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Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) is a business-to-business healthcare trade publication, web site and e-newsletters, published by Scranton Gillette Communications in Arlington Heights, IL.

DAIC magazine connects cardiology departments with the latest products cleared by the FDA, news from ongoing clinical trials and offers information to aid in purchasing decisions. DAIC provides product comparison charts, overviews of how newer technology works and stories about how end-users have solved problems, increase workflow and improved patient outcomes using various technology.

Mission: Our mission is to help our readers stay informed about new and emerging technology and devices, how to utilize technology and devices efficiently and cost-effectively, and how to overcome the challenges not only of performing high-quality cardiac imaging, diagnostic and interventional cardiology procedures in the catheterization and electrophysiology labs, but also in achieving efficient workflow throughout the cardiology enterprise in hospitals, medical centers and heart centers.

CDC Hopes to Buy Time Before Likely Coronavirus Spread in U.S.#coronavirus #COVID19 #COVID-19 #2019nCovhttps://www.dicar...
02/25/2020
CDC Hopes to Buy Time Before Likely Coronavirus Spread in U.S.

CDC Hopes to Buy Time Before Likely Coronavirus Spread in U.S.

#coronavirus #COVID19 #COVID-19 #2019nCov

https://www.dicardiology.com/article/cdc-hopes-buy-time-likely-coronavirus-spread-us

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said it is working to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) into the United States, but said it is likely to do so. The agency said it hopes to slow the spread of the virus to enable more time for the U.S. healthcare system to pre...

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02/25/2020
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A new statement has been released from Stephen M. Hahn, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs - Food and Drug Administration, and Judith A. McMeekin, Pharm.D., Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs - Office of Regulatory Affairs, regarding steps the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking to ensure quality of foreign products during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
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Creating protocols and close partnership between EMS, ER and cath lab can greatly reduce D2B times
02/25/2020
Integrated STEMI Activation System at a Rural Hospital Improves Door-to-Balloon Times

Creating protocols and close partnership between EMS, ER and cath lab can greatly reduce D2B times

Primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is the preferred treatment for acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). Previous studies have shown a strong association between urgent performance of primary PCI, as assessed in terms of the door-to-balloon time (D2B), the interval f...

3 New Approaches to Reduce Heart Failure Readmissions
02/24/2020
3 New Approaches to Reduce Heart Failure Readmissions

3 New Approaches to Reduce Heart Failure Readmissions

There is no, single magic bullet in heart failure (HF) to easily reduce readmission rates or easily reverse this complex disease. However, there are numerous strategies being adopted by hospitals to better manage these patients. Presented here are three ideas hospitals are using, including creation....

Abbott Recalls Two Coronary Balloon Catheters That May Not Deflate
02/24/2020
Abbott Recalls Two Coronary Balloon Catheters That May Not Deflate

Abbott Recalls Two Coronary Balloon Catheters That May Not Deflate

February 24, 2020 — Abbott has voluntarily recalled specific lots of two types of its coronary angioplasty catheters — the NC Trek RX Coronary Dilatation Catheter and the NC Traveler Coronary Dilatation Catheter. The balloons from the impacted lots may not deflate as intended. The U.S. Food and ...

VIDEO: Use of a Temporary Pacing Lead in TAVRhttps://www.dicardiology.com/videos/video-use-temporary-pacing-lead-tavrAnd...
02/21/2020

VIDEO: Use of a Temporary Pacing Lead in TAVR

https://www.dicardiology.com/videos/video-use-temporary-pacing-lead-tavr

Andrew Weintraub, M.D., FACC, associate director, of the Interventional Cardiology and Vascular Center, medical director of the Vascular and Structural Heart Center, Tufts Medical Center, discusses the use of temporary pacing in transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) patients. Implantation of TAVR valves can cause pressure from the valve against the septal wall of the heart, causing conduction delays. These delays do not necessarily mean the patient needs a permanent pacemaker.

MR protocols and post-processing has been greatly accelerated and simplified
02/21/2020
Cardiac MRI Becoming More Widely Available Thanks to AI and Reduced Exam Times

MR protocols and post-processing has been greatly accelerated and simplified

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been described for the past few decades as a futuristic imaging technology that will one day become the one-stop shop for cardiac evaluations. However, its expense, complexity, long imaging exam protocols and long post-processing times have presented a barrier to...

