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A diverse group of uncommon congenital heart defects and genetic conditions may put a child in danger of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), and at least two-thirds of these defects and conditions can be...

Once a common procedure, left ventriculography’s role in assessing heart disease has evolved considerably over the decades, leading to significant variations in use. A new expert consensus...

Siemens Healthcare announces the availability of the Acuson X600 – a new ultrasound system with advanced technologies migrated from premium Siemens systems and workflow efficiencies for clinical...

McKesson Cardiology, cardiac PACS, CVIS

For any cardiology department looking to upgrade or replace its cardiovascular picture archiving and communications system (cardiac PACS), or cardiovascular information system (CVIS), the main...

McKesson, ECG software, remote ECG access

The desire to guide product development and remain on the leading edge of cardiac care led Shannon to become a beta testing site for McKesson Cardiology 13.1, which extends remote access with the...

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell

The key take away messages from the 26th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium were bioresorable stents and transcatheter valve technologies will likely...

Gammex 464, CT phantom, CT systems, scanner, torso

The Gammex 464 CT phantom better indicates the scanner's performance with a phantom that more accurately mimics a torso. ...

The American College of Cardiology announced 35 selected hospitals that are pioneering a team approach to keep patients healthy and at home following admission for heart attack or heart failure....

Metro Health (Michigan) cardiovascular specialist Jihad Mustapha, M.D., is one of the first physicians in the United States to use a new medical device to treat peripheral artery disease (PAD).

Cardiovascular Systems Inc. announced that the first seven patients in Japan have been enrolled in its Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System Trial (COAST) study. Taking place in the United States...

New physician experience for the Convergent Procedure in the treatment of persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) was presented during a podium talk at the Northeast Cardiothoracic Surgical Society...

Restenosis, the recurrence of narrowing of the arteries after stenting, is a common risk of this endovascular treatment. There are no well-defined guidelines to treat restenosis, but recent...

Doctors are more likely to try a new therapy when they are persuaded to do so by an influential colleague, reports a new Northwestern University study whose findings on adopting innovations also...

If Marvel’s Captain America can lay still during a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exam, so can kids. That’s the message of a special comic book designed to ease children’s fears before they...

Mindray introduced the M9 premium compact ultrasound system at the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) annual meeting , the next generation in point-of-care ultrasound...

Topera, Abbott, FIRMap, rotors, rotor mapping

Abbott has entered into an agreement to purchase Topera Inc., a private, venture-backed medical device company focused on developing electrophysiology technologies to improve the diagnosis and...

Sorin Group announced today a $20 million minority investment in Respicardia, a developer of implantable therapies to improve Respiratory Rhythm Management. Under the terms of the transaction,...

St. Jude Medical Inc. today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its TactiCath Quartz irrigated ablation catheter, which gives physicians a real-time, objective measure of...

Miracor Medical Systems announced today the successful launch of its next-generation Pressure-Controlled Intermittent Coronary Sinus Occlusion (PICSO) Impulse System for the...