Cath Lab Navigation Aids

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for navigation aids to help guide interventional procedures. These include advanced imaging, fusion imaging, rotational angiograpy, fluoro overlay images, robotic systems, and 3D printing and holograms for use in the interventional lab or cath lab.

The Ilumien Optis can reconstruct 3-D images on vessels and stent placements using OCT technology.

Feature | May 16, 2013

May 16, 2013 — St. Jude Medical gained CE mark approval of its Ilumien Optis percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI...

Corindus CorPath 200
Technology | February 27, 2013

February 26, 2013 — Corindus Vascular Robotics will showcase its U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared...

CorPath200 Detroit Medical Center Cardiovascular Institute
Feature | January 14, 2013

January 14, 2013 — The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) announced that a team of heart specialists at its Cardiovascular...

RealView's 3-D holographic projection of a heart

RealView's 3-D mid-air holographic projection of a heart to aid cath lab navigation.

Feature | December 21, 2012 | Dave Fornell

The annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) meeting brings many cutting-edge technologies to the...

Technology | August 23, 2012

August 23, 2012 – Philips Healthcare and Corindus Vascular Robotics announced a distribution agreement for Corindus...

The CorPath 200 cath lab robotic system is designed for more precise movements and less radiation exposure to physicians during PCI.

Feature | July 25, 2012

July 25, 2012 — Corindus Vascular Robotics today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance...

Technology | June 05, 2012

June 5, 2012 — Hansen Medical Inc. received 510(k) market clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA...

Nile Therapeutics is developing a peptide derived from the venom of the green mamba snake as a 90-day, out-patient treatment to prevent hospital readmissions following acute decompensated heart failure events.

Feature | May 15, 2012

 

The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), a division of the National Institutes of...

News | May 14, 2012

May 14, 2012 — Stereotaxis Inc. released to the European market the V-Sono...

Technology | February 16, 2012

February 16, 2012 — Siemens Healthcare received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for syngo...

News | February 09, 2012

February 9, 2012 — Stereotaxis Inc. said its Vdrive robotic navigation system, which provides physicians the ability...

Aria Health electrophysiologists (from left to right) Roger A. Marinchak, M.D.,

Aria Health electrophysiologists (from left to right) Roger A. Marinchak, M.D., FACC Scott Spielman, M.D., FACC and Bradley Bacik, DO, FACC, are the first on the East Coast to utilize Epoch, the latest generation of the Stereotaxis Magnetic Navigation System, to perform robotic ablation of heart arrhythmias.

News | February 02, 2012

February 2, 2012 — Aria Health, the largest healthcare provider in Northeast Philadelphia and Bucks County, is the...

The Corindus CorPath 200 robotic-assisted PCI system allows operators precise remote control of catheters from a lead-shielded booth.

Feature | February 01, 2012 | Dave Fornell

Interest has exploded over the past year in robotic cath lab guidance technology since Corindus began its U.S. Food...

Philips received FDA clearance in December 2011 for its Heart Navigator TAVI planning and image guidance tool.

Feature | February 01, 2012 | Dave Fornell

With the approval of the Sapien valve in November 2011, transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) technology is...

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