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).

Ferdinand Kiemeneij, M.D., explains the history of the transradial access during an interview with DAIC at TCT 2017.

Ferdinand Kiemeneij, M.D., explains the history of the transradial access during an interview with DAIC at TCT 2017.

Feature | Radial Access | February 22, 2018 | Dave Fornell

Interventional cardiology has witnessed a rapid and constant evolution in both techniques and device technology...

New Protocol Gives Patients Fighting Chance to Survive Cardiac Arrest
News | ECMO Systems | February 22, 2018

February 22, 2018 — When someone goes into...

FDA Clears Corindus CorPath GRX for Peripheral Vascular Interventions
Technology | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | February 20, 2018

February 20, 2018 — Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. announced today that it received 510(k) clearance from the U.S....

An example of Siemens' syngo CTO navigation technology that fuses computed tomogragraphy (CT) imaging with live angiography to help navigate vessel segments that are occluded and not visible on angiography alone.

An example of Siemens' syngo CTO navigation technology that fuses computed tomogragraphy (CT) imaging with live angiography to help navigate chronic total occlusion vessel segments that are occluded and not visible on angiography alone. 

Feature | Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) | February 20, 2018 | Dave Fornell

One of the recent hot topics in interventional cardiology has been how operators can use new tools and techniques to...

Detroit Medical Center Heart Hospital Uses Michigan's First EluNIR Drug-Eluting Stent
News | Stents Drug Eluting | February 19, 2018

February 19, 2018 — The Detroit Medical Center’s (DMC) interventional cardiology team at Heart Hospital recently...

Sentinel Cerebral Protection System Reaches 50-Center Adoption Milestone in U.S.
News | Embolic Protection Devices | February 19, 2018

February 19, 2018 — Claret Medical announced that since U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance in June...

Videos | Radial Access | February 16, 2018

The father of transradial artery access, Ferdinand Kiemeneij, M.D., Ph.D., interventional cardiologist, The...

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...

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