Technology

The FDA recently cleared Boston Scientific Corp.’s PROMUS Everolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent System and Abbott Vascular’s XIENCE V Everolimus Eluting Coronary Stent System, both for the treatment of co...

The R Series defibrillator for hospitals aims for simplicity and operational readiness to help improve in-hospital resuscitation efforts....

The Attain StarFix OTW (over-the-wire) lead is an active fixation left-heart lead for cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT).

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he Powerheart AED G3 is designed with Rescue Ready technology that self-checks all main components daily....

Cook Medical recently launched the EVOLUTION-Shortie Mechanical Dilator Sheath Set, a tool for venous entry during cardiac lead extraction procedures, an extension of the company’s EVOLUTION mechanica...

Vascular Solutions Inc. recently launched the Axis Wire, a 0.035-inch specialty guidewire that combines an extra stiff proximal shaft with a long super-floppy distal tip.

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Philips’ HeartStart MRx Monitor/Defibrillator features Q-CPR, which reportedly integrates into a monitor/defibrillator that provides real-time CPR monitoring and feedback for both chest compressions a...

Boston Scientific launched its Atlantis 018 Peripheral Imaging Catheter, which reportedly brings existing 40MHz coronary standard ultrasound imaging resolution to peripheral interventions.
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Nihon Kohden America Inc. said its Prefense Early Detection and Notification System received 510(k) clearance from the FDA, paving the way for its release to customers.

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MAQUET Cardiovascular launched HEARTSTRING III Proximal Seal System for coronary artery bypass surgery procedures, a proximal seal technology that allows surgeons to perform coronary artery bypass gra...

Philips’ BrightView XCT, reportedly the first time a flat panel X-ray detector will be used for CT imaging in nuclear medicine, integrates Philips BrightView SPECT in a coplanar design with advanced f...

TRUMPF Medical Systems Inc. offers an in-light high-definition (HD) operating room camera, the TruVidia HD, which reportedly captures and transmits razor sharp, true-to-life images....

Ovalum will feature its CiTop ExPander Guidewire at TCT 2008....

Procedicus VIST (Vascular Intervention Simulation Trainer) is a simulator for catheter-based procedures designed to allow relevant and realistic, hands-on training for angiography and interventional p...

Standard Imaging’s RAy Software reportedly provides all known standard analyses necessary for detailed IMRT QA, patient-specific Cyberknife QA and other frequent QA tasks.

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Ovalum will feature its TraVerse Microcatheter at TCT 2008, a device that received FDA and CE approval earlier this year.

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Paieon’s CardiOp-B system performs 3D reconstruction in real-time of coronary arteries from standard angiography images.

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The Cancion System is a heart failure treatment that makes use of Orqis Medical’s continuous aortic flow augmentation (CAFA) technology to improve symptoms of heart failure and change the underlying c...