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CathLab.com recognizes that today’s cardiac and vascular professionals are working in a field that is continually evolving in terms of diagnostic, interventional, therapeutic procedures and patient care. New products and technologies are introduced and adopted every day. As a result, there is a need for a site dedicated solely to the non-physician professional, which provides in-depth coverage on current topics. Our site is designed for cardiac and vascular nurses, technologists, educators, managers, and directors, sharing the latest product insights, news, and education on one website.

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FDA Advisors Positive on Sentinel Cerebral Protection Device in TAVR

February 23, 2017

“Advisors to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) agreed today that the Sentinel Cerebral Protection System, used during transcatheter aortic valve procedures, is safe and likely effective, paving the way for the approval of the first such device in the United States.

Children's Hospital Los Angeles Cardiologist Creates Modified Stent for 18-month-old Using Printed 3-D Model

February 22, 2017

“When Children’s Hospital Los Angeles cardiologists found evidence that a portion of Nate Yamane’s pulmonary artery they had repaired once before was again narrowing, pediatric interventional cardiologist Frank Ing, M.D., decided they needed to insert a stent to keep the right artery open.”

Same-Day Discharge After Transradial PCI Safe, Feasible, With Significant Cost Savings

February 23, 2017

“A high-volume center accessing the coronary arteries via the radial artery safely discharged PCI patients home the same-day and significantly lowered the costs of the procedure when compared with an overnight stay, new research shows.”

Philips Launches IntelliSpace Enterprise Edition for Hospital-wide Healthcare Informatics

February 21, 2017

“Philips recently announced the introduction of IntelliSpace Enterprise Edition at the 2017 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual meeting, Feb. 19-23 in Orlando, Fla. IntelliSpace Enterprise Edition is a highly performing, secure and scalable healthcare informatics platform that enables health systems to manage the growth and cost of their clinical enterprise with a managed service and pay-per-use model.”