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.

Toshiba, CT-angiography, hybrid OR

Toshiba recently introduced a new line of combined CT and angiography systems, allowing true CT imaging on demand in the interventional lab.

Feature | Angiography | January 27, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Angiographic imaging system vendors have developed several new technologies to address emerging cath lab trends,...
CardiAQ Valve Technologies, TMVI, second generation, implantation, Tor Vergata
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | July 01, 2015
July 1, 2015 - CardiAQ Valve Technologies (CardiAQ) announced that its second-generation transcatheter bioprosthetic...
REDUCE FMR, Cardiac Dimensions, Carillon Mitral Contour System, FMR
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | June 30, 2015
June 30, 2015 - Cardiac Dimensions announced the first patients have been enrolled in the REDUCE FMR clinical trial....
Medtronic, CoreValve Evolut R, FDA approval, TAVR, recapturable
Technology | June 23, 2015
June 23, 2015 - Medtronic plc announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and U.S. launch of the...
Edwards, Sapien 3, FDA approval, transcatheter heart valve
Technology | June 19, 2015
June 19, 2015 - Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the Edwards...
News | Cardiovascular Business | June 18, 2015
June 18, 2015 - IMRIS Inc. received a letter May 26 from the NASDAQ Stock Market stating that it would be delisted and...
Videos | Heart Valve Technology | June 17, 2015
Interview with Juan Granada, M.D., executive director and chief scientific officer of the Cardiovascular Research...
IMRIS, Visius iCT, Health Canada, licensing
News | April 07, 2015
April 7, 2015 — IMRIS Inc. announced that Visius iCT, its ceiling-mounted intraoperative computed tomography scanner,...
transmyocardial laser revascularization

Novadaq's CO2 laser system being used to create a channel in the myocardium to promote angiogenesis in infarct tissue.

Feature | Cardiovascular Surgery | May 06, 2015 | Reza Dabir, M.D.
Transmyocardial laser revascularization (TMLR or TMR) was introduced in the late 1990s as a method to offer relief to...
Toshiba, CT angiography, Infinix 4D CT
Technology | March 25, 2015
March 25, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Toshiba America Medical Systems new Infinix 4D...
Radiance Ultra, NDS Surgical Imaging, flat panel displays, hybrid OR
Technology | March 11, 2015
March 11, 2015 — NDS Surgical Imaging (NDSsi) announced the release of the 27-inch Radiance Ultra, a next-generation...
CompView Medical, NuCart, mounts, flat panel displays, hybrid OR, mobile boom
Technology | March 02, 2015
March 2, 1015 — CompView Medical (CVM) introduced an all-in-one equipment manager, visualization and ergonomic boom...
Adam Greenbaum, M.D., and William O'Neill, M.D., perform a TAVR procedure in a hybrid cath lab at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Structural heart

Adam Greenbaum, M.D., and William O'Neill, M.D., perform a TAVR procedure in a hybrid cath lab at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.

Feature | February 17, 2015 | Lynn Tangorra
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is not only a breakthough minimally invasive medical therapy, but offers...
Balloon catheters, Heart Valve repair, Cath Lab, Hybrid OR

Image courtesy of InterValve

Technology | January 28, 2015
January 28, 2015 — Maquet Medical Systems USA announced an agreement to serve as the exclusive U.S. distributor of...
Flat Panel Displays, RSNA 2014, Hybrid OR, Medvik Series

Image courtesy of Ampronix

Technology | December 23, 2014
December 23, 2014 — Ampronix reintroduced its Medvix line of near-patient surgical displays. Ampronix’s new models are...