Feature | June 01, 2017| Dave Fornell

Most Popular DAIC Content in May 2017

Biosense Webster's multi-electrode RF ablation balloon

The most popular technology in May was the first data released on Biosense Webster's multi-electrode RF ablation balloon with irrigation. The system allows operators to change the energy levels of each electrode to avoid damaging sensitive underlying critical structures like the esophagus or phrenic nerve.

June 1, 2017 — Here is the list of the most popular pieces of content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) magazine website from the month of May based on website analytics of the month’s 119,000 pageviews:  

1. Abbott Recalls 449,661 Coronary Balloon Catheters

2. Multi-Electrode RF Balloon Efficient for Acute Pulmonary Vein Isolation

3. FDA Approves Medtronic Resolute Onyx Drug-eluting Stent

4. Novel String-Shaped Subcutaneous ICD Proves Effective in Patients

5. Edwards' Self-Expanding Transcatheter Heart Valve Demonstrates Excellent Early Patient Outcomes

6. Preparing for Cardiology Bundled Payments in 2017

7. FDA, Medtronic Expand HeartWare VAD Recall, Announces New Recall of VAD Component

8. Early Treatment for NSTEMI Patients Shows Greater Rate of Survival

9. Expert Consensus Released on Catheter, Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation

10. First Nasal Spray Successfully Treats Supraventricular Tachycardia

11. Day of the Week PCI-Related Hospitalization Occurs Determines Likelihood of Survival

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

13.  Study Shows Occlusion Balloon Saves Lives During Lead Extraction

14. Safety, Performance of the World's Smallest Pacemaker Reinforced in Real-world Patients

15. Shockwave Medical Announces CE Mark for Coronary Lithoplasty System and Activities at EuroPCR 2017

16. House Passes American Health Care Act

17. Lotus TAVR System Shows Superior Efficacy to CoreValve in Global REPRISE III Trial

18. 3-D Echo Image Analysis With Philips' HeartModel A.I. is Accurate and Reproducible

19. Leadless Endocardial CRT Pacing Effective for Heart Failure Patients

20. Expert Consensus on MRI and Radiation Exposure in Patients With Implantable Cardiac Electronic Devices

21. Subcutaneous ICD System Shows Positive Outcomes in Largest Real-world Study

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

23. ACC 2017 Late-Breaking Trial Results

24. Automation Enhances, Streamlines Echocardiography | Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology

25. First Patient Enrolled in Study Examining STEMI Door to LV Unloading Time 


Top Videos in May:

1. Current State of Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Technologies

2. Current State of Leadless Pacemaker Technology

3. Editor's Choice of Most Innovative New Technology at HRS 2017

4. Resolute Onyx Drug-Eluting Stent Procedural Animation

5. MACRA's Impact on Cardiology


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