Medtronic, Reveal LINQ ICM, insertable cardiac monitor, FDA clearance, TruRhythm Detection
Technology | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) | March 15, 2017

March 15, 2017 — Medtronic plc announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its Reveal...

Siemens Healthineers, Artis pheno angiography system, FDA approval, ACC 2017, RSNA 2017
Technology | Angiography | March 15, 2017

March 15, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Artis pheno robotic C-arm...

marijuana use, increased risk, stroke, heart failure, ACC 2017 study
News | Stroke | March 15, 2017

March 15, 2017 — Using marijuana raises the risk of...

Videos | Analytics Software | March 15, 2017

Pam Rush, RN, MS, clinical program director, cardiovascular service line, and Craig Strauss, M.D., MPH, medical...

Society of Interventional Radiology, SIR, 2017 Gold Medal winners
News | Interventional Radiology | March 14, 2017

March 14, 2017 — The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) presented its highest honor, the SIR Gold Medal, to...

heart monitoring technology, climbers, high altitudes, Circulation study, cardiac diagnostics, Medtronic, Reveal LINQ
News | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) | March 14, 2017

March 14, 2017 — Climbing above 4,000 meters can provoke...

wearable biosensors, anticipate illness, track health changes, PLOS Biology study

Wearable devices used in this study. The colors for different human figures indicate the specific studies in which each person participated. Red figures represent participation in all five studies; grey figures represent participation in the activity and insulin studies; blue, the activity, insulin sensitivity, and inflammation studies; orange and yellow, activity and air flights; green and pink, inflammation; and purple, air flights. Image courtesy of Li, et al, Stanford University.

News | Wearable Sensors | March 14, 2017

March 14, 2017 — Researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health have revealed the ability of...

warfarin, anticoagulation therapy, atrial fibrillation patients, Duke Clinical Research Institute study, stroke
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | March 14, 2017

March 14, 2017 — More than 80 percent of stroke patients with a history of...

Melody transcatheter pulmonary valve, FDA expands indication, Melody for use in replacing failed surgical valves
Technology | Heart Valve Technology | March 14, 2017

March 14, 2017 — The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded use of the Medtronic Melody...

TAVR, TAVI, conscience sedation
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | March 14, 2017

March 14, 2017 — Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for aortic stenosis continues to evolve with the...

Stratasys, 3DHEART trial, open enrollment, 3-D printed pediatric heart models
News | 3-D Printing | March 13, 2017

March 13, 2017 — Stratasys Ltd. announced last week enrollment is now open for 3DHEART, an investigator-initiated...

Neiman Health Policy Institute, HPI study, Medicare population, imaging resource consumption, state level vs. county level, JACR
News | Cardiac Imaging | March 13, 2017

March 13, 2017 — A new research study by the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute assesses relationships between...

PRAC, European Medicines Agency, gadolinium-based contrast agents, safety recommendations, brain MRI
News | Contrast Media | March 13, 2017

March 13, 2017 — The Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) of the European Medicines Agency recently...

Technical University of Munich, Munich Compact Light Source, MuCLS, angiography, contrast agents

(a) Photograph of the sample in waterbath. (b) Empty image of full MuCLS beam. (c) Quasi-mono-energetic angiography image of a porcine heart acquired at the MuCLS, with iodine-based contrast agent injected into the left coronary artery. Visible are the left anterior descending artery (LAD) and the left circumflex artery (LCX). Image courtesy of the authors.

News | Angiography | March 10, 2017

March 10, 2017 — The most prevalent method for obtaining images of clogged coronary vessels is coronary...

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