Angiography

Technology | Cardiac Imaging | May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016 — The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) recently announced its launch of the IAC QI Self-...
Osprey Avert
News | Cath Lab | May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016 — In the largest study of its kind, a new device has been found to significantly reduce the volume of...
Radiation dose management, radiation dose monitoring, X-ray dose

Analytics from Sectra’s radiation dose monitoring software showing procedures where dose levels were higher than normal for various X-ray modalities. 

Feature | Radiation Dose Management | May 12, 2016 | Lori Webb, R.T. (R) and Tom Watson, RCVT
Healthcare organizations, clinicians and medical equipment manufacturers have long focused on the management and...
FFR-CT, heartflow
Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 15, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis
Fractional flow reserve-computed tomography (FFR-CT) is still in the early stages of clinical implementation in the...
Toshiba

Kidney ultrasound perfusion exam, courtesy of Toshiba.

Feature | Angiography | April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016 — Patients treated with CMX-2043 — an investigational drug that has previously shown some ability to...
Toshiba, ACC 2016, American College of Cardiology, CT, MR, ultrasound, angiography, interventional radiology

Infinix 4-D CT image courtesy of Toshiba America Medical Systems.

News | Cardiac Imaging | March 30, 2016
March 30, 2016 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. announced it would demonstrate the following diagnostic imaging...
Siemens, FDA approval, Cios mobile C-arms, Connect, Fusion, Select

Cios Fusion image courtesy of Siemens Healthcare

Technology | Mobile C-Arms | March 14, 2016
March 14, 2016 — Siemens Healthcare announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared three brand-new...
fluoroscopy, ablation, electroanatomical mapping, clinical study
News | Angiography | March 08, 2016
March 8, 2016 ― Fluoroscopy makes...
St. Jude Medical, Optis Mobile Sytem, Europe and Japan launch, OCT and angiography
Technology | Intravascular Imaging | February 08, 2016
February 8, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the launch of the company’s Optis Mobile System in Japan and Europe...
Stereotaxis, Philips, collaboration, Niobe ES remote magnetic navigation system, Allura Xper FD10 cardiovascular X-ray

Niobe ES image courtesy of Stereotaxis Inc.

Technology | Cath Lab | February 04, 2016
February 4, 2016 — Stereotaxis and Philips have signed an addendum pursuant to their existing Development and...
Toshiba, CT-angiography, hybrid OR

Toshiba recently introduced a new line of combined CT and angiography systems, allowing true CT imaging on demand in the interventional lab.

Feature | Angiography | January 27, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Angiographic imaging system vendors have developed several new technologies to address emerging cath lab trends,...
ECRI Institute, Rate This Model, medical equipment, review/rating tool
News | Business | January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016 — Now, medical technology purchasers and users have an instant online forum to rate and review...
ISO 15382:2015, measuring radiation exposure, dosimeter
News | Radiation Dose Management | January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016 — Ionizing radiation can save lives, but it can also cause serious harm. Getting the right...
Cath lab radiation dose reduaction, doseaware, raysafe

The Philips DoseAware Xtend system is an advanced version of the Unfors RaySafe system, combining real time radiation detection badges and a live video screen showing each person in the cath lab in a different color. The system reports their real-time exposure rate and cumulative dose since the start of a procedure. It shows changes in dose exposure the closer a person gets to the C-arm.

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | January 12, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Each year radiology vendors use the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting as a springboard to unveil...
Toshiba, Ziehm, partnership, fixed mobile C-arms

Image courtesy of Ziehm Imaging Inc.

Technology | Mobile C-Arms | December 15, 2015
December 15, 2015 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. is now making mobile C-arms available to its customers in the...
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