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).

Technology

The SpideRX Embolic Protection Device, by ev3 Inc., features the ability to use a separate, preferred guidewire to cross ...

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Technology

Designed to help physicians access areas of blockage in the coronary arteries and other vessels in the body that may be ...

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Feature | Kim Phelan

Ah, money, money, money — the Frankenstein monster that destroys souls.”

It’s one of many oddball lines from the ...

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Feature | Mark Paquin

Are drug-eluting stents destined to fail?

In Part 1 of this investigation, the connection of DES and thrombogenicity ...

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Feature | Ryan Hiett

Give a highly ranked research and teaching facility access to cutting-edge technology, and the results could be death ...

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Feature | Mark Paquin

The drug-eluting stent (DES) market is a multibillion dollar business in the U.S. — and it's estimated that over three ...

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Beginning April 1, Terumo officially launches its own, full-scale marketing and sales program for all its products in ...

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Feature | Kim Phelan

It’s not uncommon for a cardiologist at University Community Hospital (UCH) in Tampa to walk about two miles to get his ...

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Case Study

Although healthcare budgets are tight, needs are expanding. Clinical facilities are continuously looking for ways ...

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Feature | Ryan Hiett

Technological advancements over the years have forced most OR methods used in 1964 into dusty, old history books and ...

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Feature | J. Steven Hata, MD, director, Division of Critical Care, Department of Anesthesia and Kristy Walker

Intensive care units are highly dependent on the efficient transfer of physiological data to multiple healthcare ...

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