Quantcast

Latest Cath Lab Stories

2011-05-16 07:33:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arstasis is pleased to announce the U.S. launch of its latest commercial product - the AXERA(TM) Access Device. The AXERA Device enhances insertability into the femoral artery and overall procedural usage while continuing to deliver the clinical benefits of the implant-free Arstaotomy Procedure. Since 1959, physicians have been using the Modified Seldinger Technique for femoral artery access. At the end of every such case, patients are...

2011-05-05 12:15:00

BALTIMORE, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2011 Scientific Sessions, SCAI announced its national quality improvement program to measure and improve quality in the cath lab for better patient care. Building on its legacy of using evidence to guide new ways to advance care and improve outcomes, SCAI is launching its national quality program with its signature "Quality Improvement Toolkit" to ensure facilities and...

2011-01-04 07:37:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arstasis is pleased to announce the Arstasis One Access Device is available to physicians, nurses, patients, and cath lab technicians across the United States. Until now, only a select number of physicians participating in Arstasis clinical trials and select pre-launch registries have been able to use the device. As of today, the company is making the simple-to-use, disposable tool that allows physicians to perform the Arstaotomy...

2010-11-08 07:37:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Arstasis is pleased to announce that patient enrollment has begun in the RECITAL (A Patient Registry Evaluating Closure Following Access with the Arstasis One Access System) Study. The non-randomized, prospective, post-approval study is anticipated to enroll up to 500 patients in at least seven U.S. hospitals. The goal of the study is to observe the clinical safety and effectiveness of the Arstasis One Access System in patients...

2010-07-26 14:14:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiva Medical, Inc. announced today that it has signed an agreement with Advanced Vascular Dynamics to distribute several products used for postcatheterization femoral and radial artery hemostasis in the U.S. These products include i) RadAR(TM), an innovative radial artery compression device, ii) ComfortPress(TM), an ergonomic hand-held manual compression assist device, iii) ExpressAR(TM), an external mobile compression device and iv) Celox...

2010-05-20 07:30:00

SAN DIEGO, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC) announced today the completion of the first clinical cases using the new Eagle Eye® Platinum digital IVUS catheter. The procedures were performed in seven centers within the United States. Commercial launch of Eagle Eye® Platinum in the U.S. is expected in June 2010. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100520/SF08130) "Our customer research of the most important...

2009-02-17 08:30:00

New procedure rooms offer faster and more accurate diagnosis and treatment. LANGHORNE, Pa., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Mary Medical Center today announces the completion of its state-of-the-art procedure rooms in a completely new cardiovascular catheterization suite. Now located on the second level of the Outpatient Care Facility, the newly constructed area will open with three fully functional state-of-the-art catheterization labs (cath labs) and 14 patient preparation and recovery rooms....

2008-12-01 15:42:00

SOMERSET, N.J., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tiger and Jacky tip shapes stand out in Terumo's newest family of products. Terumo Interventional Systems announces the launch of Optitorque(TM), its new line of coronary diagnostic catheters, featuring the exclusive Tiger and Jacky tip shapes designed and cleared specifically for transradial procedures. "The Optitorque catheters, specially designed for radial approach, will help to generalize the radial technique by reducing the...

2008-10-14 09:00:45

St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and European CE Mark approval of the Angio-Seal(TM) Evolution(TM) Vascular Closure Device. The approval and global launch was announced at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics conference in Washington, D.C. The Angio-Seal Evolution device is designed to enable physicians to quickly and effectively seal femoral artery punctures made during minimally invasive catheter-based procedures....

2008-10-07 12:00:53

An analysis of clinical data from 90 hospitals across the nation showed that during certain parts of the day, wait times for cardiac catheterization procedures significantly exceed the recommended standard of 90 minutes. The data analysis research was performed by VHA Inc., the national health care alliance. According to the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association, the benchmark door-to-balloon time -- the time between arrival at the hospital ED and having a...


Latest Cath Lab Reference Libraries

Coronary Angiography
2013-07-29 11:05:01

A coronary angiography, also known as a coronary catheterization, is a procedure that gives both visual and tactical access to coronary circulation and blood filled chambers of the heart for both diagnostic and interventional purposes. It is one of many diagnostic tests used in cardiology. More specifically, coronary catheterization recognizes occlusion, stenosis, thrombosis or aneurismal enlargement of the walls of the coronary arteries; heart chamber size; heart muscle contraction...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
Related