Interventional Radiology

Interventional radiology uses tools like embolization devices to provide minimally invasive medical diagnosis and treatment using images.

Philips Healthcare's new Fiber Optic RealShape (FORS) technology creates real-time 3-D imaging of anatomy and devices inside the body using light, rather than X-rays. FORS uses light traveling through hair-thin fiber optics inside special FORS enabled catheter and guidewires.

Philips Healthcare's new Fiber Optic RealShape (FORS) technology creates real-time 3-D imaging of anatomy and devices inside the body using light, rather than X-rays. FORS uses light traveling through hair-thin fiber optics inside special FORS enabled catheter and guidewires. 

Feature | Angiography | March 12, 2020 | Dave Fornell, Editor

Philips is working on a prototype cath lab angiographic imaging system that might be able to replace the current X-...

COVID-19 outbreak in Seattle cancels SIR 2020 meeting. Interventional radiology meeting cancelled. #COVID19 #coronavirus #2019nCoV
News | Interventional Radiology | March 09, 2020 | Melinda Taschetta-Millane

March 9, 2020 — As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) slowly spreads across the globe, more industry conferences are...

he University of Wisconsin (UW) Health’s University Hospital in Madison, Wis., recently became the first facility in the United States to install the Artis icono biplane angiography imaging system from Siemens Healthineers.
News | Angiography | February 12, 2020

February 12, 2020 — The University of Wisconsin (UW) Health’s University Hospital in Madison, Wis., recently became...

DSA image obtained approximately 24 hours after 1 mg/h IA tPA infusion, 500 U/h heparin via peripheral IV, and daily oral aspirin (81 mg) shows improved perfusion of digital arteries, albeit with suboptimal vascular blush of distal second and third phalanges. Photo courtesy of ARRS

DSA image obtained approximately 24 hours after 1 mg/h IA tPA infusion, 500 U/h heparin via peripheral IV, and daily oral aspirin (81 mg) shows improved perfusion of digital arteries, albeit with suboptimal vascular blush of distal second and third phalanges. Photo courtesy of ARRS

News | Interventional Radiology | February 11, 2020

February 11, 2020 — An ahead-of-print...

New SIR position statement and quality documents highlight interventional radiology effective use of nonsurgical ablation to treat kidney cancer in selected patients
News | Interventional Radiology | February 04, 2020

February 4, 2020 — For some patients, kidney cancer can be effectively treated without surgery, according to the...

The FDA cleared the IN.PACT AV drug-coated Balloon. Clinical data shows In.Pact AV DCB is Safe, reduces reinterventions and maintains access for end-stage renal disease patients undergoing dialysis
News | November 26, 2019

November 21, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Medtronic In.Pact AV drug-coated...

The ClotTriever system (Inari Medical), a mechanical thrombectomy system FDA 510(k) cleared for the nonsurgical removal of soft thrombi and emboli from peripheral blood vessels.  #VIVA19 #VIVA2019

The ClotTriever system (Inari Medical), a mechanical thrombectomy system FDA 510(k) cleared for the nonsurgical removal of soft thrombi and emboli from peripheral blood vessels. 

 

News | Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) | November 14, 2019

November 7, 2019 — The ClotTriever Outcomes (CLOUT) Registry is evaluating real-world patient outcomes following...

The IN.PACT Arteriovenous (AV) Access randomized trial evaluating the safety and effectiveness of the Medtronic IN.PACT AV Access drug-coated balloon (DCB) met both of its endpoints, in data presented at the 2019 Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA) annual meeting. #VIVA #VIVA19 #VIVA2019

The IN.PACT Arteriovenous (AV) Access randomized trial evaluating the safety and effectiveness of the Medtronic IN.PACT AV Access drug-coated balloon (DCB) met both of its endpoints, in data presented at the 2019 Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA) annual meeting.

 

News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | November 14, 2019

November 7, 2019 — The IN.PACT Arteriovenous (AV) Access randomized trial evaluating the safety and effectiveness of...

 Indigo System CAT RX Aspiration Catheter and Penumbra Engine
News | November 08, 2019

November 8, 2019 — Penumbra Inc. announced that the EXTRACT-PE trial...

Canon Medical Launches Alphenix Encore Plus Program
News | Angiography | October 09, 2019

October 9, 2019 — In the complex and fast-paced world of healthcare, customers face the challenge of staying up-to-...

The Artis icono biplane angiography system is designed for use in neurointerventions and interventional radiology

The Artis icono biplane angiography system is designed for use in neurointerventions and interventional radiology. Image courtesy of Siemens Healthineers.

Technology | Angiography | September 17, 2019

September 17, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Artis icono, a high-precision...

Adept Medical Launches Antegrade IR Platform
Technology | Vascular Access | September 03, 2019

September 3, 2019 — New Zealand-based Adept Medical announced the launch of the Antegrade IR Platform. Clinically...

Jackson Memorial Hospital Holds Ribbon-cutting for New Cardiac Catheterization Labs
News | Angiography | August 21, 2019

August 21, 2019 — Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami celebrated the opening of two newly renovated...

WVU Medicine Installs First Alphenix 4D CT in the U.S.
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 24, 2019

July 24, 2019 — The West Virginia University (WVU) Heart and Vascular Institute is the first hospital in the country...

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