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).

The Fysicon QMAPP hemodynamic monitoring system is the newest system to gain FDA clearance. It is about the size of a ream of paper.

The Fysicon QMAPP hemodynamic monitoring system is the newest system to gain FDA clearance. It is about the size of a ream of paper.

Feature | Hemodynamic Monitoring Systems | September 05, 2018 | Dave Fornell, Editor

Beyond measuring blood flow, pressure, oxygen levels and other vital signs in the cardiac catheterization lab,...

SCAI and the European Society of Cardiology recently added iFR to their guidelines.

An illustration of Philip’s iFR technology, showing the iFR pressure readings and a fusion angio image indicating pressure drops in the vessel during wire pull back. SCAI and the European Society of Cardiology recently added iFR to their guidelines.

Feature | FFR Technologies | September 05, 2018 | Dave Fornell, Editor

The use of invasive, pressure wire-based fractional flow reserve (FFR) in the cath lab is now considered the gold...

The Zoll LifeVest wearable defibrillator system was evaluated in the late-breaking VEST Trial presented at ACC 2018 earlier this year. A review article on the results was the No. 1 most viewed article in July and August.

The Zoll LifeVest wearable defibrillator system was evaluated in the late-breaking VEST Trial presented at ACC 2018 earlier this year. A review article on the results was the No. 1 most viewed article in July and August. 

Feature | September 04, 2018 | Dave Fornell, Editor

September 4, 2018 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (...

Videos | Hemodynamic Support Devices | August 31, 2018

Behnam Tehrani, M.D., FSCAI, director of the cardiac cath lab, INOVA Heart and Vascular Institute, Fairfax, Va.,...

360 Photos | 360 View Photos | August 31, 2018

This is a 360 degree photo view inside the neuro-interventional radiology lab at...

European Society of Cardiology Incorporates iFR Technology Into Updated Revascularization Guidelines
News | FFR Technologies | August 29, 2018

August 29, 2018 — Philips announced that the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has incorporated instantaneous...

360 Photos | 360 View Photos | August 29, 2018

This is a view inside one of the 11 cath labs at...

Medtronic Cryoballoon Improves Quality of Life, Reduces Systems of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation
News | Ablation Systems | August 28, 2018

August 28, 2018 — Medtronic plc announced new findings from the CRYO4PERSISTENT AF...

Gore Molding & Occlusion Balloon for Endovascular Aortic Repair Receives FDA Approval
Technology | Balloon Catheter | August 23, 2018

August 23, 2018 — W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. (Gore) announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k)...

The Edwards Lifesciences Cardioband Tricuspid Valve Reconstruction System received the European CE mark approval in May.

The Edwards Cardioband Tricuspid Valve Reconstruction System received the European CE mark approval in May, becoming the first transcatheter tricuspid repair device to be approved in the world.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | August 21, 2018 | Jeff Zagoudis

The tricuspid valve has been dubbed “the forgotten valve” by many practitioners in the interventional cardiology...

Lokai Medical to Distribute NuCryo Vascular PolarCath Balloon Dilatation System in U.S.
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | August 14, 2018

August 14, 2018 — NuCryo Vascular announced that the company has signed a commercialization agreement with Lokai...

Videos | Cath Lab | August 13, 2018

Jeffrey Schussler, M.D., FACC, FSCAI, FSCCT, FACP, interventional cardiologist at Baylor Scott White Heart and...

News | Venous Therapies | August 08, 2018

August 8, 2018 — Boston Scientific Corp. announced it has signed an agreement to...

Videos | Stents Bioresorbable | August 06, 2018

Patrick Serruys, M.D., Ph.D., Imperial College London, explains where development of bioresorbable scaffolds stands...

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