The CRF Skirball Center for Innovation's MedTech Quarterly Covers Bioresorbable Scaffolds and Peripheral Vascular Disease
September 7, 2016 - The latest edition of the MedTech Quarterly features video interviews with leading experts on bioresorbable scaffolds, as well as innovations in the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral vascular disease. Participants include Dr. Juan Granada, Executive Director and Chief Innovation Officer at the CRF Skirball Center for Innovation; Dr. Greg Kaluza, Director of Research at the CRF Skirball Center for Innovation; Dr. Gregg Stone, Professor of Medicine at Columbia University and Co-Director of Research and Education at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation; Dr. Mahmood Razavi, Interventional Radiologist at St. Josephs Heritage Medical Group; Dr. Michael Jaff, Medical Director at Massachusetts General Vascular Center and Center for Specialized Services at Massachusetts General Hospital; and Dr. William Gray, President of the Lankenau Heart Institute.
Some highlights include:
Dr. Gregg Stone describes what the bioresorbable scaffold is, including its strengths and weaknesses, and his predictions for the future of the device.
Dr. Gregg Kaluza comments on the functionality of the bioresorbable scaffold, its theoretical advantages over other devices, and provides a unique perspective of the advances he sees being made at the CRF Skirball Center for Innovation.
Dr. Juan Granada discussed peripheral vascular disease diagnosis, therapy, and innovation with Dr. Michael Jaff. New technologies that would allow outpatient remote monitoring are also covered.