ACC

This channel contains news about the American College of Cardiology (ACC), including coverage of its annual meeting and links to recently released practice guidelines. The ACC is a leading resource for cardiology professionals, including all its subspecialties. 

Lumedx, Adventist Health System, CVIS, Florida
News | Cardiac PACS | March 07, 2017

March 7, 2017 — Lumedx Corp. announced recently it has been chosen by Adventist Health System to provide a...

tryton side branch stent, dedicated coronary side branch stent

The Tryton Side Branch Stent is deployed in the side branch artery using a standard single wire balloon-expandable stent delivery system. A conventional drug eluting stent is then placed in the main vessel.

Technology | Stents Bifurcation | March 06, 2017

March 6, 2017 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted pre-market approval (PMA) for the Tryton...

CeloNova Cobra Pzf stent
Technology | Stents | March 02, 2017

March 2, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared CeloNova BioSciences Inc. first-in-class Cobra...

ACC.17 late breaking trial presentations, ACC late-breakers,  American College of Cardiology late breaking studies
Feature | ACC | March 22, 2017

Here is a list of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2017 annual meeting late-breaking clinical trials...

Claret Medical Sentinel Cerebral Protection System (CPS), FDA, TAVR embolic protection, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).
News | Heart Valve Technology | February 28, 2017

February 28, 2017 — A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel has recommended market clearance for the Claret...

transradial approach, same-day cardiac procedures, radial access, $300 million annual savings, JACC Cardiovascular Interventions study
News | Radial Access | February 22, 2017

February 22, 2017 — If hospitals can perform more...

ACC, american college of cardiology, impact of Trump travel ban
News | January 31, 2017 | Dave Fornell

January 31, 2017 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) issued a statement against President Donald Trump’s...

GE Healthcare, Vscan Extend, app-based ultrasound, dual-probe, RSNA 2017
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | January 12, 2017

January 12, 2017 — GE Healthcare unveiled its new generation of pocket-sized, dual-probe...

ACC guidelines, PCI, CABG, revascularization
News | Cath Lab | December 29, 2016

December 29, 2016 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC), along with several partnering organizations, recently...

medicare bundled cardiac payments, CMS cardiology payments
Feature | Cardiovascular Business | October 24, 2016 | By John W. Meyer, MPH, FACHE

(Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part series on the proposed Medicare five-year demonstration for a...

pros and cons of new anticoagulation therapies, anticoagulants, dabigatran, Pradaxa, novel oral anticoagulants, NOACs, rivaroxaban, Xarelto, apixaban, Eliquis
Feature | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | July 26, 2016 | Heidi Olson, Pharm.D

With the recent introduction of several novel oral...

CardioMEMS, heart failure, PA pressure monitoring

The CardioMEMS device detects worsening heart failure symptoms using pulmonary artery pressure monitoring. Pressure increases can indicate early signs of fluid backup so physicians can make changes to the patient's medications and prevent an acute congestive heart failure hospital admission. 

Feature | Heart Failure | June 01, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis

Healthcare reform efforts of recent years have challenged the industry to reduce the costs of healthcare for both...

Watchman, left atrial appendage closure, LAA occluder, LAA. LAAO, laa occluder, left atrial appendage, Watchman

The Boston Scientific Watchman device is currently the only transcatheter LAA occluder cleared for use in the United States.

Feature | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | May 20, 2016 | Dave Fornell

Atrial fibrillation (AF) affects nearly 6 million Americans and the condition puts them at significantly greater...

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