Articles

My job as editor of DAIC is to help readers keep tabs on the latest in cardiovascular technology and trends. With collaboration from my Editorial Advisory Board, we developed a 2013...

Direct Flow Medical Transcatheter Aortic Valve System CE mark

Direct Flow Medical Inc. has received CE mark for its distinctive transcatheter aortic heart valve with metal-free frame and low-profile transfemoral delivery system.

January 31, 2013 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) announced CONFIRM study series data presented at the 2013 International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET).

ACC AHA Electronic Health Records Clinical Management

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) released a set of key data elements and definitions for the clinical management of patients with acute coronary...

Amplatzer Amulet St. Jude Medical Left Atrial Appendage Occluders

St. Jude Medical Inc. announced European CE mark approval of its Amplatzer Amulet Left Atrial Appendage Occluder. The Amulet device is used to close the left atrial appendage (LAA) in patients...

Top stories of 2012 in cardiology

To help identify trends and find out what DAIC readers are interested in, the magazine takes note of what they click on when visiting the website. Below are the top 25 stories from 2012, and the...

MRI, CT Systems Imaging Transparent Pricing Study

In a study designed to see if doctors who are told the exact price of expensive medical tests like magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in advance would order fewer of them, Johns Hopkins researchers...

Millennium Research Group Peripheral Vascular Device Market Growth

According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), increasing awareness and diagnosis of peripheral vascular disease (PVD) along with the introduction of improved next-generation devices will lead the...

January 25, 2013 — Mobile drug reference app provider Epocrates recently conducted its annual survey of cardiologists to uncover the biggest trends and challenges facing them today. The survey...

Spectranetics Peripheral Artery Disease Laser Atherectomy

The Spectranetics Corporation announced final results from the PATENT (Photo-Ablation using the TURBO-Booster(R) and Excimer Laser for In-Stent Restenosis Treatment) study evaluating the safety...