Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO)

TCT 2017 late-breaking trials and studies that will be presented on the latest cardiology technology clinical trials.
Feature | September 11, 2017

September 11, 2017 — From numerous high-quality submissions, Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) has...

The LimFlow Percutaneous Deep Vein Arterialization System (pDVA) converts veins into arteries to restore blood flow in critical limb ischemia (CLI).

The LimFlow Percutaneous Deep Vein Arterialization System (pDVA) converts veins into arteries to restore blood flow in critical limb ischemia (CLI). This image shows how the covered stents used with the system connect to create a new arterial pathway.

News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | August 02, 2017

Aug. 1, 2017 — LimFlow SA announced publication of positive results from the pilot study of the LimFlow Percutaneous...

Philips Announces Relaunch of Pioneer Plus IVUS-Guided Catheter
News | Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) | June 28, 2017

June 28, 2017 — Royal Philips recently announced the relaunch of its Pioneer Plus...

PCI, drugs, medication, fully blocked arteries, chronic total occlusion, ACC.17, clinical study
News | Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) | March 29, 2017 | Dave Fornell

March 29, 2017 — In patients with a complete, persistent arterial blockage, medication alone was found to be equal...

Siemens Healthineers, ACC 2017, syngot CTO Guidance, Compressed Sensing Cardiac Cine
News | Cardiac Imaging | March 16, 2017

March 16, 2017 — During the 66th Annual Scientific Session & Expo of the American College of Cardiology (ACC),...

Vascular Solutions, Teleflex
Feature | December 07, 2016

December 7, 2016 — Teleflex Inc. and Vascular Solutions Inc. announced that the companies have entered into a...

Siemens Healthineers, PURE Platform, angiography, EVAR, CTO, RSNA 2016
News | Angiography | December 07, 2016

December 7, 2016 — At the 102nd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America...

Videos | Guidewires | November 18, 2016

A discussion with guidewire expert Dimitri Karmpaliotis, M.D., Ph.D., FACC, about the basics of interventional...

Cath lab radiation dose reduaction, doseaware, raysafe

The Philips DoseAware Xtend system is an advanced version of the Unfors RaySafe system, combining real time radiation detection badges and a live video screen showing each person in the cath lab in a different color. The system reports their real-time exposure rate and cumulative dose since the start of a procedure. It shows changes in dose exposure the closer a person gets to the C-arm.

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | January 12, 2016 | Dave Fornell

Each year radiology vendors use the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting as a springboard to unveil...

vessel assist, CTO fusion imaging

An example of Vessel Assist used to create vessel centerlines through a CTO to help guide revascularization in the cath lab.

Technology | Cath Lab Navigation Aids | December 14, 2015

December 14, 2015 — As the field of interventional medicine grows, so do the challenges for clinicians to plan,...

Videos | Cardiac Imaging | December 11, 2015

ITN/DAIC Editor Dave Fornell shows his choices for some of the most innovative new imaging technologies on the expo...

News | Cath Lab | October 09, 2015

October 9, 2015 — Cardinal Health is launching its expanded portfolio in the cardiovascular space including the...

Cordis Corp., Cordis Crossing Portfolio, Elitecross, Outback Elite, CTO
Technology | June 10, 2015

June 10, 2015 - Cordis Corp. announced the launch of the new Elitecross support catheter in the United States and...

Technology | November 04, 2014

November 4, 2014 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Abbott family of Xience everolimus-...

IVUS, CTOs
Feature | September 26, 2014
September 14, 2014 – A new study found that intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)-guided intervention in patients with...
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