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.

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...
Angiography systems, CT systems, Hybrid OR, RSNA 2014

Image courtesy of Toshiba

Technology | December 15, 2014
December 15, 2014 — As the first integration between Interventional Radiology (IR) and CT technology, Toshiba’s Infinix...
Feature | October 10, 2014
October 10, 2014—Mitralign Inc. reported on the successful use of its technology to perform a percutaneous repair on a...
Claret Medical, Sentinel

Claret Medical's Sentinel embolic protection system for TAVR procedures.

Feature | October 02, 2014 | Dave Fornell
While transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a paradigm shift in how valve disease is treated, one nagging...
Siemens Artis one

The Siemens Artis one angiography system

News | October 01, 2014
October 1, 2014 — St. Johns Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit recently became the first U.S. healthcare facility...
U.S. CoreValve High Risk trial TCT 2014
Feature | September 19, 2014
September 19, 2014 — According to a new study, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) provided meaningful...
PARTNER I Trial TCT 2014 TAVR Heart Valve Repair
News | September 18, 2014
September 18, 2014 — New data from a landmark clinical trial found that after five years, transcatheter aortic valve...
Infinix-i, TAVR, TOSHIBA

The flexible design of the Infinix-i streamlines procedures and allows operators to obtain a wide range of imaging angles without repositioning the patient.

Case Study | September 08, 2014
After several years of trials and increasing clinical use, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has reached a...
Case Study | September 08, 2014
St. John Hospital currently performs about 2,000 percutaneous coronary and peripheral interventions and 400 open-heart...

The Maquet CardioHelp System

Case Study | July 09, 2014 | Atman P. Shah, M.D. and Sandeep Nathan, M.D., The University of Chicago
Mr. KH is a 58-year-old male with a past medical history of hypertension and tobacco abuse who presented to the ...
3-d pronting, 3D printing

The University of Arizona is using 3-D printing of pediatric patients chest cavities and organs to confirm if the Syncardia ventricular assist device (VAD) can fit in specific patients.

Feature | May 20, 2014
May 20, 2014 — It is possible to use 3-D printer technology to create some types of customized medical devices on...
Feature | May 02, 2014
May 2, 2014 — Medtronic Inc. revealed new data demonstrating positive outcomes for extreme risk patients with severe...
Corevalve beats surgery, ACC 2014, TAVR vs surgery, Edwards lawsuit
Feature | April 16, 2014 | Dave Fornell
April 16, 2014 — The U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware granted a preliminary injunction limiting the...
TAVR Heart valve repair Hybrid OR Edwards Lifesciences Sapien
News | March 06, 2014
March 6, 2014 — At age 88, Lena M. Smith visited her doctor, Larry Hunt, M.D., at the University of Alabama at...