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Calgary Scientific Inc. has announced a partnership with OnBase by Hyland to extend mobile image-access capability to its enterprise content management (ECM) platform. OnBase empowers superior...

Gammex "micro" diode laser, RSNA 2014, CT Systems, X-Ray Systems

The Gammex “micro” diode laser family offers an economical alternative to conventional laser systems used for alignment purposes. Gammex “micro” has dimensions that are considerably smaller than...

"Innovative fetal intervention may prove to be a game-changer in many cases, but it is too soon to declare its superiority over current conventional strategies for management of hypoplastic left...

Future prevention and treatment strategies for vascular diseases may lie in the evaluation of early brain imaging tests long before heart attacks or strokes occur, according to a systematic review...

The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) will officially kick off its 100th annual meeting and scientific assembly (Nov. 30 – Dec. 5, McCormick Place, Chicago) with a look back...

atrial fibrillation, FDA, Dual Epicardial and Endocardial Procedure, DEEP

Enrollment is open for the Dual Epicardial and Endocardial Procedure (DEEP) clinical trial following U.S Food and Drug Administration Approval (FDA). 

Food and Drug Administration gave 510(k) clearance for the HawkOne directional atherectomy system. The latest addition to Covidien’s directional atherectomy portfolio, the HawkOne system...

Shockwave Medical announced that the company will present clinical results from DISRUPT PAD, a single-arm multicenter study evaluating the safety and utility of Lithoplasty balloon catheters for...

aortic stenosis, Canadian Cardiovascular Conference, LDL-C

Genetic predisposition to elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) was associated with aortic valve calcium and narrowing of the aortic valve, findings that support a causal...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Abbott family of Xience everolimus-eluting coronary stents for the additional indication to treat coronary chronic total occlusions (...

Siemens, Acuson X600, RSNA 2014

Siemens Healthcare announces the availability of the Acuson X600, a cost-effective new ultrasound system with advanced technologies migrated from premium Siemens systems and workflow efficiencies...

A diverse group of uncommon congenital heart defects and genetic conditions may put a child in danger of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), and at least two-thirds of these defects and conditions can be...

Once a common procedure, left ventriculography’s role in assessing heart disease has evolved considerably over the decades, leading to significant variations in use. A new expert consensus...

Siemens Healthcare announces the availability of the Acuson X600 – a new ultrasound system with advanced technologies migrated from premium Siemens systems and workflow efficiencies for clinical...

McKesson Cardiology, cardiac PACS, CVIS

For any cardiology department looking to upgrade or replace its cardiovascular picture archiving and communications system (cardiac PACS), or cardiovascular information system (CVIS), the main...

McKesson, ECG software, remote ECG access

The desire to guide product development and remain on the leading edge of cardiac care led Shannon to become a beta testing site for McKesson Cardiology 13.1, which extends remote access with the...

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell

The key take away messages from the 26th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium were bioresorable stents and transcatheter valve technologies will likely...

Gammex 464, CT phantom, CT systems, scanner, torso

The Gammex 464 CT phantom better indicates the scanner's performance with a phantom that more accurately mimics a torso. ...

The American College of Cardiology announced 35 selected hospitals that are pioneering a team approach to keep patients healthy and at home following admission for heart attack or heart failure....