Emboline Inc. Completes Funding for TAVR Embolic Protection Trial
News | Embolic Protection Devices | April 20, 2018

April 20, 2018 — Emerging medical device company Emboline Inc. announced it has completed a Series B funding round...

A CT scan assessment of the femoral access route challenges for a recent Central DuPage Hospital TAVR candidate. This image and the measurements were discussed by the heart team during its weekly meeting to determine if the TAVR delivery catheters could navigate the disease femoral artery and what options might best serve this patient.

A CT scan assessment of the femoral access route challenges for a recent Central DuPage Hospital TAVR candidate. This image and the measurements were discussed by the heart team during its weekly meeting to determine if the TAVR delivery catheters could navigate the disease femoral artery and what options might best serve this patient. 

 

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | April 20, 2018 | Dave Fornell

While there is fear by many about the trend of hospitals consolidating into larger healthcare systems, one advantage...

360 Photos | Cath Lab | April 20, 2018

A 360 degree view of the newest cath lab at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, Ill., located...

DAIC Wins Two 2018 Regional Azbee Awards for Editorial Excellence
Feature | Cardiovascular Business | April 20, 2018

April 20, 2018 — Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology was honored with a pair of Azbee Awards for editorial...

A transcaval access TAVR procedure, showing a guide wire in the vena cava and a snare located in the aorta to pull the guide wire through.

A transcaval access TAVR procedure, showing a guide wire in the vena cava and a snare located in the aorta to pull the guide wire through.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | April 19, 2018 | Dave Fornell

Patient selection for who is best suited for a...

SCAI Announces Global Lecture Series for 2018 Scientific Sessions
News | Cath Lab | April 18, 2018

April 18, 2018 — Many of the world’s leading interventional cardiologists and cardiovascular professionals will...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | April 18, 2018

Northwestern Medicine has purchased several smaller Chicago suburban hospitals in the past few years to expand its...

FDA Clears Siemens' Somatom go.All, go.Top CT Scanners
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | April 18, 2018

April 18, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Somatom go.All and Somatom go.Top...

FDA Approves Abbotts Perclose ProGlide Suture-Mediated Closure System for Femoral Vein Closures
Technology | Vascular Closure Devices | April 17, 2018

April 17, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced market approval for the Abbott Perclose...

Philips Warns of Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities in IntelliSpace and iSite PACS Products
News | Cybersecurity | April 16, 2018 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor

April 16, 2018 — Philips Healthcare last week issued a proactive advisory warning to its iSite and IntelliSpace...

Rice University Students Improve AED Operation With Needle Pad

The automated external defibrillator add-on developed by Rice University students is a pad of needles that break through the skin's natural impedance barrier to deliver an electric shock to the heart of a patient in cardiac arrest. (Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University)

News | Defibrillator Monitors | April 16, 2018

April 16, 2018 — The skin presents a formidable barrier to life-saving defibrillators, but a team of students from...

Serial coronary angiograms of the representative case treated with shockwave intravascular lithotripsy.

Figure 1. Serial coronary angiograms of the representative case treated with shockwave intravascular lithotripsy.

Feature | Cath Lab | April 16, 2018 | Azeem Latib, M.D.

Over the last decade, there have been considerable developments in procedural techniques and technology facilitating...

Medtronic Announces Renal Denervation Pivotal Trial for Hypertension Treatment
News | Renal Denervation | April 16, 2018

April 16, 2018 — Medtronic plc announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to begin an...

Canon Medical Systems' Aquilion Precision CT Receives FDA Clearance
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | April 13, 2018

April 13, 2018 — Canon Medical Systems USA Inc. this week received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance...

Online Message Board Advice on ICDs Reflects Inaccuracies
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | April 13, 2018

April 13, 2018 — Medical advice about implanted cardiac defibrillators obtained via an online message board appears...

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