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protein, heart failure, trial, RBFox2, cardiac diagnostics, UC San Diego

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a key piece in the complex molecular puzzle underlying heart failure.

tele-stroke program, UMMC, Carroll, telemedicine, stroke

Carroll Hospital Center physicians will now have 24/7 remote access to the University of Maryland Medical Center’s (UMMC) Brain Attack Team through a new telemedicine service for stroke patients...

Aspire, Control Medical, thrombectomy, atherectomy devices, cath lab

George Adams, M.D., an interventional cardiologist with North Carolina Heart and Vascular, successfully treated a patient having an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) with the Aspire Mechanical...

TAVR, study, one-year outcomes, heart valve repair, JAMA, Mayo Clinic

In an analysis of outcomes of about 12,000 patients who underwent transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), death rate after one year was nearly one in four, according to a study in the March...

Carestream, Touch, ultrasound system, AIUM

Carestream is demonstrating its new Touch Ultrasound System at the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) annual meeting, March 21-25.

TeraRecon, iNtuition, iNteract+, ECR 2015, enterprise imaging

TeraRecon unveiled the latest release of the company’s flagship iNtuition enterprise viewing solutions in combination with the second-generation of its iNteract+ interoperability platform at the...

VTEC, NYU Langone, venous therapies, deep vein thrombosis, DVT, PE

NYU Langone Medical Center has announced the creation of a new multidisciplinary Venous Thromboembolic Disease Center (VTEC) to treat those with life-threatening blood clots. The new...

atrial fibrillation, women, seniors, guidelines, blood thinners, DCRI

Nearly all women and people over 65 in the United States with atrial fibrillation are advised to take blood thinners under new guidelines based on an analysis from the Duke Clinical Research...

ResQCPR System, resuscitation devices, cardiac arrest, CPR, FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the ResQCPR System, a system of two devices for first responders to use while performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on cardiac arrest...

Astron, Biotronik, BIOFLEX-I, trial, peripheral stents, CRT 2015

Biotronik announced the presentation of data from the iliac arm of the BIOFLEX-I clinical trial at the Cardiovascular Research Technologies (CRT) conference in Washington, D.C. The...

AliveCor, AliveECG app, ECG recording, remote wireless, mobile, patient

AliveCor Inc. announced the launch of the latest version of the AliveECG app, which instantly detects when an electrocardiogram (ECG) is either normal or unreadable.

Fujifilm, Synapse, 3-D, Cardiovascular, ACC 2015, cardiac PACS

Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. will demonstrate the latest version of Synapse Cardiovascular 6.0 and Synapse 3-D 4.1 at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 64th Annual Scientific...

Corindus, CorPath, trial, cath lab, PCI, robotic

Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. announced it has initiated a clinical trial of its CorPath System in peripheral vascular interventions. The study is currently enrolling patients at the...

Bracco Imaging, through its business unit Bracco Injeneering SA, announced the availability of its EmpowerCTA+, an advanced engineering contrast injection system.

ACC, Guideline App, prevention, atrial fibrillation, clinical decision support

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has launched version 2.0 of their Guideline Clinical App. With the addition of the healthy lifestyle and obesity guidelines, the app now contains the full...

Merck announced results from two post-hoc analyses of the TRA 2°P TIMI 50 (Thrombin Receptor Antagonist in Secondary Prevention of Atherothrombotic Ischemic Events) trial of Zontivity (vorapaxar...

cardiac PACS, enterprise imaging, CVIS, syngo

Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) wanted consistency in care and data reporting from all its facilities, and through use of its CVIS it was able to greatly improve workflow, cut reporting...

TomTEc, 4D RV-Function, advanced visualization, cardiovascular ultrasound

TomTec Imaging Systems GmbH will introduce its 4-D RV-Function software for right ventricular function analysis at the 64th Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology (ACC....

OrbusNeich, Combo Dual Therapy Stent, REMEDEE, EGO COMBO, JIM 2015

A three-year review of data on the Combo Dual Therapy Stent was presented at the Joint Interventional Meeting (JIM) 2015 in Rome. These data demonstrate the healing benefits of the Combo Dual...