Videos | Medical 3-D Printing

This is a sample of the 3-D printed hearts and coronary anatomy models created from patient CT scans to enable ...

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News | Stem Cell Therapies

Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have demonstrated that stem cells derived from the placenta known as Cdx2 cells can regenerate healthy heart cells after heart attacks in animal models. The findings, published in the May 20 issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), may represent a novel treatment for regenerating the heart and other organs.

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Technology | Intravascular Imaging

Philips announced the launch of the new IntraSight interventional applications platform. The secure, application-based platform offers a comprehensive suite of clinically proven instant wave-free ratio (iFR), fractional flow reserve (FFR), intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and co-registration1 modalities to simplify complex interventions and speed routine procedures.

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News | Cardiogenic Shock

A newly released expert consensus statement proposes a classification schema for cardiogenic shock (CS) that will facilitate communication in both the clinical and research settings. The document was published online in the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI)’s Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions journal, and is endorsed by the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

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Videos | Cath Lab

This is a walk through of the primary structural heart hybrid cath lab at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Mich. It is ...

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Videos | Heart Valve Technology

A demonstration of how to calculate the neo-left ventricular outflow tract (neo-LVOT) on CT imaging for a transcatheter ...

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360 Photos | CT Angiography (CTA)

This is a 360 degree photo of a Siemens Somatom Force 64-slice, dual-source computed tomography (CT) system installed at ...

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360 Photos | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

This is a dedicated cardiac Siemens 1.5T MRI system installed at the Baylor Scott White Heart Hospital in Dallas. The ...

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News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute announced the implementation of Philips’ Ingenia Ambition 1.5T MR, the world’s first magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system to enable helium-free operations. The technology offers cutting-edge imaging techniques that deliver high-quality images faster while providing an improved, more comfortable experience for patients, according to Philips.

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Brain images that have been pre-reviewed by the Viz.AI artificial intelligence software to identify a stroke. The software automatically sends and alert to the attending physician's smartphone with links to the imaging for a final human assessment to help speed the time to diagnosis and treatment. Depending on the type of stroke, quick action is needed to either activate the neuro-interventional lab or to administer tPA.
Feature | Stroke | Inga Shugalo

With its increasing role in medical imaging, artificial intelligence (AI) gradually is becoming a go-to technology for ...

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News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers

Biopharmaceutical company CellPoint plans to begin patient recruitment for its Phase 2b cardiovascular imaging study in patients suffering from coronary artery disease using the company's new one-vial Oncardia (ethylenedicysteine-glucosamine) kits. The 60-patient trial study is being conducted in the U.S.

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3 Recommendations to Better Understand HIPAA Compliance
Feature | Information Technology | Carol Amick

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), about 70 percent of organizations are not compliant ...

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Technology | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies

May 17, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week approved Fragmin (dalteparin sodium) injection, for ...

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Technology | Analytics Software

Digital healthcare company Murj announced the availability of the Murj Analytics software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform for cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) management. This new offering features powerful intelligence for cardiac device clinicians seeking to provide comprehensive population management through improved clinical, workforce and quality of care metrics.

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News | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems

At the 40th annual Heart Rhythm Scientific Sessions, May 8-11 in San Francisco, Acutus Medical announced the agreement to acquire Rhythm Xience Inc., and new strategic partnerships with Peerbridge Health, Cardiac Designs and MedFact. Acutus' expanded portfolio builds on the organization's mapping and visualization technology platform.

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