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Over the past decade there have been several advancements in prothrombin time (PT)/international normalized ration (INR) point-of-care testing (POCT) devices. This is usually performed at an...

Evaluating the performance of your cath lab is key to developing a strategic plan for improving service offerings, planning growth and expanding market share to compete for revenues. Availability...

The latest trends and newest cardiac rhythm management technology were highlighted during the biggest electrophysiology (EP) meeting in the world, Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) 2012 in May, held in...

A new electromapping technique can better visualize the rotor (similar to the eye of a hurricane) around which atrial fibrillation electrical activity rotates. Using this map, the...

Cardiology physician groups and institutions are increasingly being challenged to effectively manage their ambulatory electrocardiography (AECG) and cardiovascular implantable electronic device (...

As an editor for DAIC and Imaging Technology News, I am a third-party observer in the cardiac and radiology markets. I also am a  patient who recently received medical imaging...

Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center in Houston, Tex., has leveraged new imaging and interventional technologies to help contain and reduce costs, increase patient volume and revenues and...

Patients with the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation (AFib) who received first-line catheter ablation treatment had a longer arrhythmia-free interval than patients receiving anti-...

 

A study of more than 350 competitive athletes with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) from around the world showed for the first time that sports may be safer for this...

April 27, 2012 — GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company, announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance and availability of the latest version of its Vivid E9...