LightLab's C7-XR FD-OCT Intravascular Imaging System Featured on Good Morning America
WESTFORD, Mass., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- LightLab Imaging, Inc. announced today that Good Morning America featured Dr. Marco Costa, a leading interventional cardiologist and Director of the Interventional Cardiovascular Center at University Hospitals, Case Western Reserve University, using the newest imaging technology available to hospitals in the United States – Optical Coherence Tomography.
Dr. Costa is featured performing one of the first procedures in the United States with the new C7-XR™ FD-OCT™ Imaging System and its companion C7 Dragonfly™ Imaging Catheter, following its FDA clearance. The images from this system enabled Dr. Costa to study features of his patient's arterial disease, which provided critical information for his decisions regarding stent size and placement that would not have been possible with other previously available imaging modalities. The procedure was completed successfully and the patient is doing well.
The United States Food and Drug Administration cleared the C7-XR FD-OCT Imaging System and companion catheter the week of May 3