Interventional Radiology

Cath Lab wage survey

The healthcare sector in the United States is facing several reforms, mainly from the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. However, the results from a survey of 1,710 cath lab clinicians projected a positive outlook fo...

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) this week published guiding principles and best practices for the development of radiation safety programs in cardiac catheterization laboratories.

April 16, 2014 — Covidien announced it has notified customers of a voluntary recall to address an issue with certain lots of its Pipeline embolization device...
Trinias, Shimadzu, angiography systems
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) clearance for three new digital angiography systems from Shimadzu Medical Systems. These...
Society of Interventional Radiology SIR Deep Vein Thrombosis DVT PTS Venous
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) often brings with it the risk of post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS), an under-recognized but serious complication that often causes...
Radial Access Interventional Radiology Fibroids
Interventional radiologists have devised a way to access a woman's fibroids by flipping her wrist and treating via an arm not groin artery. It...
Trinias, Shimadzu, angiography systems
Shimadzu Medical Systems launched three new digital angiography systems in March 2014. These are the ceiling-mounted Trinias
Boston Scientific’s Direxion Torqueable Microcatheter is designed to facilitate selective access and delivery of diagnostic, embolic and...
GE Healthcare introduced the Discovery Interventional Guidance System (IGS) 740, a 510(k)-pending mobile X-ray angiography system with a 41...
The Azur CX Peripheral Coil System (Azur CX) is the first and only peripheral embolization coil designed to provide cross-...

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Trinias, Shimadzu, angiography systems
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) clearance for three new digital angiography systems from Shimadzu Medical Systems. These...
Society of Interventional Radiology SIR Deep Vein Thrombosis DVT PTS Venous
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) often brings with it the risk of post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS), an under-recognized but serious complication that often causes...
The healthcare sector in the United States is facing several reforms, mainly from the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. However...
The staffing firm SpringBoard Healthcare is conducting a wage information survey to gather information about cath lab’s across the country. Reader input is...

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