Technical University of Munich, Munich Compact Light Source, MuCLS, angiography, contrast agents

(a) Photograph of the sample in waterbath. (b) Empty image of full MuCLS beam. (c) Quasi-mono-energetic angiography image of a porcine heart acquired at the MuCLS, with iodine-based contrast agent injected into the left coronary artery. Visible are the left anterior descending artery (LAD) and the left circumflex artery (LCX). Image courtesy of the authors.

News | Angiography | March 10, 2017

March 10, 2017 — The most prevalent method for obtaining images of clogged coronary vessels is coronary...

Micra leadless pacemaker, CMS, medicare reimbursement
News | Pacemakers | March 10, 2017

March, 10, 2017 - Medtronic announced that the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved...

Zoll, Hospital Wearable Defibrillator, HWD, FDA premarket approval
Technology | Defibrillator Monitors | March 10, 2017

March 10, 2017 — Zoll Medical Corp. announced that the company’s...

AI, deep learning, artificial intelligence, medical imaging, cardiology, echo AI, clinical decision support, echocardiography

An example of artificial intelligence from the start-up company Viz. The image shows how the AI software automatically reviews an echocardiogram, completes an automated left ventricular ejection fraction quantification and then presents the data side by side with the original cardiology report. The goal of the software is to augment clinicians and cardiologists by helping them speed workflow, act as a second set of eyes and aid clinical decision support.

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | March 10, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Artificial intelligence (AI) has captured the imagination and attention of doctors over the past couple years as...

augmented reality, virtual reality, medical imaging, surgery, Novarad, operating room

A view through a HoloLens augmented reality visor showing an overlaid brain image co-registered with a live patient on a table at HIMSS 2017.

Blog | HIMSS | March 10, 2017

Information technology (IT) is among the least sexy areas to cover in medical technology advances, and is often...

Videos | HIMSS | March 10, 2017

ITN Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new technology that was displayed on the expo...

Metro Detroit cardiologists, increased heart attack survival rate, Impella heart pump, Detroit Cardiogenic Shock Initiative
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March 9, 2017 — Metro Detroit cardiologists from five health systems have joined together to increase residents’...

Toshiba Medical, PM Only Service Agreement, imaging equipment, preventative maintenance program
News | Cardiac Imaging | March 09, 2017

March 9, 2017 — To ensure imaging systems are operating safely and at optimum performance with appropriate and...

Medtronic, IN.PACT Admiral DCB, drug-coated balloon, below-the-knee, European BTK IN.PACT clinical study, peripheral artery disease, PAD, launch
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | March 09, 2017

March 9, 2017 — Medtronic plc announced the launch of the IN.PACT BTK study to evaluate the effectiveness of a...

Boston Scientific Lotus TAVR valve, Lotus transcatheter aortic valve
News | Heart Valve Technology | March 09, 2017

March 9, 2017 — Boston Scientific announced the German District Court of Düsseldorf has determined that Edwards...

News | Heart Failure | March 08, 2017

March 8, 2017 — A Whitehall, Ohio man is the first in the United States to undergo a brand new treatment designed to...

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