Imaging Technology News - ITN
02/20/2020
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A new COVID-19 study out of Mount Sinai Health System in New York has just been published in the journal Radiology that looked at 121 patients from early to late-stage infection and linked CT findings to disease course.
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Imaging Technology News - ITN
02/20/2020
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Synaptive Medical, a leader in robotic surgical visualization, announced today the company has secured approval from Health Canada for Evry, the company’s superconducting, head magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system.

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02/20/2020
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Reinvention of customer service model provides service for imaging equipment during customer-defined periods.

American College of Cardiology issues a clinical bulletin to update cardiologists about cardiovascular impacts of the CO...
02/20/2020
The Cardiac Implications of Novel Coronavirus

American College of Cardiology issues a clinical bulletin to update cardiologists about cardiovascular impacts of the COVID-19.

#COVID19 #coronavirus #2019nCov

February 20, 2020 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) released a clinical bulletin addressing the cardiac implications of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19, 2019-nCoV and Wuhan Coronavirus. The key message to clinicians is that patients with underlying cardiovascular disease may have a potent...

How to Start a Cardiac PET-CT Imaging Program
02/20/2020
How to Start a Cardiac PET-CT Imaging Program

How to Start a Cardiac PET-CT Imaging Program

As hospital imaging departments look to replace aging nuclear scanners with updated technology, many are asking if cardiac positron emission tomography (PET) might be a better option over the traditional single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) systems. There are several factors to conside...

Imaging Technology News - ITN
02/20/2020
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Original research published in the Feb. 19, 2020 edition of Radiology Online confirms the need for CT in diagnosis of COVID-19.

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VIDEO: Optimizing Platelet Inhibition in the Cath Lab at Tufts Medical Centerhttps://www.dicardiology.com/videos/video-o...
02/18/2020

VIDEO: Optimizing Platelet Inhibition in the Cath Lab at Tufts Medical Center

https://www.dicardiology.com/videos/video-optimizing-platelet-inhibition-cath-lab-tufts-medical-center

Carey Kimmelstiel, M.D., FACP, FACC, director, interventional cardiology, director, cardiac catheterization lab, Tufts Medical Center, explains research on platelet inhibition agents used in the interventional lab. He discusses research and optimization of GP IIb IIIa inhibitors, changing protocols for tirofiban and the use of bivalirudin.

Imaging Technology News - ITN
02/16/2020
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The statement addresses the FDA's role in overseeing medical products and equipment as part its mission to protect and promote public health, including during public health emergencies.

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Imaging Technology News - ITN
02/14/2020
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An overview of how radiologists are using CT evidence to help diagnose the virus, as well as steps being taken by the FDA and CDC to expedite accurate testing.

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Imaging Technology News - ITN
02/14/2020
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Sirtex Medical, a leading manufacturer of targeted liver cancer therapies, announced a collaboration with MIM Software Inc., a leading global provider of practical imaging solutions in the fields of radiation oncology, radiology, nuclear medicine, neuroimaging and cardiac imaging. Under the terms of the agreement, Sirtex's specialized sales teams in the United States, Europe and other key global markets will offer MIM SurePlan LiverY90 software alongside the company's SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres to improve treatment precision for patients with hepatic tumors.

VIDEO: How the Micra AV Leadless Pacemaker Enables Atrioventricular (AV) Synchronyhttps://www.dicardiology.com/videos/vi...
02/14/2020

VIDEO: How the Micra AV Leadless Pacemaker Enables Atrioventricular (AV) Synchrony

https://www.dicardiology.com/videos/video-how-micra-av-leadless-pacemaker-enables-atrioventricular-av-synchrony

This video illustrates how the Micra AV leadless pacemaker is delivered via catheter and enables atrioventricular (AV) synchrony. The device was cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in January 2020, expanding the number of potential candidates who can receive leadless, catheter delivered pacemakers in the U.S.

