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.

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...

Stress Cardiac MRI Shows High Prognostic Value for Suspected Ischemia Patients
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | September 17, 2018

September 17, 2018 — Raymond Kwong, M.D., MPH, from the Harvard Medical School recently presented his findings on a...

An example of the new generation of cardiac monitoring device that is replacing Holter monitoring is the Cardea Solo wearable sensor. The FDA-cleared device automatically analyzes data when the device is turned back into the physician's office and automatically produces a draft summary report. This technology can simplify the workflow by eliminating the need for third-party involvement.

Feature | Atrial Fibrillation | September 13, 2018 | Melissa Sersland

Rapid advances in technology to monitor atrial fibrillation (AF or Afib) are enabling clinicians to access real-time...

Biotronik Named Exclusive U.S. Distributor of MoMe Kardia Diagnostic Monitor
News | Remote Monitoring | September 05, 2018

September 5, 2018 — Biotronik announced it is now the exclusive U.S. distributor for the MoMe Kardia external...

Effect of Daily Aspirin on First-Time Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Inconclusive
News | Pharmaceuticals | September 04, 2018

September 4, 2018 — The jury is still out on whether people at moderate risk of a first heart attack or stroke...

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...

Philips Acquires Xhale Assurance Inc.
News | Remote Monitoring | August 31, 2018

August 31, 2018 — Philips announced it has acquired Xhale Assurance Inc., a U.S.-based scale-up company developing...

Weight Loss Drug Does Not Increase Cardiovascular Events
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | August 31, 2018

August 31, 2018 — A weight loss drug does not increase cardiovascular events, according to late breaking results...

Maisense Introduces Simultaneous Blood Pressure and ECG Recording System
News | Telecardiology | August 30, 2018

August 30, 2018 — At the 2018 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress, cardiovascular technology startup...

European Society of Cardiology Incorporates iFR Technology Into Updated Revascularization Guidelines
News | FFR Technologies | August 29, 2018

August 29, 2018 — Philips announced that the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has incorporated instantaneous...

Acarix Presents CADScor System at ESC 2018
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | August 27, 2018

August 27, 2018 — Acarix AB’s ultra-sensitive acoustic CADScor System for...

Cardea Solo Wearable ECG Collects High-Altitude Cardiac Data on Denali Expedition

David R. Ohlson, DO (right), logs patient cardiac information and labels a used Cardea Solo ECG sensor while USX climber Adam Storck (left) replaces his sensor at Denali's 14,200-foot camp. Photo courtesy of Ron Oliver, USX.

News | ECG Wireless Remote Access | August 24, 2018

August 24, 2018 — U.S. Expeditions and Explorations (USX) and Cardiac Insight Inc. announced the successful...

NIH Ending Funding for Moderate Alcohol and Cardiovascular Health Trial
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | August 24, 2018

August 24, 2018 — The National Institutes of Health announced in June it plans to end funding to the...

Cerner and Duke Clinical Research Institute Collaborate on Cardiac Risk App
News | Mobile Devices | August 24, 2018

August 24, 2018 — Cerner recently collaborated with Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) to develop an...

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