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The use of embolic protection devices (EPD) during percutaneous cardiac procedures has helped reduce the number of complications due to debris being released into the bloodstream and causing...

Angiography systems have been a diagnostic mainstay in cardiac cath labs for more than 50 years, playing a pivotal role in the diagnosis and treatment of heart and vascular diseases. Replacing...

If the case went to court for whether positron emission tomography (PET) or single, photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) is better suited for myocardial perfusion imaging, experts say the...

While the primary reason hospitals adopt new technology is to increase patient care and produce better outcomes, there are many other factors that also affect purchasing decisions.

The process of the coronary CT angiography (CTA) becoming the preferred imaging modality is akin to the process of obtaining a pilot’s license.

The landscape of cardiovascular care is changing. In the cath lab alone, the shift in volume and type of diagnostic and interventional procedures has broadened the lab’s scope, increased demand...

Tight inventory control in the cath and electrophysiology (EP) labs is critical to hospitals' bottom lines due to the expense of the items and their rapid expirations. A new technology showing big...

In as much as the environment in which you live can affect your quality of life, so can the environment in which someone receives medical care affect patient outcome – at least in theory.

Clinicians spend a lot of time walking around hospitals looking for equipment, other staff members, and sometimes even their patients.