personalized cardiovascular health, aging population, ARIC study, Christie Ballantyne, Baylor College of Medicine, cardiovascular risk assessment
News | Population Health | February 16, 2017

February 16, 2017 — People are living longer today; however, the older a person is, the higher the risk of...

Edwards Intuity Elite sutureless aortic valve, first implants in Connecticut, WCHN, Western Connecticut Health Network
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | February 16, 2017

February 16, 2017 — Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN) cardiothoracic surgeons Cary Passik, M.D., and Robert...

Medtronic, expanded indication, Freezor Xtra Cryoablation Catheter, AVNRT, atrioventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardia
Technology | Ablation Systems | February 16, 2017

February 16, 2017 — Medtronic plc announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its Freezor...

GE Healthcare, GSI Xtream, FDA clearance, spectral CT, Revolution, RSNA 2017, SCCT
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | February 15, 2017

February 15, 2017 — GE Healthcare announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of GSI Xtream...

deep learning, medical imaging, Signify Research market report, 2021
News | Artificial Intelligence | February 15, 2017

February 15, 2017 — Deep learning, also known as...

Mercator MedSystems, DANCE trial data, ISET, LINC, Bullfrog Micro-Infusion Device
News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | February 15, 2017

February 15, 2017 — Mercator MedSystems announced that the national co-principal investigators of the company’s...

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Amplatzer PFO Occluder, first implementation
News | Structural Heart Occluders | February 15, 2017

February 15, 2017 — Doctors at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have implemented the first U.S. Food and Drug...

Biotronik, PRO-Kinetic Energy cobalt chromium coronary stent system, FDA approval
Technology | Stents Bare Metal | February 15, 2017

February 15, 2017 — The PRO-Kinetic Energy Cobalt Chromium (CoCr) Coronary Stent System from Biotronik has gained U....

heart team, hybird OR, structural heart team

The heart team approach was first used on a large scale in the CoreValve and Sapien TAVR trials and helped lead to excellent outcomes in high-risk patients.

Feature | Hybrid OR | February 15, 2017 | Dave Fornell

In the current era of healthcare reform and the push toward evidence-based medicine to both lower costs and improve...

Biotronik, ProMRI Configurator tool, MR-conditional cardiac devices, ProMRI SystemCheck
Technology | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) | February 14, 2017

February 14, 2017 — Biotronik has developed an online tool that streamlines the workflow for physicians selecting...

HeartFlow FFRct Analysis, NICE guidance, U.K., United Kingdom, guidelines, stable chest pain
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | February 14, 2017

February 14, 2017 — The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the United Kingdom recently...

Blog | Stents | February 13, 2017

Stents were the key focus of interventional cardiology for more than 20 years, but the focus has changed in recent...

News | Hypertension | February 13, 2017

February 13, 2017 — Vascular Dynamics Inc. (VDI) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has...

Vital Images, Vitrea Enterprise Imaging Viewer, HIMSS17, image sharing, AHRA, SIIM, RSNA 2017
Technology | Enterprise Imaging | February 13, 2017

February 13, 2017 — Vital Images Inc. announced that it will be demonstrating new image sharing capabilities for...

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