Canon Medical Introduces Deep Learning-Based CT Image Reconstruction
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | February 27, 2019

February 27, 2019 — Canon Medical Systems recently introduced AiCE (Advanced intelligent Clear IQ Engine), a...

Videos | EP Lab | February 27, 2019

This is a virtual heart with the same electrophysiology characteristics as the real patient being developed to help...

DABRA Excimer Laser System Demonstrates Success in Treating PAD
News | Cath Lab | February 27, 2019

February 27, 2019 — Ra Medical Systems Inc. announced a 98 percent success rate in the results from a 52-patient...

Philips Introduces IntelliSpace Portal 11 at ECR 2019
Technology | Advanced Visualization | February 27, 2019

February 27, 2019 — Philips announced the launch of IntelliSpace Portal 11, the latest release of the company’s...

Videos | Enterprise Imaging | February 27, 2019

Steve Holloway, principal analyst and company...

Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology Honored as Jesse H. Neal Awards Finalist

An example of the new transesophageal echo (TEE) visualization technology called TrueVue was shown at TCT 2018 for the first time. Philips’ new photo-realistic rendering is designed to offer a surgical view of cardiac structures to aid transcatheter procedural navigation.

News | Cardiovascular Business | February 25, 2019

February 25, 2019 — Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology has been recognized as a finalist in the...

GE to Postpone Healthcare IPO Following Biopharmaceutical Business Sale
News | Cardiovascular Business | February 25, 2019 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor

February 25, 2019 — GE Healthcare announced Feb. 25 the sale of its biopharmaceutical business to Danaher, and GE...

The top five most important take-away presentations from the 2019 Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) annual meeting.
Blog | Cardiovascular Surgery | February 25, 2019

Here is what I thought were the top five most important take-away presentations from the 2019...

Philips and Microsoft have partnered to develop an augmented reality system to help imporve workflow and procedural navigation in the cath lab. Physicians wearing visors can view and interact with true 3-D holograms above the patient on the table and manipulate the image with voice and hand motion commands to avoid breaking the sterile field. Virtual reality in the cath lab, interventional lab, hybrid OR, or cardiovascular lab.

Philips and Microsoft have partnered to develop an augmented reality system to help imporve workflow and procedural navigation in the cath lab. Physicians wearing visors can view and interact with true 3-D holograms above the patient on the table and manipulate the image with voice and hand motion commands to avoid breaking the sterile field. 

News | Advanced Visualization | February 25, 2019

February 25, 2019 — Philips will unveil a new...

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2019 Scientific Sessions in Las Vegas, May 19-22, with feature a peripheral vascular track with interactive sessions. Henry Ford Hospital CTO case.
Feature | SCAI | February 25, 2019 | Subhash Banerjee, M.D., FSCAI, Abu-Fadel Mazen, M.D., FSCAI and Rajesh Swaminathan, M.D., FSCAI

A comparison of stent strut thickness between the Orsiro stent, pictured, and the market-leading stents on the U.S. and European markets. Vendors have been working toward reducing strut thickness to help improve overall clinical outcomes. Orsiro is now the smallest strut stent available on the market. 

Feature | Stents | February 22, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

February 22, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Biotronik Orsiro drug-eluting stent...

AT&T Demonstrates Connectivity With Smart Scale at HIMSS 2019
News | Remote Monitoring | February 21, 2019

February 21, 2019 — At the recent Healthcare...

Navitian Coronary Microcatheter Receives CE Mark Approval
News | Catheters | February 21, 2019

February 21, 2019 — Navitian, the new coronary...

PTSD Alone Does Not Increase Heart Disease Risk in Veterans
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | February 20, 2019

February 20, 2019 — Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by itself does not explain the...

Medtronic Recalls Dual Chamber Pacemakers
News | Pacemakers | February 20, 2019

February 20, 2019 — Medtronic is recalling its dual chamber implantable pulse generators (IPGs) due to the...

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