Entresto Improved Measures of Heart Structure and Function in Heart Failure Patients
News | Heart Failure | September 04, 2019

September 4, 2019 – Novartis announced results from two new...

Global Echocardiography Normal Values Study Presented at European Society of Cardiology Congress
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | September 04, 2019

September 4, 2019 — Final data from the World Alliance Societies of Echocardiography (WASE) Normal Values...

FDA Grants Shockwave Medical Breakthrough Status for Coronary Intravascular Lithotripsy
News | Cath Lab | September 03, 2019

September 3, 2019 — Shockwave Medical Inc. has received Breakthrough Device Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug...

First-in-Human Telerobotic Coronary Intervention Procedures Published in EClinicalMedicine
News | Robotic Systems | September 03, 2019

September 3, 2019 — Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. announced that EClinicalMedicine, a clinical journal published...

Adept Medical Launches Antegrade IR Platform
Technology | Vascular Access | September 03, 2019

September 3, 2019 — New Zealand-based Adept Medical announced the launch of the Antegrade IR Platform. Clinically...

The most popular cardiac technology news in August 2019 was the FDA clearance for a new indication for both the Edwards Sapien 3 and Medtronic CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) devices for low-risk patients. This puts the technology on equal footing with the previous standard-of-care of open heart surgery, representing a paradigm shift in cardiology.

The most popular cardiac technology news in August 2019 was the FDA clearance for a new indication for both the Edwards Sapien 3 and Medtronic CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) devices for low-risk patients. This puts the technology on equal footing with the previous standard-of-care of open heart surgery, representing a paradigm shift in cardiology. 

Feature | September 03, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

September 3, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (...

Philips Debuts Cardiac Ultrasound and Enterprise Informatics Offerings at ESC 2019
News | Cardiac Imaging | August 30, 2019

August 30, 2019 — Philips will showcase its latest cardiac care innovations at the...

InfoBionic’s MoMe Kardia remote ECG monitor is an example of the newer generation devices that are replacing traditional Holter monitors. It has a single button for patients to create an alert when they are experiencing arrhythmia symptoms.

InfoBionic’s MoMe Kardia remote ECG monitor is an example of the newer generation devices that are replacing traditional Holter monitors. It has a single button for patients to create an alert when they are experiencing arrhythmia symptoms.

Feature | ECG Wireless Remote Access | August 30, 2019 | Stuart Long and Colin Movsowitz, M.D.
Until recently, cardiologists trying to diagnose and treat arrhythmias have had to deal with technological limitations...
New Report Reveals Vulnerabilities of Internet of Things-enabled Healthcare Devices
News | Cybersecurity | August 29, 2019

August 29, 2019 — Use of the Internet of Things (IoT) is booming, with IHS Markit forecasting there will be...

AI Could Use EKG Data to Measure Patient's Overall Health Status

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News | Artificial Intelligence | August 29, 2019

August 29, 2019 – In the near future, doctors may be able to apply...

The Apple Watch is being used to help identify and track Afib in the general population.

The Apple Watch is being used to help identify and track Afib in the general population.  

Blog | Wearables | August 29, 2019
Merit Medical Launches PreludeSync Evo Radial Compression Device
News | Hemostasis Management | August 29, 2019

August 29, 2019 – Merit Medical Systems Inc. announced the U.S. commercial launch of the PreludeSync Evo...

FDA Panel Recommends Continued Use of Paclitaxel-coated Peripheral Devices
Feature | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | August 28, 2019 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor

August 28, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an updated MedWatch Alert this month on the...

AtriCure Receives Clearance for Expanded Labeling Claims for AtriClip Devices
News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | August 28, 2019

August 28, 2019 — AtriCure Inc. announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance...

Displacement comparison at the end-systolic frame and final frame

Displacement comparison at the end-systolic frame and final frame. The three patients (V6, V10, V16) with different left-ventricle walls are shown. Point-to-surface distance is a measure to estimate the distance of a point from the reference surface. Image courtesy of WMG, University of Warwick

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 28, 2019

August 28, 2019 — A new 3-D...

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