Successful Heart Transplant with Experimental Artificial Heart
A 44-year-old woman is the first person in California to receive a successful heart transplant at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Centre. She received... Read more
Patient Access to Cardiovascular Devices Delayed by Bureaucracy
Patients are experiencing significant delays in access to approved cardiovascular devices due to bureaucratic inefficiencies, reveals... Read more
AHA Recommends Stent Retrieval for Select Stroke Patients
The American Heart Association (AHA) has recommended the use of a stent retrieval device to remove blood clots in select stroke patients who... Read more
Heart Patients Can Stop Blood Thinners before Elective Surgery
According to research by Duke Medicine, patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) who stopped taking blood thinners before they had elective surgery... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
Artificial Intelligence: a next way forward for healthcare
Chelsea Beecher serves as the Director of Development for the American Heart & Stroke Association in New York City. She led the launch of STEM Goes Red in New York City and received the Innovator of the Year Award in 2018 for this initiative. STEM Goes Red aims to empower young women to pursue science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)... Read more
Robots were first used in cardiovascular medicine in the late 1990s as a part of the digital revolution . Since then, robotics have been applied to endovascular surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, and interventional cardiology, to name a few fields. Robots give medical professionals the ability to diagnose, treat, and intervene more... Read more
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Most people don't think much about stethoscopes but the fact is that this tool, so commonly associated with doctors, is at a crossroads. Having been in use for nearly two centuries, the stethoscope is in the midst of a debate with respect to its utility in healthcare. Over the years, medical technology has advanced to a great extent. The sounds... Read more
Sepsis code implementation at Vall d’Hebron University Hospital: rapid diagnostics key to success
Implementation of a sepsis code, Código Sepsis, in October 2015 at the... Read more
Dietitians in Critical Care - A Fundamental and Evolving Role
Nutrition in Critical Care Patients in the critical care setting are... Read more
The CNAP® Monitor represents the next generation of noninvasive patient monitoring by merging the advantages of noninvasive, risk‐free methods with the benefits of continuity in the same accuracy as invasive standards. The advanced parameter set enables...
The Task Force® Monitor is the all‐in‐one workstation for continuous noninvasive hemodynamic and autonomic assessment. It is the state‐of‐the‐art diagnostic tool to study syncope and autoregulation of blood pressure and has further established as an...