Interventional Radiology

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

360 Photos | 360 View Photos | August 31, 2018

This is a 360 degree photo view inside the neuro-interventional radiology lab at...

Embolx Announces FDA Clearance of Next-generation Sniper Balloon Occlusion Microcatheter
Technology | Interventional Radiology | June 29, 2018

June 29, 2018 — Embolx Inc. has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its...

Guerbet Launches Pair of Microcatheters for Interventional Radiology Procedures
Technology | Interventional Radiology | May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018 — Guerbet LLC USA announced the upcoming launch of SeQure and DraKon, two novel...

U.S. First Lady Melania Trump Undergoes Interventional Radiology Embolization Procedure
News | Interventional Radiology | May 15, 2018

May 15, 2018 — U.S. First Lady Melania Trump underwent an interventional radiology embolization procedure to treat a...

Capitol Hill Briefing Explores Role of Interventional Radiology in Healthcare
News | Interventional Radiology | May 09, 2018

May 9, 2018 — The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), in conjunction with Rep. Mia Love (R-Utah) participated...

A patient case study showing a venous ulcer formation 18 months following thermal ablation varicose vein treatment in the GSV. The patient was treated with Varithena polidocanol endovenous microfoam chemical-ablation. Images show baseline prior to treatment (right), followed by one, four and six weeks after treatment. The treatment is also called sclerotherapy.

A patient case study showing a venous ulcer formation 18 months following thermal ablation varicose vein treatment in the GSV. The patient was treated with Varithena polidocanol endovenous microfoam chemical-ablation. Images show baseline prior to treatment (right), followed by one, four and six weeks after treatment.

Feature | Venous Therapies | April 30, 2018 | Tif Siragusa, M.D.

The introduction of thermal ablation revolutionized the treatment of varicose veins, yet recurrence remains a...

Radiation exposure in the cath lab is a major concern for interventional cardiologists, cath lab techs and nurses. Jeff Zagoudis
Blog | Cath Lab | April 12, 2018

The biggest workplace concern for interventional cardiologists and cath lab staff is their daily exposure to...

Medical Societies Issue Revised, Patient-Centered Measures for Stroke Interventions
News | Stroke | April 02, 2018

April 2, 2018 — Revised guidelines for the nonsurgical, image-guided...

Radiologist Uses Virtual Reality as Interventional Radiology Teaching Tool
News | Interventional Radiology | March 27, 2018

March 27, 2018 — Physicians, trainees and even laypeople can now stand right beside an expert radiologist as he...

3-D Printed Models Improve Medical Student Training
News | Medical 3-D Printing | March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018 — A relatively inexpensive...

Illustration of the EkoSonic catheter aiding drug-dispersion in a DVT clot. Catheter directed thrombolysis of deep vein thrombosis.

Illustration of the EkoSonic catheter aiding drug-dispersion in a DVT clot.

Feature | Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) | February 16, 2018 | Sanjay Pandya, M.D.

There are few downsides to using tibial venous access to treat...

Philips Azurion angiography system, image-guided therapy system.

The Philips Azurion angiography system offers several imaging and software enhancements to aid guidance during complex interventional procedures.

Feature | Angiography | February 07, 2018 | Dave Fornell

Five new angiography systems were launched in 2017 that included improvements to speed workflow and improve both...

EHRA Highlights Occupational Risk of Radiation Exposure in Electrophysiology Procedures
News | Radiation Dose Management | February 01, 2018

February 1, 2018 –Stereotaxis, who makes innovative...

Imricor Completes Enrollment for Clinical Study on Vision-MR Ablation Catheter
News | Interventional Radiology | January 23, 2018

January 23, 2018 – Imricor Medical Systems announced the completion of enrollment for the clinical study to evaluate...

Guerbet Announces Acquisition of Accurate Medical Therapeutics
News | Interventional Radiology | January 08, 2018

January 8, 2018 —Guerbet announced that it has entered into an agreement under which it will acquire Israeli company...

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