Intravascular Imaging

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for intra-vascular ultrasound (IVUS) and optical coherance tomography (OCT) imaging systems used in the cath lab.

vulnerable plaques, OCT, IVUS, catheter, combination, NIBIB study

The dual catheter OCT-IVUS imaging device can be inserted into an artery to simultaneously capture an infrared image of the arterial wall (OCT, at left) and an ultrasound image (IVUS, right) that doctors use to determine the potential that a plaque is susceptible to rupture that could cause a heart attack or stroke.

News | Intravascular Imaging | May 12, 2016

May 12, 2016 — Collaboration between two National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)-funded...

Neovasc, Tiara, transcatheter mitral valve, TMVR

Transcatheter mitral valve technology was among the most popular content on the DAIC website in 2015. Pictured is the Neovasc Tiara transcatheter mitral valve, which is currently in clinical trials.

Feature | March 22, 2016 | Dave Fornell

DAIC readers chose the following stories as the most popular content in 2015, based on website analytics. The list...

Avinger, Pantheris lumivascular atherectomy system, PAD treatment, peripheral artery disease, FDA clearance
Technology | Atherectomy Devices | March 03, 2016

March 3, 2016 — Avinger Inc. announced the company has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...

Philips, Volcano, IVUS, vein obstruction diagnosis, multiplanar X-ray venography, VIDIO study
News | Intra-Vascular Ultrasound (IVUS) | February 29, 2016

February 29, 2016 — Philips announced that new clinical trial data demonstrates the benefits of its...

St. Jude Medical, Optis Mobile Sytem, Europe and Japan launch, OCT and angiography
Technology | Intravascular Imaging | February 08, 2016

February 8, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the launch of the company’s Optis Mobile System in Japan and...

Videos | TCT | November 05, 2015

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell offers his choices for the most innovative new interventional cardiovascular technologies...

Videos | TCT | November 05, 2015

Tom Watson, clinical analyst for MDBuyLine, and DAIC Dave Fornell discuss some of the technology trends at the 2015...

Videos | Intravascular Imaging | October 30, 2015

Ziad  Ali, M.D., associate director of translational medicine, Columbia University Medical Center / New York-...

Infraredx, NIRS, IVUS
News | Intravascular Imaging | September 11, 2015

September, 11, 2015 – Japanese medical vendor Nipro Corp. signed a definitive agreement to acquire Infraredx Inc.,...

Pie Medical Imaging, Frost & Sullivan, technology leadership, CAAS, cardiovascular diagnostics

CAAS MRV is part of Pie Medical Imaging's suite of imaging solutions for quantitative cardiovascular diagnosis and treatment planning. - See more at: http://www.itnonline.com/content/pie-medical-imaging-recognized-innovation-quantitative-cardiovascular-software#sthash.lkTQkzwT.dpuf

News | Cardiac Imaging | September 01, 2015

September 1, 2015 — Based on its recent analysis of the cardiovascular image management market, Frost & Sullivan...

Pie Medical Imaging, CAAS IntraVascular 2.0, OCT, IVUS, NIRS-IVUS
Technology | Intravascular Imaging | August 03, 2015

August 3, 2015 — Pie Medical Imaging announced the release of CAAS IntraVascular 2.0, the dedicated software for...

St. Jude Medical, OCT, ILUMIEN III, IVUS, angiography, PCI
Feature | Intravascular Imaging | July 10, 2015

July 9, 2015 - St. Jude Medical, Inc. announced the launch of the ILUMIEN III clinical trial on June 30. ILUMIEN III...

Ilumien Optis, 3D OCT, 3-D OCT

An OCT 3-D reconstructed image of a coronary vessel cutaway showing a stent and bifurcating vessels.

Feature | Intravascular Imaging | July 02, 2015 | Dave Fornell

Angiography alone for procedural image guidance in the catheterization lab is sometimes not enough, and it is...

St. Jude Medical, OCT, PCI, ILUMIEN, EuroPCR 2015
News | May 26, 2015

May 26, 2015 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced preliminary results from the ILUMIEN I...

Infraredx, LRP Study, TVC Imaging System, Lipid-Rich Plaques, 1,000 patients

The Infraredx system combines IVUS with spectroscopy, which shows a halo ring of color, with yellow being plaque and red representing lipid core plaques based on the chemical composition.

News | April 28, 2015

April 28, 2015 — Infraredx Inc. announced the enrollment of 1,000 patients in the Lipid-Rich Plaque (LRP) Study. The...

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