Smartphone Apps Help Patients and Providers Manage Atrial Fibrillation
News | Patient Engagement | October 19, 2017

October 19, 2017 — Novel smartphone and tablet applications for atrial fibrillation patients and healthcare...

Endologix Receives IDE Approval for EVAS2 Confirmatory Clinical Study
News | Endovascular Aortic Repair | October 19, 2017

October 19, 2017 — Endologix Inc. received Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. Food and...

The Role of Telomere Length in Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
Feature | Cardiac Diagnostics | October 19, 2017 | Nanette H. Bishopric, M.D., FACC, FAHA

A new area of DNA testing involving telomere length may enhance a patient’s cardiovascular disease risk...

The Respicardia Remede System is a pacemaker-like device designed to improve cardiovascular health by restoring natural breathing during sleep in patients with Central sleep apnea.
Technology | Heart Failure | October 18, 2017

October 18, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a new treatment option for patients...

MRI May Predict Neurological Outcomes for Cardiac Arrest Survivors
News | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | October 18, 2017

October 18, 2017 — Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-based measurements of the functional connections in the brain...

Xarelto Significantly Reduces Major Cardioavascular Events in Stable CAD and PAD Patients
News | Pharmaceuticals | October 18, 2017

October 18, 2017 — Results from the pivotal Phase 3 COMPASS study found that the...

Baylis Medical and Siemens Co-Sponsor Transseptal Access Training Course
News | EP Lab | October 18, 2017

October 18, 2017 — Baylis Medical Co. Inc. and Siemens Healthineers are co-sponsoring a first-of-its kind training...

Societies Issue New Performance and Quality Measures for Treating Patients with Heart Attack
News | Cath Lab | October 17, 2017

October 17, 2017 — The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association recently released updated...

First Patient Enrolled in U.S. Arm of ALIVE Pivotal Heart Failure Trial
News | Heart Failure | October 17, 2017

October 17, 2017 — BioVentrix Inc. recently announced enrollment of the first patient in the U.S. arm of the ALIVE...

Appropriate Use Criteria Published for Valvular Heart Disease Imaging Tests
News | Clinical Decision Support | October 16, 2017

October 16, 2017 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC), along with several partnering societies, recently...

Zoll Canada Equipping Province of Québec Paramedic Services with X Series Monitor/Defibrillators
News | Defibrillator Monitors | October 16, 2017

October 16, 2017 — Zoll Canada, a subsidiary of Zoll Medical Corp., announced it has won the tender to equip all...

Medtronic Launches Concerto 3-D Detachable Coil System
News | Embolization devices | October 16, 2017

October 16, 2017 — Medtronic announced the launch of the Concerto 3-D Detachable Coil System at the Cardiovascular...

Dee Dee Wang runs Henry Ford Hospital's 3D printing lab for its complex structural heart cardiology program.

Dee Dee Wang, M.D., runs Henry Ford Hospital's 3-D printing lab that supports its complex structural heart program.

Feature | 3-D Printing | October 13, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Three-dimensional (3-D) printed anatomic models created from a patient’s computed tomography (CT), magnetic...

ASNC and ASE Team Up to Expand ImageGuide Registry
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | October 12, 2017

October 12, 2017 — The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) and the American Society of Echocardiography (...

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