News

August 14, 2012 — The next five years will see many hospitals in Europe overcoming the high cost and complexity of implementing...

August 13, 2012 — Providers are increasingly focused on using interventional labs in a hybrid operating room (OR)...

August 3, 2012 — GE Healthcare announced it has already received six orders for its Discovery IGS 730 system since receiving U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance in February 2012.

Interventional procedures are growing rapidly and becoming more specialized in diverse areas of care.  In the next decade, the number of people living in the United States who have heart...

July 26, 2012 — Any exposure to radiation, no matter how small, has the potential of leading to future health issues, including many types of cancer, medical experts agree. Doing all you...

July 24, 2012 — The importance of utilizing computed tomography (CT) in pre-planning for transcatheter aortic valve...

July 20, 2012 — Sony Electronics is announcing the world's first medical-grade monitor, model PVM-2551MD, based...

July 17, 2012 — Panasonic announced a new 3-D medical-grade 32-inch class monitor, the EJ-MDA32U-K. The new 3-D monitor is fully compliant with medical equipment standards, delivers exceptional 2-...

With last year’s U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and increasingly complex cath lab and hybrid operating room (OR) ...

 

June 18, 2012 — Epicardial ablation device maker Contact Inc. announced that new long-term physician data demonstrated promising clinical outcomes for the multidisciplinary...

June 14, 2012 — A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel voted in favor of recommending expanding the indication for the Edwards Lifesciences Sapien...

May 24, 2012 -- nContact Inc., a provider of  epicardial ablation devices, announced that new long-term physician data demonstrated promising clinical outcomes for the multidisciplinary...

May 15, 2012 — A hybrid technique that combines coronary stenting with minimally invasive, robotically assisted bypass surgery both reduces the risk of surgical complications and speeds recovery...

May 14, 2012 — During the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) 2012 scientific sessions last week, Biosense Webster Inc. announced it created strategic collaboration agreements with GE Healthcare and...

May 11, 2012 — Modern cardiac catheterization laboratories bear scant resemblance to the cath labs of a decade ago. An updated consensus statement released this week offers physicians guidance on...

April 5, 2012 —Maquet and Siemens Healthcare announced they will collaborate closely to introduce a combined system for diagnostics and surgical procedures. The first systems will be delivered and...

GE Healthcare unveiled two recently U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared angiography systems offering mobility and advanced imaging for interventional cardiology at the American College...

March 1, 2012 – Steris Corp. announced they will collaborate with device manufacturer St. Jude Medical Inc. on the planning and implementation of advanced cardiac laboratories for healthcare...

February 24, 2012 — 3-D Surgical Solutions LLC and Wheaton Franciscan-The Wisconsin Heart Hospital Campus announced that the first case ever using the Leonardo 3-D vision system was successfully...

As catheter-based, minimally invasive procedures expand rapidly beyond treatment of the coronary arteries into all areas of the human anatomy, angiography X-ray imaging systems have moved beyond...