Intra-Vascular Ultrasound (IVUS)

 

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for Intra-Vascular Ultrasound (IVUS) used in interventional procedures.

News | March 22, 2012

March 22, 2012 — Infraredx Inc. announced that its TVC Imaging System for the true vessel characterization of...

News | November 21, 2011

November 21, 2011 - Each year, more than 600,000 Americans are stricken with a pulmonary embolism (PE), which is a...

Avinger gained CE mark for a forward-looking optical coherence tomography (OCT) system to aid recanalization of chronic total occlusions (CTOs).

Feature | November 17, 2011 | Dave Fornell

Each year that I attend Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), I comb the event and its sessions looking...

Technology | November 10, 2011

November 9, 2011 — InfraReDx Inc. announced the launch of its TVC Imaging System, an enhanced version of the...

News | November 01, 2011

November 1, 2011 – Volcano Corp., a developer and manufacturer of intravascular diagnosis and therapy guidance tools...

News | October 19, 2011

October 19, 2011 - A new study published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions shows lesions with large lipid...

News | July 29, 2011

July 29, 2011 — Boston Scientific Corporation's board of directors has approved a five-year, $150 million investment...

Feature | July 15, 2011 | Dave Fornell

As part of its efforts to expand integration of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) image guidance with cath lab...

News | July 13, 2011

July 13, 2011 – InfraReDx Inc. announced enrollment of the first patient in its Phase 2 clinical trial, CANARY (...

OCT has limitations where IVUS can still offer superior imaging.

Feature | Intravascular Imaging | May 18, 2011 | Dave Fornell

 

 

There are many advantages to using optical coherence tomography (OCT) intravascular imaging....

An example of OCT showing a stent with neointimal growth over the stent struts. The struts appear as bright spots.

Feature | May 18, 2011 | Karene Dumoulin, Principal Analyst, Millennium Research Group

Imaging technology and diagnostic tools for interventional cardiologists have changed dramatically over the past few...

Technology | May 05, 2011

May 5, 2011 – Volcano Corp. announced a supply agreement with ev3, a Covidien company, under which Volcano will...

News | April 21, 2011

April 21, 2011 – A new intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) coronary imaging system has received the CE Mark. With the...

News | March 07, 2011

March 7, 2011 – A new digital intra-vascular ultrasound (IVUS) catheter has been cleared in Japan. The Eagle Eye...

A comparison showing the same lesions imaged with grayscale IVUS (left), and color-coded virtual histology that characterizes the plaque.

News | January 21, 2011

Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) enabled physicians to more accurately assess the risk of individual blockages than...

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