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STEMI, Aspirus

The Aspirus Heart & Vascular Institute (AH&VI) services 14 counties in north central Wisconsin and an additional seven counties in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  The institute...

When cath labs begin performing radial access procedures, both the staff and the operators need to keep an open mind and recognize that it takes time for everyone in the lab to become...

There is a growing trend in the use of small, portable extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) systems for hemodynamic support. In years past, ECMO systems were a tool of the operating room,...

Since the 1970s, intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABPs) have been the gold standard of minimally invasive hemodynamic support, but more recently developed percutaneous ventricular assist devices (pVAD...

Live Transmission of TAVR Cases Safety SCAI 2013 Scientific Sessions

Live demonstration, transmission or recording of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has been found feasible and safe, even for the typically high-risk patients who undergo the procedure...

A new method of dynamic, personalized intravenous hydration significantly reduces the percentage of contrast-induced kidney injury from image-guided cardiovascular procedures, according to the...

For patients who received stents to restore blood flow through the main arteries supplying blood to the brain, inflating a tiny balloon inside the arteries after implantation of the stent ...

The impact of pediatric interventional cardiology has never been stronger, nor the need for organized, high-quality training greater, says Frank F. Ing, M.D., FSCAI, who delivered the annual...

BioSense Webster eMARQable Clinical Study nMARQ System Atrial Fibrillation

Biosense Webster Inc. announced the first patient has been enrolled in the reMARQable clinical study. ReMARQable will assess the safety and efficacy of the use of the nMARQ Pulmonary Vein...

GE Healthcare Innova EPVision 2.0, an application that combines information from electrophysiology (EP) recording and live fluoroscopy, and Dose Blueprint, a comprehensive dose management strategy...

The Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) has conducted a further independent analysis of data received from ongoing prospective registries that monitor the performance of the St. Jude...

Boston Scientific has received CE Mark approval for the Rhythmia Mapping System, a 3-D mapping and navigation solution for use in cardiac catheter ablations and other electrophysiology (EP)...

Eizo Nanao Technologies Inc. announced they will unveil the RadiForce RX440, a new 4 MP (2,560 x 1,600 native resolution) color LCD monitor, and the GX540, a 5 MP (2,048 x 2,560 native resolution...

With an average satisfaction score of 4.5 out of 5 on security, cloud users feel safe. Non-cloud users though remain at bay-particularly with many questions still looming around the future of...

ultrasound, philips

Royal Philips Electronics showcased its latest addition to the ClearVue ultrasound family of products at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 61st Annual Clinical Meeting...

UltraSPECT has announced its distribution agreement with PharmaLogic for the sale of UltraSPECT’s cardiac and bone imaging applications. The agreement will enable PharmaLogic to provide...

ITN DAIC ASHPE Silver Bronze Award

Scranton Gillette Communications’ sister publications Imaging Technology News and Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology were honored with American Society...

St. Jude Medical Inc., a global medical device company, has announced first enrollment of its MultiPoint Pacing clinical study to build upon its first- to-market Quadripolar Pacing System....

eCardio Diagnostics announced the launch of eCardio Verite — a patient-friendly, wireless monitor offering seamless transition between mobile cardiac telemetry and cardiac event monitoring when...