Technology

Brainlab released in October 2012, the Buzz Digital OR helps with information integration in the surgical suite....

Covidien DEFINITIVE LE Study Peripheral Artery Disease

October 26, 2012 — Covidien announced final 12-month results from its DEFINITIVE LE (Determination of Effectiveness of SilverHawk/TurboHawk Peripheral Plaque Excision Systems for the Treatment of I...

The Visions PV .035 digital IVUS catheter from Volcano Corp. is designed to image large vessels and facilitate the use of less iodinated contrast in endovascular procedures....

Edwards Lifesciences received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat high-risk aortic stenosis patients with the Edwards Sapien transcatheter aortic heart valve...

Infraredx Inc. (TVC) Imaging System Philips’ Allura Xper Imaging System

Infraredx Inc., a medical device company, and Royal Philips Electronics signed a joint development and collaboration agreement that is focused on integrating Infraredx’s true vessel characterizatio...

Surefire Medical Angiographic Catheters Interventional Rediology

Surefire's angiographic catheter line is designed to provide interventional radiologists with far greater ...

The Tapas catheter is manufactured by ThermopeutiX Inc. and distributed by Spectranetics Corp....

Boston Scientific Victory Crosswire Peripheral Artery Disease

The Victory guidewire is designed to facilitate crossing of resistant lesions and the placement and exchange of ballo...

Simbionix U/S Mentor Simulator

The U/S (ultrasound) Mentor simulator offers realistic hands-on training for diverse ultrasound examinations and interventions, allowing healthcare professionals and clinical practitioners to indep...

St. Jude Medical MediGuide Technology EP Mapping/imaging Systems

MediGuide Technology is the first 3-D navigation system intended for the evaluation of vascular and cardiac anatomy on a recorded fluoroscopic image instead of live fluoroscopy....

HeliFX Aortic Securement System Aptus Aneurism Repair

The new thoracic-length HeliFX Aortic Securement System is similar to the original HeliFX system designed for treating abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA)....

Medtronic Inc. CoreValve Evolut Heart Valve Repair

The Medtronic CoreValve Evolut 23 mm valve is the latest self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) system from Medtronic Inc....

Lumedx Software American College of Cardiology

Lumedx software is fully interoperable between four ACC NCDR registries. Lumedx  is currently the only software vendor offering this level of interoperability.

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Covidien Ltd Viance Crossing Catheter Enteer Re-entry System Cath Lab Catheters

The Viance Crossing Catheter and Enteer Re-entry System treat chronic total occlusions (CTOs) endovascularly....

Barco MDSC-2226 Hybrid OR Flat Panel Display RSNA 2012

Barco's MDSC-2226 is a 26-inch surgical display providing full compatibility with Barco’s networked digital operating room....

Austin Medical Design's Cath Cube is a single-use product for management of guidewires and catheters (balloons and stents) used in interventional cardiology and radiology labs.

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Abiomed Impella CP VAD

The Impella CP (Cardiac Power) is a percutaneous, catheter-based Impella ventricular assist device (VAD)...

The Solitaire Flow Restoration Device from Covidien is among a new generation of devices designed to remove blood clots from blocked brain arteries in patients experiencing an ischemic stroke....

Philips Heathcare announced in September 2012 its TraceMasterVue and IntelliSpace electrocardiogram (ECG) management systems will interface with mVisum Inc.’s STEMI Alert smartphone app.

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Philips Healthcare and Corindus Vascular Robotics announced in August 2012 a distribution agreement for Corindus’ CorPath 200 System. The system was recently cleared by the U.S....

Jarvik Heart Inc., a privately held company that develops and manufactures cardiac assist devices, received U.S....

Stryker Neurovascular’s Trevo Pro Retriever is indicated for the 

The Abbott Omnilink Elite Vascular Balloon-Expandable Stent System is indicated for the treatment of iliac artery lesions with reference vessel diameters of ≥ 5 mm and ≤ 11 mm, and lesion...