An example of advanced image guidance for complex EP and cath lab procedures.

An example of advanced visualization and image navigation technologies from Philips to improve accuracy, speed and enable more complex transcatheter procedures. 

Blog | Business | September 08, 2017

A cardiovascular service line manager reader of DAIC recently e-mailed me and asked if I had a list of the top...

ClearFlow Inc. Announces Positive U.S. Clinical Trial Results
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | September 08, 2017

September 8, 2017 — ClearFlow Inc. announced recently that positive...

Abbott will end sales of the Absorb bioresorbable stent scaffold, pulling it off the market September 14, 2017.
Feature | Stents Bioresorbable | September 08, 2017 | Dave Fornell

September 8, 2017 — Abbott Vascular has announced it will end commercial sales of its Absorb bioresorbable vascular...

Technology | Radiation Dose Management | September 07, 2017

September 7, 2017 — Sapheneia and Scannerside received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to...

FDA Holds MIDAC Meeting on Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents. Image by Marilyn Fornell
News | Contrast Media | September 07, 2017

September 7, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it would hold a meeting of the Medical...

LAA closure during open heart surgery in the LAACS Study showed better outcomes for all patients.

LAA closure during open heart surgery in the LAACS Study showed better outcomes for all patients.

Feature | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | September 07, 2017

September 7, 2017 — Closure of the left atrial appendage (LAA) during heart surgery protects the brain, according to...

Giving oxygen to patients suffering a heart attack is not beneficial, according to the DETO2X-AMI study.

Giving oxygen to patients suffering a heart attack is not beneficial, according to the DETO2X-AMI study presented at ESC 2017.

Feature | ESC | September 07, 2017

September 7, 2017 — Oxygen therapy does not improve survival in patients with heart attack symptoms, according to...

PURE study may cause revision of fat intake guidelines for cardiology.
Feature | ESC | September 07, 2017

September 7, 2017 — Researchers at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress called for a reconsideration of...

Florida Medical Center First in State to Offer High Sensitive STAT Blood Test
News | Blood Testing | September 07, 2017

September 7, 2017 — In July, The Heart Institute at Florida Medical Center became the first hospital in the state of...

Protembis Announces Successful First-in-Human Use of  ProtEmbo Cerebral Protection System in European Trial
News | Embolic Protection Devices | September 07, 2017

September 7, 2017 — Protembis GmbH announced the first clinical applications of its ProtEmbo Cerebral Protection...

Siemens Healthineers Receives FDA Clearance for TrueFusion Structural Heart Disease Feature
Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | September 06, 2017

September 6, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared TrueFusion, a new cardiovascular...

Heart Failure Patients, Clinicians Have Differing Perceptions of Risk Level
News | Heart Failure | September 06, 2017

September 6, 2017 — Physicians identified a majority of patients with advanced...

Text Messaging Could Help Tackle High Blood Pressure in At-Risk Patients

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News | Hypertension | September 06, 2017

September 6, 2017 — A new National Institutes of Health-funded...

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation Enrolls First Patient in TRILUMINATE Tricuspid Repair Trial
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 05, 2017

September 5, 2017 — Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation announced it has enrolled the first-in-the-world patient...

Israeli Hospital Completes First Implant of CORolla Heart Failure Device
News | Heart Failure | September 05, 2017

September 5, 2017 — Rambam Hospital in Haifa, Israel, recently became the first to use the CORolla device from...

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