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GE Healthcare, FASTlab 2, FDG Duo, GENtrace cyclotron, PET imaging

GE Healthcare announced that it has created a solution to make positron emission tomography (PET) tracers for diagnostic imaging more readily available. At the Society for Nuclear Medicine and...

Bracco, Lumason, first U.S. echocardiography procedure, Morristown

Bracco Imaging announced that the first echocardiography imaging procedure with Lumason was performed in May at Morristown Medical Center, part of the Atlantic Health System, in New Jersey....

CDS, clinical decision support, Rand Corp., study, appropriateness

Using tools that help physicians decide whether to use expensive imaging studies can help reduce the ordering of unnecessary tests, but implementation in real-world settings has many challenges,...

Bonnie H. Weiner

The Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) is the exclusive international provider of interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, congenital heart disease and endovascular...

Non-calcified arterial plaque is associated with diabetes, high systolic blood pressure and elevated “bad” cholesterol levels in asymptomatic individuals, according to a new study published online...

disposable medical sensors, market, BCC Research, 2019

According to a new report from BCC Research, the global market for disposable medical sensors grew to $4.2 billion in 2014 from $3.8 billion in 2013. The market is expected to grow at a five-year...

corpath, corindus, cath lab robot, robotics PCI

Long-term exposure to ionizing radiation is a primary occupational concern for today's interventional cardiologists. To address these concerns, many interventional cardiologists are enlisting the...

touch screen ultrasound, Carestream Touch

Two all touch screen interface Carestream Touch Ultrasound Systems have received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance and are now commercially available in the United States....

IABP, peer review, Maquet, Journal of Invasive Cardiology

Maquet Getinge Group announced the publication of a manuscript describing the exploration of the hemodynamic effects of the newer, larger-capacity 50 cc intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABPs) versus...

Mitralign, six-month data, EuroPCR 2015, MPAS

Mitralign shared six-month data on its Mitralign Percutaneous Annuloplasty System (MPAS) for treatment of functional mitral regurgitation (FMR) at EuroPCR 2015 in Paris. The prospective, multi-...