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.

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...

Technology | May 05, 2011

May 5, 2011 – Volcano Corp. announced a supply agreement with ev3, a Covidien company, under which Volcano will...

News | April 21, 2011

April 21, 2011 – A new intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) coronary imaging system has received the CE Mark. With the...

News | March 07, 2011

March 7, 2011 – A new digital intra-vascular ultrasound (IVUS) catheter has been cleared in Japan. The Eagle Eye...

News | February 01, 2011

January 31, 2011 – Volcano Corp. said today the Superior Court of Massachusetts issued a decision ruling in favor of...

A comparison showing the same lesions imaged with grayscale IVUS (left), and color-coded virtual histology that characterizes the plaque.

News | January 21, 2011

Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) enabled physicians to more accurately assess the risk of individual blockages than...

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