News | July 20, 2012

July 20, 2012 — Acusphere Inc. announced that it had completed the marketing authorization application (MAA) dossier...

Technology | July 20, 2012

July 20, 2012 — Sony Electronics is announcing the world's first...

Blog | July 17, 2012

Each year, I find it interesting that some “new” technology being introduced by a vendor is actually an old,...

An image of an early 1980s hybrid OR installation at St. Joseph's Hospital in Atlanta, which never took off because it was an idea before its time.

Feature | July 17, 2012 | Dave Fornell

Each year, I find it interesting that some “new” technology being introduced by a vendor is actually an old,...

Feature | July 17, 2012

An unusual exhibitor that seemed very out of place on the expo floor of the Heart Rhythm Society 2012 annual meeting...

The Quinton 9500 series from Cardiac Science offers the ability to optimize space in the exam room. The 9500 stress test system is wall-mounted and the 9550 offers a mobile cart configuration.

Feature | July 17, 2012 | Raissa Rocha

The electrocardiogram (ECG) stress test remains one of the most widely used diagnostic tools for detecting coronary...

A 3-D rendering of a Cardiac CT angiography imaged by a Siemens Somotom Definition Flash CT scanner.

Feature | July 17, 2012 | Kaavya Karunanithi, Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst

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The Bayer-Medrad Navitus atherectomy catheter has two cutting surfaces and integrated aspiration.

Feature | July 17, 2012 | Dave Fornell

Atherectomy devices are used in the...

A calcified stenosis in the left circumflex shown in a multiplanar image from a Philips iCT system.

Feature | July 17, 2012 | Dave Fornell

There are currently three major trends in...

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Feature | July 17, 2012 | Eric Rosen, D.O., Dan Wubneh, D.O., Kerri Wing, R.N., Robert Sanchez, M.D., Stephen Minor, M.D. and Peter Wassmer, M.D.

 

There is much discussion about the possibility of using transradial artery access to help reduce...

For endovascular aortic aneurysm repair procedures, Mercy Hospital uses a hybrid cath lab and a team composed of an interventional cardiologist and a vascular surgeon.

Feature | July 17, 2012 | Dave Fornell

Cath lab volumes have gone down in recent years for several reasons, but one of the biggest reasons might be market...

Technology | July 17, 2012

July 17, 2012 — Panasonic announced a new 3-D medical-grade 32-inch class monitor, the EJ-MDA32U-K. The new 3-D...

News | July 17, 2012

July 17, 2012 — New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, “European Data Storage Market in Healthcare,” finds that the...

News | July 17, 2012

July 17, 2012 — Arterial Remodeling Technologies (ART) reported that they have achieved a medical milestone with its...

Feature | July 17, 2012 | Kamran Zamanian, Ph.D.

 

As the average age of the U.S. population and the number of patients at high risk for cardiovascular...

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