DAIC Articles

Apr 3, 2018 | DAIC Articles
FDA Approves Gore Cardioform Septal Occluder for PFO Closure Prevent Recurrent Ischemic Stroke

“Following the unprecedented Gore REDUCE Clinical Study conclusion that closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) can prevent recurrent ischemic strokes, W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an expanded indication for its Gore Cardioform Septal Occluder.”

Apr 2, 2018 | DAIC Articles
FDA Approves Abiomed Impella CP With SmartAssist and Optical Sensor

“Abiomed Inc. announced that it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pre-Market Approval (PMA) for its Impella CP heart pump with SmartAssist, utilizing an optical sensor.”

Apr 2, 2018 | DAIC Articles
Most Popular Cardiology Technology Content in March 2018 on DAIC

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

Mar 27, 2018 | DAIC Articles
Depression Linked to Increased Atrial Fibrillation Risk

“Depression may increase the risk for atrial fibrillation, the most common heart rhythm disorder that can lead to blood clot formation and stroke, according to preliminary research.”

Mar 27, 2018 | DAIC Articles
Latest Data on Cardiac Technology From ACC.18

“There were several notable presentations of new data on cardiovascular technologies at the recent 2018 American College of Cardiology (ACC) meeting. Here are a few of the key studies highlighted in the late-breaking trials at ACC.18.”

Mar 27, 2018 | DAIC Articles
Edwards Completes Enrollment in PARTNER 3 Low-Risk CT Sub-Study

“Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that enrollment is complete in the computed tomography (CT) imaging sub-study within the PARTNER 3 trial of the Sapien 3 valve.”

Mar 27, 2018 | DAIC Articles
VIDEO: Detection of Vulnerable Plaque and Pre-emptive Stenting

“A discussion with Ron Waksman, M.D., associate director of the division of cardiology and director of cardiovascular research and advanced education at MedStar Heart Institute, and professor of medicine (cardiology) at Georgetown University.”

Mar 27, 2018 | DAIC Articles
VIDEO: Strategies to Avoid Acute Kidney Injury Caused by Cath Lab Contrast

“Roxana Mehran, M.D., FACC, FACP, FCCP, FESC, FAHA, FSCAI, professor of medicine and director of interventional cardiovascular research and clinical trials at the Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.”

Mar 27, 2018 | DAIC Articles
Radiologist Uses Virtual Reality as Interventional Radiology Teaching Tool

“Physicians, trainees and even laypeople can now stand right beside an expert radiologist as he performs one of the most difficult medical procedures of its kind – in virtual reality.”

Mar 27, 2018 | DAIC Articles
Higi Implementing New ACC/AHA Blood Pressure Guidelines at 11,000 North American Stations

“Population health enablement company Higi announced their commitment to implement the 2017 American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) blood pressure guidelines across the 11,000 U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared Higi stations nationwide.”