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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...

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 ...

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There were three key trends in X-ray vascular imaging systems made evident from new products showcased at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in late 2012. These...

The staffing firm SpringBoard Healthcare is conducting a wage information survey to gather information about cath lab’s across the country. Reader input is needed to create a clear picture of...

Transesophageal Echocardiogram

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has released a list of five interventions whose appropriateness physicians and patients should discuss as part of Choosing Wisely, an initiative of...

CHAMPION PHOENIX clinical study anti-platelet therapy cangrelor ACC 13

The experimental anti-clotting drug cangrelor solidly outperformed commonly used clopidogrel in a large global trial of patients who underwent coronary stent procedures, according to data from the...

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has released a list of five interventions whose appropriateness physicians and patients should discuss as part of Choosing Wisely, an initiative of...

Rox Medical announced enrollment of the first U.K. patients in the CONTROL-HTN international randomized controlled trial of the Rox Flow procedure for the treatment of resistant hypertension.

This is a roundup of some of the DAIC editor's choice of the most innovative new technologies showcased at ACC 2013, including products in the areas of interventional cardiology, patient...