Conference Videos

Boston Scientific's Apama multi-electrode ablation balloon to treat atrial fibrillation.

Boston Scientific's Apama multi-electrode ablation balloon to treat atrial fibrillation. The technology allows different energies to be used for each electrode to prevent damage to the esophagus or other underlying critical structures. 

Feature | Atrial Fibrillation | January 15, 2018 | Dave Fornell

The development of atrial fibrillation (AFib or AF) ablation technologies over the past 20 years has been a constant...

Fat Distribution in Women and Men Provides Clues to Heart Attack Risk
News | Womens Healthcare | January 12, 2018

January 12, 2018 – It is not the amount of fat in your body but where it is stored that may increase your risk for...

CT Shows Enlarged Aortas in Former Pro Football Players

3-D rendering from a cardiac CT dataset demonstrating mild dilation of the ascending aorta. Image courtesy of Christopher Maroules, M.D.

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | January 12, 2018

January 12, 2018 — Former National Football League (NFL) players are more likely to have enlarged aortas, a...

Videos | Womens Healthcare | January 11, 2018

Doreen DeFaria Yeh, M.D., associate director, MGH Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program, and co-director, MGH...

Male Triathletes May Be Putting Their Heart Health at Risk
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | January 09, 2018

January 9, 2018 – Competitive male triathletes face a higher risk of a potentially harmful heart condition called...

EchoPixel Showcases Next-Generation Surgical Planning With True 3-D Interactive Mixed Reality Software
News | Advanced Visualization | January 08, 2018

January 8, 2018 — EchoPixel showcased the latest version of True 3D, its interactive,...

Videos | Cath Lab | January 04, 2018

Bernadette Speiser, BSN, MSN, CCRN, RCIS, a cardiac cath/EP nurse at Palo Alto Veterans Hospital, Palo Alto, Calif...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | January 04, 2018

Adam Greenbaum, M.D., co-director, Center for Structural Heart Disease, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, explains how...

Videos | Cardiac Imaging | December 29, 2017

ITN and DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most interesting new medical imaging technologies on...

Biosense Webster multi-electrode ablation balloon.

Trials about the use of multi-electrode ablation balloons to more efficiently treat atrial fibrillation were among the top stories in 2017.

Feature | December 28, 2017 | Dave Fornell

The Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) website had another record year with 1.4 million page views in...

Philips Expands Population Health Management Business With Acquisition of VitalHealth
News | Population Health | December 28, 2017

December 28, 2017 — Philips recently announced that it acquired VitalHealth, a provider of cloud-based...

Philips Announces New 3-D Printing Integration With 3D Systems and Stratasys
News | 3-D Printing | December 21, 2017

December 21, 2017 — Philips recently announced agreements with 3D Systems and Stratasys, two global leaders in the...

The Boston Scientific Rhythmia Mapping System produces higher-density voltage maps without increasing overall procedure time.

The Boston Scientific Rhythmia Mapping System produces higher-density voltage maps without increasing overall procedure time. It was the first of a new generation of high-density mapping systems to be introduced.

Feature | Atrial Fibrillation | December 18, 2017 | Kenneth Stein, M.D. FACC FHRS

When I began practicing as an electrophysiologist in 1994, the dream of successfully using cardiac catheter ablation...

GE and NVIDIA Unveil Artificial Intelligence Upgrades to CT, Ultrasound and Analytics Solutions
Technology | Artificial Intelligence | December 14, 2017

December 14, 2017 — At the 2017 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting, GE Healthcare and...

Siemens Healthineers Strengthens CT Portfolio With Four New Systems at RSNA 2017

The Somatom Force with the new FAST 3D Camera

Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 14, 2017

December 14, 2017 — Siemens Healthineers introduced four new...

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