Technology

Medtronic, Euphora, SC, semicompliant balloon dilatation catheter, FDA, U.S.

The Euphora Semicompliant Balloon Dilatation Catheter is a pre-dilatation therapy used during a stent implantation to reopen a narrowed coronary artery caused by plaque buildup.

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CSI, Diamondback 360, atherectomy, PAD, Stealth 360

Cardiovascular Systems Inc. announced that it has received U.S....

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, CT angiography, Infinix 4D CT

The Toshiba Infinix 4D CT system enables computed tomography (CT) imaging directly in the cath lab....

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....

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....

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...

ReFlow Medical Inc., SpeX shapeable support catheter, FDA

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

Angiography systems, CT systems, Hybrid OR, RSNA 2014

December 15, 2014As the first integration between Interventional Radiology (IR) and CT technology, Toshiba’s

The syngo Dyna4D software from Siemens Healthcare enables time-resolved 3-D imaging in angiography, permitting 3-D visualization of blood vessel volume as well as blood flow....

Endurant IIs, stent graft system, abdominal aortic aneurysm, AAA

The Endurant IIs stent graft from Medtronic Inc....

Balloon catheter, interventional radiology, FDA clearance, kidney disease

December 4, 2014 — Covidien announced that it received U.S....

3-d imaging, rsna 2014, angiography systems, radiographic

December 4, 2014 — Biodex showcased its latest line of medical imaging tables and Clear-Lead Shielding at RSNA 2014.

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