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Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. and Shine Medical Technologies Inc. announced that the companies have entered into a strategic agreement for the future supply of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99). The supply...

Solid Water HE is the next generation of solid water phantoms by Gammex. It is designed for both therapy and imaging with improved uniformity and durability in mind.

The CME webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" will educate participants in the state of the art clinical and emerging translational perfusion RM methods with...

Sorin Group, heart valve repair, first implant

Sorin Group, a global medical device company and a leader in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, implanted the Solo Smart surgical replacement performed by David Heimansohn, M.D., at St....

Backus Hospital, Hartford Hospital, The Hospital of Central Connecticut, MidState Medical Center, and Windham Hospital now gather and analyze dose data from all necessary modalities within their...

Cardinal Health announced that its MynxGrip Vascular Closure Device recently received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for use to close femoral veins. The MynxGrip device is now...

Cardiovascular Systems Inc. received the CE Mark for its Stealth 360º Orbital Atherectomy System (OAS). Stealth 360º is a percutaneous OAS that is indicated to treat patients who suffer from...

Calgary Scientific Inc. has announced a partnership with OnBase by Hyland to extend mobile image-access capability to its enterprise content management (ECM) platform. OnBase empowers superior...

Gammex "micro" diode laser, RSNA 2014, CT Systems, X-Ray Systems

The Gammex “micro” diode laser family offers an economical alternative to conventional laser systems used for alignment purposes. Gammex “micro” has dimensions that are considerably smaller than...

"Innovative fetal intervention may prove to be a game-changer in many cases, but it is too soon to declare its superiority over current conventional strategies for management of hypoplastic left...

Future prevention and treatment strategies for vascular diseases may lie in the evaluation of early brain imaging tests long before heart attacks or strokes occur, according to a systematic review...

The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) will officially kick off its 100th annual meeting and scientific assembly (Nov. 30 – Dec. 5, McCormick Place, Chicago) with a look back...

atrial fibrillation, FDA, Dual Epicardial and Endocardial Procedure, DEEP

Enrollment is open for the Dual Epicardial and Endocardial Procedure (DEEP) clinical trial following U.S Food and Drug Administration Approval (FDA). 

Food and Drug Administration gave 510(k) clearance for the HawkOne directional atherectomy system. The latest addition to Covidien’s directional atherectomy portfolio, the HawkOne system...

Shockwave Medical announced that the company will present clinical results from DISRUPT PAD, a single-arm multicenter study evaluating the safety and utility of Lithoplasty balloon catheters for...

aortic stenosis, Canadian Cardiovascular Conference, LDL-C

Genetic predisposition to elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) was associated with aortic valve calcium and narrowing of the aortic valve, findings that support a causal...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Abbott family of Xience everolimus-eluting coronary stents for the additional indication to treat coronary chronic total occlusions (...

Siemens, Acuson X600, RSNA 2014

Siemens Healthcare announces the availability of the Acuson X600, a cost-effective new ultrasound system with advanced technologies migrated from premium Siemens systems and workflow efficiencies...

A diverse group of uncommon congenital heart defects and genetic conditions may put a child in danger of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), and at least two-thirds of these defects and conditions can be...

Once a common procedure, left ventriculography’s role in assessing heart disease has evolved considerably over the decades, leading to significant variations in use. A new expert consensus...