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.

High Intensity Exercise in Teenagers Could Ward Off Heart Disease

Ultrasound image of the carotid artery. Lines in yellow were used to determine arterial diameter and stretching before and following exercise.

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | July 16, 2018

July 16, 2018 — New research published in...

Zebra Medical Vision Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of Coronary Calcium Algorithm
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 12, 2018

July 12, 2018 — Zebra Medical Vision has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

The Zoll LifeVest wearable defibrillator was the subject of the VEST Trial

The Zoll LifeVest wearable defibrillator system was evaluated in the late-breaking VEST Trial presented at ACC 2018 earlier this year.

Feature | Defibrillator Monitors | July 10, 2018 | Michael J. Mirro, M.D.

Following the...

Videos | Artificial Intelligence | July 10, 2018

Partho Sengupta, M.D., DM, FACC, FASE, chief division of cardiology, director of cardiac imaging, West Virginia...

Jackson Health System Signs 11-Year Agreement for Philips' Enterprise Monitoring as a Service
News | July 05, 2018

July 5, 2018 — Philips and Florida’s Jackson Health System, one of the nation's largest public health systems,...

Videos | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | July 05, 2018

Malissa Wood, M.D., co-director of the Corrigan Women’s Heart Health Program, Massachusetts General Hospital,...

Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute Announces Launch of Artificial Intelligence Center
News | Artificial Intelligence | June 26, 2018

June 26, 2018  – Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute in Illinois received a $25 million gift from...

New Target for Treating Heart Failure Identified by Penn Medicine Researchers

Microtubules in heart cells from a healthy patient (left) and from a patient with heart failure. The dense network of detyrosinated microtubules impedes the motion of the failing heart cell during the heart beat. Credit: Ben Prosser lab, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

News | Heart Failure | June 25, 2018

June 25, 2018 — New research finds changes in cellular struts called microtubules (MT) can affect the stiffness of...

An example of an automated summary cardiac monitor report from Medicalgorithmics' PocketECG system. Most of the the report parameters can be opened as separate pages with additional automated report summaries and graphical data charts.

An example of an automated summary cardiac monitor report from Medicalgorithmics' PocketECG system. Most of the the report parameters can be opened as separate pages with additional automated report summaries and graphical data charts. 

Blog | Remote Monitoring | June 20, 2018

There is a movement toward real-time, remote cardiac monitoring with the latest generation of...

New Research Explores Role of Gene Mutation in Congenital Heart Defects
News | Congenital Heart | June 18, 2018

June 18, 2018 — Heart defects are the most common type of birth defect, and can be caused by mutations in the gene...

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | June 14, 2018

June 14, 2018 — A team of researchers says it has linked sensitivity to an allergen in red meat to the...

Cash and Goal Setting Help Motivate Heart Patients to Take Healthy Steps
News | Wearable Sensors | June 13, 2018

June 13, 2018 — The thought of losing up to $14 a week along with personalized goal setting may have motivated...

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