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 new Impella clinical data is detailed in this chart was presented at an October 2019 meeting in Detroit for the management of patients in cardiogenic shock, led by the National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative (NCSI) Study principal investigators. Impella survival rates. Impella RP survival.

The new Impella clinical data is detailed in this chart was presented at an October 2019 meeting in Detroit for the management of patients in cardiogenic shock, led by the National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative (NCSI) Study principal investigators. 

 

News | Hemodynamic Support Devices | October 28, 2019
October 28, 2019 — Nearly two years of real-world outcomes data on Abiomed’s Impella RP heart pump shows that when...
BioCardia Initiates Commercial Release of Avance Steerable Introducer
News | Catheters | October 23, 2019
October 23, 2019 — BioCardia announced the U.S. commercial availability of its Avance Bi-Directional Steerable...
OmniVision Announces Guinness World Record for Smallest Image Sensor

OmniVision's OVM6948 CameraCubeChip, a fully packaged, wafer-level camera module measuring 0.65mm x 0.65mm x 1.158mm, built on OmniVision's OV6948, winner of the Guinness World Record for “The Smallest Image Sensor Commercially Available.”

News | Cath Lab | October 22, 2019
October 22, 2019 — OmniVision Technologies Inc. announced that its OV6948 camera module is the winner of the Guinness...
Videos | Radial Access | October 22, 2019
Sunil Rao, M.D., chief of cardiology, Durham VA Health System and a professor at Duke University, and Prashant Kaul, M....
FDA Approves Coronary ViperWire Advance With Flex Tip
Technology | Guidewires | October 21, 2019
October 21, 2019 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. recently announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) premarket...
New Algorithm Expands Neurologists' Ability to Assess for Clot-removing Procedure
News | Stroke | October 18, 2019
October 18, 2019 — An algorithm developed by faculty at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (...
Robocath Successfully Carries Out First Robotic Coronary Angioplasties in Humans

Image courtesy of Robocath

News | Robotic Systems | October 18, 2019
October 18, 2019 — Robocath recently announced the success of its first two coronary angioplasties performed with...
New Registry to Provide Insight into STEMI Occurrence, Treatment in North India

Image courtesy of UNC School of Medicine

News | Population Health | October 18, 2019
October 18, 2019 — A new study published in Clinical Cardiology[1] introduces the North Indian (NORIN) ST‐Segment...
Videos | Vascular Closure Devices | October 17, 2019
Ashish Pershad, M.D., chief of interventional cardiology, Banner University Medical Center, Phoenix, explains the trend...
Videos | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | October 17, 2019
Roxana Mehran, M.D., FACC, FACP, FCCP, FESC, FAHA, FSCAI, professor of medicine and director of interventional...
Videos | Hemodynamic Support Devices | October 16, 2019
Jeffrey J. Popma, M.D., director of interventional cardiology clinical services at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center...
Videos | Structural Heart | October 16, 2019
Vivian Ng, M.D., assistant professor of medicine and an interventional cardiologist at the NewYork-Presbyterian/...
Philips Introduces New 200mm and 150mm Stellarex 0.035-inch Low-dose Drug-coated Balloons
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | October 15, 2019
October 15, 2019 — Royal Philips introduced two new balloons to its Stellarex 0.035-inch low-dose drug-coated balloon (...
FDA Issues Final Guidances on Guidewires, Intravascular Catheters and Delivery Systems
News | Guidewires | October 11, 2019
October 11, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued two final guidances for the performance testing...
Supraflex Drug-Eluting Stent Superior to Xience in Two-Year Target Vessel Failure
News | Stents Drug Eluting | October 11, 2019
October 11, 2019 — The ultra-thin Supraflex drug-eluting stent (DES) from SMT maintained numerically lower outcomes at...