Abbott Initiates XIENCE Short DAPT Clinical Trial
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | August 03, 2017

August 3, 2017 — Abbott recently announced the first patient has been enrolled in a...

Merge Hemo cath lab hemodynamics monitoring system.

Hemodynamic data shown on screens from the Merge Hemo recording system. It is among the newer generation hemodynamic systems for cath labs that are more user friendly and have technologies to speed workflow.

Feature | Hemodynamic Monitoring Systems | August 03, 2017 | Dave Fornell

The current generation of...

Mitral Valve regurgitation (MR) showed on an echocardiogram using a Toshiba system
News | Heart Valve Technology | August 03, 2017

Aug. 3, 2017 — 4C Medical Technologies Inc. minimally invasive therapies for structural heart disease said its...

Medtronic's Arctic Front cyroablation balloon to treat AF
News | Atrial Fibrillation | August 02, 2017

Aug. 2, 2017 — A new health economic analysis from the landmark...

The LimFlow Percutaneous Deep Vein Arterialization System (pDVA) converts veins into arteries to restore blood flow in critical limb ischemia (CLI).

The LimFlow Percutaneous Deep Vein Arterialization System (pDVA) converts veins into arteries to restore blood flow in critical limb ischemia (CLI). This image shows how the covered stents used with the system connect to create a new arterial pathway.

News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | August 02, 2017

Aug. 1, 2017 — LimFlow SA announced publication of positive results from the pilot study of the LimFlow Percutaneous...

The ChordArt transcatheter mitral valve leaflet chord replacement system on X-ray, showing the anchoring sections of the artificial chord.

The ChordArt transcatheter mitral valve leaflet chord replacement system on X-ray, showing the anchoring sections of the artificial chord.

News | Heart Valve Technology | August 01, 2017

Aug. 1, 2017 — CoreMedic, a start-up developing the ChordArt trancatheter mitral valve repair system, has received...

Cardiofocus Heartlight laser ablation system to treat atrial fibrillation (AF).
News | Atrial Fibrillation | August 01, 2017

Aug. 1, 2017 — The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has granted Japanese market clearance for the...

Left Atrial Pressure Monitor from Vectorious Medical Technologies Offers New Hope for Heart Failure Patients

On of the top stories in July was the introduction of a left atrial pressure monitor from Vectorious Medical Technologies to prevent heart failure patient hospitalizations or readmissions. Read the article"Left Atrial Pressure Monitor Offers New Hope for Heart Failure Patients."

Feature | August 01, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Aug. 1, 2017 — Here is the list of the most popular articles and videos on the Diagnostic and Interventional...

Philips released a new version of its iFR system that displays FFR readings as an overlay on live angiographic, angiogram images.

Philips released a new version of its iFR system that displays hemodynamic pressure drop points in an overlay on live angiographic images, matching up the iFR readings with corresponding lesions. The system is supposed to speed diagnostic decision making and help guide percutaneous revascularization procedures. 

Feature | FFR Technologies | July 31, 2017 | Dave Fornell

The gold standard for assessing the hemodynamic significance of coronary lesions to determine if they should be...

Nuance Restores Service to Majority of eScription Clients Following Malware Incident
News | Information Technology | July 28, 2017

July 28, 2017 — Nuance Communications Inc. provided an update on its restoration process following the previously...

Affordable Care Act "Skinny Repeal" Defeated in Senate
News | Business | July 28, 2017 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor

July 28, 2017 — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced that the chamber will be moving on to other...

The Centricity Cardio Enterprise (CCE) Interactive Guide offers information on GE's cardiovascular information system (CVIS)
News | Cardiac PACS | July 28, 2017

July 28, 2017 — GE Healthcare has released the eight-page...

Ohio State Researchers Prove Human Heart's 'Battery' Has Multiple Backups
News | EP Lab | July 27, 2017

July 27, 2017 — There is good news when it comes to the heart’s sinoatrial node (SAN), the body’s natural...

Spectranetics Announces FDA Approval of Stellarex Drug-Coated Balloon
Technology | Drug-Eluting Balloons | July 26, 2017

July 26, 2017 — The Spectranetics Corp. announced receipt of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pre-market...

First European Patient Enrolled in Intact Vascular's TOBA II BTK Trial
News | Stents Peripheral | July 26, 2017

July 26, 2017 — Intact Vascular Inc. recently announced that its Tack Optimized Balloon Angioplasty II Below the...

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