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.

IMRIS siemens CT systems hybrid OR Visius iCT
Technology | October 10, 2013
October 10, 2013 — IMRIS Inc. and Siemens Healthcare announced an agreement that positions one of Siemens’s computed...
Technology | October 04, 2013
October 4, 2013 — Eizo Corp. and Stryker Corp. announced their partnership to offer customers integrated large monitor...
Sapien, TAVR, hybrid OR

TAVR procedures require clear imaging of the aortic valve for both sizing and the procedural guidance. CT is used for sizing and planning procedures, and angiography and TEE are used to guide the procedure. Pictured is a Sapien valve implantation by Mayo Clinic.

Feature | October 02, 2013 | Brijeshwar Maini M.D., FACC, PinnacleHealth, Harrisburg, Penn.
Imagine being a patient with a curable disease, but no treatment option. That was the reality for many ill patients...
Feature | September 11, 2013
September 11, 2013 — Direct Flow Medical Inc. announced the first patient enrollment in the U.S. SALUS clinical trial....
News | August 13, 2013
August 13, 2013 — IMRIS Inc. has obtained regulatory CE mark for Visius iCT, the first and only ceiling-mounted...
Technology | July 23, 2013
July 23, 2013 — IMRIS has announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to market VISIUS iCT, the...
Feature | July 12, 2013
July 12, 2013 — Virginia Anderer, a Chicago native living in southern California, was the first patient in San Diego...
Feature | July 09, 2013
July 9, 2013 — Researchers have announced the results of a clinical study that shows a key difference in the patient’s...
Feature | June 13, 2013
June 13, 2013 — Abbott announced publication of positive outcomes from two European post-approval studies of the...
Feature | June 10, 2013
June 10, 2013 — Direct Flow Medical Inc. announced that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug...
Feature | June 03, 2013
June 3, 2013 — Medtronic Inc. announced it has received CE mark for valve-in-valve (VIV) procedures using the CoreValve...

IMRIS Visius Surgical Theatre at Brigham and Woman's Hospital

News | May 24, 2013
May 24, 2013 — Although not specifically designed for cardiovascular surgery, a new robotic surgical system being...
Feature | May 20, 2013
May 20, 2013 — Patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) are more than twice as likely to survive if they...
Philips introduced CX50 xMatrix architecture designed to support advanced fluoro integration with the EchoNavigator system. It aligns TEE views with live fluoroscopy to enhance navigation in complex structural heart procedures. Transesophageal echo (TEE).

Philips introduced CX50 xMatrix architecture designed to support advanced fluoro integration with the EchoNavigator system. It aligns TEE views with live fluoroscopy to enhance navigation in complex structural heart procedures.

Feature | May 14, 2013 | Dave Fornell
The development of 3-D transesophageal echo (TEE) just a few years ago has enabled a new generation of interventional...
News | April 12, 2013
April 12, 2013 – The Massachusetts General Hospital officially announced the launch of the Mass General Institute for...