Blood Testing

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared a new screening test that predicts a patient’s risk of future coronary heart disease (CHD) events, such as heart attacks.

Abbott, troponin, women, myocardial infarction, blood testing, diagnosis
The British Medical Journal published results online that show Abbott’s Architect Stat High Sensitive Troponin-I (hsTnl) test may help...
Siemens, Stratus CS 200, blood testing, cardiac diagnostics, Arab Health 2015
The Diagnostics Division of Siemens Healthcare unveiled its latest point-of-care acute care analyzer for the management of patients with cardiovascular disease...
Nephrocheck Test System, Blood testing, contrast media
Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Inc. announced the nationwide availability to hospitals of the Nephrocheck Test System designed to help healthcare providers...
Cleveland HeartLab, MIRISK, heart attack, risk assessment, blood testing
Cleveland HeartLab (CHL) announced that it has acquired the MIRISK cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment tool. Developed at Stanford University ...
diaDexus, PLAC Test for Lp-PLA2 Activity,
The PLAC Test for Lp-PLA2 Activity from diaDexus Inc. measures the activity of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2
HealthMed Holdings’ MAP Test (Myocardial Assessment Profile) aims to identify individuals who are at risk of a heart attack and may be...
Following the June 2013 clearance of the Access AccuTnI+3 troponin I assay on Beckman Coulter's Access 2 immunoassay...
Atherotech Diagnostics Lab offers warfarin sensitivity, Plavix sensitivity and thrombophilia risk tests. The warfarin and Plavix...

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LipoScience Inc. announced the publication of the first large-scale real world study evidencing a link between low LDL-P and reduced cardiovascular disease (...
genetic testing for coronary artery disease
Improved understanding of the molecular mechanism of atherogenesis will help identify disease-related pathways and biomarkers that may also help to predict the...
Massachusetts General Hospital conducted a biomarker-guided therapy study of chronic heart failure patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction over a...
Traditional fingerstick screening for glucose and lipids is proving inadequate when identifying near-term cardiovascular risk in employed populations...

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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...

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