Early Treatment for NSTEMI Patients Shows Greater Rate of Survival
News | Cath Lab | May 16, 2017

May 16, 2017 — An analysis of non ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) patients who undergo...

Large Multicenter Study Shows High Success Rate for Robotic PCI Procedures, SCAI, Corindus CorPath 200
News | Robotic Systems | May 16, 2017

May 16, 2017 — The largest real-world study of robotic...

Adept Medical Launches IR Platform, interventional radiology
Technology | Cath Lab | May 16, 2017

May 16, 2017 — Adept Medical announced the launch of the IR Platform, designed as an over-patient work surface for...

Race, Gender and Socioeconomic Factors Impact PCI Outcomes, PLATINUM Diversity study, SCAI 2017
News | Cath Lab | May 15, 2017

May 15, 2017 — A first-of-its-kind study discovered that women and minorities who underwent a...

Analysis Looks at Role Type of Valve Plays in Patient Outcomes Post-TAVR
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 15, 2017

May 15, 2017 — For patients who undergo...

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...

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