FDA Clears Medtronic Micra AV to Treat AV Block
02/13/2020
FDA Clears Medtronic Micra AV to Treat AV Block

FDA Clears Medtronic Micra AV to Treat AV Block

February 13, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approval of Micra AV, the world’s smallest pacemaker with atrioventricular (AV) synchrony. The leadless Micra AV device is indicated for the treatment of patients with AV block, a condition in which the electrical signals betwee...

FDA Issues Final Guidance on Peripheral Vascular Atherectomy Devices
02/13/2020
FDA Issues Final Guidance on Peripheral Vascular Atherectomy Devices

FDA Issues Final Guidance on Peripheral Vascular Atherectomy Devices

February 13, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued its final guidance on "Peripheral Vascular Atherectomy Devices – Premarket Notification [510(k)] Submissions." The guidance applies to atherectomy devices used in the peripheral vasculature, which are classified by the FD...

Imaging Technology News - ITN
02/13/2020
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AI guides novice user to get optimal views on transthoracic echocardiography POCUS exams.

FDA Clears Cardiac Ultrasound Software With Artificial Intelligence to Guide User
02/13/2020
FDA Clears Cardiac Ultrasound Software With Artificial Intelligence to Guide User

FDA Clears Cardiac Ultrasound Software With Artificial Intelligence to Guide User

February 13, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared software to assist medical professionals in the acquisition of cardiac ultrasound, or echocardiography, images. The software, called Caption Guidance, is an accessory to compatible diagnostic ultrasound systems and uses artifi...

UW Health First U.S. Installation of Siemens Artis icono Biplane Angiography System
02/12/2020
UW Health First U.S. Installation of Siemens Artis icono Biplane Angiography System

UW Health First U.S. Installation of Siemens Artis icono Biplane Angiography System

February 12, 2020 — The University of Wisconsin (UW) Health’s University Hospital in Madison, Wis., recently became the first facility in the United States to install the Artis icono biplane angiography imaging system from Siemens Healthineers. The cath lab imaging system is a member of the new ...

Carmat to initiate FDA U.S. Feasibility Study of Total Artificial Heart
02/12/2020
Carmat to initiate FDA U.S. Feasibility Study of Total Artificial Heart

Carmat to initiate FDA U.S. Feasibility Study of Total Artificial Heart

February 12, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Carmat's investigational device exemption (IDE) application to start a U.S. early feasibility study (EFS) of its total artificial heart. The device is designed to provide a therapeutic alternative to a heart transplant fo...

DEFINE GPS Study Assesses PCI Guided by Integrated iFR and Angiography
02/12/2020
DEFINE GPS Study Assesses PCI Guided by Integrated iFR and Angiography

DEFINE GPS Study Assesses PCI Guided by Integrated iFR and Angiography

February 12. 2020 — Philips announced a new randomized controlled trial to assess patient outcomes after receiving a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) guided by Philips’ co-registration platform compared with today’s standard of care treatment guided by an angiogram alone. The Philips p...

Imaging Technology News - ITN
02/12/2020
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Hyperfine's point-of-care MRI wheels directly to the patient’s bedside, plugs into a standard electrical wall outlet, and is controlled via a wireless tablet.

Imaging Technology News - ITN
02/12/2020
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Mobile devices proved both reliable and accurate for the clinical decision to administer IV thrombolysis in patients with acute stroke, according to an ahead-of-print article in the April issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR).

Three High Impact AI Market Trends in Medical Imaging at RSNA 2019
02/11/2020
Three High Impact AI Market Trends in Medical Imaging at RSNA 2019

Three High Impact AI Market Trends in Medical Imaging at RSNA 2019

February 7, 2020 – At the 2019 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting in December, there was a record number of artificial intelligence (AI) vendors exhibiting at the conference. The large number prompting the RSNA to create a third exhibit hall for the AI Showcase. The consensus fro...

Photo Gallery of the Abiomed Impella Production Line
02/11/2020
Photo Gallery of the Abiomed Impella Production Line

Photo Gallery of the Abiomed Impella Production Line

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell recently took a tour of the Abiomed Impella production line at its headquarters in Danvers, Mass., just outside of Boston. The Impella series of percutaneous hemodynamic support pumps are built in a large, cleanroom factory.

