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).

Medtronic Launches Telescope Guide Extension Catheter
Technology | Guidewires | May 21, 2019

May 21, 2019 – Medtronic plc announced its entrance into the guide extension catheter market with the global launch...

Khaldoon Alaswad, M.D., right, director, cardiac catheterization lab, during a complex CTO procedure at Henry Ford Hospital.

Khaldoon Alaswad, M.D., right, director, cardiac catheterization lab, during a complex CTO procedure at Henry Ford Hospital. 

Feature | Henry Ford Hospital | May 21, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

Henry Ford Hospital thought leaders...

Placental Stem Cells Can Regenerate the Heart After Heart Attack
News | Stem Cell Therapies | May 20, 2019

May 20, 2019 – Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have demonstrated that...

Philips Launches IntraSight Interventional Applications Platform
Technology | Intravascular Imaging | May 20, 2019

May 20, 2019 — Philips announced the launch of the new IntraSight...

SCAI Releases New Consensus Document on Classification Stages of Cardiogenic Shock

Image courtesy of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI).

News | Cardiogenic Shock | May 20, 2019

May 20, 2019 – A newly released expert consensus statement proposes a classification schema for...

Videos | Cath Lab | May 20, 2019

This is a walk through of the primary structural heart hybrid cath lab at...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | May 20, 2019

A demonstration of how to calculate the neo-left ventricular outflow tract (neo-LVOT) on CT imaging for a...

A MitraClip case underway at the University of Colorado Hospital hybrid cath lab. Left to right are doctors John Carroll, Edward Gill and Dominik Wiktor.

A MitraClip case underway at the University of Colorado Hospital hybrid cath lab. Left to right are doctors John Carroll, Edward Gill and Dominik Wiktor. 

Blog | University of Colorado Hospital | May 20, 2019

In late December 2018, I had the opportunity to conduct an onsite visit to the...

Fragmin (dalteparin sodium) injection was cleared by the FDA for use in pediatric patients. It was initially approved by the FDA in 1994 for adults and is a type of heparin.

Fragmin (dalteparin sodium) injection is now cleared by the FDA for use in pediatric patients. It was initially approved by the FDA in 1994 for adults and is a type of heparin.

Technology | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week approved Fragmin (dalteparin sodium) injection...

Acutus Medical Announces Rhythm Xience Acquisition, New Partnerships at HRS 2019

Acutus Medical's acquisition of Rhythm Xience brings the Flextra steerable introducer sheath into Acutus Medical's product portfolio.

News | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems | May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019 — At the 40th annual Heart Rhythm...

Biocardia Receives FDA Clearance for Avance Steerable Introducer Family
Technology | Catheters | May 16, 2019

May 16, 2019 — BioCardia Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of the Avance...

Videos | Stroke | May 16, 2019

This is an example of a carotid artery reporting module from Change Healthcare at...

Gore Receives FDA Approval for Gore Tag Conformable Thoracic Stent Graft
Technology | Stent Grafts | May 15, 2019

May 15, 2019 — W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. (Gore) announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has...

Cordis Announces U.S. Launch of Radial 360 Portfolio
Technology | Radial Access | May 15, 2019

May 15, 2019 — Cordis, a Cardinal Health company, recently announced the full U.S. launch of its Radial 360...

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