General Cardiology

Adding two non-invasive imaging tests to traditional cardiovascular disease risk factor assessment more precisely predicts a healthy patient’s future risk of heart attack, stroke, or premature death, according to a new study. The study was led by...

he Sapien 3 heart valve (Edwards Lifesciences) demonstrated lower death, stroke and paravalvular leak rates than earlier generation devices in patients at high risk for surgery and showed encouraging results in intermediate-risk patients, accordin...

BEST trial, ACC.15,

Despite the advent of a new generation of stents, patients with multiple narrowed arteries in the heart who received coronary artery bypass grafting fared better than those whose arteries were opened with balloon angioplasty and stents in a study...

A new study published online in the journal Radiology found a substantial gap between patient expectations and current practices for providing information about medical imaging tests that use radiation. Researchers said the findings highl...

eClinicalWorks released recent survey findings examining public attitudes towards advances in patient engagement tools, and also conducted a separate study...
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...
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)...
hot flashes, endothelial function, cardiovascular disease, risk, women, age
Two new studies suggest women who experience hot flashes earlier in life appear to have poorer endothelial function — one of the earliest signs of...
The Cellular P201 telehealth blood pressure monitoring system from Ostar Healthcare Technology is an advanced chronic disease remote
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted a humanitarian device exemption for the CVRx Inc. Barostim neo Legacy System. The...
BlipCare presented the world's first Wi-Fi blood pressure monitor on international crowd funding site Indiegogo in December 2012. The...

Articles

Medtronic plc announced the initiation of the SPYRAL HTN Global Clinical Trial Program, a phased clinical program studying renal denervation in uncontrolled...
BioImage study, Mount Sinai, cardiovascular disease, ultrasound, CT, detection
Adding two non-invasive imaging tests to traditional cardiovascular disease risk factor assessment more precisely predicts a healthy patient’s future risk of...
catheter ablation, Afib, Amiodarone, Luigi Di Biase, ACC, heart failure
Patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation were less likely to experience death, hospitalization or recurrent Afib with catheter ablation than with a...
Edwards Lifesciences, Sapien 3, Partner, ACC.15, acc 2015
he Sapien 3 heart valve (Edwards Lifesciences) demonstrated lower death, stroke and paravalvular leak rates than earlier generation devices in patients at high...

Video Center

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...

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