Imaging Technology News - ITN
02/10/2020
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared patient-specific airway stents developed by Cleveland Clinic physician Tom Gildea, M.D. The patient-matched stents are made specifically to fit the patients’ airway.

Trends in ECG Management Systems
02/05/2020
Trends in ECG Management Systems

Trends in ECG Management Systems

The movement from paper electrocardiogram (ECG) review to electronic ECG management systems in the past decade has helped improve efficiency and complete the patient electronic medical record (EMR). Current ECG management systems now offer improved workflow efficiencies, greater interoperability and...

Imaging Technology News - ITN
02/05/2020
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The retrospective case series, published in the journal Radiology, characterizes the key chest CT imaging findings in a group of patients infected with 2019-nCoV in China.

Interventional Radiologists Increasingly Using Ablation to Treat Kidney Cancer
02/05/2020
Interventional Radiologists Increasingly Using Ablation to Treat Kidney Cancer

Interventional Radiologists Increasingly Using Ablation to Treat Kidney Cancer

February 4, 2020 — For some patients, kidney cancer can be effectively treated without surgery, according to the Society of Interventional Radiology’s (SIR) first-ever position statement on the role of percutaneous ablation in the treatment of renal cell carcinoma. The position statement was pub...

Most Popular Cardiology Technology Content in January 2020
02/03/2020
Most Popular Cardiology Technology Content in January 2020

Most Popular Cardiology Technology Content in January 2020

February 3, 2020 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) magazine website from the month of January 2020. This is based on the website’s 268,078 pageviews for the month: 1. New Guidelines for Stress Echocardiography in Ischemic Heart ...

CATALYST will examine Abbott's Amulet vs. non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants to lower stroke and bleeding risks for patie...
02/03/2020
Amplatzer Amulet LAA Occluder Will be Compared to Anticoagulants in CATALYST Trial

CATALYST will examine Abbott's Amulet vs. non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants to lower stroke and bleeding risks for patients with atrial fibrillation

February 3, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new trial designed to assess Abbott's Amplatzer Amulet left atrial appendage (LAA) occluder for people with atrial fibrillation (AF or AFib).

Imaging Technology News - ITN
02/03/2020
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Some pundits predict that AI will be fundamentally necessary for the next generation of physicians. While smart algorithms may not replace physicians, those who use them may replace those who don’t. If this statement is true, it is all the more important that the limitations of AI be appreciated.

VIDEO: Septal Ablation to Treat Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathyhttps://www.dicardiology.com/videos/video-septal-ablation-tre...
02/03/2020

VIDEO: Septal Ablation to Treat Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

https://www.dicardiology.com/videos/video-septal-ablation-treat-hypertrophic-cardiomyopathy

Interview with Carey Kimmelstiel, M.D., FACP, FACC, director, cardiac catheterization laboratory, director, interventional cardiology, Tufts Medical Center, and professor of medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. He explains how septal ablation is used to treat hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). The Tufts Medical Center HCM program is the largest in New England.

Tufts Medical Center performs septal ablation to treat medication-refractory HCM. They use a heart team approach to determine which patients are best served by surgical septal myectomy or alcohol septal ablation.

Imaging Technology News - ITN
02/02/2020
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Cloud storage can help improve accessibility, speed and patient care in an era of new technologies and increased demand by more “ologies”.

Nuance Adds Cardiovascular Computer-Assisted Physician Documentationfor Cath Lab Reporting
01/31/2020
Nuance Adds Cardiovascular Computer-Assisted Physician Documentationfor Cath Lab Reporting

Nuance Adds Cardiovascular Computer-Assisted Physician Documentationfor Cath Lab Reporting

January 29, 2020 – Nuance Communications Inc. introduced Nuance Cardiovascular CAPD, a new computer-assisted physician documentation (CAPD) solution designed to help cardiologists improve the quality of complex documentation and the accuracy of reimbursement for cardiac catheterization procedures.

New Reporting Standards for Type B Aortic Dissections
01/31/2020
New Reporting Standards for Type B Aortic Dissections

New Reporting Standards for Type B Aortic Dissections

January 31, 2020 – The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) released new reporting standards to ensure patients with Type B aortic dissections (TBAD) receive appropriate treatment and care.

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