Product Education

CathLab.com recognizes that today’s cardiac and vascular professionals are working in a field that is continually evolving in terms of diagnostic, interventional, and therapeutic procedures and patient care. New products and technologies are introduced and adopted every day.

Product education is a critical part of your success and growth. This page was designed for cardiac and vascular nurses, technologists, educators, managers, and directors, to share the latest product insights, news, and education.

Check out the products below and check back often for new and updated information on products and services. Know of a product you’d like us to add? Contact us and let us know.

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2B3A Inhibitors

Major categories of antithrombotic therapy include agents that target any one of three main components of the thrombotic process: thrombin, platelets, or fibrin.

ACC-NCDR Software

  “The NCDR® is the American College of Cardiology’s suite of data registries helping hospitals and private practices measure and improve the quality of cardiovascular care they provide. Today, more than 2,400 hospitals and over 2,000 outpatient p …

Anatomage

As a market leader in medical virtualization technology, Anatomage enables an ecosystem of 3D anatomy hardware and software, allowing users to visualize anatomy at the highest level of accuracy. Established in both education and healthcare industries, …

Anatomical Models

Companies with cardiac and vascular anatomical models for the Cath Lab EP Lab, IR, and structural heart. Cardiac and vascular models that display various medical conditions. Models may include: 4 chamber views, transeptal techniques, coronary arteries …

Blood Gas Testing

Point-of-care analyzers are finding a home in a majority of cath labs because they can give results in less than a minute, versus the 30-minute to 1-hour turnaround that is common from a central laboratory.  Why is this important?  This allows the hear …

Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR)

Fractional flow reserve (FFR) is a technique used in cardiac catheterization to measure pressure differences across a coronary artery stenosis. Fractional flow reserve (FFR) measurement involves determining the ratio between the maximum achievable bloo …

Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)

The Intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) is a mechanical device that improves ventricular performance of a failing heart by facilitating an increase in myocardial oxygen supply and a decrease in myocardial oxygen demand. The IABP consists of a thin, flexib …

Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)

Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) is a diagnostic procedure that is used during cardiac catheterization. Unlike ultrasound, which uses sound waves to produce an image of the blood vessels, OCT uses light. With OCT, doctors can obtain images of the blo …

Transradial Approach

Transradial approach is a catheterization or interventional procedure performed via the radial artery in the cath lab or interventional radiology. Over the past few years this approach has become more popular. Transradial procedure is associated with f …

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