DAIC Articles

Sep 6, 2018 | DAIC Articles
Gore Acquires Pipeline Medical Technologies Inc.

“W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. (Gore) announced the acquisition of Pipeline Medical Technologies Inc., a privately held medical technology company focused on advancing chordal repair for degenerative mitral regurgitation (DMR) via a transcatheter procedure.”

Sep 5, 2018 | DAIC Articles
New Technology Directions in Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR)

“The use of invasive, pressure wire-based fractional flow reserve (FFR) in the cath lab is now considered the gold standard for assessing the hemodynamic significance of coronary lesions to determine if they should be revascularized or treated medically.”

Sep 5, 2018 | DAIC Articles
Improving Cath Lab Efficiency With New Hemodynamic Systems

“Beyond measuring blood flow, pressure, oxygen levels and other vital signs in the cardiac catheterization lab, current hemodynamic monitoring systems are an integral part of clinical reporting.”

Sep 5, 2018 | DAIC Articles
Cardiac Fusion Imaging Provides Benefits for Transcatheter Guidance in Structural Heart Interventions

“Transcatheter interventions have become a mainstay in cardiac care as treatments for structural and congenital heart disease transition from open-heart surgery to minimally invasive procedures.”

Sep 4, 2018 | DAIC Articles
Most Popular Cardiology Technology Content in August 2018

“Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) magazine website from the month of August 2018.”

Aug 31, 2018 | DAIC Articles
360 Degree View Inside a Neuro-interventional Lab at Henry Ford Hospital

“This is a 360 degree photo view inside the neuro-interventional radiology lab at Henry Ford Hospital to show the layout of the room.”

Aug 31, 2018 | DAIC Articles
VIDEO: Patient Case of Complex High-risk, Indicated PCI With Hemodynamic Support

“Behnam Tehrani, M.D., FSCAI, director of the cardiac cath lab, INOVA Heart and Vascular Institute, Fairfax, Va., discusses a complex, high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) case where hemodynamic support from an Abiomed Impella device is used to support the patient.”

Aug 29, 2018 | DAIC Articles
360 View of a Cath/EP Combo Lab at Baylor Heart Hospital Dallas

“This is the view inside one of the 11 cath labs at Baylor, Scott, White Vascular Hospital in Dallas, Texas.”

Aug 29, 2018 | DAIC Articles
European Society of Cardiology Incorporates iFR Technology Into Updated Revascularization Guidelines

“Philips announced that the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has incorporated instantaneous wave-free ratio (iFR) into its updated revascularization guidelines.”

Aug 28, 2018 | DAIC Articles
Medtronic Cryoballoon Improves Quality of Life, Reduces Systems of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

“Medtronic plc announced new findings from the CRYO4PERSISTENT AF clinical trial demonstrating improved quality of life, reduced symptoms from abnormal heart rhythms, and low incidence of reinterventions and repeat ablation procedures.”