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Health Management

Cardiovascular Imaging

2014 08 Mar

Interviewee Dr. Eugenio Picano, FESC Director General Echocardiographic Laboratory Institute of Clinical Physiology, CNR Pisa, Italy   Interviewed by Claire Pillar Managing Editor HealthManagement   What prompted the European Society of Cardiology to produce... Read more

IMAGING Management

Arab Health 2014: Agfa HealthCare Showcases Impressive Portfolio of Imaging Solutions

2014 23 Jan

New IMPAX Agility, ICIS and next generation MUSICA bring barriers down across healthcare, for 'Images without boundaries'    New IMPAX Agility state-of-the art imaging platform unites the functionality of disparate systems within one solution. ICIS helps eliminate boundaries to advance universal image and data sharing throughout the care continuum.... Read more

ICU Management

Home Monitoring of Patients with ICDs Provides Economic Benefits

2014 17 Jan

New findings from the ECOST study underscore the economic benefits of Biotronik Home Monitoring for the French National Health Insurance system Biotronik  Home Monitoring significantly reduces the cost of follow-up in patients with implantable defibrillators (ICDs). New data from the ECOST (Effectiveness and Cost of ICD Follow-Up Schedule... Read more

IMAGING Management

ESC Paper: Cardiologists Must Reduce Inappropriate Radiation Exposure

2014 16 Jan

Radiation from cardiology procedures equals more than 50 chest X-rays per person each year In a recent position paper published in the European Heart Journal the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has urged cardiologists to reduce patient radiation exposure. The paper outlines doses and risks of common cardiology examinations for the first... Read more

Cardiology Management

Poldermans Papers: First Retraction

2014 15 Jan

Following the dismissal of Prof. Poldermans from Erasmus Medical Centre in Rotterdam, for  misconduct in 2011, the journal Coronary Artery Disease  has published a retraction of the following paper: Feringa HH, Elhendy A, Bax JJ, Boersma E, de Jonge R, Schouten O, Karagiannis SE, Schinkel AF, Lindemans J, Poldermans D. Baseline plasma N-terminal... Read more

Cardiology Management

Perfect Timing Crucial in Precise Arrhythmia Diagnosis

2013 19 Dec

According to a well-known Berlin cardiologist, monitoring devices enable physicians to treat patients more effectively. The BioMonitor from BIOTRONIK is now approved for full-body MR scans. As the medical director of the Department of Cardiology and Intensive Care Unit and the Department of Internal Medicine and Angiology at Klinikum am Urban,... Read more

Cardiology Management

World Premiere: New Device for Severely Calcified Arteries Offered to Patients

2013 04 Nov

The Mount Sinai Hospital’s leading interventional cardiologists are the premiering the use of a newly FDA approved device to treat gravely calcified coronary arteries before placing a cardiac stent on a blocked artery. The Diamondback 360® Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System is being introduced at The Mount Sinai Hospital’s Cardiac Catheterization... Read more

Cardiology Management

Medtronic Introduces Innovative Device for Elimination of Coronary Thrombus

2013 22 Oct

U.S. Cardiologists introduced to the increased Power and advanced Deliverability of company’s pioneering 'Export Advance' Aspiration Catheter  With more than 10 years experience in designing medical equipment destined to remove thrombus from coronary arteries, the market leader Medtronic, Inc. publicised the U.S. launch of the new-generation Export... Read more

Cardiology Management

BIOTRONIK introduces Idova 7 – A New Generation ICD Endorsed for MR Scanning

2013 17 Oct

Italy and Austria see first worldwide implantations of the ultrahigh-energy device The new Idova 7 ICD series was launched today by BIOTRONIK, a primary manufacturer of cardiovascular medical technology. Idova 7 ICDs (implantable cardioverter defibrillators) and CRT-Ds (cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators) offer ultrahigh-energy... Read more

Cardiology Management

See more, Work More Efficiently: Siemens Solutions for Cardiology

2013 05 Sep

To support patients, physicians and clinical staff, Siemens has developed products and solutions especially tailored to the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. These include a new cardiac catheter, clinical IT, applications for computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging and a new system for cardiac molecular imaging. The World... Read more