DAIC Articles

Nov 13, 2019 | DAIC Articles
Wireless and Leadless Pacemaker Being Developed by Texas Heart Institute With Federal Grant

Texas Heart Institute (THI) was awarded a prestigious four-year, $2.39 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to explore further the development of a novel pacemaker system that is both leadless and wirelessly powered.

Nov 11, 2019 | DAIC Articles
Supera Safe to use for Femoral Stenting Versus Surgery in VMI-CFA Trial

Although common femoral artery (CFA) endarterectomy is still considered the gold standard treatment for patients with CFA stenosis, 12-month follow-up results of the VMI-CFA study showed that endovascular stent repair is a safe and effective alternative.

Nov 8, 2019 | DAIC Articles
One-Year Results of the DISAPEAR Registry Positive for Absorb Stent

The Absorb bioresorbable stent (BVS) demonstrated good patency and clinical outcomes in patients with chronic limb-threatening ischemia (CLTI) in the DISAPEAR Registry.

Nov 7, 2019 | DAIC Articles
Drug-coated Balloon Maintains Good Outcomes in 4-Year IN.PACT Global Study Data

Real-world, four-year study results of the In.Pact Admiral drug-coated balloon (DCB) demonstrate long-term, sustained clinical benefit and safety with low amputation and mortality rates in peripheral artery disease (PAD) patients treated with the device.

Nov 6, 2019 | DAIC Articles
Edwards Sapien 3 TAVI Granted European Approval to Treat Low-risk Patients

Edwards Lifesciences announced it received European CE mark to expand use of the Edwards Sapien 3 transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) device for the treatment of patients diagnosed with aortic stenosis who are at low risk for open-heart surgery.

Nov 4, 2019 | DAIC Articles
6 Hot Topics in Interventional Cardiology at TCT 2019

The latest in interventional cardiology clinical data and new device technologies were highlighted at the annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) conference.

Nov 1, 2019 | DAIC Articles
Most Popular Cardiology Technology Content in October 2019

Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) magazine website from the month of October 2019. This is based on the website’s 231,423 pageviews for the month:

Oct 31, 2019 | DAIC Articles
Image Gallery From the TCT 2019 Meeting

This is a photo essay of the interventional cardiology and structural heart technologies on the expo floor and discussed in sessions during the Trancatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT)  2019 annual meeting. Each photo has its own caption explaining the image in detail.

Oct 31, 2019 | DAIC Articles
IVUS Better Than Venography to Identify Venous Stent Landing Zones

In a large series of iliac vein stent cases, a blinded comparison found intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) superior to venography in determining the proper location of treatment zones. This is reported in the November 2019 edition of the Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders.[1]

Oct 31, 2019 | DAIC Articles
2-French Electrophysiology Catheter Introduced by Baylis Medical

Baylis Medical announced the first North American use of its EPstar Fixed Electrophysiology Catheters. The EPstar catheters make available the smallest diagnostic catheter in the North American electrophysiology market, allowing physicians to reach previously inaccessible areas of the heart for procedure mapping.