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The new imaging modality of positron emission tomography (PET)/magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was introduced to the U.S. market in June. The Siemens Biograph mMR (molecular MR) gained U.S. Food...

With a growing problem of overcrowded emergency departments, coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) may be a solution to address the management of chest pain patients. CCTA is...

A better strategy to sell the costs of a transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) program to hospital administrators is not to base ROI on TAVI procedures, but on the increased surgical...

In a closely watched move – viewed as a big step toward a paradigm shift in how heart valves are repaired in the United States – a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel in July...

Indiana University (IU) Health La Porte Hospital in La Porte, Ind., made the decision to build an advanced EP procedure lab right in the community with holding areas, ancillary workspaces, office...

A review of recent transradial clinical study data.

Staff education is a vital component for the successful transition to a predominantly transradial cardiac catheterization program. Educational efforts must extend beyond the cath lab. A successful...

There have been several key news items from the U.S. stent market over the past year. These include the introduction of several new stents, Cordis pulling out of the market, an expanded indication...

Houston Northwest Medical Center's cardiology department, along with physicians and IT staff, looked at multiple information systems related to cardiology before choosing Horizon Cardiology from...

Today’s generation of cath lab hemodynamic recording systems do much more than simply measure and monitor a patient’s electrocardiogram, blood pressure and other vital signs. Current systems offer...