Physio-Control Launches HeartSine samaritan PAD 360P Automated External Defibrillator in United States
Technology | Defibrillator Monitors | April 24, 2017

April 24, 2017 — Physio-Control announced April 19 that the company’s HeartSine samaritan PAD 360P (SAM 360P) fully...

Alabama Medical Center First in Southeast to Offer CoreValve Evolut Pro TAVR Device
News | Heart Valve Technology | April 20, 2017

April 20, 2017 — The Structural Heart Program at Princeton Baptist Medical Center, (Birmingham, Ala.) recently...

Updated AATS Guidelines Help Cardiovascular Surgeons Navigate Challenges of Managing Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
News | Heart Valve Technology | April 20, 2017

April 20, 2017 — Mitral regurgitation can occur in up to 50 percent of patients with ischemic heart disease and even...

CSI recall for saline pump on its atherectomy system
News | Atherectomy Devices | April 19, 2017

April 19, 2017 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) announced April 18 it had initiated a voluntary recall of its 7-...

Digital Health Company Murj Announces $4.5 Million in Financing
News | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) | April 19, 2017

April 19, 2017 — Murj Inc., a digital health company that helps manage...

USC Study Finds Potassium-Rich Diet Can Lower Blood Pressure
News | Hypertension | April 19, 2017

April 19, 2017 — Eating potassium-rich foods like sweet potatoes, avocados, spinach, beans, bananas and even coffee...

Siemens Healthineers Supports Population Health Management With Planned Acquisition of Medicalis
News | Clinical Decision Support | April 19, 2017

April 19, 2017 — Siemens Healthineers plans to expand its...

3-D-printed Model of Stenotic Intracranial Artery Enables Vessel-Wall MRI Standardization
News | 3-D Printing | April 18, 2017

April 18, 2017 — A collaboration between stroke neurologists at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and...

Louisiana Medical Center Installs First U.S. Toshiba Medical Infinix-i Sky +
News | Angiography | April 18, 2017

April 18, 2017 — Patients at Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) in Houma, La., now have access to safe, high-...

Physicians will need to use a CMS-certified appropriate use criteria (AUC) clinical decision support software that documents the appropriateness of an imaging order to receive full reimbursement for Medicare patients starting Jan. 1, 2018.

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | April 18, 2017 | Dave Fornell

As part of U.S. healthcare reform efforts, starting Jan. 1, 2018, physicians will be required to document they are...

3-D Printed Patch Can Help Mend a ‘Broken’ Heart

This photo shows the 3D-bioprinted cell patch in comparison to a mouse heart. When the patch was placed on a live mouse following a simulated heart attack, the researchers saw significant increase in functional capacity after just four weeks. Image courtesy of Patrick O’Leary, University of Minnesota.

News | Stem Cell Therapies | April 18, 2017

April 18, 2017 — A team of biomedical engineering researchers, led by the University of Minnesota, has created a...

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Cardiovascular Institute of the South Upgrades Cardiac Ultrasound With New Toshiba Medical Systems
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | April 17, 2017

April 17, 2017 — To bolster its technology and treatment capabilities for coronary and peripheral artery diseases...

Study Finds Significant Variability in Doctors Angioplasty Death Rates
News | Cath Lab | April 17, 2017

April 17, 2017 — Some doctors have higher or lower than expected death rates from coronary angioplasty procedures,...

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