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.

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...

News | September 08, 2010

September 8. 2010 – Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)-guided bifurcation stenting significantly reduced the...

Feature | September 07, 2010 | Dave Fornell

A major issue in treating chronic total occlusions (CTOs) is the lack of angiographic visualization. The...

News | September 01, 2010

September 1, 2010 - The results of follow-up tests undertaken ten years after the first patient was treated with a...

Technology | September 01, 2010

September 1, 2010 – The first catheter to combine near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy with intravascular ultrasound (...

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