Intravascular Imaging

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for intra-vascular ultrasound (IVUS) and optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging systems used in the cath lab. These imaging modalities help with diagnostic decisions about how to treat atheroscolosis and help guide device placement and verification of stent apposition. The technology also is used to visualize in-stent restenosis.

Videos | Cath Lab | September 26, 2014
DAIC Editor Dave Fornell offers his choices of the most innovative new cardiovascular technologies discussed in...
Medtronic, Acist Agreement FFR-IVUS Technologies
Feature | August 06, 2014
August 6, 2014  — Acist Medical Systems announced it entered into a strategic agreement with Medtronic to co-promote...
Technology | July 24, 2014
July 24, 2014 — Boston Scientific has initiated full commercial launch of its new Polaris imaging system. This system...
News | July 18, 2014
July 18, 2014 — Avinger announced that John Pigott, M.D., of Jobst Vascular Institute, Toledo, Ohio, enrolled the first...
Infraredx Inc. Prospect II Clinical Trial Intravascular Imaging System
Feature | July 03, 2014
July 3, 2014 — Infraredx Inc. announced the first patient enrolled in PROSPECT II, a multi-center, prospective clinical...
Watchman, LAA occluder that may help increase cath lab procedure volume.

Left-atrial appendage (LAA) occlusions may help increase cath lab procedure volume.

Feature | June 17, 2014 | Dave Fornell
Interventional thought leaders at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2014 meeting shared their predictions about...
Technology | May 01, 2014
May 1, 2014 — Volcano Corp. announced the commencement of its limited market release of its U.S. Food and Drug...
Infraredx Inc. TVC Imaging System Intravascular Ultrasound IVUS Clinical Study
News | March 06, 2014
March 6, 2014 — MedStar Heart Institute of Washington, D.C., and Infraredx Inc. enrolled the first participant in the...
Infraredx Inc. TVC Imaging System Intravascular Coronary Artery Disease
News | January 28, 2014
January 28, 2014 — Infraredx Inc.’s TVC Imaging System will be manufactured and distributed in Japan by Nipro Corp....

An example of GE Healthcare's XD Clear true 3-D echo visualization software. The images are seen in actual 3-D with use of a pair of glasses, and depth perception is enhanced with the use of false lighting and shadowing.

Feature | January 20, 2014 | Dave Fornell
The Cardiovascular Research Foundation’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2013 offers many new insights...
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Feature | November 18, 2013
November 18, 2013 — In an expert consensus document e-published in Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions (...
Blog | November 08, 2013
By Dave Fornell, DAIC editor The Cardiovascular Research Foundation’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT)...
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Feature | November 07, 2013
November 7, 2013 — The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) and the Uppsala Clinical Research Center (UCR) of...
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Infraredx TVC Imaging System

Feature | November 06, 2013
November 6, 2013 – MedStar Heart Institute of Washington, D.C. and Infraredx, Inc. announced the initiation of the...
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News | October 30, 2013
October 30, 2013 — Philips Healthcare and Infraredx Inc. announced a non-exclusive resale agreement for Infraredx’s TVC...