Siemens Xprecia Stride anticoagulation, coagulation PT/INR or INR testing at the point of care (POC)

Point-of-care coagulation PT/INR testing with handheld devices can help improve outcomes with more convenient and frequent measurements to keep patients within the therapeutic range of anticoagulant agents.

Feature | Point of Care Testing | May 05, 2017 | Nicholas C. Vanderslice, Ph.D., and Arnol S. Rios

Point-of-care (POC) coagulation analyzers that measure prothrombin time/international normalized ratio (PT/INR) on...

Prescribing Patterns Change Following Direct Marketing Restrictions
News | Pharmaceuticals | May 05, 2017

May 5, 2017 — A study of how policies restricting...

DASpecialists and Lumedx partner for data abstraction and support services for cardiovascular registries, NCDR, ACC, STS
News | Cardiac PACS | May 05, 2017

May 5, 2017 — DASpecialists LLC, a provider of data abstraction and support services for mandated or voluntary...

Heartware HVAD recall for its ventricular assist device from Medtronic
Feature | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | May 05, 2017

May 5, 2017 — Medtronic Mechanical Circulatory Support is expanding its recall of its HeartWare Ventricular Assist...

Scientists Show How Cells React to Injury From Open-Heart Surgery
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | May 04, 2017

May 4, 2017 — Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute investigators have learned how cardiac muscle cells react to a certain...

House Passes American Health Care Act, Obamacare repeal
News | Business | May 04, 2017 | Jeff Zagoudis

May 4, 2017 — The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday narrowly approved the American Health Care Act, the...

Spok Survey Confirms Mobile Device Infrastructure Improvements and Diversity in Hospitals
News | Mobile Devices | May 03, 2017

May 3, 2017 — Spok Inc. recently released the...

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...

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