Day of the Week PCI-Related Hospitalization Occurs Determines Likelihood of Survival, SCAI 2017
News | Cath Lab | May 15, 2017

May 15, 2017 — In a large-scale analysis of ...

First Pennsylvania Patient Treated in LEADERS FREE II Trial of BioFreedom Drug-Coated Stent
News | Stents Drug Eluting | May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017 — PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute enrolled the first patient in Pennsylvania in a trial...

Analysis Shows Increased Risk of Early Stroke with New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation Post-TAVR, SCAI 2017 late-breaking clinical trial
News | Stroke | May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017 — More than one-third of patients undergoing...

Impella CP study to investigate door to left ventricular unloading time
News | May 09, 2017

May 9, 2017 — The first patient has been enrolled in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved...

New Data Demonstrate Clinical and Quality-of-Life Benefits for VenaSeal Closure System in Venous Reflux Disease Patients
News | Venous Therapies | May 05, 2017

May 5, 2017 — Medtronic plc recently announced three-year outcomes from the VeClose U.S. pivotal clinical trial and...

Cindy Grines, MD, is the chair of cardiology at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine.
News | Business | May 05, 2017

May 5, 2017 — Northwell Health recently announced that Cindy Grines, M.D., one of the nation’s pre-eminent...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Angiography | May 03, 2017

Tom Kloetzly, sales and marketing VP for Shimadzu Medical Systems USA, explains the evolution of Shimadzu...

Technology | Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps (IABP) | May 02, 2017

May 2, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) clearance for the Teleflex Inc. AC3 Optimus...

CMS to require AUC documentation clinical decision support for medical imaging

No. 4 on this month's list is an article about what will be required as of Jan. 1, 2018 to be reimbursed  by CMS for cardiac CT, MRI or nuclear imaging. Medicare will require documentation that appropriate use criteria (AUC) clinical decision support (CDS) was used to verify the more expensive tests are appropriate over less expensive testing options. 

Feature | May 02, 2017 | Dave Fornell

May 2, 2017 — Here is the list of the top 20 most popular pieces of content on the Diagnostic and Interventional...

Conavi Medical Receives FDA Clearance for Feature Expansion on Foresight Intracardiac Echocardiography System
Technology | Ultrasound Intra-cardiac Echo (ICE) | May 01, 2017

May 1, 2017 — Conavi Medical Inc. announced 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for...

Robotic-Assisted PCI With CorPath GRX Broadcast Live at TCT Asia-Pacific Summit
News | Robotic Systems | May 01, 2017

May 1, 2017 — Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. announced that Fu Wai Hospital in China performed and broadcast live a...

a list of SCAI late breaking trial presentations
Feature | SCAI | May 01, 2017

May 30, 2017 — The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2017 Scientific Sessions took...

Resolute Onyx DES, drug eluting stent, medtronic, gains FDA approval
Technology | Stents Drug Eluting | May 01, 2017

May 1, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Medtronic’s Resolute Onyx Drug-eluting Stent (DES...

Videos | Stents Drug Eluting | May 01, 2017

This video, provided by Medtronic, demonstrates the Resolute Onyx coronary stent. It was cleared by the FDA and...

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