Heart Failure

September 9, 2014 — Use of a quadripolar left ventricular (LV) lead instead of a bipolar option during cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) can decrease complications at six months, according to preliminary hot line results presented at the 201...

August 28, 2014 — Medtronic Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its newest cardiac resynchronization therapy-pacemaker, Viva CRT-P, for indicated patients with heart failure or atrioventricular (AV) block.

July 18, 2014 — The Freedom portable driver has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for use with the SynCardia temporary total artificial heart as a bridge to transplantation in cardiac transplant candidates who are clinicall...

In the current era of healthcare reform with the overarching goal of reducing healthcare costs, heart failure (HF) management has taken center stage. It is the leading cause of hospitalization for adults over the age of 65 in the United States and...

CardioKinetix Inc. announced it has completed a $50 million financing led by Edwards Lifesciences Corp. with participation from other existing investors. This...
Stem cell therapies, heart failure, bone marrow cells, clinical trial
CardioCell LLC announced the treatment of its first patient in the University of Pennsylvania’s Phase IIa clinical trial for chronic heart failure (HF) of non-...
COR Medical Technologies (COR) introduces CORcare, a comprehensive instant outcome support system for rapid and accurate diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up...
BioCardia Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the company’s application to begin a Phase III clinical trial of its...
CORcare from COR Medical Technologies is a comprehensive instant outcome support system for rapid and accurate diagnosis, treatment, and
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has launched a Guideline Clinical App to serve as the mobile home for all ACC/American Heart...
Healthline's HealthData Engine harnesses structured and unstructured data to improve outcomes and reduce costs. The  big-data...
SynCardia SynHall valves, use in the SynCardia Heart, are of the same design, materials and nearly identical manufacturing processes as the...

Articles

In partnership with Intel-GE Care Innovations, Cigna-HealthSpring is expanding its population health program that utilizes interactive tablets – the Intel...
October 8, 2014 — New updates to the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) appropriate use criteria (AUC) calculator tool will help...
Clinical trial results by Recover Right revealed a survival rate of 73 percent in the total patient population. Recover Right was an FDA-approved, prospective...
VADs Gain Popularity Artificial Hearts Remain Ideal GlobalData
Robert Littlefield, MSc, GlobalData's senior analyst covering Medical Devices, said: “Since the first implantation of the Jarvik 7 in 1982, artificial...

Video Center

There were a few intriguing technology trends at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)...
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All major technology advances in the world of radiology, including cardiac imaging, are unveiled or...
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By Dave Fornell, editor of DAIC Magazine The key take away messages from the 26th annual...
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The CME webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" will educate participants in the state of the art clinical and emerging...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...
This webinar explained the benefits of better access, productivity and revenue cycle efficiency in a modern cardiovascular information system (CVIS...

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