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).

iDissection Classification Study to Evaluate Dissection Rate of Flex Dynamic Scoring Catheter
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | November 09, 2018

November 9, 2018 — VentureMed Group Inc. announced the initiation of a...

Lutonix 014 Drug-Coated Balloon Safe and Effective Below the Knee
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | November 07, 2018

November 7, 2018 — The Lutonix Drug-Coated Balloon (DCB) showed statistically significant safety equivalence with a...

Russel Pate, Ph.D., Univerity Of South Carolina, chair of the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance. #AHA18

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans at the American Heart Association’s (AHA) 2018 Scientific Sessions this week. Chicago. It provides evidence-based recommendations for youth ages three through 17 and adults to safely get the physical activity and was a major topic of discussion. Pictured here is Russel Pate, Ph.D., Univerity Of South Carolina, chair of the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance, presenting on the main stage at AHA, with details relat d to the new guidelines.

Feature | AHA | November 20, 2018

November 7, 2018 — Here is a list of some of the key clinical trial presentations at the 2018...

First TriCinch Coil Tricuspid Repair Systems Implanted in U.S.
News | Heart Valve Technology | November 06, 2018

November 6, 2018 — 4Tech Inc. initiated its U.S. Early Feasibility Study of the TriCinich Coil System following U.S...

Siemens Healthineers Announces FDA Clearance of Cios Spin Mobile 3D C-Arm
Technology | Mobile C-Arms | November 06, 2018

November 6, 2018 — Siemens Healthineers announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the Cios...

he U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is evaluating recent reports of Getinge's Maquet/Datascope intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) devices shutting down while running on battery power.
News | Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps (IABP) | November 05, 2018

November 5, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is evaluating recent reports of Getinge's Maquet/...

Technology | Vascular Closure Devices | November 05, 2018

November 2, 2018 — Cordis, a Cardinal Health company, today announced the U.S. launch of Mynx Control...

Valve Replacement Volume Key to Successful Patient Outcomes
News | Heart Valve Technology | November 02, 2018

November 2, 2018 — Hospitals that routinely perform a...

The FDA cleared an additional indication for rivaroxaban (Xarelto) to reduce the risk of major cardiovascular (CV) events, such as CV death, myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke, in people with chronic coronary or peripheral artery disease (CAD/PAD).

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared an additional indication for rivaroxaban (Xarelto) to reduce the risk of major cardiovascular (CV) events, such as CV death, myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke, in people with chronic coronary or peripheral artery disease (CAD/PAD). This was the top story opened by readers in October 2018. 

Feature | November 01, 2018

November 1, 2018 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (...

Vygon and Sonoscanner Partnering on New Ultrasound System for Catheter Placement Guidance
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | October 31, 2018

October 31, 2018 — Vygon, an international group specialized in single-use medical devices, and French company...

First Carto Vizigo Bi-Directional Guiding Sheath Employed on West Coast
News | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems | October 29, 2018

October 29, 2018 — Good Samaritan Hospital recently became the first hospital on the West Coast to utilize the Carto...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Cath Lab | October 24, 2018

Michael Flaherty, M.D., discusses a study published in Circulation Research which finds that use of hemodynamic...

First Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty for Chronic Pulmonary Embolism Performed in Illinois
News | Pulmonary Embolism | October 23, 2018

October 23, 2018 — Daniel J. Schimmel, Jr., M.D., MS, a cardiologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, recently...

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