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.

Avinger gained CE mark for a forward-looking optical coherence tomography (OCT) system to aid recanalization of chronic total occlusions (CTOs).

Feature | November 17, 2011 | Dave Fornell

Each year that I attend Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), I comb the event and its sessions looking...

Technology | November 10, 2011

November 9, 2011 — InfraReDx Inc. announced the launch of its TVC Imaging System, an enhanced version of the...

News | November 01, 2011

November 1, 2011 – Volcano Corp., a developer and manufacturer of intravascular diagnosis and therapy guidance tools...

News | October 26, 2011

 

October 26, 2011 – St. Jude Medical announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

News | October 21, 2011

October 21, 2011 – St. Jude Medical announced the launch of the C7-XR optical coherence tomography (OCT)...

News | October 19, 2011

October 19, 2011 - A new study published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions shows lesions with large lipid...

News | July 29, 2011

July 29, 2011 — Boston Scientific Corporation's board of directors has approved a five-year, $150 million investment...

Blog | July 15, 2011

As part of its efforts to expand integration of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) image guidance with cath lab...

Feature | July 15, 2011 | Dave Fornell

As part of its efforts to expand integration of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) image guidance with cath lab...

News | July 13, 2011

July 13, 2011 – InfraReDx Inc. announced enrollment of the first patient in its Phase 2 clinical trial, CANARY (...

News | June 30, 2011

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June 30, 2011 — The MemorialCare Heart and Vascular Institute (MHVI) at Long Beach Memorial has acquired...

News | June 01, 2011

June 1, 2011 – If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. That is what St. Jude Medical is doing after one court...

OCT has limitations where IVUS can still offer superior imaging.

Feature | Intravascular Imaging | May 18, 2011 | Dave Fornell

 

 

There are many advantages to using optical coherence tomography (OCT) intravascular imaging....

An example of OCT showing a stent with neointimal growth over the stent struts. The struts appear as bright spots.

Feature | May 18, 2011 | Karene Dumoulin, Principal Analyst, Millennium Research Group

Imaging technology and diagnostic tools for interventional cardiologists have changed dramatically over the past few...

News | May 18, 2011

May 18, 2011 – The world’s first system to integrate the functional and anatomical modalities of fractional flow...

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