Cath Lab

The catheterization lab channel includes content related to interventional technologies for coronary and peripheral artery disease (PAD). Other cath lab transcatheter device technologies covered on this page included percutaneous treatment for stroke, venous interventions, heart valves, hypertensionheart failure and percutenous coronary interventions (PCI).

Novel Index Accurately Predicts PCI Success Post-Procedure Compared to Established Measurement Metrics
News | Cath Lab | June 19, 2019

June 19, 2019 — Results from a comprehensive analysis demonstrate the effectiveness of measuring a non-hyperemic...

First-in-Human Results Show Early Bird Device Effective in Early Detection of Internal Bleeding
News | Patient Monitors | June 18, 2019

June 18, 2019 – New study results validate the effectiveness of the Saranas Early Bird Bleed...

Novel Therapeutic Approach Effective at Reducing Pressure for Heart Failure Patients

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News | Heart Failure | June 17, 2019

June 17, 2019 – Results from a first-in-man proof of concept study found occlusion of the superior vena cava (SVC)...

Global Afib Patient Registry Shows New Tools Needed to Assess Patient Risk
News | Patient Engagement | June 17, 2019

June 17, 2019 – Initial results from the AVIATOR 2...

First Prospective Registry Confirms FFR Impacts CAD Treatment Plans
News | FFR Technologies | June 17, 2019

June 17, 2019 – A prospective, multicenter, multinational study examines how...

How to Reduce Radiation Dose With Akshay Khandelwal at Henry Ford Hospital
Podcast | Radiation Dose Management | June 14, 2019

Akshay Khandelwal, M.D., director of medical operations at the Henry Ford Heart and Vascular Institute, Detroit, and...

Philips Healthcare, Volcano IVUS showing an implanted stent. IVUS might offer an alternative to contrast angiography in patients with acute kidney disease (AKD).
News | Cath Lab | June 14, 2019

June 14, 2019 – A late-breaking study examined the effects of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) guided drug-eluting...

TCAR Achieves Favorable Outcomes Versus Carotid Endarterectomy in CAD Patients
News | Stents Carotid | June 13, 2019

June 13, 2019 — Silk Road Medical Inc. announced the presentation of...

Materialise Receives FDA Clearance for Cardiovascular Planning Software Suite
Technology | Advanced Visualization | June 13, 2019

June 13, 2019 — Three-dimensional (3-D) printing software and solutions company Materialise has received U.S. Food...

Orchestra BioMed Partnering With Terumo Corp. for Development, Commercialization of Virtue Sirolimus-eluting Balloon
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | June 13, 2019

June 13, 2019 — Orchestra BioMed Inc. announced it has formed a global strategic partnership with Terumo Corp. for...

Several electrophysiology advances presented as late-breaking studies at the 2019 Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) annual meeting in May made the top 25 list this month. Among these was the Parasym Salustim device ear clip that stimulates the vagus nerve, which was found to reduced AF burden compared with a sham procedure in the TREAT AF trial. Another innovation was first in human data on Medtronic's Extravascular ICD, which is its version of a subcutaneous ICD that does not require placing venous leads

Several electrophysiology advances presented as late-breaking studies at the 2019 Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) annual meeting in May made the top 25 list this month. Among these was the Parasym Salustim device ear clip that stimulates the vagus nerve, which was found to reduced AF burden compared with a sham procedure in the TREAT AF trial. Another innovation was first-in-human data presented on Medtronic's Extravascular ICD, which is its version of a subcutaneous ICD that does not require venous or intracardiac leads.

Feature | June 13, 2019

June 12 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC)...

Boston Scientific Initiates OPTION Trial of Watchman FLX
News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | June 12, 2019

June 12, 2019 — Boston Scientific Corp. has initiated the OPTION trial to compare safety and effectiveness of the...

FDA Confirms Impella RP is Safe and Effective
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | June 12, 2019

June 12, 2019 — In a letter sent to healthcare providers, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) validates that...

Abbott Tricuspid Valve Repair System Reduces Tricuspid Regurgitation at 30 Days
News | Heart Valve Technology | June 11, 2019

June 11, 2019 — Abbott recently announced positive late-breaking data from its TRILUMINATE...

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