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).

Study Examines Use of CrossBoss Catheter for Chronic Total Occlusion PCI
News | Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) | November 02, 2017

November 2, 2017 — Crossing the occlusion with a guidewire is often the most challenging part of...

Three-Month DAPT Non-Inferior for ACS Patients Treated With Combo Dual Therapy Stent

Image courtesy of OrbusNeich

News | Stents Drug Eluting | November 01, 2017

November 1, 2017 — OrbusNeich reported results from the REDUCE trial in the Late-Breaking Clinical Trial session at...

Double Kissing Crush Two-Stent Technique in Left Main Bifurcation Lesions Demonstrates Lower Target Lesion Failure Rates
News | Stents Bifurcation | November 01, 2017

November 1, 2017 — The double kissing (DK) crush two-stent technique was associated with a lower rate of target...

TAVR Cost-Effective Compared With SAVR in Intermediate-Risk Aortic Stenosis Patients
News | Heart Valve Technology | November 01, 2017

November 1, 2017 — Analysis of the PARTNER 2A trial and the SAPIEN-3 Intermediate Risk registry found...

Culprit Lesion-Only PCI Improves Outcomes for Cardiogenic Shock Patients Compared to Multivessel PCI
News | Cath Lab | November 01, 2017

November 1, 2017 — Results from the prospective, randomized, multicenter CULPRIT-SHOCK trial found an initial...

The Boston Scientific FilterWire EZ embolic protec filter system.

The Boston Scientific FilterWire EZ embolic protection system.

News | Embolic Protection Devices | October 31, 2017

October 31, 2017 — The VAMPIRE 3 study evaluated if the selective use of distal filter protection might decrease the...

Sapien 3 Valve Demonstrates Significant Cost Savings Over Surgery In Intermediate-Risk Patients
News | Heart Valve Technology | October 31, 2017

October 31, 2017 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced new data demonstrating substantial economic advantages of...

Thirty-Day ABSORB IV Results Demonstrate Improvements Still Needed in Bioresorbable Stents
News | Stents Bioresorbable | October 31, 2017

October 31, 2017 – Thirty-day results from ABSORB IV, the largest randomized everolimus-eluting...

FDA Investigating Increased Major Adverse Cardiac Event Rates of Absorb Bioresorbable Stent
News | Stents Bioresorbable | October 31, 2017

October 31, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning to healthcare providers that interim...

Three-Year Quality of Life Improvements Similar for PCI and CABG in Left Main Disease
News | Cath Lab | October 30, 2017

October 30, 2017 — New study results from the EXCEL trial comparing the quality of life (QoL) of patients with left...

FDA Approves COBRA REDUCE Trial of 14-Day DAPT With CeloNova Stent
News | Stents | October 27, 2017

October 27, 2017 — CeloNova BioSciences Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | October 27, 2017

Adam Greenbaum, M.D., co-director of the structural heart program at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, discusses...

Advances in Heart Valve and TAVR, TAVI Technology in 2017
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | October 27, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Here is an aggregation of DAIC news, videos and articles for recent heart valve technology advances in 2017. 

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CorInnova Awarded Seminal Patent for Minimally Invasively-Delivered Soft Robotic Heart Device
News | Artificial Heart | October 27, 2017

October 27, 2017 — CorInnova Inc. announced it has received notice of allowance of a seminal patent to protect its...

Key Interventional Cardiology and structural heart Technologies to Prepare for TCT 2017.
Feature | TCT | October 26, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Here is an aggregation of DAIC content for all major cardiovascular technology news and advances this past year....

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