DAIC Articles

May 23, 2017 | DAIC Articles
Home Monitoring Reduces All-Cause Mortality in ICD Patients

“Results now published in the European Heart Journal show Biotronik Home Monitoring reduces the risk of all-cause mortality in ICD patients after one year by 38 percent.”

May 23, 2017 | DAIC Articles
ASE Announces Meeting Highlights for 28th Annual Scientific Sessions

“The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) will host its 28th Annual Scientific Sessions, June 2-6, 2017, at the Baltimore Convention Center.”

May 23, 2017 | DAIC Articles
Shockwave Medical Announces CE Mark for Coronary Lithoplasty System and Activities at EuroPCR 2017

“Shockwave Medical announced last week CE Mark for the company’s Coronary Lithoplasty System for the treatment of calcified plaque in conjunction with stenting in patients with coronary artery disease.”

May 15, 2017 | DAIC Articles
Expert Consensus on MRI and Radiation Exposure in Patients With Implantable Cardiac Electronic Devices

“The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) released a first-of-its-kind consensus statement in the United States on indications of patients who undergo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and radiation exposure with cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (CIEDs).”

May 15, 2017 | DAIC Articles
Soundwaves Expands Portable Ultrasound Technology Operations to Cardiology

“Soundwaves LLC recently announced the diversification of its portable ultrasound services beyond obstetrics and gynecology to other medical disciplines, including cardiology, and the expansion of its operations from South Florida to the Mid-Atlantic.”

May 15, 2017 | DAIC Articles
Expert Consensus Released on Catheter, Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation

“The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) in joint partnership with several other electrophysiology societies issued an international consensus statement that provides a state-of-the-art review of the indications, techniques and outcomes of catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF).”

May 15, 2017 | DAIC Articles
Race, Gender and Socioeconomic Factors Impact PCI Outcomes

“A first-of-its-kind study discovered that women and minorities who underwent a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) are at greater risk of experiencing recurrent cardiac events within the first year after their procedure compared to Caucasian men.”

Apr 17, 2017 | DAIC Articles
Cardiovascular Institute of the South Upgrades Cardiac Ultrasound With New Toshiba Medical Systems

“To bolster its technology and treatment capabilities for coronary and peripheral artery diseases across all of its locations, Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) installed 20 new Aplio 300 Platinum CV ultrasound systems from Toshiba Medical. CIS also upgraded 20 existing ultrasounds to Toshiba Medical’s Aplio 300 Platinum platform to ensure staff were offering consistent […]