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2014-08-13 23:10:27

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center East (UPMC East) Receives ACE Accreditation, Approved by the Exceptions Committee of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The exceptions committee from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has announced its approval of the UPMC East application to perform elective PCI without onsite open heart surgery for their cardiac catheterization lab. The decision by the Commonwealth to provide the exception was based, in part, on...

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2014-08-14 02:00:48

DETROIT, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in the United States, doctors at Henry Ford Hospital used a minimally invasive procedure to replace a failing, hard-to-reach heart valve with a new one - and placed it just outside the heart. Due to prior medical procedures, the metro Detroit woman was not a candidate for traditional open heart surgery to replace her failing tricuspid valve. One major U.S. medical center turned her down for treatment. Doctors at another said her...

2014-07-15 23:05:59

Okyanos Heart Institute and Perkins Healthcare Technologies Form Partnership to Enhance New Cardiac Stem Cell Therapy Cath Lab Freeport, Bahamas (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Okyanos Heart Institute, a leader in cardiac adult stem cell therapy, has selected Perkins Healthcare Technologies to provide video integration solutions for its new state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization lab. The video integration system is paired with Phillips equipment, creating a top-grade comprehensive solution for...

2014-07-07 08:26:25

LONDON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Cardiac Catheters - Emerging Markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa And South Korea), 2012-2018 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/cardiac_catheters_emerging_markets_brazil_russia_india_china_south_africa_south_korea_2009_2015.html Global Market Watch:BRICSS Cardiac Catheters market value is expected to reach US$1.7 billion by 2016, primarily...

2014-06-25 23:09:38

CathMaps+ App created to alleviate the anxiety of a second event. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Danny Oberman experienced a “cardiac incident” in 2013. It changed his life – personally and professionally. He founded CathMaps+ to alleviate the anxiety around the risk of a second heart event. Oberman, Founder and CEO, is a technology expert. He used his experience and personal understanding of what it means to live with an elevated risk of a heart attack, to create a tool –...

2014-06-12 23:03:28

Record Numbers of SCAI Attendees Visit the ACE Booth at SCAI 2014 Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 The Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) received acclaim during the 2014 Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Scientific Sessions and Cath Lab Bootcamp in Las Vegas, NV, May 28-31, 2014. SCAI’s inaugural Cath Lab Leadership Boot Camp was a unique two-day educational event designed to address the needs of cath lab managers and directors and...

2014-06-11 20:22:40

ATLANTA, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Asset Management, Inc. (Atlanta, Georgia), the parent company of iRCODER.COM awarded a 2014 ICE Award to Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center (San Diego, CA). The ICE Award is an annual designation of outstanding achievement in a Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Interventional Suite, Endovascular Lab or Operating Room. Award criterion is based on a hospital (department) exceeding an industry standard or expectation (e.g., quality, quantity,...

2014-05-30 23:04:52

29 “live” broadcasts of cardiac procedures will be transmitted from inside the leading Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory of The Mount Sinai Hospital to audience of more than 1,000 medical experts New York, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Mount Sinai Heart will host its innovative and prestigious 17th Annual 2014 Live Symposium of Complex Coronary, Valvular, and Vascular Cases June 10-13 at The Mount Sinai Hospital. The special four-day Symposium will feature more than 29 "live"...

2014-05-21 23:01:23

Life-Saving Cardiac App Finalist In 2014 APPY Awards San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 CathMaps+ has been named a Finalist in the 2014 Appy Awards, which is sponsored annually by MediaPost. The ‘Appys’ are dedicated to acknowledging creativity and excellence in app design. CathMaps+ was selected as a finalist in the category of mapping and location-based technology for its ability to locate the nearest cardiac catheterization lab (cath lab) anywhere in the world in case of a...

2014-05-05 23:01:31

For 16 Consecutive Years Mount Sinai Awarded Highest “Two-Star” Rating by New York State Department of Health for Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI) New York, NY (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 The Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory of Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Hospital has once again received the highest “two-star” safety rating from the New York State Department of Health for its percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) overall and in non-emergency cases. This marks the...


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Coronary Angiography
2013-07-29 11:05:01

A coronary angiography, also known as a coronary catheterization, is a procedure that gives both visual and tactical access to coronary circulation and blood filled chambers of the heart for both diagnostic and interventional purposes. It is one of many diagnostic tests used in cardiology. More specifically, coronary catheterization recognizes occlusion, stenosis, thrombosis or aneurismal enlargement of the walls of the coronary arteries; heart chamber size; heart muscle contraction...

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