Technology

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...

Offering protocol-based workflow tools, The Aquarius Workstation version 3.5 simplifies the interpretation process by automatically presenting the 3-D volume based on the study type selected by the op...

According to independent clinical studies, the RADPAD Interventional Specialty Shield provides 80 percent radiation protection for the EP physician performing biventricular pacing and ICD implant proc...

Changing the entire paradigm of ECG management from the “data island” concept to the complete longitudinal patient information system, Mortara’s DICOM ECG interface connected live to Cerner’s CVNet Ca...

The Vivid 7 Dimension ‘06 is designed to help clinicians assess cardiovascular anatomy and LV function with greater accuracy, making 4-D cardiovascular imaging easier to use during day-to-day clinical...

A new percutaneous transluminal angioplasty balloon catheter, the Advance ATB PTA Dilatation Catheter by Cook is designed for optimal ease of insertion and pullback into the sheath.
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The Cardius-3 is reportedly the first triple-head gamma camera that is designed for nuclear cardiac imaging.

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