Medicare, CMS, calls for cancelling or postponing all elective or non-essential medical procedures, test and surgeries due to COVID-19. #COVID19 #SARcov2 #coronavirus #cardiology
Feature | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | March 20, 2020 | Dave Fornell, Editor
Videos | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | March 18, 2020

This is a quick overview of clinical data on the...

Medicare will pay for telehealth virtual doctor visits during the duration of the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.
News | Cardiovascular Business | March 17, 2020

March 17, 2020 — The Trump Administration today announced expanded Medicare telehealth coverage that will enable...

Two examples of CT myocardial perfusion (CTP) imaging assessment software. Canon is on the left and GE Healthcare is on the right. Both of these technologies have been around for a few years, but there have been an increasing amount of clinical data from studies showing the accuracy of the technology compared to nuclear imaging, the current stand of care for myocardial perfusion imaging, and cardiac MRI. #SCCT #perfusionimaging 

Two examples of CT myocardial perfusion (CTP) imaging assessment software. Canon is on the left and GE Healthcare is on the right. Both of these technologies have been around for a few years, but there have been an increasing amount of clinical data from studies showing the accuracy of the technology compared to nuclear imaging, the current stand of care for myocardial perfusion imaging, and cardiac MRI.

News | CT Angiography (CTA) | March 16, 2020

March 16, 2020 — The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) released a new...

Philips Healthcare's new Fiber Optic RealShape (FORS) technology creates real-time 3-D imaging of anatomy and devices inside the body using light, rather than X-rays. FORS uses light traveling through hair-thin fiber optics inside special FORS enabled catheter and guidewires.

Philips Healthcare's new Fiber Optic RealShape (FORS) technology creates real-time 3-D imaging of anatomy and devices inside the body using light, rather than X-rays. FORS uses light traveling through hair-thin fiber optics inside special FORS enabled catheter and guidewires. 

Feature | Angiography | March 12, 2020 | Dave Fornell, Editor

Philips is working on a prototype cath lab angiographic imaging system that might be able to replace the current X-...

OTC ECG devices

OTC ECG devices can help detect abnormal heart rhythms in the general population, and this technology will continue to improve.

Feature | ECG | March 11, 2020

Apple created a stir when it...

News | Artificial Heart | March 10, 2020

March 10, 2020 —  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the SynCardia Systems 50cc temporary Total...

The European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) electrophysiology (EP) annual meeting cancelled due to coronavirus. #COVID19 #coronavirus #2019nCoV
Feature | EP Lab | March 10, 2020 | Dave Fornell, Editor

March 10, 2020 — Novel coronavirus (...

Valentina Kutyifa, M.D., Ph.D., University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, N.Y., is doing research in the BIO-LIBRA Study to determine it ICD or CRT-D devices work better in men or women with heart failure often present with non-ischemic cardiomyopathy.

Valentina Kutyifa, M.D., Ph.D., University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, N.Y., is doing research in the BIO-LIBRA Study to determine it ICD or CRT-D devices work better in men or women with heart failure often present with non-ischemic cardiomyopathy.

Feature | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | March 09, 2020 | Valentina Kutyifa M.D., Ph.D.

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for women in North America, and women with...

ACC issues document outlining COVID-19 Implications For Patients With Underlying Cardiovascular Conditions. The COVID-19 mortality rate for patients cardiovascular disease is 10.5 percent based of data from Chinese hospitals since the outbreak. COVID-19 fatality rates for patients with comorbidities are higher than the average population, but cardiac patients had the highest death rate. #COVID19 #coronavirus #2019nCoV #SARS‐CoV‐2

The COVID-19 mortality rate for patients cardiovascular disease is 10.5 percent based of data from Chinese hospitals since the outbreak. COVID-19 fatality rates for patients with comorbidities are higher than the average population, but cardiac patients had the highest death rate.

Feature | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | March 09, 2020

March 9, 2020 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) is...

COVID-19 outbreak in Seattle cancels SIR 2020 meeting. Interventional radiology meeting cancelled. #COVID19 #coronavirus #2019nCoV
News | Interventional Radiology | March 09, 2020 | Melinda Taschetta-Millane

March 9, 2020 — As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) slowly spreads across the globe, more industry conferences are...

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