Angiography Systems

June 10, 2014 — A real-time monitoring device that beeps in the presence of high doses of radiation can help reduce patient and interventional cardiologist exposure to radiation during cardiac catheterization, according to results of the RadiCure...

GE Healthcare announced results from a new clinical study, which showed that patients receiving iodixanol (Visipaque) 320mg I/ml reported less discomfort, characterized by heat or cold sensation or pain upon injection, than patients receiving iopa...

radiation dose monitoring

Radiation dose continues to rise as the number of computed tomography (CT), nuclear, angiography and fluoroscopy examinations grow, leading to a greater risk of patient overexposure to radiation. Healthcare providers must reinforce their efforts t...

Watchman, LAA occluder
Interventional thought leaders at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2014 meeting shared their predictions about the cutting-edge technologies emerging...
June 12, 2014 — Three-dimensional imaging known as 3-D quantitative coronary angiography (3D-QCA) accurately identifies hard-to-see coronary artery lesions...
June 10, 2014 — A real-time monitoring device that beeps in the presence of high doses of radiation can help reduce patient and interventional cardiologist...
GE Healthcare Discovery IGS 740 Mobile Angiography System FDA Approval
GE Healthcare received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its Discovery IGS 740, a new rail-free mobile angiography system with a 41x41 cm...
GE Healthcare Discovery IGS 740 Mobile Angiography System FDA Approval
The Discovery IGS 740 is a rail-free mobile angiography system with a 41x41 cm detector. This new imaging system puts interventional
Siemens Healthcare's Cios Alpha is a mobile C-arm system with flat-panel detector that boasts a power output of 25 kilowatts (kW) and has a...
Shimadzu Medical Systems launched three new digital angiography systems in March 2014. These are the ceiling-mounted Trinias...
IMRIS Inc.’s upgraded Visius Surgical Theatre integrates Siemens' high-field MR scanners. The core imaging technology based on Siemens Aera...

Articles

Watchman, LAA occluder
Interventional thought leaders at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2014 meeting shared their predictions about the cutting-edge technologies emerging...
June 12, 2014 — Three-dimensional imaging known as 3-D quantitative coronary angiography (3D-QCA) accurately identifies hard-to-see coronary artery lesions...
June 10, 2014 — A real-time monitoring device that beeps in the presence of high doses of radiation can help reduce patient and interventional cardiologist...
GE Healthcare Discovery IGS 740 Mobile Angiography System FDA Approval
GE Healthcare received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its Discovery IGS 740, a new rail-free mobile angiography system with a 41x41 cm...

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A big fly in the ointment for widespread adoption of many new technologies is cost. In today’s cost...
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There were several new cardiovascular ultrasound technology advances highlighted at the American...
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CVIS, cardiovascular information system, webinar
Join Ascendian Healthcare Consulting and GE Healthcare during a webinar Wednesday, July 16 to learn about the access, productivity, and revenue cycle efficiency benefits of a modern cardiovascular...
The webinar "Implementing Robotic PCI — Why and How to Start a Successful Program" defines optimal strategies for launching a successful robotic percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) program. The...
This webinar focuses on implementation of different strategies to help clinicians reduce radiation exposure during interventional cardiology procedures, both for patient and operators. It offers an...