Hybrid OR

This channel includes news and new technology innovations connected with hybrid operating rooms, also referred to as hybrid ORs, hybrid cath labs or hybid interventional suites. These rooms combine catheterization lab and OR technologies and requirements fro both open surgical and transcatherer procedures.

The Edwards Sapien valve receive FDA clearance in November 2011. However, the FDA is is putting strict limitations on who can perform implantations and which patients can receive them.

Feature | November 22, 2011 | Julie McLaughlin, Senior Analyst, Millennium Research Group
Transcatheter aortic valve repair (TAVR) — also commonly referred to as transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI...
Technology | November 02, 2011
November 2, 2011 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved the first transcatheter aortic heart...
Technology | October 18, 2011
October 18, 2011 — For the first time, Ziehm Imaging offers its Ziehm Vision R mobile C-arm with a powerful 20 kilowatt...
Feature | October 26, 2011 | Dave Fornell
The Cardiopulmonary Research Science and Technology Institute (CRSTI) in Dallas, Texas, created two hybrid operating...

Indiana University (IU) Health La Porte Hospital in La Porte, Ind., worked with GE Healthcare to create a state-of-the-art arrhythmia center to help reduce the number of electrophysiology referrals to hospitals in Chicago.

Case Study | September 26, 2011
Indiana University (IU) Health La Porte Hospital in La Porte, Ind., is a full-service, 227-bed, acute care, non-profit...
Feature | September 21, 2011 | Dave Fornell
The space needed and costs involved to create a hybrid operating room (OR) for a specific speciality may not be...
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Dr. Krassi Ivancev and staff in the University College London Hospitals in the United Kingdom perform a hybrid procedure in their GE-installed hybrid OR.

Feature | Hybrid OR | September 21, 2011 | Dave Fornell
One of the biggest trends is the creation of hybrid operating rooms (ORs) that bring together the best of both surgical...
News | September 13, 2011
September 13, 2011 — Ziehm Imaging is showcasing the next generation of its mobile C-arm, Ziehm Vision RFD, at the 2011...
News | August 17, 2011
August 17, 2011 — Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center performed its first “hybrid” heart surgery and what is believed to...
News | July 15, 2011
July 15, 2011 — In a true hybrid suite, both cath lab and open surgical procedures are performed in a single room. In...
News | June 20, 2011
June 20, 2011 – A new version of the Ziehm Vision RFD mobile C-arm is now available. Offering outstanding imaging and a...
News | June 17, 2011
  June 17, 2011 – In hybrid operating rooms (OR), healthcare facilities require a flexible imaging system to create a...
News | April 20, 2011
April 20, 2011 – Philips has announced the world’s first hybrid operating room (OR) with the new FlexMove - a ceiling-...

GE Healthcares Innova 3131Q biplane digital flat panel fluoroscopic imaging system.

Feature | March 18, 2011 | Dave Fornell
Over the last 10 years, hospitals have phased out analog image intensifiers for flat-panel, digital detector...
News | March 07, 2011
March 7, 2011 – Last week Medtronic Inc. cancelled its five contracts with Novation LLC, one of the largest U.S....