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McKesson Cardiology, cardiac PACS, CVIS

For any cardiology department looking to upgrade or replace its cardiovascular picture archiving and communications system (cardiac PACS), or cardiovascular information system (CVIS), the main...

Doctors are more likely to try a new therapy when they are persuaded to do so by an influential colleague, reports a new Northwestern University study whose findings on adopting innovations also...

Topera, Abbott, FIRMap, rotors, rotor mapping

Abbott has entered into an agreement to purchase Topera Inc., a private, venture-backed medical device company focused on developing electrophysiology technologies to improve the diagnosis and...

Cardiac Stress Testing Imaging Reduce Health Costs Improve Patient Outcomes

In a new study recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center concluded that overuse of cardiac stress testing with imaging has led to rising...

Samsung Tablet-based Ultrasound, PT60A, Emergency Services

Samsung Electronics America Inc. announced the preliminary results of a groundbreaking trial into the use of tablet-based ultrasound in emergency services vehicles.

Materialise 3-D Printed HeartPrint Services

Materialise NV has listed its 3-D-printed cardiovascular HeartPrint models as a medical device in U.S. and EU markets.

A team of surgeons at New York-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital saved the life of a one-week-old baby with the aid of a 3-D printed model of the child’s heart. The 3-D model was...

Neovasc Inc. has received conditional Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. FDA to initiate the U.S. arm of its Tiara-I Early Feasibility Trial for the company's Tiara...

Imricor Medical Systems, Inc. announced the first three cardiac ablation procedures were completed in the first clinical study that is evaluating the feasibility of their magnetic resonance (MR)-...

Impact of Mental Stress on Heart Varies Between Men, Women ACC Study

Men and women have different cardiovascular and psychological reactions to mental stress, according to a study of men and women who were already being treated for heart disease.