Interventional Radiology

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 | Angiography | January 27, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Angiographic imaging system vendors have developed several new technologies to address emerging cath lab trends,...
Medtronic, CE Mark, IN.PACT Admiral DEB, arteriovenous AV access, hemodialysis, end-stage renal disease patients
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced that the IN.PACT Admiral ...
News | Cath Lab Navigation Aids | January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016 — Teleflex Inc. has acquired privately held Nostix LLC, developer of innovative tip confirmation...
Penumbra, POD Packing Coil, embolization, peripheral vasculature
Technology | Embolization devices | January 14, 2016
January 14, 2016 — Penumbra Inc. announced the U.S. launch of its new POD Packing Coil, designed as a complementary...
ISO 15382:2015, measuring radiation exposure, dosimeter
News | Radiation Dose Management | January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016 — Ionizing radiation can save lives, but it can also cause serious harm. Getting the right...
News | Embolization devices | December 17, 2015
December 17, 2015 — ArtVentive Medical Group conducted its first animal study of its next generation of the ArtVentive...
vessel assist, CTO fusion imaging

An example of Vessel Assist used to create vessel centerlines through a CTO to help guide revascularization in the cath lab.

Technology | Cath Lab Navigation Aids | December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015 — As the field of interventional medicine grows, so do the challenges for clinicians to plan, guide...
interventional radiology, patient mood, impact on results, RSNA 2015
News | Interventional Radiology | December 03, 2015
December 3, 2015 — Feeling high levels of distress, fear and hostility prior to undergoing an angioplasty or other...
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | December 01, 2015
December 1, 2015 — Philips  introduced the DoseWise Portal 2.0, a comprehensive...
News | Interventional Radiology | December 01, 2015
December 1, 2015 — An interventional radiology technique shows promise for helping morbidly obese patients lose weight...
Hansen Medical, Magellan Robotic System, New York New Jersey metro area, first, Holy Name Medical Center

Magellan Robotic System. Image courtesy of Hansen Medical.

News | Robotic Systems | October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015 — Hansen Medical Inc. announced the shipment of the...
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...
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...
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