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 - CoreValve
Court grants delay on CoreValve injunction
Apr 22, 2014 - Does CoreValve have a pulse? A federal court of appeals granted Medtronic’s request to delay implementation of a preliminary injunction that would limit the sale of the device in the U.S.
 - CAC
Coronary artery calcification often unreported in CT angiography studies
Apr 22, 2014 - Coronary artery calcification (CAC) is often not reported in pulmonary CT angiography studies, requiring CAC assessment by radiologists in demographics at risk, according to a study published in the April issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology
 - San Francisco
HRS.14: Latest tech, case management & many attendees
Apr 22, 2014 - Preregistration attendance for Heart Rhythm Society 2014 has increased significantly compared with last year in all demographic categories, said John D. Day, MD, chair of the scientific session program committee, with notable bumps in international physicians and allied...
 - cybercrime
Results of first cyber-attack simulation point to need for collaboration
Apr 22, 2014 - Healthcare organizations would benefit from greater preparedness and collaboration to handle unexpected cyber attacks. This was among several findings reported by HITRUST, the Department of Health and Human Services and other officials working on CyberRx, a series of industry-wide...
 - staff
Many sentinel events linked to human factors
Apr 22, 2014 - Human factor issues were the most often cited root cause of sentinel events for three straight years, according to a review presented April 15 by the Joint Commission. Human factors also topped the list for operative/postoperative complications, radiation overdose and equipment-...
 - Structural Heart, severe aortic stenosis, heart valve
Radiotracer acts as marker, predictor in aortic stenosis
Apr 22, 2014 - The radiotracer 18F-sodium fluoride (18F-NaF) serves as a biomarker of calcification activity in patients with aortic stenosis and may predict disease progression, according to a study published in the March issue of Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging.
 - website
Study: Quality of online health information varies
Apr 22, 2014 - The quality of health information individuals discover from online searches varies significantly depending on what is asked and the results could be hazardous to one’s health, according to a University of Florida study.