Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. is a global technology leader in robotic-assisted percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs). The company’s FDA-cleared CorPath System is the first medical device that offers interventional cardiologists PCI procedure control from a radiation protective interventional cockpit. With the CorPath System, Corindus Vascular Robotics brings robotic precision to PCI procedures to help physicians potentially provide better clinical outcomes and minimize the costs associated with complications through improper stent placement with manual PCI procedures. Corindus Vascular Robotics stands behind its product with its unique $1,000 hospital credit "One Stent Program." For additional information, visit www.corindus.com, and follow @CorindusInc.
A comparison of how the Abbott Absorb BVS appears with intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) on the left, and optical coherence tomography (OCT) of the right. The stent is difficult to visualize and sizing is critical, so both modalities can help in bioresorbable stent measurements and to confirm stent apposition. Left image from the Volcano IVUS system and the right image from St. Jude Medical's OCT system