News | February 02, 2012

February 2, 2012 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and representatives from the medical device industry...

Aria Health electrophysiologists (from left to right) Roger A. Marinchak, M.D.,

Aria Health electrophysiologists (from left to right) Roger A. Marinchak, M.D., FACC Scott Spielman, M.D., FACC and Bradley Bacik, DO, FACC, are the first on the East Coast to utilize Epoch, the latest generation of the Stereotaxis Magnetic Navigation System, to perform robotic ablation of heart arrhythmias.

News | February 02, 2012

February 2, 2012 — Aria Health, the largest healthcare provider in Northeast Philadelphia and Bucks County, is the...

News | February 02, 2012

February 2, 2011 – Biotronik has successfully completed its final interoperability testing process for Biotronik...

News | February 02, 2012

February 2, 2012 — AngioDynamics entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Navilyst Medical in a...

The Corindus CorPath 200 robotic-assisted PCI system allows operators precise remote control of catheters from a lead-shielded booth.

Feature | February 01, 2012 | Dave Fornell

Interest has exploded over the past year in robotic cath lab guidance technology since Corindus began its U.S. Food...

Feature | February 01, 2012 | Dave Fornell

Based on my observations and those of the doctors on the Diagnostic & Interventional Cardiology Editorial...

The Abbott StarClose SE uses a nitinol clip to quickly close femoral access sites.

Feature | February 01, 2012 | Dave Fornell

Manual compression remains the gold standard of care in sealing interventional access site wounds, but there is a...

The Physio-Control 15 defibrillator-monitor aids emergency care for advanced life support, integrating Masimo Rainbow SET technology that monitors SpO2, carbon monoxide and methemoglobin, includes a metronome to guide CPR compressions and provides an option to escalate energy to 360J.

Feature | February 01, 2012 | Dave Fornell

The key players in the U.S. defibrillator-monitor market are Physio-Control, Philips and Zoll. These systems offer...

Case Study | February 01, 2012

Sudden cardiac arrest and acute myocardial infarction are two of the largest public health problems facing Western...

Philips received FDA clearance in December 2011 for its Heart Navigator TAVI planning and image guidance tool.

Feature | February 01, 2012 | Dave Fornell

With the approval of the Sapien valve in November 2011, transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) technology is...

The Sapien valve uses a balloon-expandable frame with bovine pericardial tissue leaflets.

Feature | February 01, 2012 | By Attapoom Susupaus, M.D. and S. Chris Malaisrie, M.D., Northwestern University

Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Edwards Sapien transcatheter heart valve for...

ACC-NCDR data collection is now part of the routine documentation process at St. Joseph Medical Center, ensuring data only needs to be entered once.

Case Study | February 01, 2012

When the time nears for quarterly submissions to the American College of Cardiology (ACC)-National Cardiovascular...

News | February 01, 2012

February 1, 2012 — Boston Scientific announced the first patient use and European market launch of the Promus...

Technology | February 01, 2012

February 1, 2012 — Toshiba America Medical Systems announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of...

Blog | February 01, 2012

Based on my observations and those of the doctors on the Diagnostic & Interventional Cardiology Editorial...

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