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.

Blog | December 20, 2011
Vendors showcase the latest medical imaging technological advances each year during the annual Radiological Society of...
News | November 21, 2011
November 21, 2011 — Boston Scientific has reached an exclusive agreement with Catheter Robotics Inc. (CRI) to market...

Figure 3: syngo DynaCT Cardiac with syngo iGuide Toolbox markers indicating the positions of the paravalvular leaks from TEE.

Whitepapers | November 21, 2011 | Samir Kapadia, Heart and Vascular Institute Cleveland
Patient History72-year-old, male patient with previously placed bioprosthetic mitral valve.  DiagnosisMitral...

Avinger gained CE mark for a forward-looking optical coherence tomography (OCT) system to aid recanalization of chronic total occlusions (CTOs).

Feature | November 17, 2011 | Dave Fornell
Each year that I attend Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), I comb the event and its sessions looking for...
News | November 01, 2011
November 1, 2011 – Corindus Vascular Robotics said leading experts in interventional cardiology will speak about their...
News | September 16, 2011
September 16, 2011 — GE Healthcare and Veran Medical Technologies Inc. announced they have formed a strategic alliance...

OCT has limitations where IVUS can still offer superior imaging.

Feature | Intravascular Imaging | May 18, 2011 | Dave Fornell
    There are many advantages to using optical coherence tomography (OCT) intravascular imaging. However,...
Feature | April 21, 2011 | Dave Fornell
The start-up company Corindus for several years has been developing a robotic-assist system for use in the cardiac...
News | April 20, 2011
April 21, 2011 - Philips Healthcare and Corindus Inc. today announced an alliance agreement to add Corindus’ robotic-...
Videos | Angiography | March 22, 2011
Michael Ringold, M.D., interventional radiologist, St. Luke's Hospital and Health Network, Bethlehem, Pa., explains how...
Videos | Angiography | March 22, 2011
Using the GE Healthcare Innova imaging system for central venous access and hemodialysis fistula management, Innova...
Videos | March 22, 2011
Musculoskeletal injuries are of concern to many interventional radiologists due to the constant positioning, twisting...
Videos | March 22, 2011
Dr. Frederic Deschamps of the Institut Gustavy Roussy, France, explains his use of the Innova TrackVision application...
News | March 18, 2011
March 18, 2011 – A clinical trial testing a robotic system to remotely deliver and manipulating coronary guide wires...
News | March 14, 2011
March 14, 2011 – Doctors at Beaumont Hospital in Troy, Mich., have performed the state’s first minimally invasive...