Local Anesthesia Safe and Effective for Intermediate- and High-Risk TAVR Patients
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 28, 2018

September 28, 2018 — The first randomized study to compare general versus local anesthesia during...

FDA Approves Biotronik's PK Papyrus Stent for Coronary Perforations
Technology | Stents | September 27, 2018

September 27, 2018 — Biotronik recently announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the PK Papyrus...

Use of traditional Holter monitor leads can be an issue for patient compliance and comfort. The newer generation ambulatory cardiac monitors use an adhesive patch that sticks directly on the patient's chest and allows them to shower and go about daily activities without a belt mounted monitor or leads getting in the way. This is especially important for longer term monitoring of seven days or longer.

Use of traditional Holter monitor leads can be an issue for patient compliance and comfort. The newer generation ambulatory cardiac monitors use a small, adhesive patch that sticks directly on the patient's chest and allows them to shower and go about daily activities without a belt mounted monitor or leads getting in the way. This is especially important for longer term monitoring of seven days or longer. 

Feature | ECG | September 27, 2018

Advances in the technology of wearable cardiac monitors are improving both the experience of the patient and the...

Technology and Radionucleotide Development Will Fuel Mobile Gamma Camera Adoption
News | Nuclear Imaging | September 27, 2018

September 27, 2018 — Advancements in healthcare technology, particularly in the surgery category, have led to an...

Bruker Introduces New High-Performance Preclinical PET/CT Si78 System
Technology | PET-CT | September 26, 2018

September 26, 2018 — Bruker recently announced the introduction of the new preclinical...

Eluvia Drug-Eluting Stent Demonstrates Superior Patency in IMPERIAL Trial
News | Stents Drug Eluting | September 26, 2018

September 26, 2018 — Positive 12-month data from the late-breaking IMPERIAL trial was presented at the 2018...

NIRS-IVUS Detects Patients and Plaques Vulnerable to Subsequent Adverse Coronary Events
News | Intravascular Imaging | September 25, 2018

September 25, 2018 – New data demonstrate the correlation between the presence of non-flow-limiting, non-intervened-...

Case Study | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | September 25, 2018

Suboptimal cardiovascular ultrasound imaging can produce transthoracic echocardiograms (TTEs) that are inconclusive...

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