chest pain, triage, emergency department, new rapid assay, Dirk Westermann, BACC study, ESC 2015
News | Blood Testing | September 02, 2015
September 2, 2015 — Emergency department patients with chest pain suggestive of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) can...
Pie Medical Imaging, Frost & Sullivan, technology leadership, CAAS, cardiovascular diagnostics

CAAS MRV is part of Pie Medical Imaging's suite of imaging solutions for quantitative cardiovascular diagnosis and treatment planning. - See more at: http://www.itnonline.com/content/pie-medical-imaging-recognized-innovati...

News | Cardiac Imaging | September 01, 2015
September 1, 2015 — Based on its recent analysis of the cardiovascular image management market, Frost & Sullivan...
Absorb, BVS, bioresorbable stent
News | Stents Bioresorbable | September 01, 2015
September 1, 2015 — A bioresorbable drug-eluting coronary stent showed similar efficacy and safety results compared to...
bivalirudin,angiomax
Feature | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | September 01, 2015
September 1, 2015 — Extending treatment with the anticoagulant bivalirudin for at least four hours after completion of...
Mitralign, Percutaneous Tricuspid Valve Annuloplasty System

Mitralign's Percutaneous Tricuspid Valve Annuloplasty System uses catheter delivered pledgeted sutures that can be cinched together to change the valve annulus geometry to help eliminate valvular regurgitation. 

News | Heart Valve Repair | August 31, 2015
August 31, 2015 — Mitralign Inc. said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted an investigational device...
biomimics, 3D stent
News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | August 28, 2015
August 28, 2015 — PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute enrolled the first patient in Pennsylvania and second in the...
iFR, FFR, Philips, Volcano
News | Cath Lab | August 28, 2015
August 28, 2015 — Philips Healthcare is showcasing its latest cardiology solutions at the European Society of...
News | Heart Failure | August 28, 2015
August 28, 2015 — BioControl Medical said it has completed enrollment in its INOVATE-HF (INcrease Of VAgal TonE in...
Stent graft, computational fluid dynamics, CFD, stent engineering

In this vector velocity model, brighter colors indicate blood flow acceleration as it passes through a bifurcation. Computation fluid dynamic modeling provides insight on blood flow through and near the walls of the stent graft. Image courtesy of Sanford Health

News | Cath Lab | August 27, 2015
August 27, 2015 — The use of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling has been used for years to better engineer...
News | Cath Lab | August 26, 2015
August 26, 2014 — The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) announced the late-breaking trials and first report...

Mitral regurgitation viewed under color Doppler. Image courtesy of Toshiba.

Feature | Heart Valve Repair | August 26, 2015
August 25, 2015 — Medtronic announced it entered a definitive agreement to acquire Twelve Inc., a start–up medical...
NuCART, CompView Medical, mobile boom system, cath lab, hybrid OR
Technology | Cath Lab | August 21, 2015
August 21, 2015 — CompView Medical announced the release of the NuCART, a turn-key, all-in-one mobile boom system with...
FFR-CT

An example of a FFR-CT study showing a 3-D reconstruction of the coronary tree and a color overlay of virtual FFR readings, including a severe blockage in need of revascularization in the left anterior decending artery. 

News | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 21, 2015
August 21, 2015 — Loyola University Medical Center is the first and only hospital in Illinois to offer a new,...
Boston Scientific, Innova vascular self-expanding stent system, FDA approval, peripheral artery disease, PAD
Technology | Stents Peripheral | August 20, 2015
August 20, 2015 — Boston Scientific Corp. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Innova...
Corindus, Corpath, radiation dose monitoring, cath lab, vascular robotic system

The Corindus Corpath vascular robotic system.

Technology | Radiation Dose Management | August 19, 2015
August 19, 2015 – Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. and Unfors RaySafe Inc., a Fluke Biomedical Company, announced a...
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