Cath Lab

The purchase will enable Philips to further expand its advanced imaging capabilities of its angiography suite. Volcano is a leader in intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and fractional flow reserve (FFR) catheter measurements used in the interventiona...

Patients who took dual antiplatelet therapy medications beyond the standard 12 months after coronary stent placement were significantly less likely to develop blood clots within their stents or to have a heart attack than those whose treatment fol...

Medtron IN-PACT SFA Trial, drug-eluted balloons

For the treatment of peripheral artery disease in leg arteries above the knee, the IN.PACT Admiral ...

Covidien HawkOne Directional Atherectomy System, peripheral arterial disease

Food and Drug Administration gave 510(k) clearance for the HawkOne directional atherectomy system. The latest addition to Covidien’s directional atherectomy portfolio, the HawkOne system provides physicians with an enhanced cutting mechanism...

Clinical trial/study, stents, venous therapies
Veniti, Inc. announced that it has enrolled the first United States patients in the Virtus trial of the Veniti VICI Venous Stent System.
Ultrasound systems, RSNA 2014, Aplio 300 and 500 Platinum series
With the introduction of the Aplio 300 and 500 Platinum Series from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc., clinicians can now meet goals of the Centers for...
Cardionovum GmbH announced that it has initiated a 150-patient clinical study of its novel paclitaxel-releasing, high-pressure shunt balloon dilatation...
Covidien, Solitaire, stent thrombectomy, trial, Netherlands
In a landmark study evaluating the addition of stent thrombectomy clot removal to pharmaceutical treatment for patients suffering an acute ischemic stroke (AIS...
Ultrasound systems, RSNA 2014, Aplio 300 and 500 Platinum series
The SpeX shapeable support catheter from ReFlow Medical Inc. enables physicians to shape the tip of the support catheter to their preferred...
The PLAC Test for Lp-PLA2 Activity from diaDexus Inc. measures the activity of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2...

Articles

Stryker, Trevo Retriever, stent thrombectomy, trial, Netherlands
In a landmark study evaluating the addition of stent thrombectomy clot removal to pharmaceutical treatment for patients suffering an acute ischemic stroke (AIS...
Volcano, Philips, acquisition, FFR, IVUS
The purchase will enable Philips to further expand its advanced imaging capabilities of its angiography suite. Volcano is a leader in intravascular ultrasound...
Doctors at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital of Tampa implanted a Melody transcatheter pulmonary valve in a 13-year-old patient in October, marking the 50th...
near-infrared spectroscopy, NIRS, heart attack, stroke, Infraredx, TVC
A study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) shows intravascular near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) can identify lipid...

Video Center

There were a few intriguing technology trends at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)...
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All major technology advances in the world of radiology, including cardiac imaging, are unveiled or...
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By Dave Fornell, editor of DAIC Magazine The key take away messages from the 26th annual...
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The CME webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" will educate participants in the state of the art clinical and emerging...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...
This webinar explained the benefits of better access, productivity and revenue cycle efficiency in a modern cardiovascular information system (CVIS...