Technology

Corevalve, VIV, valve in valve, FDA

The CoreValve self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve repla...

ticagrelor, AstraZeneca, FDA, crushing, option

Ticagrelor (Brilinta) 90 mg tablets from AstraZeneca now have FDA approval to be crushed and administered in water by swallowing or via nasogastric tube.

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Toshiba, Aplio Platinum CV, 300, 500, cardiovascular ultrasound, ACC

The Aplio Platnium Series CV (cardiovascular) ultrasound systems from Toshiba America Medical Systems offer a comprehensive suite of dedicated technology for cardiac diagnosis....

Toshiba, CT angiography, Infinix 4D CT

The Toshiba Infinix 4D CT system enables computed tomograph...

Impella, FDA, high risk PCI, abiomed

Abiomed’s Impella 2.5 heart pump has gained an additional FDA...

Boston Scientific, Watchman LAA device, FDA approval

The Watchman left atrial appendage closure device from Boston Scientific Corp....

VenaSeal, varicose veins, Covidien, FDA

The VenaSeal closure system is designed to permanently treat varicose veins of the legs by sealing the affected superficial veins using an adhesive agent.

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Radiance Ultra, NDS Surgical Imaging, flat panel displays, hybrid OR

The 27-inch Radiance Ultra is a next-generation surgical visualization platform from NDS Surgical Imaging....

ResQCPR System, resuscitation devices, cardiac arrest, CPR, FDA

The ResQCPR System from Zoll Medical Corp. is a system of two devices for first responders to use while performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on cardiac arrest patients....

TomTEc, 4D RV-Function, advanced visualization, cardiovascular ultrasound

TomTec Imaging Systems GmbH's 4-D RV-Function software provides a comprehensive evaluation of the right ventricle including volumes and strain analysis....

ScImage, PicomSRI, quantification standards, cardiac PACS, ultrasound, echo

The latest quantification metrics for ScImage's PicomSRI structured echocardiography reporting platform are based on guidelines published jointly in January 2015 by the American Society of Echocard...

CompView Medical, NuCart, mounts, flat panel displays, hybrid OR, mobile boom

The NuCart from CompView Medical is an all-in-one equipment manager, visualization and ergonomic boom system....

Pie Medical Imaging, CAAS A-Valve, qRA, angiography, heart valve repair

The CAAS A-Valve from Pie Medical Imaging BV is the first 510(k)-cleared image analysis technology to determine aortic regurgitation based on X-ray angiography....

Balloon catheters, Heart Valve repair, Cath Lab, Hybrid OR

January 28, 2015 — Maquet Medical Systems USA announced an agreement to serve as the exclusive U.S. distributor of InterValve Inc.'s V8 Aortic Valvuloplasty Balloon Catheter....

Melody valve, FDA approval, PMA, pulonary valve

Medtronic’s Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) and its Ensemble Transcatheter Valve Delivery System are indicated for patients born with congenita...

Sorin Group, Memo 3-D ReChord, annuloplasty ring, mitral valve repair

The Memo 3-D ReChord is a semi-rigid annuloplasty ring for mitral valve repair from the Sorin Group.

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Medtronic, In.Pact, Admiral drug-coated balloon, DCB, drug-eluting balloon

Medtronic’s In.Pact Admiral drug-coated balloon (DCB) is for the interventional treatment of peripheral art...

Catheters, Peripheral artery disease, CenterCross Peripheral Catheter

December 31, 2014 — Roxwood Medical Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the U.S....

Vital Images Inc., AAA, fenestrated stents, endovascular stent planning, Vitrea

Vital Images Inc.'s Endovascular Stent Planning (EVSP) application for Vitrea version 6.7 features a Fenestated Stent Planning workflow for treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA)....

Flat Panel Displays, RSNA 2014, Hybrid OR, Medvik Series

December 23, 2014 — Ampronix reintroduced its Medvix line of near-patient surgical displays.

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C-arms, mobile R/F systems, Angiography systems, RSNA 2014

December 23, 2014 Ampronix announced the availability of its new LCD retrofit kit for the OEC 9800 mobile C-Ar...

Advanced Vascular Dynamics, RadAR vascular compression device

The RadAR vascular compression device from Advanced Vascular Dynamics is specified for post-procedure hemostasis of tibiopedal access sites, incl...

Ultrasound systems, RSNA 2014, Aplio 300 and 500 Platinum series

December 22, 2014 — With the introduction of the Aplio 300 and 500 Platinum Series from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., clinicians can now meet goals of the Centers for Medicare & Medica...

ReFlow Medical Inc., SpeX shapeable support catheter, FDA

The SpeX shapeable support catheter from ReFlow Medical Inc....