Technology

Boston Scientific, Safari2 pre-shaped guidewire, cath lab, TAVI, TAVR, FDA, CE

Boston Scientific announced CE Mark and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the Safari2 Pre-Shaped Guidewire....

The Medicines Company, Angiomax, generic launch, Sandoz Inc.

The Medicines Company announced an agreement with Sandoz Inc. for the distribution of an authorized generic of Angiomax (bivalirudin) for injection in the United States.

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Galectin-3, Architect Galectin-3 assay, BG Medicine, Abbott, heart failure, HF

The Architect Galectin-3 assay automated blood test from BG Medicine Inc....

CSI, ViperWire Advance Peripheral Guide Wire with Flex Tip, Stealth, Diamondback

The ViperWire Advance Peripheral Guide Wire with Flex Tip from Cardiovascular Systems Inc. is indicated for use with their peripheral orbital atherectomy systems (OAS)....

Medtronic, Protege GPS self-expanding peripheral stent, FDA approval

The Protégé GPS self-expanding peripheral stent system from Medtronic is indicated for the treatment of stenotic lesions of the common and external iliac arteries. 

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Vital Images, Toshiba, CT Myocardial Perfusion, cardiac CT, CORE 320 study

The CT Myocardial Perfusion application from Vital Images Inc. enables physicians to visualize and analyze the heart’s blood flow using data collected during cardiac CT scans....

Konica Minolta, Blue Moon Lifecycle Solutions, ultrasound, Sonimage, P3, HS1

Konica Minolta Medical Imaging now offers Blue Moon Lifecycle Solutions designed to help customers minimize downtime, maximize productivity, and eliminate risk for the lifetime of their handheld So...

Mindray, TE7 Touch Enabled Ultrasound System, point of care, POC

The TE7 Touch Enabled Ultrasound System from Mindray supports rapid and confident evaluation in multiple point-of-care (POC) settings....

Accuro, handheld ultrasound, Rivanna Medical, spinal anesthesia guidance, FDA

The Accuro platform is a handheld and untethered smart phone-sized ultrasound device from Rivanna Medical....

Opsens Medical, FFR, OptoWire, OptoMonitor, FDA, fractional flow reserve

The OptoWire and OptoMonitor products from Opsens Inc. measure fractional flow reserve (FFR)....

Masimo, MightySat Rx, fingertip pulse oximeter, SpO2, pulse rate

The MightySat Rx fingertip pulse oximeter from Masimo uses Masimo’s SET Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry.

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Biosense Webster, Confidense Module, Carto, multi-electrode mapping, 3-D

The Confidense Module from Biosense Webster is an innovative technology that streamlines the creation of real-time 3-D maps of a patient’s cardiac structures during catheter ablation procedures....

ACC, Statin Intolerance App, statin therapy, muscle symptoms, pain

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) Statin Intolerance App is available to help guide clinicians through the process of managing and treating patients who report muscle symptoms while on stati...

Summit Imaging, Summit Imaging Mobile, ultrasound, rapid response, application

Summit Imaging Mobile is the mobile version of Summit Imaging's comprehensive online support portal....

Cheetah Medical, Starling SV, hemodynamic monitoring system, noninvasive

The Starling SV hemodynamic monitoring system from Cheetah Medical is noninvasive and provides data for real-time clinical decision-making and optimized patient outcomes across a hospital’s continu...

Philips, Lumify, app-based ultrasound, debut

Lumify is the first app-based ultrasound solution from Philips that will extend the reach of ultrasound applications across the health continuum using mobile technology.

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Medtronic, CoreValve Evolut R, FDA approval, TAVR, recapturable

The recapturable, self-expanding CoreValve Evolut R System from Medtronic is approved for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in severe aortic stenosis patients who are at high or extreme...

cangrelor, Kangreal, FDA approval, The Medicines Company, antiplatelet agent

Cangrelor (Kengreal) from The Medicines Company is a novel intravenous antiplatelet agent indicated as an adjunctive therapy to percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)....

Agfa, Xero Viewer, Full Fidelity, FDA clearance

Agfa HealthCare's Xero Viewer now features Full Fidelity View for diagnostic viewing....

Pie Medical Imaging, CAAS MRV, MRI, cardiac perfusion

Pie Medical Imaging's CAAS MRV software is now enabled for analysis of the heart to support diagnosis of cardiovascular conditions....

Edwards, Sapien 3, FDA approval, transcatheter heart valve

The Edwards Sapien 3 valve with the Commander Delivery System is indicated for the treatment of high-risk patients suffering from severe, symptomatic aortic stenosis....

GE Healthcare, DoseWatch Explore, Microsoft, Azure cloud, radiation dose data

DoseWatch Explore is a Web-based, cloud-deployed, dose management software from GE Healthcare that tracks, analyzes and reports practice-level radiation dose data for select GE computed tomography ...

ResolutionMD 5.1, Calgary Scientific, FDA, intuitive interface

ResolutionMD 5.1 from Calgary Scientific enables physicians to make faster and more informed treatment decisions, by providing even greater access to medical images and information via Web and...

Toshiba, Aquilion ONE, enhancements, FDA, patient safety

Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. introduced detector and computed tomography (CT) software enhancements for its Aquilion ONE family of CT systems.

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