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Interventional procedures are growing rapidly and becoming more specialized in diverse areas of care.  In the next decade, the number of people living in the United States who have heart...

Cath lab volumes have gone down in recent years for several reasons, but one of the biggest reasons might be market saturation. This is certainly the case in Chicago, where nearly every hospital...

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...