DAIC Articles

Jun 14, 2017 | DAIC Articles
VIDEO: Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Repair and Replacement Technologies

“A discussion with Rebecca Hahn, M.D., FASE, director of interventional echocardiography and professor of medicine at Columbia University Medical Center / New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York.”

Jun 12, 2017 | DAIC Articles
First-in-Man Study of Novel Sirolimus-coated Balloon Completes Enrollment

“Med Alliance announced completion on schedule of patient enrollment in the first-in-man (FIM) study of SELUTION, a novel sirolimus-coated balloon.”

Jun 12, 2017 | DAIC Articles
Abiomed Introduces Third-generation Impella CP Heart Pump

“Abiomed Inc. recently released its third-generation Impella CP heart pump at the 2017 meeting of the Society for Cardiovascular and Angiography Interventions (SCAI).”

Jun 12, 2017 | DAIC Articles
Role of Dose Tracking Systems in Radiation Safety Programs

“For all the benefits of medical imaging, most forms come with the inherent danger of radiation exposure. Public radiation exposure has increased significantly overall in the last 30 years, and according to a 2006 report from the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP), medical imaging accounted for nearly half (48 percent) of all public […]

Jun 12, 2017 | DAIC Articles
Resolute Onyx 2.0 mm Stent Performs Well in Small Vessels

“The Medtronic Resolute Onyx Drug-Eluting Stent (DES) met its primary endpoint of target lesion failure (TLF) at one year for the treatment of coronary artery disease in extra-small vessels.”

Jun 12, 2017 | DAIC Articles
TandemHeart Priming Tray Speeds Set-up time for Life Support

“TandemLife began its commercial launch of the TandemLife Priming Tray, a new product designed to simplify and speed up the process of putting critically-ill patients on extracorporeal life support, providing healthcare professionals with a vital window of opportunity to accurately assess a patient’s condition and provide appropriate care.”

Jun 6, 2017 | DAIC Articles
FDA Clears Aortic, Mitral Valve-In-Valve Procedures for Sapien 3 TAVR Valve

“The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted market clearance for aortic and mitral valve-in-valve procedures using the Edwards Lifesciences Sapien 3 transcatheter heart valve (THV).”

Jun 1, 2017 | DAIC Articles
Most Popular DAIC Content in May 2017

“Here is the list of the most popular pieces of content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) magazine website from the month of May based on website analytics of the month’s 119,000 pageviews:”

Jun 1, 2017 | DAIC Articles
Infab Introduces Revolution Lead and Lead-Free Aprons

“Infab Corp. recently introduced Revolution Lead and Lead-Free Aprons with Kiarmor, Infab’s proprietary bi-layer radiation protection core material.”

May 31, 2017 | DAIC Articles
Head-to-Head Study Validates Consistent Performance of Microcatheter FFR

“Acist Medical Systems Inc. announced results from the ACIST-FFR Study demonstrating the consistent and correlative performance of the Navvus MicroCatheter compared to standard pressure wire systems.”