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Cardiac Stress Testing Imaging Reduce Health Costs Improve Patient Outcomes

In a new study recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center concluded that overuse of cardiac stress testing with imaging has led to rising...

Hospira Inc. issued a nationwide recall to the user level for one lot of Dobutamine Injection, USP, 250 mg, 20 mL, single-dose fliptop vial, (NDC 0409-2344-02), Lot 27-352-DK. (NDC and lot number...

SCAI ACC.14 Choosing Wisely Campaign Tests Treatments to Avoid Cath Lab

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions (SCAI) issued a list of five specific, evidence-based recommendations that should be avoided in the care of patients who have, or are...

 A study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association revealed findings...

Stress Testing System

Philips showcased several new products at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) 2013, including a new stress test system and a new cardiac PACS solution.

SunTech Medical Tango M2

SunTech Medical has updated its line of automated blood pressure (BP) monitoring with the Tango M2 cardiac stress BP monitor. The new product provides accurate BP measurements during exercise and...

Cardiac Science, Mortara, Burdick, ECG

Cardiac Science is selling its diagnostic cardiology product line to Mortara Instrument Inc. The business consists of the Burdick and Quinton brands and associated products. The transaction does...

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has released a list of five interventions whose appropriateness physicians and patients should discuss as part of Choosing Wisely, an initiative of...

July 2, 2012 — Researchers have announced the results of a study that shows the utility of a six minute walk stress echocardiogram for the early detection of exercise-induced pulmonary arterial...

While there are plenty of automated blood pressure (BP) monitors designed to be used for clinical applications, most of these devices will not work in cardiac stress test applications. ...

Stress tests are an important tool to help diagnose narrowed arteries in people who come to the emergency room (ER) with chest pain but are not confirmed as having a heart attack. Scheduling a...

November 16, 2011 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) issued a response voicing concerns over the implications of a study published this week in the Journal of the American...

November 3, 2011 – New study indicates strong diagnostic ability of treadmill exercise stress testing to uncover Long QT syndrome (LQTS) in patients.  Here, investigators from the Mayo Clinic...

July 14, 2011 – Cambridge Heart Inc., a developer of non-invasive diagnostic tests for cardiac disease, announced that it has reached an agreement with its original equipment manufacturing (OEM)...

October 1, 2010 – A new Medicare-reimbursable stress test module has been launched that can assess the risk of sudden cardiac arrest. The Microvolt T-Wave Alternans (MWTA) module, by Cardiac...

July 27, 2010 – Two new cardiac stress test systems optimize space to allow testing in a greater variety of settings, offer wireless data acquisition and better electronic medical record (EMR)...

July 19, 2010 – A recently introduced a multimodality, electrocardiogram (ECG), PC-based diagnostic workstation is designed for physician practices using wireless data acquisition and easy...

May 10, 2010 – A new metabolic stress testing system combines an integrated 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) for heart function and a pulmonary assessment system. The Ultima CardiO2 metabolic...

April 19, 2010 – A microvolt T-wave alternans (MTWA) original equipment manufacturer (OEM) module is available to better measure small heartbeat irregularities that indicate a patient’s heightened...

January 13, 2010 – Diagnostic cardiac monitor company Cardiac Science is working to connect its devices with MEDENT's electronic medical record (EMR) system.