Cardiovascular Surgery

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...

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...

IABP, recall, datascope, maquet

Datascope Corp./Maquet initiated a voluntary worldwide field correction of some of its intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABPs) due to a potential mechanical failure of the fan assembly associated with the power supply. All customers that may have an IA...

BEST Trial
Despite the advent of a new generation of stents, patients with multiple narrowed arteries in the heart who received coronary artery bypass grafting fared...
JAMA, intracranial arterial stenosis, balloon expandable stents, medication
A study in the March 24/31 issue of JAMA found that using balloon-expandable stents to treat symptomatic intracranial arterial stenosis resulted in an...
CTSN, atrial fibrillation, surgical ablation, mitral valve surgery
New study results from The Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network (CTSN) show the addition of surgical ablation during mitral valve surgery reduces the...
Point of Care Decision Support, anticoagulation software, PCDS AC, therapy
Point of Care Anticoagulation software (PCDS AC) optimizes delivery of anticoagulation (AC) drugs and reduces adverse events associated with anticoagulation...
3-d imaging, rsna 2014, angiography systems, radiographic
The Freedom Solo and Solo Smart stentless heart valves from Sorin Group Canada Inc. are designed to replace a diseased, damaged or...
AtriClip Flex is a new device from AtriCure with a more flexible aluminum shaft that allows surgeons to better maneuver within a patient’s...
SynCardia SynHall valves, use in the SynCardia Heart, are of the same design, materials and nearly identical manufacturing processes as the...

Articles

BEST Trial
Despite the advent of a new generation of stents, patients with multiple narrowed arteries in the heart who received coronary artery bypass grafting fared...
UTHealth, telemedicine, acute stroke, telestroke
For the first time, researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) were able to enroll patients at other hospitals into an...
Stryker, Trevo Retriever, stent thrombectomy, trial, Netherlands
In a landmark study evaluating the addition of stent thrombectomy clot removal to pharmaceutical treatment for patients suffering an acute ischemic stroke (AIS...
near-infrared spectroscopy, NIRS, heart attack, stroke, Infraredx, TVC
A study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) shows intravascular near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) can identify lipid...

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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