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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).

HeartFlow Announces FDA Clearance for HeartFlow Planner
Technology | CT Angiography (CTA) | September 12, 2019

September 12, 2019 — HeartFlow Inc. has obtained clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the...

Reducing Secondary Mitral Regurgitation in Heart Failure Does Not Improve Two-year Outcomes
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 11, 2019

September 11, 2019 — Percutaneous reduction of...

Complete Revascularization Superior to Culprit Lesion-only Intervention
News | Cath Lab | September 10, 2019

September 10, 2019 — An international randomized trial has shown that complete revascularization reduces major...

The cath lab staff UH Portage Medical Center.

The cath lab staff UH Portage Medical Center.

Feature | Cath Lab | September 09, 2019 | Anjan Gupta, M.D., FACC, FSCAI

Primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is the preferred treatment for acute...

Superiority of Orsiro Over Xience Demonstrated in STEMI Patients
News | Stents Drug Eluting | September 05, 2019

September 5, 2019 — Biotronik's ultrathin Orsiro stent demonstrated superiority over Xience with respect to target...

Abbott Launches Pivotal Trial of TriClip Tricuspid Valve Repair System
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 05, 2019

September 5, 2019 — Abbott announced the launch of the company's TRILUMINATE Pivotal trial evaluating the safety and...

FDA Grants Shockwave Medical Breakthrough Status for Coronary Intravascular Lithotripsy
News | Cath Lab | September 03, 2019

September 3, 2019 — Shockwave Medical Inc. has received Breakthrough Device Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug...

First-in-Human Telerobotic Coronary Intervention Procedures Published in EClinicalMedicine
News | Robotic Systems | September 03, 2019

September 3, 2019 — Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. announced that EClinicalMedicine, a clinical journal published...

Adept Medical Launches Antegrade IR Platform
Technology | Vascular Access | September 03, 2019

September 3, 2019 — New Zealand-based Adept Medical announced the launch of the Antegrade IR Platform. Clinically...

The most popular cardiac technology news in August 2019 was the FDA clearance for a new indication for both the Edwards Sapien 3 and Medtronic CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) devices for low-risk patients. This puts the technology on equal footing with the previous standard-of-care of open heart surgery, representing a paradigm shift in cardiology.

The most popular cardiac technology news in August 2019 was the FDA clearance for a new indication for both the Edwards Sapien 3 and Medtronic CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) devices for low-risk patients. This puts the technology on equal footing with the previous standard-of-care of open heart surgery, representing a paradigm shift in cardiology. 

Feature | September 03, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

September 3, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (...

Merit Medical Launches PreludeSync Evo Radial Compression Device
News | Hemostasis Management | August 29, 2019

August 29, 2019 – Merit Medical Systems Inc. announced the U.S. commercial launch of the PreludeSync Evo...

FDA Panel Recommends Continued Use of Paclitaxel-coated Peripheral Devices
Feature | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | August 28, 2019 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor

August 28, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an updated MedWatch Alert this month on the...

AtriCure Receives Clearance for Expanded Labeling Claims for AtriClip Devices
News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | August 28, 2019

August 28, 2019 — AtriCure Inc. announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance...

Compound Could Help Improve Heart Attack Recovery
News | Cath Lab | August 27, 2019

August 27, 2019 — Imagine there were a drug that you could take soon after a...

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