Interventional Radiology

Hansen Medical, CIRSE 2015, Magellan robotic catheter, cath lab, radiation safety, embolization procedures

Magellan Robotic System image courtesy of Hansen Medical Inc.

News | Interventional Radiology | September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015 — Hansen Medical Inc. announced it will exhibit its Magellan...
Merit Medical, QuadraSphere Microspheres, FDA approval, expanding indication, hepatoma

Image courtesy of Merit Medical Systems Inc.

Technology | Embolization devices | August 17, 2015
August 17, 2015 — Merit Medical Systems Inc. announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food 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 | Interventional Radiology | July 07, 2015 | Dave Fornell
Angiographic imaging system vendors have developed several new technologies to address emerging cath lab trends,...
Shimadzu, Trinias, first West Coast installation, Kalispell
News | May 19, 2015
May 19, 2015 — Shimadzu Medical Systems USA announced the first U.S. West Coast installation of its Trinias C-12 high...
Cath lab
Feature | Business | May 13, 2015 | Dave Fornell
Most community hospitals with cardiac catheterization labs share these facilities with multiple, non-interventional...
radiation dose monitoring, cath lab dose monitoring, Raysafe

Staff at Lawrence General Hospital are wearing the RaySafe i2 color-coded dosimeters to monitor personal radiation exposure while performing a procedure.

Feature | May 04, 2015 | Lori M. Weir, M.D.
It’s the invisible elephant in radiology — ...
News | March 12, 2015
March 12, 2015 — An innovative interventional...
interventional radiology, chronic plantar fasciitis, society, SIR, Rahul Razdan
News | March 12, 2015
March 12, 2015 — Patients suffering from chronic plantar fasciitis now have a new weapon against this debilitating foot...
PE, pulmonary embolism, thrombolysis, Ekos, Ekosonic

Ultrasound-accelerated, catheter-directed thrombolysis in the treatment of pulmonary embolism aids delivery of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), forcing it deep into the clot and allowing it to act faster.

Feature | March 05, 2015 | Jason T. Salsamendi, M.D., University of Miami Hospital
The continuity within clinical conference topics from year to year and how presentations augment one another tells us a...
Feature | March 03, 2015
March 3, 2015 — A study being presented at the Society of...
Covidien, Trellis peripheral infusion system, FDA recall, balloon inflation port
News | February 12, 2015
February 12, 2015 — A manufacturing error caused the balloon inflation ports to be mislabeled on Covidien’s Trellis 6...
News | December 23, 2014
December 23, 2014 — Philips has signed an agreement with Image Stream Medical (ISM) that allows Philips to further...
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