Cath Lab Navigation Aids

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for navigation aids to help guide interventional procedures. These include advanced imaging, fusion imaging, rotational angiograpy, fluoro overlay images, robotic systems, and 3D printing and holograms for use in the interventional lab or cath lab.

Philips BioSense Webster EP Navigator Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium
News | January 21, 2013
January 21, 2013 — At the Boston Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Symposium 2013, Philips Healthcare introduced its latest...
CorPath200 Detroit Medical Center Cardiovascular Institute
Feature | January 14, 2013
January 14, 2013 — The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) announced that a team of heart specialists at its Cardiovascular...
RealView's 3-D holographic projection of a heart

RealView's 3-D mid-air holographic projection of a heart to aid cath lab navigation.

Feature | December 21, 2012 | Dave Fornell
The annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) meeting brings many cutting-edge technologies to the...
Technology | August 23, 2012
August 23, 2012 – Philips Healthcare and Corindus Vascular Robotics announced a distribution agreement for Corindus’...

The CorPath 200 cath lab robotic system is designed for more precise movements and less radiation exposure to physicians during PCI.

Feature | July 25, 2012
July 25, 2012 — Corindus Vascular Robotics today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for...
Technology | June 05, 2012
June 5, 2012 — Hansen Medical Inc. received 510(k) market clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Nile Therapeutics is developing a peptide derived from the venom of the green mamba snake as a 90-day, out-patient treatment to prevent hospital readmissions following acute decompensated heart failure events.

Feature | May 15, 2012
  The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), recently...
News | May 14, 2012
May 14, 2012 — Stereotaxis Inc. released to the European market the V-Sono intra-cardiac echocardiography (ICE)...
Technology | February 16, 2012
February 16, 2012 — Siemens Healthcare received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for syngo...
News | February 09, 2012
February 9, 2012 — Stereotaxis Inc. said its Vdrive robotic navigation system, which provides physicians the ability to...
Aria Health electrophysiologists (from left to right) Roger A. Marinchak, M.D.,

Aria Health electrophysiologists (from left to right) Roger A. Marinchak, M.D., FACC Scott Spielman, M.D., FACC and Bradley Bacik, DO, FACC, are the first on the East Coast to utilize Epoch, the latest generation of the Stereotaxis Magnetic Navigation System, to perform robotic ablation of heart arrhythmias.

News | February 02, 2012
February 2, 2012 — Aria Health, the largest healthcare provider in Northeast Philadelphia and Bucks County, is the...

The Corindus CorPath 200 robotic-assisted PCI system allows operators precise remote control of catheters from a lead-shielded booth.

Feature | February 01, 2012 | Dave Fornell
Interest has exploded over the past year in robotic cath lab guidance technology since Corindus began its U.S. Food and...

Philips received FDA clearance in December 2011 for its Heart Navigator TAVI planning and image guidance tool.

Feature | February 01, 2012 | Dave Fornell
With the approval of the Sapien valve in November 2011, transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) technology is...
News | December 28, 2011
December 28, 2011 – Hansen Medical, a developer of robotic technology for accurate 3-D control of catheter movement,...
Technology | December 22, 2011
December 22, 2011 — The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano became the first hospital in the world to perform an...