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    2. Positive Signs for OCT Guidance in PCI

      Positive Signs for OCT Guidance in PCI
      No fewer than 3 Hot Line presentations on May 20, 2015, at EuroPCR addressed the question of how well optical coherence tomography (OCT) might inform PCI. One focused on how operators might use the imaging technology to guide decision making, while the others compared OCT with IVUS. Presenting data from the observational ILUMIEN I trial, William Wijns, MD, PhD, of Cardiovascular Center Aalst (Aalst, Belgium), said the study was designed ...
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    3. Correlation Between OCT-Derived Intrastent Dimensions and Fractional Flow Reserve Measurements After Coronary Stent Implantation and Impact on Clinical Outcome

      Correlation Between OCT-Derived Intrastent Dimensions and Fractional Flow Reserve Measurements After Coronary Stent Implantation and Impact on Clinical Outcome
      ...as performed using the frequency-domain OCT C7XR system and the DragonFly catheter (St. Jude Medical Systems; Lightlab Imaging, Inc). The removal of blood was achieved with the non-occlusion OCT technique by injection of...
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    4. Early and late optical coherence tomography findings following everolimus-eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold implantation in myocardial infarction: a preliminary report

      Early and late optical coherence tomography findings following everolimus-eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold implantation in myocardial infarction: a preliminary report
      Introduction: Although bioresorbable vascular scaffolds (BVS) have been used with promising results in patients with stable and unstable angina, little is known about the acute vascular response following BVS implantation in myocardial infarction. We present angiographic and OCT findings from the first patients undergoing bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS) implantation for non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) or ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) in our institution. Methods: The first 5 patients with NSTEMI and ...
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    5. A Honeycomb-Like Structure in Chronic Total Occlusion Demonstrated by Frequency-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography

      A Honeycomb-Like Structure in Chronic Total Occlusion Demonstrated by Frequency-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography
      ... 2nd) and micro catheter, frequency-domain optical coherence tomography (FD-OCT) (ILUMIEN OCT Imaging System, St Jude Medical, Inc, St Paul, Minnesota) was performed A Honeycomb-Like Structure in Chronic Total Occlusion ...
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    6. Frequency domain optical coherence tomography to assess non-ostial left main coronary artery

      Frequency domain optical coherence tomography to assess non-ostial left main coronary artery
      Aims: The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility of unprotected non-ostial left main (LM) imaging by frequency domain optical coherence tomography (FD-OCT). Methods and results: We conducted a retrospective analysis of OCT studies performed to image lesions located in the non-ostial LM. OCT studies were analysed to detect the number of artefact frames in the different LM/bifurcation segments. OCT cross-sectional images were used to assess area ...
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    7. Dynamic assessment of the endothelialization of tissue-engineered blood vessels using an OCT catheter-based fluorescence imaging system

      Dynamic assessment of the endothelialization of tissue-engineered blood vessels using an OCT catheter-based fluorescence imaging system
      Background: Lumen endothelialization of bioengineered vascular scaffolds is essential to maintain small-diameter graft patency and prevent thrombosis post implantation. Unfortunately non-destructive imaging methods to visualize this dynamic process are lacking, thus slowing development and clinical translation of these potential tissue-engineering approaches. To meet this need, a fluorescence imaging system utilizing a commercial optical coherence tomography (OCT) catheter was designed to visualize graft endothelialization. Methods: DragonFly C7 intravascular OCT catheter was ...
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  2. About St. Jude Medical

    St. Jude Medical

    St. Jude Medical develops medical technology and services that focus on putting more control into the hands of those who treat cardiac, neurological and chronic pain patients worldwide.  St. Jude Medical is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota and has four major focus areas that include: cardiac rhythm management, atrial fibrillation, cardiovascular and neuromodulation.  St. Jude acquired Lightlab Imaging in 2010. Lightlab makes intravascular OCT imaging products.

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    1. We are pleased to add this new growth platform to our cardiovascular business, especially in conjunction with our FFR platform, and we are excited by the many opportunities this acquisition creates for St. Jude Medical and LightLab, physician customers and their patients...We welcome LightLab and its employees to St. Jude Medical.
      Daniel J. Starks in St. Jude Medical to Acquire LightLab Imaging for $90M in Cash
    2. We are excited to join with a partner who shares our vision of improving patient outcomes and reducing health care costs through solutions which enable physicians to make earlier and more accurate treatment decisions... We believe St. Jude Medical's U.S. and international footprint, along with its existing FFR measurement technology, will accelerate growth for our industry-leading OCT technology. We look forward to joining the St. Jude Medical team.
      David W. Kolstad in St. Jude Medical to Acquire LightLab Imaging for $90M in Cash
    3. St. Jude Medical's acquisition of LightLab confirms the validity and potential utility of this leading edge technology...We are planning a best-in-class OCT solution. We currently have CE Mark in Europe on our first generation platform, and we are targeting a release of our second generation platform in Europe early next year. We anticipate that this system will incorporate a smaller catheter, shorter prep time, faster pullback speed, and a longer imaging segment than the current device.
      Scott Huennekens in Volcano Announces Positive Clinical Experience With Its Second Generation OCT Catheter, Prepares for U.S. Regulatory Study