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Flywheel power systems, battery backup, medical imaging

When a power outage occurs, MRI equipment can be damaged and accuracy of the scans effected. To mitigate the effects of power interruptions, healthcare facilities have traditionally relied on the...

Today’s healthcare is changing in many ways and so are the processes, technology and people delivering the extremely complex cardiology procedures and services. There are multiple biomedical and...

Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) has presented 30-day results from its ORBIT II study of coronary artery disease. ORBIT II is evaluating the safety and effectiveness of the company’s orbital...

radial access, SCAI, Jeff Schussler

Transradial coronary artery angiography was a major focus at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography Interventions (SCAI) 2013 Scientific Sessions May 8-11 in Orlando, Fla. The meeting kicked-...

mGuard stent, STEMI

InspireMD Inc. announced new six-month results from the MASTER trial demonstrating that the MGuard embolic protection stent (EPS) outperformed bare metal stents and drug-eluting stents in all-...

Syntermed Inc. has been awarded 510(k) clearance for Emory Cardiac Toolbox version 4.0. "One of the many things that makes Emory Toolbox 4.0 different is SmartReport, the first-ever, cloud-...

Intermountain Healthcare, a Utah-based nonprofit system of 22 hospitals and 185 clinics, is compiling the cumulative radiation patients receive from about 220,000 higher-dose procedures...

Unavoidable damage caused to the heart and lungs by radiotherapy treatment of tumors in the chest region can be limited by the administration of an ACE inhibitor, a drug commonly used in the...

Patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) are more than twice as likely to survive if they have minimally invasive repair than if they have surgery, suggests a 10-year...

University of Maryland Medical Center Genetic-Testing Program Cardiac Stent

Patients with coronary artery disease who undergo treatment at the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) now can receive long-term therapy based on information found in their genes. As part...