General Cardiology

ICD, MADIT-CRT trial, long-term followup, ACC.14

Patients in mild heart failure who receive a cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) device may live longer than those implanted with a traditional implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), according to research...

April 7, 2014 — A first-ever randomized head-to-head comparison of two devices commonly used to treat aortic stenosis finds balloon-expandable transcatheter valves (such as the Edwards Sapien) result in more successful procedures and relieve sympt...

SYMPLICITY HTN-3 TRial, ACC.14, renal denervation

A major disappointment earlier this year was the announcement by Medtronic that its renal denervation system failed to meet its primary endpoint for efficacy in the U.S. SYMPLICITY HTN-3 trial. This trial data was presented to a packed, standing-r...

GE Healthcare announced results from a new clinical study, which showed that patients receiving iodixanol (Visipaque) 320mg I/ml reported less discomfort, characterized by heat or cold sensation or pain upon injection, than patients receiving iopa...

IN.PACT Drug-eluting Balloon Angioplasty IN.PACT SFA Clinical Trial
Patients with peripheral artery disease in the upper leg experienced significantly better outcomes at 12 months after treatment with the IN.PACT Admiral drug-...
Roughly one out of three children screened for high cholesterol between the ages of 9 and 11 has borderline or high cholesterol, potentially placing them at...
 Mitralign Inc. has completed enrollment in a study in Europe investigating its lead device, the Mitralign System, in patients with functional mitral...
April 10, 2014 — CardioKinetix Inc. announced results of a pooled analysis study of the catheter-based Parachute ventricular partitioning device. Twelve-...
patient monitors cardiac rehabilitation scottcare innovo telemetry transmitter
Innovo is a rechargeable digital transmitter for the company’s VersaCare multi-parameter telemetry solution serving
BlipCare presented the world's first Wi-Fi blood pressure monitor on international crowd funding site Indiegogo in December 2012. The...
The Solitaire Flow Restoration Device from Covidien is among a new generation of devices designed to remove blood clots from blocked brain...

Articles

ICD, MADIT-CRT trial, long-term followup, ACC.14
Patients in mild heart failure who receive a cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) device may live longer than those implanted with...
April 7, 2014 — A first-ever randomized head-to-head comparison of two devices commonly used to treat aortic stenosis finds balloon-expandable transcatheter...
Medtronic, SYMPLICITY, SYMPLICITY HTN-3 trial, renal denervation, ACC.14
A major disappointment earlier this year was the announcement by Medtronic that its renal denervation system failed to meet its primary endpoint for efficacy...
Iodixanol Iopamidol Contrast Media Peripheral Arteriography ACC.14 Clinical Stud
GE Healthcare announced results from a new clinical study, which showed that patients receiving iodixanol (Visipaque) 320mg I/ml reported less discomfort,...

Video Center

By Dave Fornell The biggest news item from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 63rd Annual...
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By Dave Fornell, DAIC editor Data from several cutting-edge device clinical trials will be...
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By Dave Fornell, editor I have watched a trend in medical technology grow from a small ripple a...
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The webinar "PET/CT: A New Frontier" discusses potential benefits of digital relative to analog PET/CT. The session will discuss how digital PET can improve image quality, lesion detection and...
CVIS, cardiovascular information system
This webinar reviews multi-ology, multi-site, vendor neutral solutions that transform rigid departmental information silos into fluid, consolidated, information sharing systems. It discusses how to...
Centricity Cardio Enterprise, Cardiac PACS, Cardio PACS, CVIS
February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to evaluate the health of your cardiology IT system. 
Join us Feb. 25, 2-3 p.m. Eastern for a live demonstration on Centricity Cardio Enterprise...

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