Technology

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.

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

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

The SpideRX Embolic Protection Device features a preloaded nitinol filter with a dual-ended catheter for delivery and recovery....

For wire support and exchange in complex interventions, the Skyway OTW and RX support catheters are intended to be used in conjunction with steerable guide wires in order to access discreet regions of...

The Impervious Extra Long (XL) Femoral Angiography Drape delivers the fluid control required for diagnostic and interventional procedures performed in the cath lab and interventional radiology lab, wh...

The Twin-Pass is a two-lumen catheter designed to be used in percutaneous cardiology and radiology procedures, in conjunction with steerable guide wires, to access discrete regions of the coronary and...

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....