Technology

Corevalve, VIV, valve in valve, FDA

The CoreValve self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve repla...

ticagrelor, AstraZeneca, FDA, crushing, option

Ticagrelor (Brilinta) 90 mg tablets from AstraZeneca now have FDA approval to be crushed and administered in water by swallowing or via nasogastric tube.

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Toshiba, Aplio Platinum CV, 300, 500, cardiovascular ultrasound, ACC

The Aplio Platnium Series CV (cardiovascular) ultrasound systems from Toshiba America Medical Systems offer a comprehensive suite of dedicated technology for cardiac diagnosis....

Toshiba, CT angiography, Infinix 4D CT

The Toshiba Infinix 4D CT system enables computed tomography (CT) imaging directly in the cath lab....

Impella, FDA, high risk PCI, abiomed

Abiomed’s Impella 2.5 heart pump has gained an additional FDA...

TomTec-Arena is a suite of clinical applications from TomTec Imaging Systems GmbH to review, analyze and quantify medical image data in multiple dimensions (2-D & 3-D/4-D) and multiple mod...

Biotronik, Eluna, ProMRI, FDA

The ProMRI Eluna pacemaker system from Biotronik features ProMRI technology, allowing patients to undergo full-body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans with both single-chamber (SR-T) and dual-c...

cryoICE, Atricure, ablation probe, cryoanalgesia, thoracotomy

The cryoICE cryo ablation probe (CRYO2) from AtriCure Inc. is designed to provide cryoanalgesia for temporary pain management. It is the first U.S....

Emblem S-ICD, implantable cardioverter defibrillator, Boston Scientific, FDA, CE

The Emblem Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD) system from Boston Scientific Corp....

IntelliSpace Cardiovascular, Philips, CVIS, cardiac PACS

Philips Healthcare's IntelliSpace Cardiovascular is a Web-enabled cardiovascular information system (CVIS) that offers a single integrated workspace that produces a holistic view of the patient's c...

MPTronic, SST Group, RDM, Radiation Dosage Monitor

The RDM (Radiation Dosage Monitor) solution from MPTronic is designed to collect, control, analyze and optimize radiation doses delivered to patients during medical imaging examinations....

Boston Scientific, Watchman LAA device, FDA approval

The Watchman left atrial appendage closure device from Boston Scientific Corp....

VenaSeal, varicose veins, Covidien, FDA

The VenaSeal closure system is designed to permanently treat varicose veins of the legs by sealing the affected superficial veins using an adhesive agent.

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Radiance Ultra, NDS Surgical Imaging, flat panel displays, hybrid OR

The 27-inch Radiance Ultra is a next-generation surgical visualization platform from NDS Surgical Imaging....

ResQCPR System, resuscitation devices, cardiac arrest, CPR, FDA

The ResQCPR System from Zoll Medical Corp. is a system of two devices for first responders to use while performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on cardiac arrest patients....

AliveCor, AliveECG app, ECG recording, remote wireless, mobile, patient

The latest version of the AliveECG app from AliveCor Inc. instantly detects when an electrocardiogram (ECG) is either normal or unreadable. The app features two  U.S....

Bracco Imaging, through its business unit Bracco Injeneering SA, announced the availability of its EmpowerCTA+, an advanced engineering

ACC, Guideline App, prevention, atrial fibrillation, clinical decision support

Version 2.0 of the American College of Cardiology's Guideline Clinical App includes the healthy lifestyle and obesity guidelines, marking the full set of clinical prevention guidelines released by ...

TomTEc, 4D RV-Function, advanced visualization, cardiovascular ultrasound

TomTec Imaging Systems GmbH's 4-D RV-Function software provides a comprehensive evaluation of the right ventricle including volumes and strain analysis....

Xarelto, rivaroxaban, Starter Pack, FDA, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolis

The Xarelto Starter Pack from Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc....

ScImage, PicomSRI, quantification standards, cardiac PACS, ultrasound, echo

The latest quantification metrics for ScImage's PicomSRI structured echocardiography reporting platform are based on guidelines published jointly in January 2015 by the American Society of Echocard...

Heart Imaging Technologies, Precession, cardiac magnetic resonance, software

Precession from Heart Imaging Technologies is a cardiac magnetic resonance solution which allows viewing, analysis and reporting all within a standard web browser....

ACR, Appropriateness Criteria, clinical decision support, update, March 2015

The newest version of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria updated 19 appropriateness criteria topics and added eight new criteria that include: breast pain, occupationa...

CompView Medical, NuCart, mounts, flat panel displays, hybrid OR, mobile boom

The NuCart from CompView Medical is an all-in-one equipment manager, visualization and ergonomic boom system....

ScottCare, novi, Holter monitor, EP lab, ACC 2015, remote monitoring

The novi patch Holter monitor from ScottCare Corp. is a small advanced patch Holter recorder for use by cardiology practices, hospitals and indep...