Frequent Red Meat Consumption Triples Levels of Chemical Associated With Heart Disease
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | January 23, 2019

January 23, 2019 — Researchers have identified another reason to limit red meat consumption: high levels of a gut-...

The opening late-breaking trial at ACC 2019 is the Apple Heart Study, a large-scale, app-based study to identify atrial fibrillation using a smartwatch. Earlier, smaller trials showed this approach might be used in a population health application to proactively identify AFib patients earlier.

Feature | ACC | January 23, 2019

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) released a list of the...

An assortment of Boston Scientific AngioJet rheolytic thrombectomy catheters. These devices use high-velocity saline jets to entrain thrombus, resulting in microfragmentation and removal. Thrombectomy is also referred to as embolectomy.

An assortment of Boston Scientific AngioJet rheolytic thrombectomy catheters. These devices use high-velocity saline jets to entrain thrombus, resulting in microfragmentation and removal.

Feature | Thrombectomy Devices | January 22, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

Catheter-based blood clot removal a decade ago was a standard of care for acute coronary revascularization, but...

The Indian-made SMT SuperFlex stent. SMT has been developing stents and other interventional products designed to be a more affordable, home-grown option for the growing Indian market.

The Indian-made SMT SuperFlex stent. SMT has been developing stents and other interventional products designed to be a more affordable, home-grown option for the growing Indian market.

News | Stents | January 22, 2019

The rise cardiovascular disease has been instrumental in fueling the coronary stent market share in the past few...

ASE Releases New Guide to Performing Comprehensive Transthoracic Echo Exams
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 21, 2019

January 21, 2019 – Medical experts have released “...

Seth Worley, M.D., senior consultant, section of cardiac electrophysiology, MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute, developed tools and techniques to optimize transvenous left ventricular (LV) lead implantation, including the I-CRT approach. Here he holds the tools that he personally developed for left ventricular lead implantation to treat heart failure. Photo courtesy of MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

Seth Worley, M.D., senior consultant, section of cardiac electrophysiology, MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute, developed tools and techniques to optimize transvenous left ventricular (LV) lead implantation, including the I-CRT approach. Here he holds the tools that he personally developed for left ventricular lead implantation to treat heart failure. Photo courtesy of MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

Feature | EP Lab | January 21, 2019 | Matthew S. McKillop, M.D., FACC, FHRS, and Seth J. Worley, M.D.

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Plant-Based Diets Benefit Athletes' Heart Health, Endurance, Recovery
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | January 21, 2019

January 21, 2019 — Meat-free athletes have already proven the performance-boosting power of a plant-based diet. Now...

FDA Approves TactiCath Contact Force Ablation Catheter, Sensor Enabled
Technology | Ablation Systems | January 21, 2019

January 21, 2019 — Abbott announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the TactiCath Contact Force...

This is 3-D blood flow view of blood flow through the chambers of a fetal heart using the GE Healthcare fetalHQ analysis software. #RSNA18 #RSNA #RSNA2018

This is a 3-D view of blood flow through the chambers of a fetal heart using the GE Healthcare fetalHQ analysis software.

Feature | RSNA | January 17, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

Many of the latest advances in cardiovascular imaging technologies are unveiled each year at the...

Philips Launches Azurion With FlexArm
Technology | Angiography | January 17, 2019

January 17, 2019 — Philips announced the launch of Azurion with FlexArm, designed to enhance positioning flexibility...

FDA Issues Letter About Paclitaxel Coated Balloons and Eluting Stents
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | January 17, 2019

January 17, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a letter...

Artificial Intelligence in medical imaging was the top trend and buzz at RSNA 2018.

Artificial intelligence in medical imaging was the major buzz at RSNA 2018. The expo floor had a dedicated area just to highlight artificial intelligence software for medical imaging. More than 150 vendors on the expo floor were showing software using some level of AI or deep learning. 

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | January 17, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

Artificial intelligence (AI) was by far the hottest trend discussed in sessions and across the expo floor at the...

Seamless Interoperability – Fact or Fiction? This webinar will show how Nemours Children’s Health System adoption of ScImage’s PICOM365 Enterprise PACS  improved workflow.
Sponsored Content | Webinar | Information Technology | January 17, 2019

This ScImage-sponsored ITN/DAIC webinar will be held at 2 p.m. Eastern time, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019.

 

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NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Partners With Philips for Health IT and Clinical Informatics
News | Cardiac PACS | January 16, 2019

January 16, 2019 – Philips announced that NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has chosen to implement the company’s...

Cerenovus Launches Global Registry for EmboTrap II Revascularization Device
News | Thrombectomy Devices | January 16, 2019

January 16, 2019 — Cerenovus, of Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, recently launched the EXCELLENT...

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