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.

Women often present with different symptoms for cardiovascular disease then men. There are sex differences between men and women with heart disease.

Women often present with different symptoms for cardiovascular disease than men. 

Feature | Womens Healthcare | February 12, 2018 | Jeff Zagoudis

Clinical research has revealed men and women often have different presentations for cardiovascular disease (CVD)....

Philips Recalls HeartStart MRx Defibrillator for Defect that May Cause Device Failure.
News | February 12, 2018

February 12, 2018 — Philips is recalling the HeartStart MRx Defibrillator due to a defect in the device's Gas...

Cell phone emissions cause cardiac tumors in males rats.
News | Cardio-oncology | February 06, 2018

February 6, 2018 — High exposure to radiofrequency radiation (RFR) in rodents resulted in...

Renal Cysts May Signal Stroke Risk
News | Stroke | February 05, 2018

February 5, 2018 — Sacs of fluid in the kidneys may indicate there is also blood vessel damage in the brain and a...

New Policy Decisions Give Millions Access to HeartFlow FFRct Analysis
News | Cardiac Imaging | February 01, 2018

February 1, 2018 – HeartFlow announced that seven new commercial payers issued positive medical policies covering...

Videos | Wearable Sensors | January 29, 2018

Take a video tour of some of the medical devices designed to improve patient care, improve patient engagement and...

FDA Issues Safety Communication on Zoll LifeVest 4000 Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillator
News | Wearable Sensors | January 22, 2018

January 22, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced last week it is providing information and...

Fat Distribution in Women and Men Provides Clues to Heart Attack Risk
News | Womens Healthcare | January 12, 2018

January 12, 2018 – It is not the amount of fat in your body but where it is stored that may increase your risk for...

CT Shows Enlarged Aortas in Former Pro Football Players

3-D rendering from a cardiac CT dataset demonstrating mild dilation of the ascending aorta. Image courtesy of Christopher Maroules, M.D.

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | January 12, 2018

January 12, 2018 — Former National Football League (NFL) players are more likely to have enlarged aortas, a...

Male Triathletes May Be Putting Their Heart Health at Risk
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | January 09, 2018

January 9, 2018 – Competitive male triathletes face a higher risk of a potentially harmful heart condition called...

New International Report Provides Comprehensive Guide to Imaging in Chagas Heart Disease
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 03, 2018

January 3, 2018 — Chagas disease (ChD), an infectious parasitic disease transmitted primarily by triatomine insects...

Zoll and Myant Enter Strategic Research and Development Collaboration
News | Wearable Sensors | December 28, 2017

December 28, 2017 — Zoll Medical Corp. and Myant, Inc., a high-tech advanced manufacturing company, announced they...

BlueCross BlueShield Companies in Eight States Issue Positive Medical Policies for HeartFlow FFRct Analysis
News | FFR Technologies | December 28, 2017

December 28, 2017 — HeartFlow Inc. announced that Health Care Service Corp. (HCSC), which operates Blue Cross and...

ERT Acquires iCardiac Technologies
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | December 19, 2017

December 19, 2017 — ERT recently announced it has acquired iCardiac Technologies, a provider of centralized cardiac...

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