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  1. Spectral-domain OCT wows interventional cardiologists

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jan 2008

    tomography (OCT) system from LightLab Imaging (Westford, MA) drew rave reviews from a crowd of more than 1000 interventional cardiologists attending the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TFT) conference in Washington D.C. last October. Performed

  2. Vascular imaging leader Volcano acquires IVUS developer Novelis

    Online Articles

    Fri, 23 May 2008

    tissue ablation, which is designed to permit Interventional Cardiologists to safely cross chronic total occlusions ("CTO") in ..... sufficient ablative power necessary to guide the Interventional Cardiologist safely through a CTO." "We believe there is an excellent

  1. OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY/CARDIOLOGY: Totally tubular: Cardiovascular OCT goes prime time

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 2 Jun 2015

    technology represents an important advance for interventional cardiologists , and upcoming developments will keep the new market dynamic. More ..... The combination of approaches will give interventional cardiologists more power: IVUS has a deeper penetration depth than OCT

  2. BIOSPECTROSCOPY/CARDIOLOGY: High-wavenumber Raman reveals composition and location of intracoronary plaques

    Online Articles

    Mon, 1 Nov 2010

    clinical events. New developments to enable rapid analysis of tissue within arterial walls also aim to provide interventional cardiologists with precise chemical composition data in real time. What's in a plaque Atherosclerotic plaque composition, rather than

  3. COMMERCIALIZATION: Millions raised to fund commercial OCT development

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Mar 2011

    s board of directors. Avinger is the eighth company founded by John B. Simpson, Ph.D., M.D., an interventional cardiologist and medical device entrepreneur, whose efforts have produced advanced therapies in multiple areas. His other companies

  4. OPTOELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS: More complicated than it looks

    Online Articles

    Tue, 1 May 2007

    clinical device that utilizes NIR spectroscopy for sensing and diagnosis in cardiology-specifically for interventional cardiologists performing cardiac catheterizations (see Fig. 2). The device is designed to distinguish vulnerable, lipid-rich plaques

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