Feature | March 22, 2016| Dave Fornell

Most Popular Cardiology Stories of 2015

Readers choices for most accessed articles on DAIC’s website

Neovasc, Tiara, transcatheter mitral valve, TMVR

Transcatheter mitral valve technology was among the most popular content on the DAIC website in 2015. Pictured is the Neovasc Tiara transcatheter mitral valve, which is currently in clinical trials.

DAIC readers chose the following stories as the most popular content in 2015, based on website analytics. The list is broken into the top 20 most popular news items and a list of the top 20 archived technical articles accessed in 2015. At the bottom are the top 10 most accessed comparison charts on DAIC.  

Most Popular Stories for 2015: 

1. Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement Devices in Development

2. ACC 2015 Late Breaking Clinical Trials

3. FFR and iFR in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Heart Disease

4. Hot Cardiology Topics to Watch in 2015

5. Drug-eluting Balloons Enter the U.S. Market

6. Ultrasound-assisted Catheter-directed Thrombolysis Reduces Treatment Risks for Pulmonary Emboli

7. Advances in Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)

8. Survival Rates Improve for Heart Failure Patients with CardioMEMS HF

9. TAVR Embolic Protection Systems to Reduce Stroke

10. DAPT Trial: Extended Antiplatelet Therapy Reduces Risk Late-Stent Thrombosis

 

Most Popular Archive Technical Articles of 2015:

1. PET vs SPECT - Which is best   

2. Costs vs. Benefits: Comparing 64-Slice to 256, 320-Slice CT

3. FDA Reports Serious Erosion Evenet With Amplatzer Septal Occluder

4. Bioresorbable Stents Are the Way of the Future     

5. Patient Satisfaction and Complications of Transradial Catheterization  

6. Transradial Access Staff Training and Patient Discharge

7. ICD Manufacturers Must Increase Battery Life to Cut Costs, Improve

8. The Basics of Guide Wire Technology

9. Closing Holes in the Heart

10. Comparing CTA and MRA

11. The Advantages and Disadvantages of OCT vs. IVUS

12. Toshiba Releases 640-Slice CT Scanner

13. FDA Clears GE’s Revolution CT 256-Slice Scanner

14. Hemodynamic Systems Improve Cath Lab Workflow, Efficiency

15. Cardiovascular Advances to Watch in the Next Decade

16. The Cath Lab of the Future

17. Technical Factors Involved in False Positive ECG STEMI Diagnoses

18. Trends in PICC Line Technology

19. Understanding Contrast-Induced Nephropathy

20. No-Reflow Phenomenon During PCI

 

Most popular comparison charts in 2015:

1.    Angiography Systems
2.    Cardiovascular Ultrasound Systems
3.    CT Systems
4.    Cardiac PACS
5.    Hemodynamic Monitoring
6.    Advanced Visualization
7.    Guide Wires
8.    Defibrillator-Monitors
9.    ECG Management Systems
10.  Pacemakers

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