Cath Lab

The catheterization lab channel includes content related to interventional technologies for coronary and peripheral artery disease (PAD). Other cath lab transcatheter device technologies covered on this page included percutaneous treatment for stroke, venous interventions, heart valves, hypertensionheart failure and percutenous coronary interventions (PCI).

DSM and SAT Partnering to Develop Next-Generation, Cost-Effective Heart Valve
News | Heart Valve Technology | June 04, 2019

June 4, 2019 — Royal DSM recently announced a collaboration with Strait Access Technologies (SAT), to develop the...

Medis QAngio XA 3D Receives FDA 510k Clearance
Technology | Angiography | June 04, 2019

June 4, 2019 — Medis Medical Imaging Systems B.V. has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

Terumo Medical Recalls SoloPath Balloon Expandable TransFemoral System and Re-collapsible Balloon Access System

Figure 1. Examples of expected smooth (left) and dislodged (right) fairing tip. Image courtesy of FDA.

News | Vascular Access | May 31, 2019

May 31, 2019 — Terumo Medical Corp. is recalling the SoloPath Balloon Expandable TransFemoral System and Re-...

Philips Shares Three-Year Results for Stellarex .035 Drug-Coated Balloon
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | May 29, 2019

May 29, 2019 — Philips announced the three-year results from the ILLUMENATE Pivotal trial and the ILLUMENATE...

Corindus CorPath GRX Used in Live Complex Robotic-Assisted Coronary Intervention at EuroPCR 2019
News | Robotic Systems | May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019 — Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. announced its CorPath GRX System was successfully used to perform a...

HeartFlow Planner Changes Treatment Strategy for Coronary Heart Disease Patients
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019 — New data demonstrated that use of the investigational HeartFlow Planner, a real-time, non-invasive...

Using the terms plumber, electrician, carpenter are easy for most patients to understand when explaining the rolls of specialists in complex cardiology procedures. In this image, interventional cardiologist "plumbers" and a cardiac surgeon "carpenter" work as part of the a structural heart team at Henry Ford Hospital while guiding the device using live echo images from the "video guy."

Using the terms plumber, electrician and carpenter are easy ways for most patients to understand when explaining the roles of specialists in complex cardiology procedures. In this image, interventional cardiologist "plumbers" and a cardiac surgeon "carpenter" work as part of the a structural heart team at Henry Ford Hospital while guiding the device using live echo images from the "video guy." 

Blog | May 28, 2019

Physicians use many strategies to better interface with patients and their families to try and explain in non-...

Late Dinner and No Breakfast Worsens Outcomes After Heart Attack
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | May 23, 2019

May 23, 2019 — People who skip breakfast and eat dinner near bedtime have...

Medtronic Presents Positive Renal Denervation Results at EuroPCR 2019
News | Renal Denervation | May 23, 2019

May 23, 2019 – Investigators unveiled late-breaking clinical data from a first-of-its-kind physician sponsored...

ControlRad Announces FDA Clearance and Launch of ControlRad Trace
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | May 23, 2019

May 23, 2019 — ControlRad Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) clearance...

Illustration showing the catheter steps for the LAMPOON procedure designed to prevent left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) obstruction . From Dr. Jaffar M. Khan and the Laboratory of Cardiovascular Intervention, led by Dr. Robert J. Lederman.

Figure 1: Illustration showing the catheter steps for the LAMPOON procedure. From Dr. Jaffar M. Khan and the Laboratory of Cardiovascular Intervention, led by Dr. Robert J. Lederman.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | May 22, 2019

Researchers at the National, Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health (...

Impella SmartAssist Platform Launches at SCAI
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | May 22, 2019

May 22, 2019 — Abiomed announced that the Impella CP with SmartAssist will be commercially available beginning at...

Edwards Announces Research Milestones for Pascal Transcatheter Mitral Valve Program
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 22, 2019

May 22, 2019 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced strategic clinical and regulatory milestones for its Edwards...

Medtronic Launches Telescope Guide Extension Catheter
Technology | Guidewires | May 21, 2019

May 21, 2019 – Medtronic plc announced its entrance into the guide extension catheter market with the global launch...

Khaldoon Alaswad, M.D., right, director, cardiac catheterization lab, during a complex CTO procedure at Henry Ford Hospital.

Khaldoon Alaswad, M.D., right, director, cardiac catheterization lab, during a complex CTO procedure at Henry Ford Hospital. 

Feature | Henry Ford Hospital | May 21, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

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