American Regent Announces Enrollment of First Patient in Phase 3 HEART-FID Trial
News | Heart Failure | May 03, 2017

May 3, 2017 — American Regent, a member of the Daiichi Sankyo Group, announced that the first patient has been...

Strain Imaging Improves Cardiac Surveillance of Certain Breast Cancer Patients
News | Cardio-oncology | May 03, 2017

May 3, 2017 — Epsilon Imaging Inc. announced a...

Assessing Heart Disease Risk Within Arm's Reach

This figure demonstrates the histological grading scale that was used in accordance with the American Heart Association (AHA) to assign grades of atherosclerosis. The purpose of this figure is to give criteria and explain why sections were assigned specific grades. Sections are stained in hematoxylin and eosin. Stars indicate the vessel lumen. Horizontal panels represent each grade observed in the study, I-VII (excluding VI). The vertical columns depict the same sections at different magnifications. Image courtesy of Christopher Hoehmann.

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | May 03, 2017

May 3, 2017 — A new study published in...

Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital Implants CoreValve Evolut Pro Valve
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 03, 2017

May 3, 2017 — The Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital (BHVH)...

Videos | Business | May 03, 2017

Kim A. Williams, Sr., M.D., chief of cardiology at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago and former president of...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Angiography | May 03, 2017

Tom Kloetzly, sales and marketing VP for Shimadzu Medical Systems USA, explains the evolution of Shimadzu...

Acutus Medical Announces Completion of Enrollment for UNCOVER AF Study
News | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems | May 02, 2017

May 2, 2017 — Acutus Medical recently announced that enrollment has been completed in its pivotal Utilizing Novel...

Patients With Low Corus CAD Test Score Less Likely to Undergo Cardiac Referra
News | Blood Testing | May 02, 2017

May 2, 2017 — CardioDx Inc. recently announced the publication of results from the multi-center, community-based...

ERACS Session Highlights Need for Standardized Best Practices in Cardiac Surgery
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | May 02, 2017

May 2, 2017 — The recently formed group Enhanced Recovery After Cardiac Surgery (ERACS) hosted an organizing session...

Philips Epiq cardiac ultrasound system includes automation based on artificial intelligence

The Philips Epiq cardiac ultrasound system includes automated measurements and anatomical identification based on an artificial intelligence algorithm. 

Feature | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | May 02, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Cardiac ultrasound technology is undergoing an automation technology transformation similar to that seen with...

Technology | Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps (IABP) | May 02, 2017

May 2, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) clearance for the Teleflex Inc. AC3 Optimus...

CMS to require AUC documentation clinical decision support for medical imaging

No. 4 on this month's list is an article about what will be required as of Jan. 1, 2018 to be reimbursed  by CMS for cardiac CT, MRI or nuclear imaging. Medicare will require documentation that appropriate use criteria (AUC) clinical decision support (CDS) was used to verify the more expensive tests are appropriate over less expensive testing options. 

Feature | May 02, 2017 | Dave Fornell

May 2, 2017 — Here is the list of the top 20 most popular pieces of content on the Diagnostic and Interventional...

Conavi Medical Receives FDA Clearance for Feature Expansion on Foresight Intracardiac Echocardiography System
Technology | Ultrasound Intra-cardiac Echo (ICE) | May 01, 2017

May 1, 2017 — Conavi Medical Inc. announced 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for...

ClearFlow Receives Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award for PleuraFlow Technology
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | May 01, 2017

May 1, 2017 — ClearFlow Inc. has received the prestigious 2017 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product...

Robotic-Assisted PCI With CorPath GRX Broadcast Live at TCT Asia-Pacific Summit
News | Robotic Systems | May 01, 2017

May 1, 2017 — Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. announced that Fu Wai Hospital in China performed and broadcast live a...

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