Intra-Vascular Ultrasound (IVUS)

 

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

An example of vulnerable plaque.

News | October 08, 2009

October 8, 2009 – The primary results from its groundbreaking PROSPECT (Providing Regional Observations to Study...

News | October 05, 2009

October 5, 2009 – Boston Scientific released its CE-marked, next-generation iLab System Software for the iLab...

Volcano's Virtual Histology IVUS system showing plaque components defined by type.

News | September 29, 2009

September 29, 2009 – Volcano Corp. released imaging results from PROSPECT Trial, which demonstrated the progression...

The vPredict Optical Catheter System is being developed to analyze the chemical makeup of plaque using Raman spectrography. The light-based technology uses a series of fiberoptics that contact the vessel wall.

Feature | September 17, 2009 | Dave Fornell

Ruptured vulnerable plaque (VP) is blamed for the majority of acute myocardial infarctions and many strokes...

Volcano's virtual histology IVUS system

News | September 02, 2009

September 2, 2009 – Volcano Corp. said this week it entered into a nonexclusive, global resale agreement with...

News | July 09, 2009

July 9, 2009 - Volcano Corporation said yesterday it signed a termination agreement with its largest...

An example of an intravascular OCT image using the LightLab system.

News | May 21, 2009

May 21, 2009 - LightLab Imaging Inc. this week is launching its next generation optical coherence...

Technology | March 19, 2009

March 19, 2009 - Boston Scientific Corp. today announced the launch of its iCross Coronary Imaging Catheter, a...

A screen view of Volcano's IVUS with virtual histology to help characterize plaque.

Feature | February 11, 2009 | Dave Fornell

Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) uses a tiny ultrasound transducer mounted on the tip of a catheter to image...

News | December 22, 2008

December 23, 2008 - St. Jude Medical Inc. said this week it completed the acquisition of Radi Medical...

Technology | November 18, 2008

With the full integration of GE Healthcare's (GE) Innova system with Volcano's s5i IVUS system, there is no need to...

The LipiScan Coronary Imaging System by InfraReDx.

Feature | October 30, 2008 | Ellen W. Rothschild, RN, MS

There is considerable interest in being able to clearly identify vulnerable plaque (VP) and research efforts are...

News | October 12, 2008

October 12, 2008 – Research results indicate that optical coherence tomography (OCT) may be the best tool available...

News | October 12, 2008

October 13, 2008 – GE Healthcare is featuring real-time imaging solutions made possible, in part, by new...

News | September 18, 2008

September 19, 2008 – Volcano Corp. will host “The Future of Intravascular Imaging” symposium Tuesday evening, Oct....

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