Worry less about bad people hacking pacemakers and other cardiac devices. Worry more about them disrupting hospitals’ communications networks. That’s the major message out of the American College of Cardiology’s Electrophysiology Council, which published an article about cardiac devices earlier this month in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The idea that hackers might […]
A bevy of cardiac medical societies updated their guidelines for stroke treatment yesterday to take into account new devices and technology, including left atrial appendage occlusion devices, stent retrievers and thrombectomy devices. The American College of Cardiology, Heart Rhythm Society and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions have updated their guidelines to include the benefits of left […]
I just returned from the American College of Cardiology and wanted to write down a few of my 50,000-foot impressions from the meeting for, as the song goes, the times, they are a-changin’.