Blood Testing

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

ACC and AHA Release Updated Cholesterol Guidelines for 2018. #AHA18 #AHA2018
Feature | Cardiac Diagnostics | November 13, 2018

November 13, 2018 — New cholesterol guidelines from the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of...

Abbott Point-of-Care Blood Test Speeds Heart Attack Diagnosis
News | Blood Testing | October 26, 2018

October 26, 2018 — For someone experiencing cardiac symptoms in the emergency room, every minute matters as...

New Noninvasive Blood Glucose Test as Effective as Finger Prick

Image courtesy of University of Missouri School of Medicine

News | Blood Testing | October 24, 2018

October 24, 2018 — For those living with diabetes, monitoring blood glucose accurately is necessary to...

Abbott Receives CE Mark for High Sensitive Troponin-I Test
News | Blood Testing | October 16, 2018

October 16, 2018 — Abbott announced that its High Sensitive Troponin-I...

Siemens Healthineers Showcases New In Vivo and In Vitro Cardiovascular Solutions at TCT 2018
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | September 21, 2018

September 21, 2018 — At the 2018 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) conference, Sept. 21-25 in San...

AI-Driven Blood Test Accurately Diagnoses Peripheral Artery Disease in Diabetic Patient
News | Blood Testing | September 04, 2018

September 4, 2018 — Prevencio Inc. announced new data demonstrating its HART PAD test accurately diagnoses...

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...

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