360 Photos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound

A view of a mitral valve on a GE Healthcare Vivid E95 cardiac ultrasound system scanned at the 2019 American Society of ...

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360 Photos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound

This is a 360 degree view of a live cardiac echo demonstration for the Siemens Healthineers Acuson SC2000 cardiovascular ...

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This 360 degree photo is of a demonstration of AI capabilities being integrated into GE Healthcare ultrasound systems ...

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News | Information Technology

The rapid evolution of digital technology and its impact on the prevention and treatment of heart disease is the subject of a new digital summit organized by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). The ESC Digital Summit will be held Oct. 5-6, 2019, in Tallinn, Estonia.

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News | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems

Single-use cardiology medical device reprocessing company Innovative Health, received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for reprocessing the PentaRay Nav Eco High-Density mapping catheter manufactured by Biosense Webster. The PentaRay is a key medical device in atrial fibrillation (AF) procedures, one of the fastest growing and most expensive procedures in hospitals today, according to the company. Hospitals utilizing the reprocessed PentaRay and other expensive single-use labeled cardiology devices can save thousands of dollars on each AF procedure, potentially opening the procedure up for more patients.

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News | Structural Heart

FEops announced that FEops HEARTguide was the winning entry at CSI Frankfurt 2019 voted on by physician attendees for the Highlight of the year award in the interventional imaging category. This award celebrates promising technologies that will have the biggest impact in the field, on daily practice or on patients’ health and outlook. Cameron Dowling, M.D., St George’s, U.K., and Martin Swaans, M.D., Ph.D., St. Antonius, The Netherlands, shared their early experience with patient-specific computer simulation of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in bicuspid aortic valve morphology.

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News | Heart Failure

The new Post-Acute Care Heart Failure Certification offered from the American Heart Association (AHA) provides education and resources to skilled nursing facilities to reduce the hospital readmissions for heart failure patients.

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News | Heart Valve Technology

A study of a procedure developed at Henry Ford Health System shows inducing a heart attack in patients with heart disease could be a viable option for patients in need of mitral valve replacement.

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News | Cardiovascular Clinical Studies

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has partnered with Veradigm, an Allscripts business unit, to power the next generation of real-world research on behalf of cardiovascular disease and diabetes patients around the world.

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Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound

Philips recently announced new advanced automation capabilities on its Epiq CVx and Epiq CVxi cardiac ultrasound systems. With Release 5.0, both systems now include automated applications for 2-D assessment of the heart, as well as robust 3-D right ventricle volume and ejection fraction measurements, making accurate exams faster and easier to conduct.1 Together, the new applications provide clinicians with the means to confidently evaluate the heart’s function, increasing diagnostic confidence for patients with pulmonary hypertension, congenital heart disease, coronary disease and heart failure.

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Videos | Artificial Intelligence

Judy Hung, M.D., director of echocardiography, Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, discusses ...

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News | Sudden Cardiac Arrest

For patients at risk for sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) who are being evaluated for a permanent implantable cardioverter ...

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News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound

DiA Imaging Analysis has partnered with Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. to expand analysis capabilities of Konica Minolta's Exa Cardio PACS platform (cardiovascular information system) with DiA's LVivo Toolbox for cardiac analysis.

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This is a view of the virtual reality system Stanford created to train staff and educate patients and parents about congenital heart conditions and procedures. This video reached more than 36,000 people on Facebook and was the highest performing video from the 2019 Cardiology AI-Med Conference in June.
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July 2, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) ...

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News | Artificial Intelligence

vRad (Virtual Radiologic), a Mednax company recently made a scientific presentation, “Screening for Aortic Dissection on CT Angiography Using a Convolutional Neural Network,” at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) Annual Meeting, June 26-28 in Aurora, Colo.

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