Intravascular Imaging

News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | August 22, 2016

August 22, 2016 — Avinger Inc. recently announced the closing of its previously announced public offering of 9,857,...

SJM, OCT, Optical coherence tomography, Bioresorbable stent, BVS

Both IVUS and OCT imaging can be used to visualize bioresorbable stents. This optical coherence tomography (OCT) image shows an Absorb bioresorbable stent. The stent struts are clear, allowing light to pass through, and in some cases magnifying the light that passes through under each strut. Image courtesy of St. Jude Medical.

Feature | Stents Bioresorbable | July 21, 2016 | Alphonse Ambrosia, D.O.

Some have labeled bioresorbable scaffolds (BRS), also known as bioresorbable stents, as the fourth evolution of...

3-D OCT

A 3-D OCT rendering of a stented vessel segment created on St. Jude Medical's Ilumien Optis OCT system. 

Feature | Angiography | July 15, 2016 | Dave Fornell

While angiographic X-ray fluoroscopy systems are the workhorse for transcatheter cardiovascular interventional...

IVPA, intravascular photoacoustic imaging, fatty arteries, Purdue, Shanghai

IVPA/IVUS imaging of a perfused fresh human right coronary artery dissected from an explanted heart. (A) IVPA image. (B) IVUS image. (C) Merged IVPA/IVUS image. The 1 mm scale bar applies to all panels.

News | Intravascular Imaging | May 25, 2016

May 19, 2016 — A new imaging system known as...

PCI, OFDI, OCT, optical coherence tomography, optimal frequency domain imaging, EuroPCR 2016 study
News | Intravascular Imaging | May 20, 2016

May 20, 2016 — Using optimal frequency domain imaging (OFDI) to guide...

OCT, ORBID study
News | Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) | May 16, 2016

May 16, 2016 — In a new study using...

vulnerable plaques, OCT, IVUS, catheter, combination, NIBIB study

The dual catheter OCT-IVUS imaging device can be inserted into an artery to simultaneously capture an infrared image of the arterial wall (OCT, at left) and an ultrasound image (IVUS, right) that doctors use to determine the potential that a plaque is susceptible to rupture that could cause a heart attack or stroke.

News | Intravascular Imaging | May 12, 2016

May 12, 2016 — Collaboration between two National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)-funded...

Neovasc, Tiara, transcatheter mitral valve, TMVR

Transcatheter mitral valve technology was among the most popular content on the DAIC website in 2015. Pictured is the Neovasc Tiara transcatheter mitral valve, which is currently in clinical trials.

Feature | March 22, 2016 | Dave Fornell

DAIC readers chose the following stories as the most popular content in 2015, based on website analytics. The list...

Avinger, Pantheris lumivascular atherectomy system, PAD treatment, peripheral artery disease, FDA clearance
Technology | Atherectomy Devices | March 03, 2016

March 3, 2016 — Avinger Inc. announced the company has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...

Philips, Volcano, IVUS, vein obstruction diagnosis, multiplanar X-ray venography, VIDIO study
News | Intra-Vascular Ultrasound (IVUS) | February 29, 2016

February 29, 2016 — Philips announced that new clinical trial data demonstrates the benefits of its...

St. Jude Medical, Optis Mobile Sytem, Europe and Japan launch, OCT and angiography
Technology | Intravascular Imaging | February 08, 2016

February 8, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the launch of the company’s Optis Mobile System in Japan and...

Videos | TCT | November 05, 2015

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell offers his choices for the most innovative new interventional cardiovascular technologies...

Videos | TCT | November 05, 2015

Tom Watson, clinical analyst for MDBuyLine, and DAIC Dave Fornell discuss some of the technology trends at the 2015...

Videos | Intravascular Imaging | October 30, 2015

Ziad  Ali, M.D., associate director of translational medicine, Columbia University Medical Center / New York-...

Infraredx, NIRS, IVUS
News | Intravascular Imaging | September 11, 2015

September, 11, 2015 – Japanese medical vendor Nipro Corp. signed a definitive agreement to acquire Infraredx Inc.,...

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