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 from both open surgical and transcatheter procedures. The main focus of many of these rooms are use for transcatheter structural heart procedures, aortic endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) and procedures that may require both catheter and surgical therapies.

News | December 04, 2013
December 4, 2013 — Sidra Medical and Research Center, a specialty women's and children's hospital in Qatar, announced...
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Feature | December 04, 2013
December 4, 2013 — Four cardiovascular professional societies released an overview of transcatheter therapies for...
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Technology | November 26, 2013
November 26, 2013 — Ziehm Imaging, a developer, manufacturer and supplier of mobile C-arms, will showcase the first...
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Technology | November 22, 2013
November 22, 2013 — Barco, a supplier of diagnostic systems, presented its MDSC line of network-ready surgical displays...
Feature | November 21, 2013
November 21, 2013 — Data from a national registry developed to track patient safety and real-world outcomes finds that...
Feature | November 20, 2013
November 20, 2013 — Each year, ECRI Institute, an independent nonprofit that researches the best approaches to...

Technology developed by Teistler Image allows one-hand operation of a game controller to intuitively slice through any axis on a CT scan of a heart

News | November 20, 2013
November 20, 2013 – Video game technology is being applied to imaging by German researchers, who will be presenting...
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Feature | November 18, 2013
November 18, 2013 — A German court ordered Nov. 14 the discontinuation of a prior court ruling that prohibited...
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News | November 18, 2013
November 18, 2013 — The first two commercial implants of the Boston Scientific Lotus Valve System have taken place in a...
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Boston Scientific's Watchman LAA occluder device is designed to prevent stroke in patients atrial fibrillation without the need for warfarin therapy.

Feature | November 08, 2013
November 8, 2013 – According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the anticipated Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
Videos | Heart Valve Technology | November 07, 2013
Scott Lim, M.D., director of the Heart Valve Center at the University of Virginia Medical Center, investigator in the...
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Feature | November 04, 2013
November 4, 2013 — In a clinical trial of the Boston Scientific Lotus valve, a second-generation transcatheter aortic...
Feature | November 04, 2013
November 4, 2013 — A hybrid approach to treating coronary artery disease that involves a hybrid procedure combining a...
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Feature | November 01, 2013
November 1, 2013 — In a clinical trial, the Medtronic Corevalve self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve met the key...
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Feature | October 31, 2013
October 31, 2013 — Philips and RealView Imaging Ltd. have completed a clinical study that demonstrated the feasibility...