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.

Caretaker Medical Wins CE Certification for Caretaker4 Wireless Vital Signs Monitor
News | Wearable Sensors | August 10, 2018

August 10, 2018 — Caretaker Medical, creator of the Caretaker4...

Study Shows Multiple Benefits of Patient-to-Patient Connectivity in Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | August 07, 2018

August 7, 2018 — Akcea Therapeutics Inc., an affiliate of Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc., announced the publication of...

More Sensitive Blood Test Diagnoses Heart Attacks Faster
News | Blood Testing | August 06, 2018

August 6, 2018 — A new test to assess a whether or not someone is having a...

Being Overweight May Change Young Adults' Heart Structure, Function
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | August 03, 2018

August 3, 2018 — Even as a young adult, being overweight may cause...

Most Black Adults Have High Blood Pressure Before Age 55
News | Hypertension | July 30, 2018

July 30, 2018 — Approximately 75 percent of black and men women are...

Siemen's Atellica IM high-sensitivity troponin I assay (TnIH).
Technology | Cardiac Diagnostics | July 25, 2018

July 25, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared Siemens Healthineers high-sensitivity troponin I...

Now cleared by the FDA, PocketECG CRS is a new mobile cardiac rehabilitation system designed to provide high-quality ECG monitoring and automated arrhythmia detection during rehabilitation training. The device monitors a patient's heart rhythm and heart rate to safely guide the intensity and duration of rehabilitation exercises in real-time.

Now cleared by the FDA, PocketECG CRS is a new mobile cardiac rehabilitation system designed to provide high-quality ECG monitoring and automated arrhythmia detection during rehabilitation training. The device monitors a patient's heart rhythm and heart rate to safely guide the intensity and duration of rehabilitation exercises in real-time.

Technology | Cardiac Rehabilitation | July 24, 2018

July 23, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for the PocketECG Cardiac...

The Biotricity Bioflux remote ECG monitoring system.
News | Remote Monitoring | July 24, 2018

July 24, 2018 - Diagnostic and consumer healthcare remote monitoring technology company Biotricity Inc. has...

Researchers Trace Parkinson's Damage in the Heart
News | PET Imaging | July 17, 2018

July 17, 2018 — A new way to examine stress and inflammation in the heart will help Parkinson’s researchers test new...

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,...

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