ACC, american college of cardiology, impact of Trump travel ban
News | January 31, 2017 | Dave Fornell

January 31, 2017 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) issued a statement against President Donald Trump’s...

Halo One Thin-Walled Guiding Sheath

The Halo One Thin-Walled Guiding Sheath.

News | Vascular Access | January 31, 2017

January 31, 2017 — Bard Peripheral Vascular Inc. is recalling the Halo One Thin-Walled Guiding Sheath because the...

cath lab inventory management, RFID tracking
Sponsored Content | Whitepapers | Inventory Management | January 31, 2017

Annual waste for high-value medical devices continues to grow at a rapid pace. With bundled payments putting...

cardiology Inventory management

McKesson Cardiology Inventory aids inventory control in the cath lab using a barcode-based system, scanning items as used.

Feature | Inventory Management | January 31, 2017 | Dave Fornell

(Editors note: This article was written in 2014, and was updated with more recent information in January 2017.)...

Blog | January 30, 2017

DAIC has worked hard to bring useful technology news and resources to our readers. While we conduct reader surveys...

HyperMed Imaging, HyperView portable tissue oxygenation measurement system, FDA clearance
Technology | Point of Care Testing | January 27, 2017

January 27, 2017 — HyperMed Imaging Inc. announced that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...

News | Cath Lab | January 25, 2017

January 25, 2017 — People with any form of diabetes are at greater risk of developing cardiovascular conditions than...

NCDR, ACC, JACC, American College of Cardiology, national trends, heart disease treatments, trends in cardiovascular care
News | Cath Lab | January 23, 2017

January 23, 2017 — Over 93 percent of heart attack patients are receiving stents within the guideline-recommended...

Stereotaxis, Niobe remote magnetic navigation system, Philips Allura Xper FD10 cardiovascular X-ray, interface, integration
News | Robotic Systems | January 20, 2017

January 20, 2017 — Stereotaxis Inc. announced the release of an interface between its...

Synergy stent, abluminal polymer DES, bioresorbable polymer DES, bioresorbable polymer metallic stent

The Synergy stent is the first FDA cleared drug-eluting stent to use a bioresorbable polymer drug carrier. When the polymer dissolves after about four months, the devices become a bare metal stent. The technology is supposed to reduce the rate of late stent thrombosis due to vessel inflammation caused by durable polymers.

Feature | Stents Bioresorbable | January 17, 2017 | Dave Fornell

One of the big advancements in drug-eluting stent (DES) technology has been the development of bioresorbable...

Arterys, Cardiac MRI, cardiac MRI advances

An example of the Arterys blood flow imaging assessment software that can help automate cardiac MRI. 

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | January 16, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Each year imaging system manufacturers use the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting at the end of...

BioTrace Medical, first U.S. patients, Tempo Temporary Pacing Lead, EP lab, TAVR
News | Leads Implantable Devices | January 13, 2017

January 13, 2017 — BioTrace Medical Inc. announced in December the first commercial use of the company’s Tempo...

OCT, intravascular imaging, stent, good stent apposition on vessel wall, TRANSFORM-OCT study

An OCT image showing good stent strut apposition against the vessel wall.

News | Stents | January 13, 2017

January 13, 2017 — Results from TRANSFORM-OCT, a prospective, randomized trial using optical coherence tomography (...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 13, 2017

Detailed imaging is needed to support complex interventions for the assessment and procedure guidance.  See how the...

ACIST-FFR Study, enrollment complete, Navvus catheter, fractional flow reserve
News | FFR Catheters | January 12, 2017

January 12, 2017 — Acist Medical Systems Inc. announced that enrollment is complete for its...

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