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Epsilon Launches EchoInsight Pro Starter Configuration
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | February 15, 2019

February 15, 2019 — Epsilon Imaging recently launched the new EchoInsight Pro Starter configuration for those...

IBM and Broad Institute Launch AI Initiative for Cardiovascular Disease Risk Prediction
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | February 15, 2019

February 15, 2019 — IBM Watson Health and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard are launching a research...

Medivis Launches SurgicalAR Augmented Reality Platform
Technology | Advanced Visualization | February 14, 2019

February 14, 2019 — Medical imaging and visualization company Medivis officially unveiled SurgicalAR, its...

Office of the National Coordinator Releases Proposed Rule on Healthcare Data Interoperability
News | Information Technology | February 14, 2019

This story has been updated with additional information since its initial posting.

February 14, 2019 — The...

Philips Launches Latest Iteration of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular at HIMSS 2019
Technology | Cardiac PACS | February 13, 2019

February 13, 2019 — Philips announced the launch of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular 4.1, its next-generation...

Survey Finds Personalized Patient Engagement Improving But Still Lacking
News | Patient Engagement | February 12, 2019

February 12, 2019 — Software company Pegasystems Inc. announced new survey data revealing the positive impact of...

Canon Medical Debuts Alphenix 4-D CT at RSNA 2018
Technology | Angiography | February 06, 2019

February 6, 2019 — Canon Medical Systems USA Inc. recently introduced a new...

Medical Imaging AI Fundings Tops $1.2 Billion Worldwide
News | Artificial Intelligence | February 04, 2019

February 4, 2019 — In 2018, capital investment in companies developing...

Canon Medical Systems Launches Alphenix Interventional Imaging Line
Technology | Angiography | February 04, 2019

February 4, 2019 — Canon Medical Systems USA recently introduced its next generation of...

A view of GE Healthcare's volume max, or Vmax, which allows for nearly triple the frame rate speeds on 3-D TEE in a single beat over previous generation systems.

A view of GE Healthcare's volume max, or Vmax, which allows for nearly triple the frame rate speeds on 3-D TEE in a single beat over previous-generation systems.  

Feature | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 31, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

The higher expense and lower frame rates of 3-D...

The Boston Scientific Eluvia self-expanding, drug-eluting peripheral stent. It outperformed the Cook Zilver stent in the IMPERIAL Trial presented at TCT 2018.

The Boston Scientific Eluvia self-expanding, drug-eluting peripheral stent. It outperformed the Cook Zilver stent in the IMPERIAL Trial presented at TCT 2018.

Feature | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | January 30, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

In recent years, there has been a lot of focus by vendors on developing better stenting technologies to treat...

FDA Clears Magnetom Lumina 3T MRI From Siemens Healthineers
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | January 30, 2019

January 30, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Magnetom Lumina 3 Tesla (3T)...

The safety of paclitaxel-eluting stents and drug-coated balloons were called into question in a recent study that showed higher mortality rates after two years. The Boston Scientific Eluvia paclitaxel-eluting peripheral stent is among the devices included in that study, but recent trial data for Eluvia show the device is very safe and has good outcomes. FDA warns about use of paclitaxel-eluting  stents and balloons.

The safety of paclitaxel-eluting stents and drug-coated balloons was called into question in a recent study that showed higher mortality rates after two years. The Boston Scientific Eluvia paclitaxel-eluting peripheral stent is among the devices included in that study, but recent trial data for Eluvia show the device is very safe.

Feature | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | January 25, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

The anti-proliferative drug paclitaxel has been used as a coating on coronary stents to prevent restenosis since...

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