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rsna 2013 flat panel displays radiforce rx650

Eizo Inc. announced the release of the RadiForce RX650, a 30-inch color LCD monitor ideal for multi-...

clinical trial study cath lab ep heart failure treatments cardiofit biocontrol

A multidisciplinary team of experts in heart failure, cardiac arrhythmia and neurosurgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City are testing nerve stimulation in the neck as a therapy for heart...

The 2014 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards list raises awareness of the potential dangers associated with the use of medical devices and helps healthcare providers minimize the risk of technology-...

Video game technology is being applied to imaging by German researchers, who will be presenting their findings at RSNA 2013. Xbox in the operating room and the use of video game controllers...

clinical trial study cath lab structural heart neovasc reducer cosira

Neovasc Inc. reported the results from its COSIRA (coronary sinus reducer for treatment of refractory angina) trial...

ultrasound systems cardiovascular esaote prevention suite euroecho RF

Esaote will showcase Prevention Suite, a unique package of ultrasound imaging modalities for both...

renal stenting

The use of renal stenting in combination with medication-based therapy to treat hypertension showed no improvement in patient outcomes over the use of medications alone in treating hypertension....

laa occluders structural heart atrial fibrillation atricure atriclip exclusion

AtriCure Inc., a developer of solutions to treat atrial fibrillation, announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) approval to begin enrollment in a clinical study of AtriCure’s...

contextvision, MRI, GOPView, MRI2

Five global MRI manufacturers—in the United States, Europe and Asia—have selected ContextVision’s GOPView MRI2Plus to upgrade their MRI equipment. Today’s healthcare industry...

Fractional flow reserve (FFR) is considered the gold standard in determining the hemodynamic significance of coronary lesions, but its use remains low. Two new technologies may help increase its...

heart valve repair structural hybrid or medtronic corevalve edwards lifesciences

A German court ordered Nov. 14 the discontinuation of a prior court ruling that prohibited Medtronic from commercially marketing or selling the CoreValve transcatheter aortic ...

mri systems rsna 2013 GE healthcare dv24.0 silent scan software

GE Healthcare will introduce new software to help humanize ...

heart valve repair hybrid or TAVI boston scientific lotus aortic repair system

The first two commercial implants of the Boston Scientific Lotus Valve System have taken place in a...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has classified the Medtronic’s recently initiated voluntary recall of certain interventional ...

intravascular imaging ffr ultrasound ivus optical coherence tomography oct cath

In an expert consensus document e-published in Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions (CCI), the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (...

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) released a clinical practice guideline to help primary care clinicians better identify adults who may be at high...

Resverlogix Corp. announced two additional results from the ongoing analysis of its Phase 2b ASSURE clinical trial...

antiplatelet therapy clinical trial blood test platelet function corgenix

study conducted in Ireland found that aspirin does not adequately protect 20 percent of patients with...

PACS, Archive, Image repository, CVIS, Cardiac PACS

Many healthcare systems are finding their general PACS and cardiology PACS are both aging and their image storage is reaching capacity. How do the diagnostic imaging departments address the needs...

nanostim pacemaker, SJM

The tiny device, about the size of the head of a pen, can be delivered via a delivery catheter through the venous system and placed directly into the myocardium of the right ventricle.