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News | Endovascular Aortic Repair

February 23, 2021 — Medtronic has voluntarily issued a global recall of unused Medtronic Valiant Navion thoracic stent ...

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Vaccinating patients against the flu can go a long way to helping cardiology patients stay healthy and out of the hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic, freeing up beds for COVID patients. Left photo, Getty Images, right image of COVID-19 virus from the NIH.
Feature | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | By William Schaffner, M.D., and Allen J. Taylor, M.D.

While influenza (flu) is unpredictable, the 2020-2021 influenza season may present an unprecedented dual threat: co ...

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Two examples of hand-held, point-of-care-ultrasound (POCUS) being used to get immediate medical imaging information from patients in underserved areas. Left, a Butterfly Network system using an probe and an app turns a smartphone into an ultrasound system to image a patient at a remote African clinic. Right, a GE vScan being used to image patients in a rural community in Indian as part of an American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) outreach program.
Feature | Health Disparities | By Dave Fornell, Editor

There is a lot of talk about health disparities between the insured vs. uninsured, low-income vs. higher-income, rural ...

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News | Cardiovascular Business

February 3, 2021 — Modern Vascular is a medical group that has 13 outpatient cath lab clinics to treat peripheral artery ...

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January 29, 2020 — North America’s medical devices industry saw a drop of 17.3% in overall deal activity during the ...

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An example of 3-D computer aided design (CAD) software from Materialise being used at Henry Ford Hospital to evaluate left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) obstruction from a Sapian TAVR valve virtually implanted in the mitral valve position. Henry Ford uses both 3-D printing and CAD to plan and guide complex structural heart procedures. 
Feature | Medical 3-D Printing | By Dave Fornell, Editor

With increasing complexity of interventional structural heart disease and congenital heart disease interventions, 3-D ...

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Cardiologists are taking a closer look at the possible long-term cardiovascular effects on COVID long-hauler patients who still show symptoms long after they should be recovered from the virus. Getty Images
Feature | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Dave Fornell, Editor

With nearly a year of experience with the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) virus, it has been found that some post-COVID patients ...

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Clinicians reviewing a COVID-19 patient's lung CT that reveals the severity of COVID-caused pneumonia. The impact of COVID on radiology was a major, over arching trend at  the 2020 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting. Getty Images #RSNA20 #RSNA2020
Feature | RSNA | By Dave Fornell and Melinda Taschetta-Millane

Not surprisingly, many of the key trends observed at the 2020 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting ...

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News | Coronavirus (COVID-19)

January 18, 2021 — According to a new national survey released Jan. 13 by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and ...

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Videos | EP Device Monitoring Systems

Robert Kowal, M.D., chief medical officer of the Medtronic cardiac rhythm and heart failure division, said there has ...

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News | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS)

December 16, 2020 - Intelerad Medical Systems, a provider of enterprise imaging workflow solutions, has acquired ...

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News | Heart Failure

December 2, 2020 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized updates to Medicare coverage policies ...

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COVID-19 cardiology related content continues to be among the top performers on the DAIC website in November 2020. TAVR also topped headlines with Boston Scientific taking its Lotus valve off the market and a review of TAVR registry data showing it is now the dominant method of aortic valve replacement in the United States. #DAIC
Feature | Cardiovascular Business | Dave Fornell, Editor

December 1, 2020 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) ...

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