Videos | Hemodynamic Support Devices | January 09, 2020

Richard Botto, CVT, RCSA, chief cardiovascular technologist, division of cardiology, cardiac cath lab, and Melissa...

This image shows the cardiac muscle fibers of a fruit fly under magnification. Iowa State University researchers have found a way to restore the strength and regularity of cardiac muscles in aging fruit flies. Photo by Hua Bai, Iowa State University.

This image shows the cardiac muscle fibers of a fruit fly under magnification. Iowa State University researchers have found a way to restore the strength and regularity of cardiac muscles in aging fruit flies. Photo by Hua Bai, Iowa State University.

News | Pharmaceuticals | January 09, 2020

January 9, 2020 – Researchers may have discovered a way to turn back the clock on aging heart muscles in fruit flies...

Abbott announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of a new alternative surgical technique for Abbott's HeartMate 3 heart pump that will allow more advanced heart failure patients to avoid open heart surgery. The new, less invasive approach is designed to provide surgeons a choice in surgical method for patients receiving the HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD).
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | January 07, 2020

January 7, 2020 — Abbott announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of a new alternative surgical...

Figure 1 from the new ASE ischemia cardiac ultrasound imaging guidelines, showing a side-by-side views of apical 4- and 2-chamber images, at rest and immediately post-exercise. In the four-chamber view, the left ventricle is shown on the left-hand side of the screen. With exercise, the echocardiogram shows the LV cavity dilates (right quadrants) and there are regional wall motion abnormalities in the LAD territory.

Figure 1 from the guidelines, showing a side-by-side views of apical 4- and 2-chamber images, at rest and immediately post-exercise. In the four-chamber view, the left ventricle is shown on the left-hand side of the screen. With exercise, the LV cavity dilates (right quadrants) and there are regional wall motion abnormalities in the LAD territory. 

News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 07, 2020
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) from AstraZeneca and granted priority review for dapagliflozin (Farxiga) to reduce the risk of cardiovascular (CV) death or the worsening of heart failure (HF) in adults with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) with and without type 2 diabetes (T2D).
News | January 07, 2020

January 7, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted a supplemental new drug application (sNDA...

The top two articles on DAIC from 2019 included the FDA approval of two transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) systems for all surgical risk categories, making TAVR available to all patients based on recommendations by the heart team. The second biggest story of 2019 was the release of new atrial fibrillation guidelines recommend novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) over the previous standard of care warfarin.

The top two articles on DAIC from 2019 included the FDA approval of two transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) systems for all surgical risk categories, making TAVR available to all patients based on recommendations by the heart team. The second biggest story of 2019 was the release of new atrial fibrillation guidelines recommend novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) over the previous standard of care warfarin. 

Feature | January 03, 2020

January 3, 2020 — Here are the top 25 cardiology articles on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC)...

People watch the live presentation of the five-year EXCEL Trial data by Gregg Stone, M.D., in the Abbott booth at TCT 2019. Abbott makes the Xience stent used in the trial, which compared equally with long-term CABG surgical outcomes.  In early December 2019, leaders of the European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery (EACTS) withdrew their support for European practice guidelines that endorse the use of coronary stents in many patients with left main coronary artery disease.

People watch the live presentation of the five-year EXCEL Trial data by Gregg Stone, M.D., in the Abbott booth at TCT 2019. Abbott makes the Xience stent used in the trial, which compared equally with long-term CABG surgical outcomes.

News | Cath Lab | January 02, 2020 | Dave Fornell, Editor

January 2, 2020 — In early December 2019, leaders of the European...

This photo is from a MitraClip procedure during the University of Colorado visit last December.

Ten out of the top 25 videos in 2019 are from hospital site visits DAIC conducted and shot more than 10 video interviews and recorded cath lab procedures at each center.  Two of the videos here are walk throughs of cath labs, showing how Henry Ford Hospital and the University of Colorado set up their main hybrid rooms for structural heart procedures. This photo is from a MitraClip procedure during the University of Colorado visit last December.

Feature | December 30, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

Here are the top performing 25 videos posted to the DAIC website in the past year, based on Google Analytics. These...

News | Radial Access | December 30, 2019

December 30, 2019 — Merit Medical Systems Inc., a leading manufacturer of...

 ElectroSonix
News | EP Lab | December 30, 2019

December 30, 2019 — Acoustoelectric cardiac imaging, a new, noninvasive cardiac imaging technology developed at the...

 Christie Ballantyne

Dr. Christie Ballantyne, professor of medicine and chief of the section of cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine

News | Pharmaceuticals | December 30, 2019

December 30, 2019 — A drug therapy targeting the production of a protein produced by the liver has led to sustained...

 Cath Lab Philips Azurion angiography PCI
News | Cardiovascular Business | December 30, 2019

December 30, 2019 — Most patients do not understand or recall information given to them before heart procedures. For...

eko chest shot
News | Stethoscopes | December 30, 2019

December 30, 2019 — Eko, a digital health company with an AI-powered...

Overlay Init