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Several technological advancements occurred in the PICC market in recent years that are changing the competitive landscape and driving growth. Increasingly, medical professionals are using...

As catheter-based, minimally invasive procedures expand rapidly beyond treatment of the coronary arteries into all areas of the human anatomy, angiography X-ray imaging systems have moved beyond...

February 15, 2012 — Medtronic Inc. announced the start of two clinical initiatives evaluating the broader, real-world clinical use of the company’s Symplicity renal denervation system across...

After spending a week walking the show floor and meeting with scores of vendors at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2011 annual meeting, the following are my choices for the most...

For decades, cath lab clinicians essentially had only one option for achieving hemostasis management following a procedure – compression. That changed in the 1990s with the introduction of vascular...
Michael Ringold, M.D., an interventional radiologist at St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem, Pa., shared a case in which he used GE Healthcare’s Innova 4100 IQ interventional imaging system to perform...

April 8, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an aneurysm treatment system as a Humanitarian Use Device (HDE). NeuroVasx’s cPAX Aneurysm Treatment System can be used to...

April 5, 2011 – Uterine fibroid embolization—an interventional radiology treatment for noncancerous growths that develop in the muscular wall of the uterus—improves a number of women's lower...

March 31, 2011 – Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT is more than just a one-time complication from a long plane ride. The Society of Interventional Radiology wants individuals to know the risk factors...

Over the last 10 years, hospitals have phased out analog image intensifiers for flat-panel, digital detector angiography systems in their cath labs. As hospitals look to purchase current-...