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).

Orsiro DES Shows Lowest Two-Year Target Lesion Failure in BIO-RESORT Trial
News | Stents Drug Eluting | May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018 — Two-year outcome data from the BIO-RESORT randomized controlled trial were presented in a late-...

An example of an intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) from Maquet. The results of the SEMPER FI trial. #europcr2018 #Europcr

An example of an intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) from Maquet. 

Feature | Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps (IABP) | May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018 — The results from the Survival Improvement in Extensive Myocardial Infarction with PERsistent Ischemia...

An example of renal denervation therapy being delivered. A catheter is inserted into the renal artery to ablate the nerves in the vessel wall that regulate vasoconstriction. This leaves the vessel permanently in the widest open position to allow greater blood flow to the kidneys.

An example of renal denervation therapy being delivered. A catheter is inserted into the renal artery to ablate the nerves in the vessel wall that regulate vasoconstriction. This leaves the vessel permanently in the widest open position to allow greater blood flow to the kidneys.

Feature | Renal Denervation | May 30, 2018

May 30, 2018 — Despite the best efforts of clinicians to manage hypertension, it continues to increase and is now...

Shockwave Launches Coronary Intravascular Lithotripsy in Europe
News | Cath Lab | May 30, 2018

May 30, 2018 — Shockwave Medical recently announced the European commercial availability of...

OCT Reveals Excellent Healing Profile for Complex CAD Patients With Resolute Onyx DES
News | Stents Drug Eluting | May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018 – Investigators recently unveiled...

FFR software on the GE Centricity CVIS. A trial from the 2018 EuroPCR meeting showed FFR improves long-term outcomes.
News | Cath Lab | May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018 — Ongoing controversy exists regarding the role of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for stable...

The ORBITA Trial showed FFR and iFR are good predictors of PCI outcomes. This was a 2018 PCR late-breaker.
News | FFR Technologies | May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018 — The first placebo-controlled trial that looked at how fractional flow reserve (FFR) and instantaneous...

EuroPCR conference live case presentation. PCR late-breaking trials.
Feature | EuroPCR | May 31, 2018

Here are the late-breaking trials and other key study presentations from the 2018 EuroPCR conference. This is the...

News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018 – M.A. MedAlliance SA has raised $37 million to help develop and commercialize the first sirolimus...

Medtronic Begins Bifurcation Cohort of U.S. RESOLUTE ONYX Study
News | Stents Bifurcation | May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018 – Medtronic plc announced the initiation of a U.S....

Tendyne Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement Device Demonstrates Positive 30-Day Outcomes
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018 — Abbott announced favorable outcomes from the first 100 patients treated in a...

Abbott's Xience Sierra Stent Receives FDA Approval
Technology | Stents Drug Eluting | May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018 — Abbott announced it received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Xience...

Avinger Receives FDA Clearance of Next-Generation Pantheris Device
Technology | Atherectomy Devices | May 24, 2018

May 24, 2018 — Avinger Inc. announced that the company received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug...

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