ASNC Announces Keynote Speakers for 2018 Annual Scientific Session
News | Nuclear Imaging | August 08, 2018

August 8, 2018 — The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology’s (ASNC) Annual Scientific Session, ASNC2018, will kick...

News | Venous Therapies | August 08, 2018

August 8, 2018 — Boston Scientific Corp. announced it has signed an agreement to...

Cardiac Imaging Reveals Roots of Preeclampsia Damage in Pregnant Women
News | Womens Cardiovascular Health | August 07, 2018

August 7, 2018 — Johns Hopkins researchers say a...

Study Shows Multiple Benefits of Patient-to-Patient Connectivity in Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | August 07, 2018

August 7, 2018 — Akcea Therapeutics Inc., an affiliate of Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc., announced the publication of...

Videos | Stents Bioresorbable | August 06, 2018

Patrick Serruys, M.D., Ph.D., Imperial College London, explains where development of bioresorbable scaffolds stands...

More Sensitive Blood Test Diagnoses Heart Attacks Faster
News | Blood Testing | August 06, 2018

August 6, 2018 — A new test to assess a whether or not someone is having a...

Boston Scientific Closes Claret Medical Acquisition, Announces Positive Reimbursement Decision
News | Embolic Protection Devices | August 03, 2018

August 3, 2018 — Boston Scientific Corp. announced it has recently closed its...

Being Overweight May Change Young Adults' Heart Structure, Function
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | August 03, 2018

August 3, 2018 — Even as a young adult, being overweight may cause...

Thermedical Announces FDA IDE Approval for Clinical Study of Durablate Catheter
News | Ablation Systems | August 02, 2018

August 2, 2018 — Thermedical announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its...

CT-FFR example showing heavily calcified coronary arteries on CT that did not have hemodynamically significant impact on blood flow.

FFR-CT was by far the hottest cardiac technology topic on DAIC in July. Eight of the top 20 pieces of content were about or mention FFR-CT. This image shows an example of the image-based technology that noninvasively assesses coronary fractional flow reserve (FFR) for the entire coronary tree. The CT image on the left shows two heavily calcified coronary arteries, but the FFR-CT analysis shows there is not a significant impact on hemodynamics, so the patient does not need revascularization. 

Feature | August 02, 2018 | Dave Fornell, Editor

August 2, 2018 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC...

Transcarotid Artery Revascularization Shows Favorable Outcomes in Patients With Carotid Artery Disease
News | Stents Carotid | July 30, 2018

July 30, 2018 — Silk Road Medical Inc. recently announced the presentation of...

Most Black Adults Have High Blood Pressure Before Age 55
News | Hypertension | July 30, 2018

July 30, 2018 — Approximately 75 percent of black and men women are...

ECRI Institute Announces New Clinical Guideline Repository Website
News | Cardiovascular Business | July 27, 2018

July 27, 2018 — Following the deactivation of the National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) by the Agency for...

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