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.

heart valve repair hybrid or cath lab
Feature | October 31, 2013
October 31, 2013 — Boston Scientific Corp. has received CE mark for its Lotus Valve System, a transcatheter aortic...
trial study hybrid or heart valve repiar tct 2013 st. jude portico
News | October 31, 2013
October 31, 2013 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced positive results for the 23 and 25mm Portico Transcatheter Aortic...
medtronic corevalve cath lab hybrid or heart valve repair study TCT 2013
Feature | October 30, 2013 | Dave Fornell
October 30, 2013 — The first results from the CoreValve U.S. pivotal trial, the first U.S. data presented on the...
MitraClip, Abbott, transcatheter mitral valve repair, FDA approval
Technology | October 25, 2013
October 25, 2013 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted market clearance for the MitraClip, the...
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...