Feature | September 01, 2016| Dave Fornell

Most Popular DAIC Content in August 2016

Tidi, CFI, zero-gravity, zergravity, cath lab radiation protection

Concerns about cath lab staff exposure to X-ray radiation was one of the big drivers of DAIC reader interests in August. This image shows Tidi Products' Zero-Gravity system that provides twice the amount of protection of conventional lead aprons in the cath lab. The system is ceiling suspended so the physician does not have the weight on their back and shoulders and eliminates the need for the operator to wear lead. This system was one of the five radiation dose reduction technologies highlighted in the top article from this month. 

September 1, 2016 — Here is the list of the top 20 most popular pieces of content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) magazine website from the month of August based on website analytics:  

1. 5 Technologies to Reduce Cath Lab Radiation Exposure

2. Heart Surgeon Shares Effects of Fluoroscopic Radiation Exposure in ORSIF Documentary

3. FDA Expands Sapien TAVR Valve Indication to Intermediate-Risk Patients

4. First TAVR Device Receives European Approval to Treat Intermediate Risk Patients

5. Electronics Embedded in Bioresorbable Stents May Offer a New Direction for Revascularization

6. Update for LAA Occluder Technology News and Trends

7. FDA Clears Bioresorbable Vascular Closure Device

8. Osprey Receives $28 Million in Funding for its Cath Lab Contrast Reduction Technology

9. FDA Clears MRI-safe Subcutaneous Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (S-ICD) System

11. PFO Closure Not Recommended for People with Heart Defect and Stroke

12. FDA Clears Gore Tigris Vascular Stent for Treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease

13. New Technologies to Treat Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

14. VIDEO: How to Install a Subcutaneous ICD System

15. Update on Atherectomy System Technology

16. CMS Changes MitraClip Reimbursement Codes to Widen Patient Access

17. Role of Imaging in Bioresorbable Stent Procedures

18. Regular Exercise Can Lead to Heart Disease Misdiagnosis

19. Key Cardiac CT News and Trends From SCCT 2016

20. Tempering the Bioresorbable Stent Euphoria Following FDA Clearance of the Absorb


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