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 are also included for percutaneous  treatment areas, such as stroke, venous vascular, heart valves, hypertension, heart failure and percutenous coronary interventions (PCI).

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | November 07, 2017

Ted Feldman, M.D., MSCAI FACC FESC, director of the cardiac cath lab, Evanston Hospital, explains the current state...

Medtronic Unveils Strong Early Outcomes for Intrepid Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement System
News | Heart Valve Technology | November 07, 2017

November 7, 2017 — Medtronic plc recently presented positive data for its self-expanding Intrepid...

Harpoon Mitral Valve Repair System Found Safe and Effective
News | Heart Valve Technology | November 07, 2017

November 7, 2017 — A new study has found that a pioneering device to...

HREVS study principal investigator Vladimir Ganyukov, M.D., Ph.D., head of interventional cardiology, State Scientific Institute for Complex Issues of Cardiovascular Diseases, Kemerovo, Russia, at TCT 2017.

Study principal investigator Vladimir Ganyukov, M.D., Ph.D., head of interventional cardiology, State Scientific Institute for Complex Issues of Cardiovascular Diseases, Kemerovo, Russia, explaining the HREVS trial results at TCT 2017.

News | November 06, 2017 | Dave Fornell

November 6, 2017 — In the Hybrid REvascularization Versus Standards (HREVS) study that evaluated three different...

Results of the ORBITA study found no difference in exercise time after six weeks in patients with stable angina who received percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) versus a placebo treatment. TCT 2017
Feature | Cath Lab | November 06, 2017

November 6, 2017 – Results from ORBITA, a prospective multi-center randomized blinded placebo-controlled study,...

Mitralign's Trialign system is used for transcatheter repair of tricuspid valve regurgitation. TCT 2017
News | Heart Valve Technology | November 06, 2017

November 6, 2017 — One year follow-up data from the SCOUT I Early Feasibility Study for the Mitralign Trialign...

Six Months of DAPT Non-Inferior to Twelve in STEMI Patients Receiving Drug-Eluting Stents
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | November 06, 2017

November 6, 2017 —  The first trial to evaluate the safety of...

FAME2 cost effectiveness of FFR guided PCI vs. medical therapy alone. TCT 2017

FAME2 cost effectiveness of FFR guided PCI vs. medical therapy alone.

News | FFR Technologies | November 06, 2017

November 6, 2017 — Three-year data from the FAME 2 study show patients with coronary artery disease who underwent a...

Synergy Stent With Shorter DAPT Superior to Bare-Metal Stent in Elderly Patients
News | Stents Drug Eluting | November 06, 2017

November 6, 2017 — Elderly patients undergoing...

HeartFlow's FFR-CT (FFRct) analysis software can create a virtual FFR to assess coronary artery disease.

HeartFlow's FFR-CT analysis software uses a computed tomography scan and supercomputing fluid dynamics software to create a noninvasive, virtual FFR map of the entire coronary artery tree to determine the flow-limiting severity of ant lesions. 

News | Cardiac Imaging | November 06, 2017

November 6, 2017 – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has finalized a New Technology Ambulatory...

Biotronik Orsiro DES Shows Low Five-Year Event Rates
News | Stents Drug Eluting | November 03, 2017

November 3, 2017 — Biotronik's Orsiro...

The Abbott/St. Jude Confirm RX implantable cardiac monitor (ICM) is the first ICM that is compatible with patients' smartphones to eliminate the need for a bedside base unit monitor to transfer data to physicians. Its FDA clearance was in October 2017.

The Abbott/St. Jude Confirm RX implantable cardiac monitor (ICM) is the first ICM that is compatible with patients' smartphones to eliminate the need for a bedside base unit monitor to transfer data to physicians. Its FDA clearance was the No. 1 most popular article on DAIC in October.

Feature | November 03, 2017 | Dave Fornell

November 3, 2017 — Here is the list of the most popular articles and videos on the Diagnostic and Interventional...

Acist Medical Systems Announces Approval and Launch of Next-Generation FFR System
Technology | FFR Technologies | November 03, 2017

November 3, 2017 — Acist Medical Systems Inc., a Bracco Group Company, announced the global launch of its Acist RXi...

The Watchman LAA occluder PREVAIL Trial 5-year results were presented at the 2017 TCT meeting.
Feature | Atrial Fibrillation | November 02, 2017

November 2, 2017 – Five-year results from the PREVAIL Trial comparing left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) with the...

The B. Braun Sequent Please drug-eluting balloon.

An illustration of the Sequent Please drug-coated balloon.

Feature | Drug-Eluting Balloons | November 02, 2017

November 2, 2017 — The treatment of in-stent restenosis (ISR) remains challenging in clinical practice. The DARE (...

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