Petaluma Health Center Wins 2017 HIMSS Davies Award for Hypertension Control Program
News | Hypertension | February 16, 2018

February 16, 2018 — California’s Petaluma Health Center (PHC) was recently awarded a 2017 Healthcare Information and...

Videos | Radial Access | February 16, 2018

The father of transradial artery access, Ferdinand Kiemeneij, M.D., Ph.D., interventional cardiologist, The...

Videos | Mobile Devices | February 16, 2018

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell previews the launch of augmented reality (AR) technology in the March/April 2018 issue of...

Illustration of the EkoSonic catheter aiding drug-dispersion in a DVT clot. Catheter directed thrombolysis of deep vein thrombosis.

Illustration of the EkoSonic catheter aiding drug-dispersion in a DVT clot.

Feature | Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) | February 16, 2018 | Sanjay Pandya, M.D.

There are few downsides to using tibial venous access to treat...

Stryker Trevo Retriever Thrombectomy Device Approved for Stroke Treatment Up to 24 Hours
Technology | Thrombectomy Devices | February 15, 2018

February 15, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indication for Stryker's Trevo...

Abiomed Receives Expanded Impella Approval for Cardiomyopathy With Cardiogenic Shock
News | Hemodynamic Support Devices | February 15, 2018

February 15, 2018 — Abiomed Inc. announced that it received an expanded U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pre-...

NIH Issues $2.2 Million Grant for Augmented Reality Cardiac Hologram Research
News | Advanced Visualization | February 15, 2018

February 15, 2018 — The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded a $2.2 million research grant to healthcare...

Edwards Lifesciences Centera self expanding transcatheter (TAVR) valve has been approved with CE mark for use in Europe.
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | February 15, 2018

February 15, 2018 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. has received European CE mark clearance for its self-expanding...

Abiomed Impella percutaneous ventricular assist device (pVAD) heart pump gains FDA PMA for high risk PCI.
Feature | Hemodynamic Support Devices | February 14, 2018

February 14, 2018 — Abiomed Inc. announced it received an expanded U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pre-...

FDA Clears First AI-Powered Clinical Decision Support Software for Stroke
Technology | Clinical Decision Support | February 14, 2018

February 14, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced marketing clearance for Viz.AI’s Contact...

The Boston Scientific Essentio MRI-safe pacemaker.

The Boston Scientific Essentio MRI-safe pacemaker. It is common for pacemaker patients to need magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which has not previously been possible because the magnetic fields could damage older devices. All pacemaker vendors now have FDA-cleared MRI compatible pacemakers. 

Feature | Pacemakers | February 13, 2018 | Dave Fornell

There have been several advancements in pacemaker technologies over the past few years. This is an overview of some...

Abbott Begins Enrollment in XIENCE 28 GLOBAL DAPT Trial
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | February 13, 2018

February 13, 2018 — Abbott announced the first patient has been enrolled in a...

Women often present with different symptoms for cardiovascular disease then men. There are sex differences between men and women with heart disease.

Women often present with different symptoms for cardiovascular disease than men. 

Feature | Womens Healthcare | February 12, 2018 | Jeff Zagoudis

Clinical research has revealed men and women often have different presentations for cardiovascular disease (CVD)....

Philips Recalls HeartStart MRx Defibrillator for Defect that May Cause Device Failure.
News | February 12, 2018

February 12, 2018 — Philips is recalling the HeartStart MRx Defibrillator due to a defect in the device's Gas...

The FDA has cleared the Toshiba Vantage Galan 3.0T XGO Edition MRI from Canon Medical Systems.
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | February 12, 2018

February 12, 2018 — Physicians now have access to more neuro and cardiac ...

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