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.

IBM and Broad Institute Launch AI Initiative for Cardiovascular Disease Risk Prediction
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | February 15, 2019

February 15, 2019 — IBM Watson Health and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard are launching a research...

Giving Birth Associated With Higher Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke
News | Womens Cardiovascular Health | February 07, 2019

February 7, 2019 — Giving birth is associated with a 14 percent...

HeartGuide Smartwatch to Integrate With PinpointIQ Analytics Platform
News | Wearable Sensors | February 06, 2019

February 6, 2019 – Omron Healthcare Inc. and physIQ Inc. announced a collaboration to integrate Omron’s HeartGuide...

Edwards Lifesciences Recalls Swan-Ganz hemodynamic catheters.
Feature | Cath Lab | February 06, 2019

Edwards Lifesciences is recalling its 131F7, 131F7J, 131F7P, 131VF7P, 151F7 Swan-Ganz Thermodilution Catheters...

Stryker has recalled its LifePak 15 defibrillator-monitor system because it may lock up after delivering a shock to a patient. The defibrillator was originally made by Physio-Control, before being purchased by Stryker.

Stryker has initiated a field action to prevent its LifePak 15 defibrillator-monitor systems from locking up after delivering a shock to a patient. 

Feature | Defibrillator Monitors | February 04, 2019

February 4, 2019 — Stryker announced Feb. 1, the company is launching a voluntary field action on specific units of...

Nearly Half of All U.S. Adults Have Cardiovascular Disease
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | January 31, 2019

January 31, 2019 — Nearly half (48 percent, 121.5 million in 2016) of all adults in the United States have some type...

Lumee Oxygen Platform Measures Treatment Response in Critical Limb Ischemia
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | January 25, 2019

January 25, 2019 — Profusa announced promising...

Frequent Red Meat Consumption Triples Levels of Chemical Associated With Heart Disease
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | January 23, 2019

January 23, 2019 — Researchers have identified another reason to limit red meat consumption: high levels of a gut-...

The opening late-breaking trial at ACC 2019 is the Apple Heart Study, a large-scale, app-based study to identify atrial fibrillation using a smartwatch. Earlier, smaller trials showed this approach might be used in a population health application to proactively identify AFib patients earlier.

Feature | ACC | January 23, 2019

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) released a list of the...

Plant-Based Diets Benefit Athletes' Heart Health, Endurance, Recovery
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | January 21, 2019

January 21, 2019 — Meat-free athletes have already proven the performance-boosting power of a plant-based diet. Now...

The startup company Genetesis introduced a new cardiac imaging modalityit calls magnetocardiography. The scanner creates images from the biomagnetic activity of the heart, using the polarization and depolarization of the heart during the cardiac cycle. This was at AHA.18, AHA 2018 - the American Heart Association annual meeting

The startup company Genetesis introduced a new cardiac imaging modality it calls magnetocardiography. The scanner creates images from the biomagnetic activity of the heart, using the polarization and depolarization of the heart during the cardiac cycle.

Feature | AHA | January 14, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

Here are a few of the takeaways from the clinical studies presented and new technology shown on the exhibit floor at...

Sex Differences in 'Body Clock' May Benefit Women’s Heart Health
News | Womens Cardiovascular Health | January 11, 2019

January 11, 2019 — Research suggests that a gene that governs the body’s biological (circadian) clock acts...

Sedentary Lifestyle Cancels Out Heart Benefits of Normal Weight
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | January 09, 2019

January 9, 2019 — Researchers at the University of Florida have found that low levels of physical activity can put...

EKG With Artificial Intelligence Reliably Detects Heart Failure Precursor
News | ECG | January 08, 2019

January 8, 2019 — A Mayo Clinic study finds that applying...

CoaguChek XS PT Test Strips Recalled for Inaccurately Reporting High INR
News | Blood Testing | December 28, 2018

December 28, 2018 —Terrific Care LLC. / Medex Supply Dist Inc. initiated a nationwide recall on Dec. 19 of Roche...

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