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).

Illustration of the EkoSonic catheter aiding drug-dispersion in a DVT clot. Catheter directed thrombolysis of deep vein thrombosis.

Illustration of the EkoSonic catheter aiding drug-dispersion in a DVT clot.

Feature | Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) | February 16, 2018 | Sanjay Pandya, M.D.

There are few downsides to using tibial venous access to treat...

Stryker Trevo Retriever Thrombectomy Device Approved for Stroke Treatment Up to 24 Hours
Technology | Thrombectomy Devices | February 15, 2018

February 15, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indication for Stryker's Trevo...

Abiomed Receives Expanded Impella Approval for Cardiomyopathy With Cardiogenic Shock
News | Hemodynamic Support Devices | February 15, 2018

February 15, 2018 — Abiomed Inc. announced that it received an expanded U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pre-...

NIH Issues $2.2 Million Grant for Augmented Reality Cardiac Hologram Research
News | Advanced Visualization | February 15, 2018

February 15, 2018 — The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded a $2.2 million research grant to healthcare...

Edwards Lifesciences Centera self expanding transcatheter (TAVR) valve has been approved with CE mark for use in Europe.
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | February 15, 2018

February 15, 2018 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. has received European CE mark clearance for its self-expanding...

Abiomed Impella percutaneous ventricular assist device (pVAD) heart pump gains FDA PMA for high risk PCI.
Feature | Hemodynamic Support Devices | February 14, 2018

February 14, 2018 — Abiomed Inc. announced it received an expanded U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pre-...

Abbott Begins Enrollment in XIENCE 28 GLOBAL DAPT Trial
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | February 13, 2018

February 13, 2018 — Abbott announced the first patient has been enrolled in a...

In.Pact Admiral Balloon Demonstrates Consistent, Durable Outcomes in LINC 2018 Studies
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | February 07, 2018

February 7, 2018 — Medtronic plc recently added to its body of clinical evidence supporting the In.Pact Admiral...

Philips Azurion angiography system, image-guided therapy system.

The Philips Azurion angiography system offers several imaging and software enhancements to aid guidance during complex interventional procedures.

Feature | Angiography | February 07, 2018 | Dave Fornell

Five new angiography systems were launched in 2017 that included improvements to speed workflow and improve both...

Teleflex Launches Next-Generation Sympro Elite and Expro Elite Snares
Technology | Cath Lab | February 07, 2018

February 7, 2018 — Teleflex Inc. has announced 510(k) clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and U...

The Gore TAG stent graft used in TEVAR aortic repair procedures for aneurysms.

The Gore TAG stent graft used for endovascular aortic aneurysm repair procedures.

Feature | Endovascular Aortic Repair | February 05, 2018 | Andrei Churyla, M.D., S. Chris Malaisrie, M.D.

Here are several considerations for physicians when choosing...

The Boston Scientific Rhythmia Mapping System produces higher-density voltage maps without increasing overall procedure time.

The Boston Scientific Rhythmia Mapping System produces higher-density voltage maps without increasing overall procedure time. It was featured in the top article posted in January on new technologies to treat atrial fibrillation.

Feature | February 05, 2018

Here is the list of the most popular articles and videos on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC)...

New Policy Decisions Give Millions Access to HeartFlow FFRct Analysis
News | Cardiac Imaging | February 01, 2018

February 1, 2018 – HeartFlow announced that seven new commercial payers issued positive medical policies covering...

EHRA Highlights Occupational Risk of Radiation Exposure in Electrophysiology Procedures
News | Radiation Dose Management | February 01, 2018

February 1, 2018 –Stereotaxis, who makes innovative...

12-Month Results from Veryan Medical's MIMICS-2 IDE Study Presented at LINC
News | Cardiovascular Clinical Studies | February 01, 2018

February 1, 2018 – Thomas Zeller (Bad Krozingen, Germany) presented the 12-month results from Veryan Medical’s...

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