New Study Pursues Universal Sample Bank for Troponin Tests
News | Blood Testing | April 13, 2017

April 13, 2017 — A study published recently in the American Association for Clinical Chemistry’s (AACC)...

cardiac CT showing a severe right coronary artery lesion on a Toshiba Aquillion One

A cardiac CT showing a severe right coronary artery lesion on both 3-D and curved multiplanar reconstructions from a Toshiba Aquilion One CT system. The newest generation of CT scanners have very fast gantry speeds to freeze cardiac motion, improved image quality and much lower doses than previous generation scanners from a decade ago.

Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 13, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Cardiac computed tomography (CT) imaging really took off a decade ago with the introduction of 64-slice scanners,...

First U.S. Patient Treated in DISRUPT PAD III Study of Lithoplasty Technology
News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | April 12, 2017

April 12, 2017 — PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute last week enrolled the first patient in the United States...

Corindus Announces First Robotic-Assisted PCI Procedures Performed in Asia Using CorPath GRX System
News | Robotic Systems | April 12, 2017

April 12, 2017 — Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. announced that the first...

Toshiba Medical Launches Aquilion Lightning CT System
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | April 12, 2017

April 12, 2017 — Providers can now offer enhanced care and safe imaging to patients with a compact and economical...

Biotronik Launches New ICD Lead With Helical Design in Europe
News | Leads Implantable Devices | April 12, 2017

April 12, 2017 — Biotronik announced the European launch of a new lead for...

PinnacleHealth Initiates Clinical Study of TriGuard Embolic Protection Device
News | Embolic Protection Devices | April 11, 2017

April 11, 2017 — Through a new clinical trial, patients at Harrisburg, Pa.-based PinnacleHealth have access to an...

IBA Molecular and Mallinckrodt Nuclear Medicine Merge to Become Curium
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | April 11, 2017

April 11, 2017 — IBA Molecular announced that it has merged with previous acquisition Mallinckrodt...

FDA Clears Siemens Somatom go. CT platform
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | April 11, 2017

April 11, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Somatom go....

Boston Scientific is buying TAVI valve maker Symetis, which has European approval for its Acurate Neo valve

The Symetis Acurate Neo TAVI valve.

News | Heart Valve Technology | April 11, 2017

April 10, 2017 — Boston Scientific recently announced a $435 million cash deal to acquire Symetis SA, a privately-...

The Arctic Front Advance Cardiac CryoAblation Catheter treats atrial fibrillation with pulmonary vein isolation
News | Atrial Fibrillation | April 11, 2017

April 10, 2017 — Medtronic recently announced the first enrollments in the STOP Persistent AF clinical trial. The...

Videos | EP Lab | April 10, 2017

A discussion with Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) President Michael Gold, M.D., Ph.D., director of cardiology and...

hyperbaric oxygen treatment, HBOT, stroke, David Steenblock D.O.

Image courtesy of David Steenblock, D.O.

News | Stroke | April 06, 2017

April 6, 2017 — David Steenblock, D.O., an osteopathic physician based in San Clemente, Calif., recently discussed...

News | Stent Grafts | April 06, 2017

April 6, 2017 — Endologix Inc. announced that the first patients were treated in the Expanding Patient Applicability...

SCCT, Toshiba Medical, partnership, residents-in-training
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | April 05, 2017

April 5, 2017 — The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) and Toshiba Medical announced a new...

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