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.

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...
Heart with Aorta
News | April 12, 2013
April 12, 2013 — CardioLogical Solutions, formed by the recent merger of Emboline and VasoStitch, has been issued an...
Olympus Articulating HD 3-D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System
Technology | April 10, 2013
April 10, 2013 — Olympus received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its...
Abbot MitraClip
Feature | March 22, 2013
March 22, 2013 —  Abbott announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Circulatory System Devices Panel of...
Videos | ACC | March 19, 2013
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2013 Scientific Session Committee Chairman Miguel Quinones, M.D., explains...
Technology | March 07, 2013
March 7, 2013 — Philips Healthcare announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...
Portico Transcatheter Aortic Heart Valve Repair St. Jude Medical Clinical Trial
News | February 13, 2013
February 13, 2013 — St. Jude Medical Inc announced the first patient implant of its 25 mm Portico Transcatheter Aortic...
PhysioSonics
Technology | February 01, 2013
February 1, 2013 — PhysioSonics announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the Presto 1000 flow...
News | January 21, 2013
January 21, 2013 — A heart valve procedure intended to treat patients with severe aortic stenosis and individuals who...
News | January 16, 2013
January 16, 2013 — CardioLogical Solutions, a new cardiovascular device company, announced it has initiated operations...
RealView's 3-D holographic projection of a heart

RealView's 3-D mid-air holographic projection of a heart to aid cath lab navigation.

Feature | December 21, 2012 | Dave Fornell
The annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) meeting brings many cutting-edge technologies to the...
News | December 21, 2012
December 21, 2012 — Despite earlier signs that a less-invasive surgery is safer and better than “open” operations to...