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 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...

News | September 16, 2011

September 16, 2011 — GE Healthcare and Veran Medical Technologies Inc. announced they have formed a strategic...

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....

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...

News | April 20, 2011

April 21, 2011 - Philips Healthcare and Corindus Inc. today announced an alliance agreement to add Corindus’ robotic...

News | March 18, 2011

March 18, 2011 – A clinical trial testing a robotic system to remotely deliver and manipulating coronary...

News | March 14, 2011

March 14, 2011 – Doctors at Beaumont Hospital in Troy, Mich., have performed the state’s first minimally invasive...

Feature | February 17, 2011 | Dave Fornell

Based on my observations and the devices that caught the eye of the doctors on the Diagnostic &...

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