Ohio State, Wexner Medical Center, keeping human hearts alive, track abnormal beats, reanimate, Vadim Fedorov

Part of a donated human heart is reanimated and recorded with four high-definition optic cameras in a laboratory at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Researchers keep the heart tissue alive to look for the causes of irregular heartbeats in cases of persistent atrial fibrillation. Image courtesy of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

News | EP Lab | February 01, 2017

February 1, 2017 — Researchers have developed a technique that allows them to revive parts of human hearts in the...

big data, GBI Research, 2021, healthcare companies, Arshad Ahad

Big data showing a CDC versus Twitter study of cardiovascular disease predictions from an American College of Cardiology (ACC) slide.

News | Analytics Software | February 01, 2017

February 1, 2017 — As the useful applications of...

Amplatzer PFO Occluder, St. Jude Medical, Baylor Heart and Vascular Services, Fort Worth, Texas, first patients
News | Structural Heart Occluders | February 01, 2017

February 1, 2017 — Baylor Heart and Vascular Services at Fort Worth in November became the first program in Texas to...

Videos | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems | February 01, 2017

The FDA approved the Medtronic CardioInsight electro-anatomical mapping system in early 2017. It uses an ECG lead...

medtronic cardioinsight electromapping system, electoanatomical mapping, noninvasive ep mapping

A screen shot of the waveforms and the the 3-D electo-mapping models created using the noninvasive CardioInsight system.

Technology | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems | February 01, 2017

February 1, 2017 — Medtronic received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the CardioInsight...

women, heart screening age, Orlando Health survey
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | January 31, 2017

January 31, 2017 — A new national survey by Orlando Health found that most...

Heart Test Laboratories, HTL, MyoVista ECG, common stock offering
News | ECG | January 31, 2017

January 31, 2017 — Heart Test Laboratories Inc. (HTL) has successfully raised $12 million by way of a Common Stock...

Jaheim Whigham, Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Syncardia 50cc Total Artificial Heart, youngest patient

At 11 years old, Jaheim Whigham (center) is the youngest and smallest patient to receive the 50cc SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart. (Photo: Jan Terry, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago)

News | Congenital Heart | January 31, 2017

January 31, 2017 — To save the life of an 11-year-old boy, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago...

HeartWell LLP, Cigna, coronary artery disease, chronic episodes-of-care arrangement, cardiology
News | Business | January 31, 2017

January 31, 2017 — Cigna and HeartWell LLP have launched a program to improve...

Gore, Viabahn VBX Balloon Expandable Endoprosthesis, stent graft, iliac artery, FDA approval
Technology | Stent Grafts | January 31, 2017

January 31, 2017 — W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announced that the Gore Viabahn VBX Balloon Expandable...

ACC, american college of cardiology, impact of Trump travel ban
News | January 31, 2017 | Dave Fornell

January 31, 2017 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) issued a statement against President Donald Trump’s...

Halo One Thin-Walled Guiding Sheath

The Halo One Thin-Walled Guiding Sheath.

News | Vascular Access | January 31, 2017

January 31, 2017 — Bard Peripheral Vascular Inc. is recalling the Halo One Thin-Walled Guiding Sheath because the...

cath lab inventory management, RFID tracking
Sponsored Content | Whitepapers | Inventory Management | January 31, 2017

Annual waste for high-value medical devices continues to grow at a rapid pace. With bundled payments putting...

cardiology Inventory management

McKesson Cardiology Inventory aids inventory control in the cath lab using a barcode-based system, scanning items as used.

Feature | Inventory Management | January 31, 2017 | Dave Fornell

(Editors note: This article was written in 2014, and was updated with more recent information in January 2017.)...

CT, computed tomography, IV contrast media, acute kidney injury risk, Annals of Emergency Medicine study

A new study in Annals of Emergency Medicine finds no association between intravenous contrast media used in computed tomography (CT) and kidney damage. Roughly 80 million doses of IV contrast media are given every year. Credit: American College of Emergency Physicians

News | Contrast Media | January 30, 2017

January 30, 2017 — Intravenous contrast media (typically iohexol or iodixanol) used in...

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