Intra-Vascular Ultrasound (IVUS)

 

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for Intra-Vascular Ultrasound (IVUS) used in interventional procedures.

News | December 27, 2010
December 27, 2010 – A case report in Circulation describes the association of stent thrombosis with lipid core plaque...

The St. Jude Medical Lightlab C7-XR optical coherence tomography imaging system offers better image resolution than current IVUS systems. Pictured is a follow-up study of a stent showing it neointimal tissue strut coverage.

Feature | December 13, 2010 | Adrienne Ma, analyst, Millennium Research Group
During a time when the U.S. healthcare reform is on the minds of many within the medical community, physicians and...
Feature | December 06, 2010 | Dave Fornell
Transcatheter valve replacement, especially transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), took center stage at the...
News | October 14, 2010
October 14, 2010 – A new round of equity financing will help launch the LipiScan IVUS Coronary Imaging System in the...
News | September 20, 2010
September 20, 2010 - A new intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) coronary imaging system integrating plaque spectroscopy to...

Boston Scientific's Atlantis IVUS

News | September 15, 2010
September 15, 2010 – A high-definition intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) system will be demonstrated during the...
News | September 08, 2010
September 8. 2010 – Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)-guided bifurcation stenting significantly reduced the four-year...
Feature | September 07, 2010 | Dave Fornell
A major issue in treating chronic total occlusions (CTOs) is the lack of angiographic visualization. The flow of...
Technology | September 01, 2010
September 1, 2010 – The first catheter to combine near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy with intravascular ultrasound (IVUS...
Feature | July 07, 2010 | Dave Fornell
Three companies made significant purchases and product introductions in May and June in efforts to gain a larger...
News | May 27, 2010
May 27, 2010 – A single catheter combining both intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy to...
News | May 26, 2010
May 26, 2010 – The first angioplasty balloon catheter to integrate intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) imaging has gained...

Volcano's forward-looking IVUS system.

News | May 24, 2010
May 24, 2010 – New intravascular imaging innovations, such as registered angiography and intravascular ultrasound (...
Technology | May 24, 2010
May 24, 2010 – New collaborations will enable the use of Boston Scientific’s iLab Ultrasound Imaging System with the...

Boston Scientifics iColor overlay highlights the lumen and areas of plaque in a vessel.

Feature | May 11, 2010 | Dave Fornell
As intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) becomes a more common tool in cath labs to assess lesions and stent treatments, new...