Stent graft, computational fluid dynamics, CFD, stent engineering

In this vector velocity model, brighter colors indicate blood flow acceleration as it passes through a bifurcation. Computation fluid dynamic modeling provides insight on blood flow through and near the walls of the stent graft. Image courtesy of Sanford Health

News | Cath Lab | August 27, 2015
August 27, 2015 — The use of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling has been used for years to better engineer...
News | Cath Lab | August 26, 2015
August 26, 2014 — The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) announced the late-breaking trials and first report...

Mitral regurgitation viewed under color Doppler. Image courtesy of Toshiba.

Feature | Heart Valve Repair | August 26, 2015
August 25, 2015 — Medtronic announced it entered a definitive agreement to acquire Twelve Inc., a start–up medical...
NuCART, CompView Medical, mobile boom system, cath lab, hybrid OR
Technology | Cath Lab | August 21, 2015
August 21, 2015 — CompView Medical announced the release of the NuCART, a turn-key, all-in-one mobile boom system with...
FFR-CT

An example of a FFR-CT study showing a 3-D reconstruction of the coronary tree and a color overlay of virtual FFR readings, including a severe blockage in need of revascularization in the left anterior decending artery. 

News | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 21, 2015
August 21, 2015 — Loyola University Medical Center is the first and only hospital in Illinois to offer a new,...
Boston Scientific, Innova vascular self-expanding stent system, FDA approval, peripheral artery disease, PAD
Technology | Stents Peripheral | August 20, 2015
August 20, 2015 — Boston Scientific Corp. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Innova...
Corindus, Corpath, radiation dose monitoring, cath lab, vascular robotic system

The Corindus Corpath vascular robotic system.

Technology | Radiation Dose Management | August 19, 2015
August 19, 2015 – Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. and Unfors RaySafe Inc., a Fluke Biomedical Company, announced a...
Sunshine Heart, COUNTER HF pivotal study, resumes enrollment, C-Pulse, FDA
News | Heart Failure | August 18, 2015
August 18, 2015 — Sunshine Heart Inc. announced an update in late July on its COUNTER HF U.S....
corpath, corindus, robotic PCI, robots in the cath lab

The Corindus CorPath robotic system enables precise catheter manipulation in PCI procedures outside of the the radiation field. Buffalo General Medical Center, Buffalo, N.Y

Feature | Robotic Systems | August 17, 2015 | Dave Fornell
In the current healthcare economic climate of evaluating “nice vs. necessary” spending for new technology, adoption of...
CMS, additional participants, Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative, Medicare, eipsodes of care
News | Business | August 17, 2015
August 17, 2015 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS) announced that over 2,100 healthcare facilities...
IMRIS, going concern sale, Deerfield Management Company L.P., imaging and service, robotics intellectual property
News | Cath Lab | August 14, 2015
August 14, 2015 — IMRIS Inc. announced in late July that investment funds managed by Deerfield Management Company L.P...
NICE, U.K., edoxaban, Lixiana, VTE, venous thromboembolism, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism
News | Deep Vein Thrombosis | August 12, 2015
August 12, 2015 — The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended a new treatment to help...
Cook Medical, global recall, beacon tip angiographic catheters, FDA
News | Angiographic Catheter | August 11, 2015
August 11, 2015 — Cook Medical initiated a voluntary recall July 2 of 2,239 lots of beacon tip...
News | Cath Lab | August 07, 2015
August 7, 2015 — Merit Medical Systems Inc. announced that it has expanded its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)...
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