Technology

Simbionix USA Corp. revealed their MentorLearn system in January 2012, an advanced virtual reality (VR) simulators that can communicate in Chinese, Japanese and Russian, in addition to English.

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December 28, 2011 — Royal Philips Electronics recently introduced the Philips Veradius Neo mobile C-arm with flat detector....

The  Epoch platform from Stereotaxis  increases efficiency with a fully remote, networked and modular robotic magnetic solution; it enables greater surgical precision and improved cathete...

Newborns, toddlers and teens who suffer from heart failure and need heart transplantation to survive just got a life-saving pediatric heart pump that buys time and allows them to grow stronger as t...

The HeliFX Aortic Securement System from Aptus  enables independent endograft fixation, and is designed to mimic the hand suturing performed during open surgical repair of abdominal aortic ane...

Steris and Toshiba America Medical Systems formed an alliance to offer advanced vascular, cardiovascular, pediatric and neurosurgical hybrid surgical suites to healthcare systems seeking the latest...

Toshiba now offers the DICOM Radiation Dose Structured Report on all new Infinix-i vascular X-ray systems....

The Promus Element Plus everolimus-eluting platinum chromium coronary stent system is Boston Scientific's next-generation drug-eluting stent (DES) technology.  It is designed to provide physic...

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) expanded the range of diamater sizes for its Excluder AAA Endoprosthesis....

W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. announced that it has received approval from the U.S....

Medical Simulation Corp. (MSC) launched an easy-to-use, portable, high-fidelity endovascular procedural simulator at TCT 2011....

The Cardiosave intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) from Maquet Cardiovascular incorporates a large state-of-the-art touchscreen display and is smaller, lighter and quieter than any pump the company ha...

The TVC Imaging System from InfraReDx an enhanced version of the LipiScan IVUS coronary imaging system.

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The PrimeWire Prestige Plus is a new fractional flow reserve (FFR) catheter from Volcano Corp. It is the third pressure guidewire the company has introduced in the last three years.

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The Assurant Cobalt Iliac Balloon-Expandable Stent System from Medtronic is the first balloon-expandable stent made from a cobalt-chromium alloy to be approved  for the treatment of narrowed i...

The Ovation Abdominal Stent Graft System from TriVascular Inc. is for patients with small arteries....

November 2, 2011 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved the first transcatheter aortic heart valve in the United States - the Sapien THV....

Ziehm Imaging offers its Ziehm Vision R mobile C-arm with a powerful 20 kilowatt (kW) generator....

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved LeGoo, a gel allowing surgeons to temporarily stop blood flow during surgery....

Toshiba America Medical Systems will showcase the Infinix VF-i bi-plane angiography system with dual 12”x12” mid-size flat panel detectors (FPDs) at the 2011 Radiological Society of North America (...

Maquet Cardiovascular's Sensation Plus 50 cc 8 French intra-aortic ballon (IAB) catheter incorporates fiber optic signal acquisition and provides 25 percent more blood volume displacement than stan...