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In recent years, advanced visualization has also become more accessible and prevalent. What used to be a niche technology, available only on dedicated and expensive workstations, has become very...

A drug-eluting, self-expanding stent that does not use a drug-carrier polymer is before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) final pre-market approval (PMA) review and a decision is...

Navigating through the world of coronary stents is about to become more complex.  A plethora of new products are on the horizon, which will utilize new platforms and alloys and present novel...

Catheter-based intra-cardiac echocardiography (ICE) is an imaging modality similar to intra-vascular ultrasound (IVUS). It allows imaging inside the heart to visualize cardiac structures and blood...

Hypothermia for out-of-hospital and in hospital cardiac arrest has been demonstrated to have significant survival and neurologic benefits.  While the data supporting its use in the cardiac...

These are some of the top cardiology technology news items from the spring and early summer 2011. As part of its efforts to expand integration of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) image guidance...

Carotid stenting is a more complex and challenging procedure than coronaries or peripheral vessels. Carotid stenting experts have the following advice for hospitals and physicians that want to...

In a move that will likely have a significant impact on how many patients are treated for carotid artery disease, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in May cleared the use of a stent to...

Probably the biggest trend occurring in cardiovascular ultrasound systems today is the adoption of 3-D/4-D echo systems, which offer the benefits of better images, more data, better measurement...
June 21, 2011 – Issues involving sharing medical images and possible solutions were discussed by vendors during an Applied Vendor Learning Session at the 2011 Society of Imaging Informatics in...