3d printing can aid procedural navigation in transcatheter tricuspid procedures
News | 3-D Printing | June 15, 2017

June 15, 2017 – Structural heart interventions are increasingly applied in patients with severe tricuspid...

cardiac ultrasound echo used to assess CPAP patient cardiac improvement
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 15, 2017

June 15, 2017 – Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common sleep disorder affecting millions of people, roughly 4...

Pediatric echo protocols for cardio-oncology cardiotoxicity exams.
News | Cardio-oncology | June 15, 2017

 June 15, 2017 – Children who have suffered from cancer may also have lasting side effects from the drugs used in...

Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 15, 2017

Madhav Swaminathan, M.D., FASC, FAHA, clinical director of cardiothoracic anesthesiology, at Duke University Medical...

Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 15, 2017

Partho Sengupta, M.D., professor of medicine, director of cardiovascular imaging and chair of cardiac innovations at...

radial access, transradial access trial using anticoagulants
News | Radial Access | June 15, 2017

June 15, 2017 — In patients undergoing ...

Mitral Valve regurgitation showed on an echocardiogram, cardiac ultrasound

Mitral valve regurgitation showed on an echocardiogram. Image from Toshiba.

News | Heart Valve Technology | June 15, 2017

June 15, 2017 — 4C Medical Technologies Inc., a developer of minimally invasive therapies for structural heart...

cardiac nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging (MIP) exam guidelines for women
News | Nuclear Imaging | June 15, 2017

June 15, 2017 — The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) has published an updated consensus statement on...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | June 14, 2017

A discussion with Rebecca Hahn, M.D., FASE, director of interventional echocardiography and professor of medicine at...

Philips Dosewise portal allows X-ray radiation dose tracking for individual patients

An example of radiation dose tracking software is Philips Dosewise portal, which allows X-ray radiation dose tracking for individual patients by modality, body region and exam type.

Feature | Radiation Dose Management | June 13, 2017 | Dominic Siewko

In recent years, radiation dose management awareness has heightened across the healthcare industry to address...

Radiation dose monitoring in cardiac imaging, cath lab angiography

An example of dose monitoring software from Sectra, which can record dose levels by exam type, modality and set alert levels. 

Feature | Radiation Dose Management | June 12, 2017 | Jeff Zagoudis

For all the benefits of medical imaging, most forms come with...

Abiomed Impella CP pVAD, third-generation CP
Technology | Hemodynamic Support Devices | June 12, 2017

June 12, 2017 — Abiomed Inc. recently released its third-generation Impella CP heart pump at the 2017 meeting of the...

News | June 12, 2017

June 12, 2017 – Med Alliance announced completion on schedule of patient enrollment in the first-in-man (FIM) study...

tandemLife Tandemheart priming tray cleared by FDA
Technology | Hemodynamic Support Devices | June 12, 2017

June 12, 2017 — TandemLife began its commercial launch of the TandemLife Priming Tray, a new product designed to...

An example of porcine cartdiac stem cells. Photo from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

 

News | Stem Cell Therapies | June 12, 2017

June 12, 2017 — Heart muscle is one of the least renewable tissues in the body, which is one of the reasons that...

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