Angiography

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...
Technology | Angiography | December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015 — Toshiba is making it easier to plan for system installation with Envision 360, the industry’s first...
vessel assist, CTO fusion imaging

An example of Vessel Assist used to create vessel centerlines through a CTO to help guide revascularization in the cath lab.

Technology | Cath Lab Navigation Aids | December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015 — As the field of interventional medicine grows, so do the challenges for clinicians to plan, guide...
Technology | Cath Lab | December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015 — The industry’s first seamless integration of interventional radiology (IR) and CT technology into...
Videos | Cardiac Imaging | December 11, 2015
ITN/DAIC Editor Dave Fornell shows his choices for some of the most innovative new imaging technologies on the expo...
News | Angiography | December 09, 2015
The eighth Image Wisely Radiation Safety Case — C-arm Based Cone Beam CT in Interventional Radiology — is now available...
Videos | TCT | November 05, 2015
DAIC Editor Dave Fornell offers his choices for the most innovative new interventional cardiovascular technologies...
Videos | Cath Lab | November 03, 2015
Guillaume Baillaird, CEO of ControlRad Systems, described how his company's technology can significantly reduce...
ORSIF, radiation exposure for interventionalists, greater on left side of head, Ehtisham Mahmud
Feature | Radiation Dose Management | October 06, 2015
October 6, 2015 – The results of a research study indicate that...
raysafe, i2, staff dose monitoring
News | Radiation Dose Management | October 01, 2015
October 1, 2015 — The first and only system that delivers real-time X-ray radiation dose monitoring for physicians and...
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