Technology

The MEDRAD Avanta Fluid Management Injection System and Vanguard Dx Angiographic Catheters give clinicians a single, flexible system for virtually all cardiovascular imaging procedures.
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An optimized cardiac configuration for the Excelart Vantage, the Vantage ZGV system is equipped with magnets that feature a gradient strength of 30 mT/m and slew rate of 130 mT/m/ms.
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Specifically designed for the unique needs of cardiac catheterization and radiology departments, the Pyxis CathRack automated inventory management system provides healthcare organizations with a speci...

Siemens has introduced a 40-slice configuration to its Biograph family of PET/CT systems....

For the first time in the electrophysiological (EP) industry, a heart arrhythmia patient in Italy was treated remotely by a doctor in Boston using the CARTO XP Electroanatomical Mapping System....

The Ascent 4.7 operating system for the Altaire High-Field Performance Open MRI provides vascular imaging features including shorter TEs and TRs and PEAKS k-space ordering for increased arterial vesse...

Impella Recover technology, which includes the Recover LP 2.5, LD, LP 5.0 and the RD, are commercially available in European centers.
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A 64-slice combination PET/CT system for cardiac imaging, the Discovery VCT reportedly combines high-resolution capabilities of GE’s volumetric CT with metabolic and physiologic capabilities of its PE...

LifeVest, the first wearable defibrillator, is manufactured by LIFECOR and will be showcased by ZOLL Medical at the Heart Rhythm Society convention, May 17 to 20 in Boston, MA.
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The Morpheus CT PICC Insertion Kit reportedly allows AngioDynamics’ peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) to be inserted at a patient's bedside instead of in the interventional radiology suite...

The Maglife C Plus offers a solution for monitoring high-risk patients undergoing MRI examination or MRI surgery....

SceptreP3 is a hybrid PET/CT system that integrates the “Power of Three” suite of differentiating capabilities.

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The Cardio Calipers provide a way to accurately measure electrocardiograms (ECG) on a computer screen. They allow measurement of any ECG, no matter what format the image is in.
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The CAAS MRV release 3 is ventricular analysis software designed to enable cardiologists and radiologists to perform functional analysis on cine-MRIs of the heart.
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Corindus, developer of remote control technology for the cardiac catheterization laboratory, holds a patent for “Remote Control Catheterization” technology....

ABIOMED Inc. is commencing its pilot clinical trial in the U.S. for the IMPELLA 2.5 minimally invasive ventricular assist device (VAD) after recent FDA approval....

The VOXAR 3D CARDIAMETRIX suite features integrated clinical applications for coronary artery vessel analysis, calcium scoring, 4-D cardiac analysis and left ventricular functional analysis....

The CardiArc, a SPECT imaging device will reportedly give physicians sharper images of blood flow and function of their patient’s hearts — in half the time previously required.

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A new blood test for measuring Plavix (clopidogrel) can be taken in less than 15 minutes and gives one simple result.
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The AB5000 Circulatory Support System provides temporary support for one or both sides of the natural heart in circumstances where the heart has failed, giving the patient’s heart the opportunity to r...