Boston Scientific's Apama multi-electrode ablation balloon to treat atrial fibrillation.

Boston Scientific's Apama multi-electrode ablation balloon to treat atrial fibrillation. The technology allows different energies to be used for each electrode to prevent damage to the esophagus or other underlying critical structures. 

Feature | Atrial Fibrillation | January 15, 2018 | Dave Fornell

The development of atrial fibrillation (AFib or AF) ablation technologies over the past 20 years has been a constant...

Fat Distribution in Women and Men Provides Clues to Heart Attack Risk
News | Womens Healthcare | January 12, 2018

January 12, 2018 – It is not the amount of fat in your body but where it is stored that may increase your risk for...

CT Shows Enlarged Aortas in Former Pro Football Players

3-D rendering from a cardiac CT dataset demonstrating mild dilation of the ascending aorta. Image courtesy of Christopher Maroules, M.D.

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | January 12, 2018

January 12, 2018 — Former National Football League (NFL) players are more likely to have enlarged aortas, a...

Edwards LifeSciences Recalls Sapien 3 Certitude Delivery System
News | Heart Valve Technology | January 11, 2018

January 11, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Edwards LifeSciences is recalling its...

Videos | Womens Healthcare | January 11, 2018

Doreen DeFaria Yeh, M.D., associate director, MGH Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program, and co-director, MGH...

CMS Launches New Voluntary Bundled Payments Model
News | Business | January 10, 2018

January 10, 2018 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Center for Medicare and Medicaid...

ACC Unveils Innovation Roadmap for Future of Healthcare Delivery, the future of cardiology.
News | Information Technology | January 09, 2018

January 9, 2018 — In a new health policy statement,[1] the American College of Cardiology (ACC) identifies how to...

Avinger Announces Treatment of First Patients With Next-Generation Pantheris
News | Atherectomy Devices | January 09, 2018

January 9, 2018 – Avinger Inc. announced that Arne Schwindt, M.D., a vascular surgeon at St. Franziskus Hospital in...

Male Triathletes May Be Putting Their Heart Health at Risk
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | January 09, 2018

January 9, 2018 – Competitive male triathletes face a higher risk of a potentially harmful heart condition called...

EchoPixel Showcases Next-Generation Surgical Planning With True 3-D Interactive Mixed Reality Software
News | Advanced Visualization | January 08, 2018

January 8, 2018 — EchoPixel showcased the latest version of True 3D, its interactive,...

Corindus and Mayo Clinic Conducting Preclinical Telestenting Study of Remote PCI Capabilities
News | Robotic Systems | January 08, 2018

January 8, 2018 — Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. announced that it is working with Mayo Clinic in a preclinical...

First Patient Enrolled in Gore Excluder Investigational Study
News | Stent Grafts | January 08, 2018

January 8, 2018 — W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. announced the first implant of the Gore Excluder Conformable AAA...

Drinking coffee may be associated with a decreased risk of developing heart failure or having stroke, according to preliminary research presented at the 2017 American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions in November. Researchers used machine learning to analyze data from the long-running Framingham Heart Study, which includes information about what people eat and their cardiovascular health.

Drinking coffee may be associated with a decreased risk of developing heart failure or having stroke, according to preliminary research presented at the 2017 American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions in November. Researchers used machine learning to analyze data from the long-running Framingham Heart Study, which includes information about what people eat and their cardiovascular health.

Feature | January 08, 2018 | Dave Fornell

Here is the list of the most popular articles and videos on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC)...

Guerbet Announces Acquisition of Accurate Medical Therapeutics
News | Interventional Radiology | January 08, 2018

January 8, 2018 —Guerbet announced that it has entered into an agreement under which it will acquire Israeli company...

Toshiba Medical Systems Changes Name to Canon Medical Systems Corp.
News | Business | January 08, 2018

January 8, 2018 — Canon Inc. and Canon Medical Systems Corp. announced the official...

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