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There are many avenues for the improvement of cath lab inventory control to become more efficient with the emphasis being not faster, but smarter, avoiding waste, and without jeopardizing patient...

Interventionalists using radial instead of femoral access say it significantly cuts bleeding complications, infection rates, readmissions and aids patient comfort and ambulation.

There has been a growing trend in electrophysiology toward remote, home monitoring of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD), cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) devices, pacemakers and...

The focus on balloon angioplasty largely slipped from the interventional limelight a decade ago after the introduction of stents, but today there is some renewed interest with the advent of new...

June 16, 2009 - “Our profession faces one of the most significant crises in its history,” said Michael Graham, M.D., the new president of the Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM), as he addressed a...

June 16, 2009 - In response to the molybdenum 99 (Mo-99) supply shortage, Covidien sent out a letter to its customers informing them of the anticipated Covidien generator and unit dose (UD) Tc 99m...

In what some might argue is similar to the industry shake-out between Blu-ray and HD digital video disc technology, the competition between SPECT and PET cardiac imaging is heating up. And the...

June 1, 2009 - Results and updates from eight studies were presented during a late-breaking trials session at Heart Failure 2009, May 30 – June 2 in Nice, France.

Professor John McMurray,...

This comparison chart covers dedicated cardiac ultrasound scanners specifically intended for performing cardiac or vascular imaging studies. General purpose systems with extensive cardiac scanning...

To improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients with cardiovascular disease, Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System, an integrated healthcare network, wanted to create the Cardiovascular...