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.

The Angel Medical Systems' AngelMed Guardian System is an implantable cardiac monitor intended to detect and alert patients of a potential heart attack.

 The Angel Medical Systems' AngelMed Guardian System is an implantable cardiac monitor intended to detect and alert patients of a potential heart attack. 

Technology | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) | May 09, 2018

 May 9, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it recently granted market clearance for Angel...

BardyDx CAM Ambulatory ECG Monitor Patch Detects More Arrhythmias in Head-to-Head Study
News | ECG Monitoring Services | May 08, 2018

May 8, 2018 — Bardy Diagnostics Inc. (BardyDx) announced that the American Heart Journal has published the results...

The blood of patients with familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS) can appear milky in color (lipemic) due to the buildup of fat in their body. Image courtesy of Akcea Therapeutics.

The blood of patients with familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS) can appear milky in color (lipemic) due to the buildup of fat in their body. Image courtesy of Akcea Therapeutics.

 

Feature | Cardiac Diagnostics | May 07, 2018 | Steven D. Freedman, M.D., Ph.D.

 

In many cases, the diagnosis and management of patients with rare diseases can require the participation of...

HeartSciences MyoVista ECG Device Shows Promise in Detecting Abnormal Cardiac Function
News | ECG | April 27, 2018

April 27, 2018 — HeartSciences announced the results of a...

HeartFlow FFRct Analysis Added to ITP Payment Program in the U.K.
News | FFR Technologies | April 25, 2018

April 25, 2018 — HeartFlow Inc. announced that the National Health Service (NHS) England has chosen the HeartFlow...

Smoking Increases Stroke Risk for Men Under Age 50
News | Stroke | April 24, 2018

April 24, 2018 — Men under 50 who smoked were more likely to have a...

Rice University Students Improve AED Operation With Needle Pad

The automated external defibrillator add-on developed by Rice University students is a pad of needles that break through the skin's natural impedance barrier to deliver an electric shock to the heart of a patient in cardiac arrest. (Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University)

News | Defibrillator Monitors | April 16, 2018

April 16, 2018 — The skin presents a formidable barrier to life-saving defibrillators, but a team of students from...

Bariatric Surgery May Help Prevent Premature Heart Disease for Severely Obese Teens
News | Congenital Heart | March 30, 2018

March 30, 2018 — Bariatric surgery is predicted to cut in half the...

Abbott Initiates GUIDE-HF Trial for Improved Outcomes With CardioMEMS Monitor
News | Heart Failure | March 29, 2018

March 29, 2018 — Abbott announced the company has initiated the landmark GUIDE-HF...

Blog | March 26, 2018

I have been looking for new ways to show readers interesting things I find during the medical conferences I attend,...

An example of the new generation of inexpensive, wearable cardiac monitors. This is the Cardiac Insight Cardea Solo device. #ACC18

An example of the new generation of inexpensive, wearable cardiac monitors that are seeing increased usage. This is the Cardiac Insight Cardea Solo device. After the monitoring period is over, the wearable patch is torn open to retrieve a data pod that is inserted into a reader to download the data. The software automatically creates reports based on the data, complete with waveforms for various cardiac measures.

Blog | Cardiac Diagnostics | May 10, 2018

 

The show floors at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2018 meeting in March and at the Heart Rhythm...

Depression Linked to Increased Atrial Fibrillation Risk
News | Atrial Fibrillation | March 27, 2018

March 27, 2018 — Depression may increase the risk for...

Singulex cTnl Assay Can Identify Presence, Severity of CAD in Stable, Symptomatic Outpatients
News | Blood Testing | March 26, 2018

March 26, 2018 — Measurement of cardiac troponin in stable patients with chest pain using the ultra-sensitive...

Videos | Cardiac Diagnostics | March 26, 2018

James Januzzi, M.D., Roman W. DeSanctis Endowed Distinguished Clinical Scholar in Medicine, and director of the...

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