Technology

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first generic version of the cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium tablets).

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Vizua introduced an interactive, cloud-based 3-D scan visualization and collaboration platform at RSNA 2011....

Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc., launched the Aplio 500 ultrasound system, enabling clinicians to diagnose using advanced visualization tools.

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November 27, 2011 – BRIT Systems, Inc., announced new cardiac imaging enhancements to WebWorks, a 100% browser-based viewer....

At RSNA 2011, GE Healthcare introduced the innovative magnetic resonance (MR) Patient Experience Suite, part of its healthymagination strategy to improve the quality of patient care....

November 28, 2011 – Siemens Healthcare launched the Acuson S3000, its latest ultra-premium ultrasound platform, at the 97th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of Nor...

November 28, 2011 – At the 97th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), from November 27 to December 2 in Chicago, Siemens Healthcare is unveilin...

Vital, a Toshiba Medical Systems Group Company and provider of advanced visualization and analysis solutions for healthcare providers, will represent the Healthcare and Imaging Informatics business...

Biodex is introducing its new line of vascular ultrasound tables for vascular and echocardiography imaging during RSNA 2011.

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Stereotaxis Inc. announced the launch of Odyssey Cinema Studio, a clinical procedure online broadcast platform....

Xelis Cardiac from Infinitt North America is a 2-D, 3-D and 4-D display and analysis tool for coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) and left ventricle analysis (LVA)....

Royal Philips Electronics introduced Philips HeartStart FR3 automated external defibrillator (AED) in the United States for professional responders who treat victims of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA)....

VasSol’s Noninvasive Optimum Vessel Analysis (NOVA) technology provides physicians with detailed, quantitative information of blood flow through any vessel in the brain....

W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. announced that it has received approval from the U.S....

Medical Simulation Corp. (MSC) launched an easy-to-use, portable, high-fidelity endovascular procedural simulator at TCT 2011....

The CardioDefender diagnostic system from Everist Genomics is the first U.S....

ProTron Technologies announces a new approach to early detection of aneurysms in vascular systems through the patented Stethotron Cerebral Stethoscope.

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The Cardiosave intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) from Maquet Cardiovascular incorporates a large state-of-the-art touchscreen display and is smaller, lighter and quieter than any pump the company ha...

The TVC Imaging System from InfraReDx an enhanced version of the LipiScan IVUS coronary imaging system.

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The PrimeWire Prestige Plus is a new fractional flow reserve (FFR) catheter from Volcano Corp. It is the third pressure guidewire the company has introduced in the last three years.

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Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced the U.S....

The Assurant Cobalt Iliac Balloon-Expandable Stent System from Medtronic is the first balloon-expandable stent made from a cobalt-chromium alloy to be approved  for the treatment of narrowed i...

The Ovation Abdominal Stent Graft System from TriVascular Inc. is for patients with small arteries....