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Samsung Tablet-based Ultrasound Clinical Trial Emergency Services

Samsung Electronics America Inc. announced the preliminary results of a groundbreaking trial into the use of tablet-based ultrasound in emergency services vehicles.

Materialise 3-D Printed HeartPrint Services

Materialise NV has listed its 3-D-printed cardiovascular HeartPrint models as a medical device in U.S. and EU markets.

A team of surgeons at New York-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital saved the life of a one-week-old baby with the aid of a 3-D printed model of the child’s heart. The 3-D model was...

Imricor Medical Systems, Inc. announced the first three cardiac ablation procedures were completed in the first clinical study that is evaluating the feasibility of their magnetic resonance (MR)-...

September 29, 2014 — Before undergoing cardiac imaging procedures involving radiation, healthcare providers should help patients understand why the procedure is needed and its potential benefits...

OCT

The first randomized trial to examine serial optical coherence tomography (OCT) in primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) was reported at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (...

IVUS, CTOs

A new study found that intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)-guided intervention in patients with chronic total occlusion (CTO) could improve outcomes compared to a conventional angiography-guided...

September 10, 2014 — According to new research performed at the Mayo Clinic, iodine-based contrast material injected intravenously to enhance computed tomography (CT) images can be safely used in...

Angiographic imaging system vendors have developed several new technologies to address emerging cath lab trends, including the need to reduce radiation dose, improve image quality and enable...

August 27, 2014 — The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) has published the “SCCT Guidelines on the Use of Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography for Patients Presenting with...