Studies find 15 percent of all heart attack and stroke patients and 9 percent of CABG patients were uninsured before passage of the Affordable Care Act. AHA 2017, #aha2017
News | November 25, 2017

November 25, 2017 — The majority of patients without health insurance who were hospitalized for heart attack, stroke...

Heart failure associated with methamphetamine (meth) use has risen dramatically in recent years among U.S. veterans, according to preliminary research presented at the 2017 American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions.
News | Heart Failure | November 25, 2017

November 25, 2017 — Heart failure associated with methamphetamine (meth) use has risen dramatically in recent years...

Intensive treatment of gum disease associated with a significant decrease in blood pressure in Chinese study
News | November 25, 2017

November 25, 2017 —  Treatment for gum disease, or periodontitis, significantly lowered blood pressure among Chinese...

The Corvia intra-atrial shunt to treat diastolic heart failure.

The Corvia intra-atrial shunt to treat diastolic heart failure.

Feature | Heart Failure | November 25, 2017

November 25, 2017 – Results presented at the 2017 American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions and published...

5 Tips for Medical Device Engineers on FDA Design Controls
Feature | Business | November 24, 2017 | Jon Speer

If you are an engineer in the medical device industry, you probably have a love/hate relationship with the FDA-...

EPIC Norfolk prospective population study showed any physical activity is better than none in older adults in preventing cardiovascular disease.

The EPIC Norfolk prospective population study showed any physical activity is better than none in older adults in preventing cardiovascular disease.

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | November 24, 2017

November 24, 2017 — Any physical activity in the elderly is better than none at all for reducing cardiovascular risk...

The California Heart & Vascular Clinic in El Centro, Calif., treated the first post-FDA clearance patient with a DABRA atherectomy system. Athar Ansari, M.D.

The California Heart & Vascular Clinic in El Centro, Calif., treated the first post-FDA clearance patient with a DABRA atherectomy system. 

Feature | Cath Lab | November 24, 2017 | Athar Ansari, M.D., FACC

As debates about the current state and future of healthcare rage in Congress, the media and healthcare settings...

The TIDES-ACS results show us that the Optimax stent is noninferior in patients with acute coronary syndrome compared to Synergy.

The presentation of the ESC late-breaker TIDES-ACS results show us that the Optimax stent is noninferior in patients with acute coronary syndrome compared to Synergy.

News | Stents | November 24, 2017

November 24, 2017 – During a late-breaking session at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) 2017 meeting,...

News | Cardiac PACS | November 22, 2017

November 22, 2017 — Lumedx Corp. will present the latest in...

Videos | Angiography | November 22, 2017

Shimadzu demonstrated its Trinias Interventional X-ray System at the 2017 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics...

Videos | Radial Access | November 22, 2017

Mladen I. Vidovich, M.D., FACC, FSCAI, chief, section of cardiology, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, and...

Avinger Receives 510(k) Clearance for Pantheris Image-Guided Atherectomy Device Modifications
Technology | Atherectomy Devices | November 20, 2017

November 20, 2017 — Avinger Inc. announced in October that the company received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food...

Eizo Presents New Large-Format 4K UHD Monitor for Interventional Radiology and Endoscopy
Technology | Flat Panel Displays | November 20, 2017

November 20, 2017 — Eizo announced in October the release of the new 55-inch 4K UHD monitor CuratOR LX550W for use...

Surgery Could Reduce Frailty in Adults With Heart Failure
News | Heart Failure | November 17, 2017

November 17, 2017 — Common practice, and recently published research, shows that the risk of complications with...

Videos | 3-D Printing | November 17, 2017

Dee Dee Wang, M.D., Director, Structural Heart Imaging at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, explains how her center uses...

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