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.

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...

News | May 14, 2012

May 14, 2012 — Stereotaxis Inc. released to the European market the V-Sono...

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...

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...

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...

Blog | December 20, 2011

Vendors showcase the latest medical imaging technological advances each year during the annual Radiological Society...

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...

News | November 01, 2011

November 1, 2011 – Corindus Vascular Robotics said leading experts in interventional cardiology will speak about...

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