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).

IAC Releases Cardiovascular Catheterization Accreditation Program
News | Cath Lab | January 25, 2018

January 25, 2018 – The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) announced the release of its Cardiovascular...

Biotronik Symposium Highlights Differing Roles of Drug-Eluting Stents and Magnesium Scaffolds in Clinical Practice
News | Stents Drug Eluting | January 25, 2018

January 25, 2018 – Data presented at the Biotronik-sponsored...

Elixir Medical Corporation Unveils Transformational DynamX Stent Featuring Adaptive Segments that Uncage the Stented Artery
News | Stents | January 25, 2018

January 25, 2018 – Elixir Medical Corporation, a leader in the development of breakthrough adaptive remodeling...

Cardiovascular Systems Expands Product Portfolio for Peripheral and Coronary Interventions
News | Balloon Catheter | January 24, 2018

January 24, 2018 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. recently announced two new partnerships broadening the company’s...

Boston Scientific Enters Investment and Acquisition Option Agreement With Millipede
News | Heart Valve Technology | January 24, 2018

January 24, 2018 — Boston Scientific Corp. announced it has closed an investment and entered into an acquisition...

Clear detail of the in-stent restenosis can be seen in this image from the new high-resolution Canon Precision CT system. RSNA 2017, #RSNA2017, #RSNA17

Clear detail of the in-stent restenosis can be seen in this image from the new high-resolution Canon Aquilion Precision CT system.

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | January 23, 2018 | Dave Fornell

Medical imaging plays a key role in cardiology, and most of the newest radiology technology advances are first...

The bioresorbable Cordis Mynx Grip vascular closure device seals arteriotomies without use of permanent hardware.

The bioresorbable Cordis MynxGrip vascular closure device seals arteriotomies without use of permanent hardware.

Feature | Vascular Closure Devices | January 22, 2018 | Dave Fornell

While manual compression remains the gold standard for hemostasis of catheterization vascular access site...

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center Ranked No. 1 in Los Angeles County for Door-to-Balloon Time
News | Stents Bifurcation | January 18, 2018

January 18, 2018 – West Hills Hospital & Medical Center, a full-service acute care...

A live Corevalve TAVR case in the main arena at TCT 2017. Structural heart has moved from a science fiction discussion in future technology sessions at TCT a decade ago to now being a major portion of what the conference discusses for today's clinical practice.

A live CoreValve TAVR case in the main arena at TCT 2017. Structural heart has moved from a science fiction discussion in future technology sessions at TCT a decade ago to now being a major portion of what the conference discusses for today's clinical practice.

Blog | TCT | January 18, 2018

Here is a list of what I think were some of the top interventional technologies discussed at the 2017 Transcatheter...

The Abbott Absorb Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS) bioabsorbable stent.

The Abbott Absorb Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS).

Feature | Stents Drug Eluting | January 17, 2018 | Dave Fornell

There was no shortage of interest in bioresorbable stent technologies at the many sessions offered on this topic or...

Philips Introduces Technology Maximizer Program for Imaging Equipment Upgrades
Technology | Cardiac Imaging | January 17, 2018

January 17, 2018 — Philips recently announced the launch of Technology Maximizer, a cross-modality program designed...

Miracor Medical Raises money for its PiCSO therapy used during stenting procedures in acute myocardial infarct (AMI) to intermittently increase pressure in the coronary venous system.
News | Hemodynamic Support Devices | January 16, 2018

January 16, 2018 — Miracor Medical Systems GmbH (Miracor Austria) and Miracor Medical SA (Miracor Medical) announced...

Medtronic Receives FDA Clearance for Riptide Aspiration System
Technology | Atherectomy Devices | January 16, 2018

January 16, 2018 — Medtronic plc announced the company’s Neurovascular business unit received U.S. Food and Drug...

Edwards LifeSciences Recalls Sapien 3 Certitude Delivery System
News | Heart Valve Technology | January 11, 2018

January 11, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Edwards LifeSciences is recalling its...

Avinger Announces Treatment of First Patients With Next-Generation Pantheris
News | Atherectomy Devices | January 09, 2018

January 9, 2018 – Avinger Inc. announced that Arne Schwindt, M.D., a vascular surgeon at St. Franziskus Hospital in...

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