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.

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...

Videos | ACC | March 25, 2015

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell shares his picks of the most interesting new devices and advances in cardiovascular...

Infraredx, NIRS, IVUS, catheter, Advanced TVC Imaging System, ACC 15
News | March 13, 2015

March 13, 2015 — Infraredx announced it will premiere the Advanced TVC Imaging System and the Muller NIRS-IVUS...

Hielscher, Columbia, PAD, OCT, diabetes, optical tomographic imaging, peripheral

A comparison between a cross section of a foot in a healthy and a diabetic patient with peripheral artery disease. The optical tomographic imaging technology shows blood perfusion, or the absence of perfusion, in the issue.

Feature | February 26, 2015

February 26, 2015 — Approximately 8 to 12 million people in the United States alone are suffering from...

near-infrared spectroscopy, NIRS, heart attack, stroke, Infraredx, TVC

Image courtesy of Infraredx

Feature | December 09, 2014

December 9, 2014 — A study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) shows...

News | October 27, 2014

October 27, 2014 – Infraredx Inc. today announced that it has entered into an agreement with HealthTrust, a group...

Infraredx TVC Imaging System Receives Regulatory Approval Japan
News | October 14, 2014

October 14, 2014 — Infraredx Inc. announced that its dual-modality intravascular imaging technology, TVC Imaging...

News | October 13, 2014

October 13, 2014 -- A study using a new imaging tool, optical coherence tomography (OCT), offered a new look at the...

Acist, high-definition intravascular ultrasound system, HD-IVUS
Technology | September 30, 2014

September 30, 2014 — Acist Medical Systems Inc., a Bracco Group company, showcased the HDi high-definition...

OCT
Feature | September 26, 2014
September 26, 2014 — The first randomized trial to examine serial optical coherence tomography (OCT) in primary...
IVUS, CTOs
Feature | September 26, 2014
September 14, 2014 – A new study found that intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)-guided intervention in patients with...
Videos | Intravascular Imaging | September 26, 2014

Ziad Ali, M.D., senior scientist at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF), discusses the current trials and...

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