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.

VitalConnect Secures Fifth FDA Clearance for Patient Monitoring Device
Technology | Wearable Sensors | December 12, 2017

December 12, 2017 — VitalConnect Inc. announced its fifth 510(k) market clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...

ECG Study of NBA Players Shows Need for Sport-Specific Normative Data and Guidelines
News | ECG | December 08, 2017

December 8, 2017 — Cardiologists at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center compared...

New Study Suggests Protein Could Protect Against Coronary Artery Disease

Patients with no obstructed blood flow in the coronary arteries had higher levels of CXCL5 (blue) compared to patients with moderate levels (green) or lower levels (yellow) of CXCL5, who had increased severity of coronary obstructions (indicated by the arrows). Credit: Schisler lab

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | December 07, 2017

December 7, 2017 — The buildup of plaque in the heart’s arteries is an unfortunate part of aging. But by studying...

New data on the Corvia intra-atrial shunt to treat diastolic heart failure were presented at the recent 2017 American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions. It was the most popular story in November.

New data on the Corvia intra-atrial shunt to treat diastolic heart failure were presented at the recent 2017 American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions. It was the most popular story in November.

Feature | December 06, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Here is the list of the most popular articles and videos on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC)...

E-cigarettes Most Likely to be Used by Alcohol Drinkers and Former Cigarette Smokers, at American Heart Association (AHA), #AHA2017.
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | December 06, 2017

December 6, 2017 — Electronic cigarettes are more frequently used by people who recently quit smoking and alcohol...

Women who develop high blood pressure during pregnancy are more likely to experience heart failure and heart attack. American Heart Association (AHA), #AHA2017
News | Womens Cardiovascular Health | December 06, 2017

December 6, 2017 — Women who develop high blood pressure during pregnancy are more likely to experience heart...

Lack of sleep may cause heart disease in older women. American heart Association, #AHA2017
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | December 06, 2017

December 6, 2017 — Older women who do not get enough sleep were more likely to have poor cardiovascular health,...

New Tool Predicts Risk of Heart Attack in Older Surgery Patients
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | December 05, 2017

December 5, 2017 — A tool designed to more accurately predict the risk of...

Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Disease at Birth Saves Lives
News | Congenital Heart | December 05, 2017

December 5, 2017 — Infant deaths from...

Coffee Associated With Reduced Risk of Heart Failure, Stroke. AHA 2017. #AHA2017
News | Heart Failure | November 25, 2017

November 25, 2017 — Drinking coffee may be associated with a decreased risk of developing heart failure or having...

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Seven Times Higher Among Younger Diabetics. Zoll
News | November 25, 2017

November 25, 2017 — Children and young adults with diabetes may be seven times more likely to die from sudden...

Heart failure associated with methamphetamine (meth) use has risen dramatically in recent years among U.S. veterans, according to preliminary research presented at the 2017 American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions.
News | Heart Failure | November 25, 2017

November 25, 2017 — Heart failure associated with methamphetamine (meth) use has risen dramatically in recent years...

Intensive treatment of gum disease associated with a significant decrease in blood pressure in Chinese study
News | November 25, 2017

November 25, 2017 —  Treatment for gum disease, or periodontitis, significantly lowered blood pressure among Chinese...

EPIC Norfolk prospective population study showed any physical activity is better than none in older adults in preventing cardiovascular disease.

The EPIC Norfolk prospective population study showed any physical activity is better than none in older adults in preventing cardiovascular disease.

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | November 24, 2017

November 24, 2017 — Any physical activity in the elderly is better than none at all for reducing cardiovascular risk...

Videos | TCT | November 15, 2017

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell shows some of the innovations displayed on the expo floor at the 2017 Transcatheter...

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