Technology

The TandemHeart system provides up to five liters per minute of blood flow through a cardiac catheterization procedure in as little as 30 minutes....

The Vanguard Dx Angiographic Catheter with patented RadiantFlow tip technology delivers contrast in a unique way....

The intra-aortic balloon (IAB) is an minimally invasive technology designed to enhance blood flow to the heart and other organs for patients with diminished heart function.

...

A new ablation catheter designed to give physicians improved range of motion and ease of use during procedures to eliminate abnormal heart rhythms, the EZ Steer Bi-Directional Catheter helps physician...

Rapidly cooling a patient's core temperature, the ThermoSuit System consists of a disposable body suit and a means to pump coolant within the suit over the skin of the patient.

...

The first interwoven nitinol self-expanding stent available in the U.S. for palliative treatment of malignant strictures in the biliary tree, the SureSave Stent will be renamed SUPERA....

The integration of Volcano’s intravascular ultrasound imaging (IVUS) capabilities into GE Healthcare’s Innova all-digital X-ray cath lab imaging system creates a digital cardiovascular imaging system ...

Cordis Corp. has received approval from the FDA to market its PRECISE Nitinol Stent and ANGIOGUARD Emboli Capture guide wire....

The Emboshield PRO Embolic Protection System received CE approval and will be launched in Europe.
...

The AngioJet SpiroflexVG Rheolytic Thrombectomy catheter is the first AngioJet catheter of its size to be offered in a Rapid Exchange platform.
...

The NaviStar ThermoCool Catheter is available for the treatment of adults with specific rapid heartbeats who have already experienced failure with other treatments, such as device or other antiarrhyth...

Canon Medical Systems is showcasing its newest digital radiography systems at RSNA 2006....

Abiomed Inc. recently announced the start of the IMPELLA 2.5 pilot study in the U.S. with the enrollment of the first patient at William Beaumont Hospital in Detroit, MI....

The Frontrunner XP CTO and Outback LTD Re-Entry Catheters facilitate guide wire placement in endovascular procedures to treat peripheral chronic total occlusions (CTOs)....

The Relay 250-mm thoracic stent-graft is commercially available in Europe in both straight and taper configurations.
...

The EXCOR TAH-t has received CE approval with the CardioWest TAH-t....

The FilterWire EZ System is a low-profile filter mounted on a guide wire that reduces complications during balloon angioplasty and stenting procedures in SVGs....