Heart Failure

While the human heart can’t heal itself, the zebrafish heart can easily replace cells lost by damage or disease. Now, researchers have discovered properties of a mysterious outer layer of the heart known as the epicardium that could help explain t...

Gene therapy can clip out genetic material linked to heart failure and replace it with normal genes, according to a study from the Cardiovascular Research Center at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The study is published in the April 29 ed...

wearables, ACC.15, ACC 2015, cardiac technology, new technology, cardiology

Several futuristic technologies and their potential impact on healthcare were discussed during the Future of Cardiovascular Medicine track sessions at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2015 annual meeting. Among these were use of big data,...

Biotronik announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its DX line of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) that can deliver ultra-high energy on the first shock. Also included in the approval response from the...

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CVRx Inc. announced that positive results from the 'Barostim Therapy for Heart Failure' randomized, controlled clinical trial were presented at the ESC-Heart...
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Important new data presented during the Heart Rhythm Society's (HRS) 36th annual Scientific Session supporting improved outcomes and cost-effectiveness of the...
Big data in cardiology, social media big data analytics, data mining
The buzz term “big data” has made a rapid entry onto the healthcare scene in the past couple years with promises of improving healthcare, but there are still...
heart regeneration, zebrafish, epicardium, Duke, Poss
While the human heart can’t heal itself, the zebrafish heart can easily replace cells lost by damage or disease. Now, researchers have discovered properties of...
Biotronik, CLS, Itrevia, CRT-D, heart failure
Biotronik announced that a unique physiologic sensor is now available in the latest family of cardiac resynchronization therapy
Biotronik announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its DX line of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (...
Cerner Corp. and Qualcomm Life Inc. announced an agreement to extend Cerner’s medical device connectivity capabilities beyond the hospital...

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cardiomems, st. jude medical, heart failure
Important new data presented during the Heart Rhythm Society's (HRS) 36th annual Scientific Session supporting improved outcomes and cost-effectiveness of the...
The buzz term “big data” has made a rapid entry onto the healthcare scene in the past couple years with promises of improving healthcare, but there are still...
heart regeneration, zebrafish, epicardium, Duke, Poss
While the human heart can’t heal itself, the zebrafish heart can easily replace cells lost by damage or disease. Now, researchers have discovered properties of...
gene therapy, stem cells, heart failure, mutations, Mount Sinai, Hajjar
Gene therapy can clip out genetic material linked to heart failure and replace it with normal genes, according to a study from the Cardiovascular Research...

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There were several technology takeaway messages for the future of electrophysiology (EP) at the...
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The Heart Rhythm Society’s 36th Annual Scientific Sessions, May 13-16, 2015 in Boston, will offer...
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U.S. healthcare reform is largely being driven through adoption of new information technology (IT...
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The webinar Maximize Your Clinical Imaging With a VNA Strategy will explain the changing face of medical imaging and data, and the challenges to...
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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...

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