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.

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...

News | January 04, 2011

January 4, 2010 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released an update of what medical...

News | December 27, 2010

December 27, 2010 – A case report in Circulation describes the association of stent thrombosis with lipid core...

The St. Jude Medical Lightlab C7-XR optical coherence tomography imaging system offers better image resolution than current IVUS systems. Pictured is a follow-up study of a stent showing it neointimal tissue strut coverage.

Feature | December 13, 2010 | Dave Fornell

There have only been incremental improvements in intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) over the past decade....

The St. Jude Medical Lightlab C7-XR optical coherence tomography imaging system offers better image resolution than current IVUS systems. Pictured is a follow-up study of a stent showing it neointimal tissue strut coverage.

Feature | December 13, 2010 | Adrienne Ma, analyst, Millennium Research Group

During a time when the U.S. healthcare reform is on the minds of many within the medical community, physicians and...

Feature | December 06, 2010 | Dave Fornell

Transcatheter valve replacement, especially transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), took center...

News | October 14, 2010

October 14, 2010 – A new round of equity financing will help launch the LipiScan IVUS Coronary Imaging...

News | October 07, 2010

October 7, 2010 – The Superior Court of Massachusetts has ruled against LightLab Imaging in the company’s...

News | September 22, 2010

September 22, 2010 - A new intravascular imaging system will be highlighted at the annual Transcatheter...

News | September 20, 2010

September 20, 2010 - A new intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) coronary imaging system integrating plaque...

Boston Scientific's Atlantis IVUS

News | September 15, 2010

September 15, 2010 – A high-definition intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) system will be demonstrated during...

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