Technology

July 25, 2011 —Siemens Healthcare announced that syngo Neuro PBV IR (parenchymal blood volume interventional radiology) has received U.S....

Boston Scientific Corporation announced the global launch of its Mustang PTA balloon catheter, a highly deliverable 0.035-inch percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) catheter designed for a wide ...
The Endologix AFX Endovascular AAA System is for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA)....
Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Cordis International announced in June 2011 it will cease production of the Cypher sirolimus-eluting stent, the first drug-eluting stent (DES) by the end of 2011....
AngioViz uses peak time and density with color as time, and peak density as brig
AngioViz is a GE Healthcare application that gives doctors a new visualization of vascular flow on a single image to help them make important decisions during complex interventional radiology procedur...
June 6, 2011 – AngioDynamics has expanded its VenaCure EVLT System product offering with the global launch of the new VenaCure 1470nm laser to treat varicose veins with greater energy efficiency.
May 26, 2011 – AngioDynamics announced launch of the new 90 cm NeverTouch procedure kit featuring a longer TRE-Sheath introducer to gain vascular access above the ankle for the treatment of varicose v...
Boston Scientific released its 2.25 mm Promus everolimus-eluting coronary stent system for use in vessels as small as 2.25 mm in diameter....
The Xience nano everolimus-eluting coronary stent system is designed to treat coronary artery disease in vessels as small as 2.25 mm in diameter....
The innovative helical staple technology enables independent endograft fixation, and is designed to mimic the hand suturing performed during open surgical repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms....
The Axera Device enhances insertability into the femoral artery and overall procedural usage while continuing to deliver the clinical benefits of the implant-free arstaotomy procedure. The device q...
Volcano's intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) system is being combined with ev3's plaque excision systems....

Boston Scientific’s thrid-generation drug-eluting stent, the Ion paclitaxel-eluting coronary stent system, features a platinum chromium (PtCr) alloy designed specifically for coronary stenting and ...

To prevent physician fatigue and back pain associated with wearing protective lead aprons in the cath lab, the ZeroGravity Radiation Protection System offers increased radiation protection without wei...

The Cantata Superselective Microcatheter, from Cook Medical, offers a combination of support and torqueability to help interventional radiologists navigate tortuous anatomies.

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The i-Stat 1 wireless handheld, from Abbott, is a wireless point-of-care testing system that allows real time transmission of diagnostic test results generated directly from the patient bedside.

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The Fetch 2 Catheter, by Medrad Interventional, features a flexible, variable pitch coiled shaft for improved kink resistance.

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During complex interventional procedures, it is challenging to accurately navigate and interpret the vascular anatomy for precise device deployment....

The Gore Propaten, from W.L. Gore and Associates, is a vascular graft for hemodialysis access that utilizes a covalent bonding technology to adhere heparin to the graft surface.

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The Drainer centesis catheter, from Vascular Solutions features large sideholes designed to prevent clogging and provide faster, more reliable drainage....

A new generation of a mobile C-arm offers outstanding imaging and a liquid cooling system to allow use over an almost unlimited period of time....