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).

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 19, 2018

Kavitha Chinnaiyan, M.D., FACC, FSCCT, associate professor, Oakland University, William Beaumont School of Medicine...

First U.S. Patients Treated With Second-Generation Pantheris Atherectomy Device
News | Atherectomy Devices | July 18, 2018

July 18, 2018 — Avinger Inc. announced in June that several physicians have successfully treated over 40 patients...

Abbott Receives FDA Approval for Third-Generation MitraClip Device
Technology | Heart Valve Technology | July 18, 2018

July 18, 2018 — Abbott announced it received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a next-...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | July 18, 2018

Jonathon Leipsic, M.D., FSCCT, professor of radiology and cardiology at the University of British Columbia,...

Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 17, 2018

An interview with Patrick Serruys, M.D., Ph.D., Imperial College London, principal investigator of the SYNTAX III...

Endologix Reports Positive One-Year Results From the Ovation LUCY Study
News | Stent Grafts | July 16, 2018

July 16, 2018 — Endologix Inc. announced one-year results from the LUCY (Evaluation of FemaLes who are...

IVUS Demonstrates Greater Visualization of Dissections in iDissection Classification Study
News | Intra-Vascular Ultrasound (IVUS) | July 12, 2018

July 12, 2018 — Intact Vascular Inc. announced the publication of the iDissection Classification trial results in...

CathWorks Receives CPT Code for Non-invasive FFRangio Measurements During PCI
News | FFR Technologies | July 12, 2018

July 12, 2018 — CathWorks announced the approval of a new Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 0523T for non-...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | July 10, 2018

Ori Ben-Yehuda, M.D., executive director of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation Clinical Trial Center, discusses...

TomTec's work-in-progress virtual reality workstation to review echo exams in actual 3-D using video gaming technology. The operator is performing an valve area quantification measure during a demonstration on the expo floor of the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) 2018 in June. #ASE #ASE2018 #ASE18 #echocardiography #tomtec

TomTec's work-in-progress virtual reality workstation to review echo exams in actual 3-D using video gaming technology. The operator is performing a valve area quantification measure during a demonstration on the expo floor of the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) 2018 in June.

Blog | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 10, 2018

I attended the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) 2018 meeting in June and have the following takeaways on...

Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 10, 2018

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell highlights some of the most innovative new technology on the show floor of the...

Two versions of the Abiomed Impella percutaneous ventricular assist device being shown at ACC 2018. Impella is the only device currently cleared by the FDA for use in cardiogenic shock.

Two versions of the Abiomed Impella percutaneous ventricular assist device displayed at ACC 2018. Impella is the only device that currently has a FDA indication for use in cardiogenic shock. 

Feature | Hemodynamic Support Devices | July 08, 2018 | Emmanouil S. Brilakis, M.D., Ph.D., FSCAI and Srihari S. Naidu, M.D., FSCAI
Cardiogenic shock (CS) is a low-cardiac-output state resulting in life-threatening end-organ hypoperfusion and hypoxia...
Videos | Heart Valve Technology | July 05, 2018

Rebecca Hahn, M.D., professor of medicine and director of interventional echocardiography, Columbia University...

HeartFlow Announces New Commercial Coverage With UnitedHealthcare
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 03, 2018

July 3, 2018 — HeartFlow Inc. announced that UnitedHealthcare now...

PQ Bypass Effective in Treating Extremely Long SFA Lesions at 12 Months
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | July 02, 2018

July 2, 2018 — The PQ Bypass Detour System showed promising 12-month durability for patients with extremely long...

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