News | Medical 3-D Printing

Bioengineers have cleared a major hurdle on the path to 3-D printing replacement organs with a breakthrough technique for bioprinting tissues. The new innovation allows scientists to create exquisitely entangled vascular networks that mimic the body's natural passageways for blood, air, lymph and other vital fluids.

Home May 03, 2019
Home
Podcast | CT Angiography (CTA)

A discussion with Gianluca Pontone, M.D., Ph.D., FSCCT, director of cardiovascular MRI, Centro Cardiologico Manzino ...

Home May 03, 2019
Home
Cath lab staff working as a team to prepare for a procedure at Presbyterian Medical Center Cardiac Cath Lab, Charlotte N.C. Pictured are Barry Horsey RCIS, Emily Luna RN, RCIS, Adam Martin RCIS, Caleadia Jessup RN.
Feature | Cardiovascular Business | Ruben Filimonczuk, RCES, AS-PMD

One of the most promising areas for innovation in healthcare is to be found in the workforce – both in hiring and ...

Home May 03, 2019
Home
News | Cardiovascular Surgery

Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery may be the best treatment option for most patients with more than one blocked heart artery, according to research published online in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Home May 03, 2019
Home
One innovation in ECG is its use in the customer wearable market, which will tie more closely into the clinical world either with using the data to triage patients and/or patients seeking medical attention prior to acute symptoms appearing.
Feature | ECG | Sanket Solanki

Technology has made its way into the healthcare sector and brought a drastic transformation. Detection of heart ...

Home May 03, 2019
Home
Podcast | Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO)

A discussion with Khaldoon Alaswad, M.D., director, cardiac catheterization lab, Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit on ...

Home May 03, 2019
Home
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons

Concept Medical Inc. (CMI) has been granted Breakthrough Device Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for MagicTouch, its sirolimus drug-coated balloon (DCB) catheter, for the treatment of coronary in-stent restenosis (ISR).

Home May 02, 2019
Home
Technology | EP Device Monitoring Systems

Medtronic announced the company has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the CareLink SmartSync Device Manager. With the introduction of SmartSync, physicians will now be able to use an Apple iPad to program and manage data from Medtronic's BlueSync-enabled implanted cardiac devices.

Home May 02, 2019
Home
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD)

Abiomed announced that, on April 26, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved initiation of the ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Door-to-Unloading (STEMI DTU) Pivotal Randomized Controlled Trial. The prospective, multi-center, two-arm trial plans to enroll 668 patients undergoing treatment for a STEMI heart attack. Half the patients will be randomized to receive delayed reperfusion after 30 minutes of left ventricular unloading with the Impella CP. The other half will receive immediate reperfusion, the current standard of care.

Home May 02, 2019
Home
Podcast | Hemodynamic Support Devices

This podcast is a discussion with William O'Neill, M.D., director of the structural heart program, Henry Ford Hospital ...

Home May 02, 2019
Home
As interventional procedures become more complex, one of the biggest issues is the ability of operators to see the devices they are using in the soft tissue anatomy that is mostly invisible under 2-D fluoroscopy. Several companies have developed new navigation aids, including multimodality fusion imaging software from Philips, GE and Siemens. This image shows a new system being developed by Centerline Biomedical. There is a more detailed image below.
Feature | Cath Lab Navigation Aids | Vikash Goel

When Andreas Grüntzig, father of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, approached his cardiac surgeon ...

Home May 02, 2019
Home
This is the AHA pediatric tachycardia PALS algorithm flow sheet.
Feature | Cardiovascular Education | Judy Haluka, RCIS, EMT

The treatment of all patients in distress with significant symptoms begins with the basics, and pediatric tachycardia is ...

Home May 02, 2019
Home
A comparison of the first photo of a black hole (left) and a nuclear myocardial perfusion exam. This imaging is also referred to as nuclear cardiology, molecular imaging, nuclear heart scan, PET, SPECT cardiac exam.
Feature | Dave Fornell, Editor, and A.J. Connell

May 1, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) ...

Home May 01, 2019
Home
Videos | Cath Lab Navigation Aids

Alex Haak, Ph.D., clinical scientist at Philips Health Systems North America, is based at the University of Colorado ...

Home May 01, 2019
Home
Technology | EP Device Monitoring Systems

Digital healthcare company Murj announced the immediate availability of the Murj 2.0 implantable cardiac device management software.

Home May 01, 2019
Home
Subscribe Now