, peripheral arterial disease, PAD, seniors
News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016  — The American College of Radiology (ACR), as a member of a coalition of leading medical societies,...
FFR-CT, heartflow
Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 15, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis
Fractional flow reserve-computed tomography (FFR-CT) is still in the early stages of clinical implementation in the...
Inventory management, analytics software, cardiology

An example of a page from GE Healthcare's Cloud analytics software, showing percentage use of a hospital's operating rooms by procedure type and showing a breakdown of surgical supplies in drill down for one of these procedures.

Feature | Analytics Software | April 15, 2016 | Dave Fornell
With all areas of healthcare now migrating to electronic medical record (EMR) platforms, the data they contain can be...
Sapien III, Sapien 3, PARTNER II

The Sapien 3 valve has a skirt that has helped significantly reduce paravalvular leaks, which were an issue with earlier generation Sapien devices. 

Feature | Heart Valve Repair | April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016 — Intermediate-risk patients who received transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) with the latest-...
TAVR, Sapien 3, ACC.16

Implantation of an Edwards Lifesciences Sapien valve under angiography during the balloon inflation to expand the valve into the aortic annulus. 

Feature | Heart Valve Repair | April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016 —The more frequently a hospital performs a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) the better...
Harmony trabnscatheter pulmonary valve
News | Heart Valve Repair | April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016 — The first clinical data on the Medtronic Harmony Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) from its early...
Toshiba

Kidney ultrasound perfusion exam, courtesy of Toshiba.

Feature | Angiography | April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016 — Patients treated with CMX-2043 — an investigational drug that has previously shown some ability to...
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