Cardiac Diagnostics

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for cardiac diagnostic systems or techniques. This includes laboratory testing, blood tests, Tropoin testing, ECG, electrocardiogram systems,  point of care testing systems, genetic testing and studies showing new ways to diagnose heart diseases.

AI Algorithm Outperforms Most Cardiologists in Heart Murmur Detection
News | Artificial Intelligence | November 11, 2018

November 12, 2018 — At the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2018, Nov. 10-12 in Chicago, Eko...

Societies Publish New Guidance for Treatment of Slow, Irregular Heartbeats
News | EP Lab | November 09, 2018

November 9, 2018 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American Heart Association (AHA) and the Heart...

Intelligent Planet Introduces ExMedicus Smartwatch
Technology | Wearable Sensors | November 02, 2018

November 2, 2018 — Digital health company Planet Intelligent recently launched the ExMedicus Smartwatch, what it...

Home Monitoring Confirms Clinic Diagnosis of High Blood Pressure
News | Hypertension | October 29, 2018

October 29, 2018 — Blood pressure readings of 130/80 millimeters of mercury (mmHg) or higher...

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...

Eko, Mayo Clinic Collaborating on AI-Based Heart Disease Detection
News | Stethoscopes | October 26, 2018

October 26, 2018 — Eko, creators of a machine learning-based heart and lung monitoring platform, announced a...

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...

Impathiq Heart Pathway Clinical Decision Support Tool Featured in Circulation
News | Clinical Decision Support | October 23, 2018

October 23, 2018 — Health informatics company Impathiq announced its Heart Pathway point-of-care...

A CT calcium scoring image showing calcified plaques in coronary vessel segments. The higher the calcium content of the vessels, the high risk the patient is for a heart attack event. CAC exam

A CT calcium scoring image showing calcified plaques in coronary vessel segments. The higher the calcium content of the vessels, the higher risk the patient is for a heart attack event. Image courtesy of Canon Medical Systems.

Feature | Computed Tomography (CT) | October 17, 2018 | Dave Fornell, Editor

A picture is worth a thousand words, and to patients concerned about their health, detailed images of the coronary...

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...

Most professional athletes participate in cardiovascular screening to identify often-asymptomatic heart disorders, but the debate continues on whether to mandate ECGs as part of pre-participation screening for student athletes. Photo courtesy of Play for Patrick.

Most professional athletes participate in cardiovascular screening to identify often-asymptomatic heart disorders, but the debate continues on whether to mandate ECGs as part of pre-participation screening for student athletes. Photo courtesy of Play for Patrick.

Feature | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | October 16, 2018

Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is the leading medical cause of death in young athletes and its impact is consistent...

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