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CT angiography, CCTA, arterial plaque, calcification, calcium scoring, Coronary

Non-calcified arterial plaque is associated with diabetes, high systolic blood pressure and elevated “bad” cholesterol levels in asymptomatic individuals, according to a new study published online...

PRAETORIAN trial, first U.S. patients, ICD, subcutaneous, S-ICD, defibrillators

The Valley Hospital has been selected as the United States Coordinating Center for the international PRAETORIAN trial analyzing implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs). The trial will...

SyMRI, Cincinnati, CCHMC, synthetic MRI, pediatrics

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) has evaluated synthetic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) on pediatric cases to study and clinically validate its use on children. Results from...

disposable medical sensors, market, BCC Research, 2019

According to a new report from BCC Research, the global market for disposable medical sensors grew to $4.2 billion in 2014 from $3.8 billion in 2013. The market is expected to grow at a five-year...

corpath, corindus, cath lab robot, robotics PCI

Long-term exposure to ionizing radiation is a primary occupational concern for today's interventional cardiologists. To address these concerns, many interventional cardiologists are enlisting the...

touch screen ultrasound, Carestream Touch

Two all touch screen interface Carestream Touch Ultrasound Systems have received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance and are now commercially available in the United States....

IABP, peer review, Maquet, Journal of Invasive Cardiology

Maquet Getinge Group announced the publication of a manuscript describing the exploration of the hemodynamic effects of the newer, larger-capacity 50 cc intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABPs) versus...

enroute carotid stent

Silk Road Medical Inc. announced the company received U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its Enroute transcarotid neuroprotection system (NPS). The Enroute transcarotid...

Mitralign, six-month data, EuroPCR 2015, MPAS

Mitralign shared six-month data on its Mitralign Percutaneous Annuloplasty System (MPAS) for treatment of functional mitral regurgitation (FMR) at EuroPCR 2015 in Paris. The prospective, multi-...

National Security Technologies LLC (NSTec) and Henderson, Nevada-based Global Medical Isotope Systems (GMIS) announced a public-private partnership agreement for research and development of an...

Agfa HealthCare, Enteprise Imaging Exchange Program, SIIM 2015

Agfa HealthCare announced the launch of its Enterprise Imaging Exchange Program, which establishes a secure health information exchange network between multispecialty collaborating health...

Toshiba, Vantage Titan 3T, MR, magnetic resonance, upgrades, 2015

To meet both clinical and research needs of magnetic resonance (MR) customers, Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has implemented software and hardware upgrades for the Vantage Titan 3T MR...

HIMSS, CMS, comments, Meaningful Use, Stage 3

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) submitted comments to the Department of Health and Human Services on the Meaningful Use Stage 3 proposed rule and the 2015 Edition...

Oxford Instruments plc has acquired Medical Imaging Resources Inc. (MIR). MIR specializes in the build, lease and service of mobile medical imaging labs.

CVRx, Barostim therapy, heart failure, trial, ESC-Heart Failure, Muller-Ehmsen

CVRx Inc. announced that positive results from the 'Barostim Therapy for Heart Failure' randomized, controlled clinical trial were presented at the ESC-Heart Failure 2015 Annual Conference in a...

electronic stents, bioresorbable electronic stent, BES

With the recent innovation of flexible microelectronic sensor circuits that can be made from bioresorbable materials, it is now possible to create “electronic stents” to monitor a treated lesion...

InvisionHeart, InvisionECG, FDA clearance

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the InvisionECG technology from InvisionHeart. The mobile electrocardiogram (ECG) technology uses a secure cloud-based, healthcare IT...

CyberHeart, Stony Brook, NSF grant, $4.2 million, Scott Smolka

A virtual-heart platform proposed by Stony Brook University researchers and colleagues has received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the amount of $4.2 million over five years...

OrbusNeich, Combo, EPC, HARMONEE study, U.S.

OrbusNeich has announced that the first U.S. patient has been enrolled in the HARMONEE (Harmonized Assessment by Randomized, Multi-center Study of OrbusNEich's COMBO StEnt) stent study. The study...

Kareo, Apple Watch App, practice efficiency, messaging, mobile devices

Kareo announced the launch of its Apple Watch App. This most recent innovation extends the functionality of the company’s electronic health record (EHR) to Apple Watch, streamlining care delivery...