Blood Testing

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for blood testing including platelet function monitors.

More Sensitive Blood Test Diagnoses Heart Attacks Faster
News | Blood Testing | August 06, 2018

August 6, 2018 — A new test to assess a whether or not someone is having a...

Siemen's Atellica IM high-sensitivity troponin I assay (TnIH).
Technology | Cardiac Diagnostics | July 25, 2018

July 25, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared Siemens Healthineers high-sensitivity troponin I...

Singulex cTnl Assay Can Identify Presence, Severity of CAD in Stable, Symptomatic Outpatients
News | Blood Testing | March 26, 2018

March 26, 2018 — Measurement of cardiac troponin in stable patients with chest pain using the ultra-sensitive...

Videos | Cardiac Diagnostics | March 26, 2018

James Januzzi, M.D., Roman W. DeSanctis Endowed Distinguished Clinical Scholar in Medicine, and director of the...

The Corus CAD genetic test is a simple, noninvasive blood test that is clinically available for the assessment of obstructive coronary artery disease.

The Corus CAD gene expression test is a simple, noninvasive blood test that is available to assess a patient’s current likelihood of having obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD).

 

Feature | Genetic Testing | December 13, 2017 | Andrew Waxler, M.D., FACC

The diagnosis and management of cardiovascular disease has long followed a familiar approach. Patients see their...

The Role of Telomere Length in Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
Feature | Cardiac Diagnostics | October 19, 2017 | Nanette H. Bishopric, M.D., FACC, FAHA

A new area of DNA testing involving telomere length may enhance a patient’s cardiovascular disease risk...

Florida Medical Center First in State to Offer High Sensitive STAT Blood Test
News | Blood Testing | September 07, 2017

September 7, 2017 — In July, The Heart Institute at Florida Medical Center became the first hospital in the state of...

Alere point of care POC testing for INR
News | Point of Care Testing | July 17, 2017 | Dave Fornell

July 17, 2017 — Despite issues with point-of-care INR testing company Alere Inc., Abbott announced this week it is...

Siemens Xprecia Stride anticoagulation, coagulation PT/INR or INR testing at the point of care (POC)

Point-of-care coagulation PT/INR testing with handheld devices can help improve outcomes with more convenient and frequent measurements to keep patients within the therapeutic range of anticoagulant agents.

Feature | Point of Care Testing | May 05, 2017 | Nicholas C. Vanderslice, Ph.D., and Arnol S. Rios

Point-of-care (POC) coagulation analyzers that measure prothrombin time/international normalized ratio (PT/INR) on...

Patients With Low Corus CAD Test Score Less Likely to Undergo Cardiac Referra
News | Blood Testing | May 02, 2017

May 2, 2017 — CardioDx Inc. recently announced the publication of results from the multi-center, community-based...

New Blood Test Predicts Major Cardiac Events Better Than Clinical Evaluation of Other Common Risk Factors
News | Blood Testing | April 28, 2017

April 28, 2017 — Prevencio Inc. announced the publication of data demonstrating that a simple new...

New Study Pursues Universal Sample Bank for Troponin Tests
News | Blood Testing | April 13, 2017

April 13, 2017 — A study published recently in the American Association for Clinical Chemistry’s (AACC)...

PTS Diagnostics, FDA 510k clearance, extended HDL range, lipid panel test strips
News | Blood Testing | April 05, 2017

April 5, 2017 — PTS Diagnostics announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared an expanded...

highly sensitive troponin testing
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | March 21, 2017

March 21, 2017 — A blood test for a protein called high-sensitivity troponin T, which is released into the...

heart attack evaluation, blood test, HEART Score, ER, emergency room, Circulation Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes study
News | Blood Testing | March 01, 2017

March 1, 2017 — Up to 40 percent of emergency room (ER) patients with chest pain can safely go home in a little...

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