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August 30, 2012 — According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), an authority on the medical technology market, as significant numbers of peripheral vascular and vascular access procedures move out...

 An extracted bovine artery with an arteriotomy sealed by a MynxGrip closure dev

Vascular closure devices that use an active method to immediately seal the femoral access site can enable faster patient ambulation, reduce nursing time and speed discharge. However, one of...

The implementation of dedicated access site surveillance and educational program

The implementation of dedicated access site surveillance and educational programs, in tandem with pre-existent strategies to reduce access site complications, can reduce the overall incidence of...

Cardiac computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), echocardiography and nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging each offer advantages and disadvantages, and frequently at least two...

A comprehensive EP reporting system should allow information to be aggregated fr

The biggest issue in electrophysiology (EP) is the disparate nature of patient tests, reports, images and waveforms, and the need to aggregate all this data in one place to more...

McKesson, registry data entry ICD registry, CVIS

As vendors develop, and hospitals shop for, electrophysiology (EP) information and reporting systems, there are several considerations that will contribute to the efficiency and longevity of these...

August 29, 2012 — A new, daytime teleradiology company targeting urgent care, independent diagnostic testing facilities (IDTFs), mobile medical and physician offices is now serving clients in 10...

Recently, concerns have been raised that transradial (TR) cardiac catheterization significantly increases radiation exposure when compared with the conventional transfemoral (TF)...

Verifynow platelet testing clopidogrel nonresponders

Patients with 2C19 that is less active due to loss of gene copies are poor metabolizers of clopidogrel, opening patients to the possibility of a higher rate of mayocardial infacrtion (...

The standard-of-care for dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) for more than a decade has been clopidogrel (Plavix) plus aspirin. This standard is now being challenged by new agents —...