Feature | September 01, 2017| Dave Fornell

Most Popular Cardiac Technology Content in August 2017 on DAIC

Advances in FFR, FFR-CT, was the most popular cardiology story in August 2017.

The most popular article in August was about advances in fractional flow reserve (FFR) technologies. The image shows Philips' 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.

September 1, 2017 — Here is the list of the most popular articles and videos on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) magazine website from the month of August, based on website analytics of the month’s 113,188 pageviews:  

 

Top Articles

1. What is New in FFR Technology

2. Radiation Exposure Related to Transradial Access

3. CT Calcium Scoring for Heart Disease May Lead to Prevention, Treatments

4. Abbott, St. Jude Medical Fixes Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities of its Pacemakers, ICDs

5. First Patient in World Enrolled in Study Evaluating TAVR for Asymptomatic Severe Aortic Stenosis

6. Roxwood Medical Announces Agreement With Abbott for U.S. Product Distribution

7. Abbott Initiates XIENCE Short DAPT Clinical Trial

8. Medtronic Announces Global Resolute Onyx DES One-Month DAPT Study

9. Newer Hemodynamic Monitoring Systems Address Need for Integration

10. ACC 2017 Late-Breaking Trials

11. Artificial Intelligence Detects AFib Using Apple Watch Heart Rate Sensor

12. Meta-Analysis Evaluates the Effect of Post-PCI Bivalirudin on Adverse Clinical Events

13. Late-breaking Trial Presentations at ESC 2017

14. CMS to Require Appropriate Use Criteria Documentation for Medical Imaging Orders

15. CMS to Cancel Mandatory Cardiac Bundled Payments and Cardiac Rehabilitation Payment Model

16. Cryoballoon Ablation Reduces Costs and Resource Utilization

17. Abbott Initiates First Clinical Trial of Clip-Based Tricuspid Repair System

18. Philips to Develop FFR-Angiography in Partnership With HeartFlow

19. Vascular Dynamics to Initiate U.S. Trial for MobiusHD System for Resistant Hypertension

20. Three New Atrial Fibrillation Studies to Feature HeartLight Endoscopic Ablation System

 

Top 5 Medical Videos in August:

1. VIDEO: CRT Optimization Using Echo

2. VIDEO: How to Implant the Micra Leadless Pacemaker

3. VIDEO: How to Build An Integrated Heart Team

4. VIDEO: Editor's Choice of Most Innovative New Technology at HRS 2017

5. VIDEO: CT Calcium Scoring to Screen For Who Should Take Statins

 

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