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Cath lab

Most community hospitals with cardiac catheterization labs share these facilities with multiple, non-interventional cardiology users, which can be challenging to manage various specialties’ needs...

radiation dose monitoring, cath lab dose monitoring, Raysafe

It’s the invisible elephant in radiology — radiation exposure. As physicians, we know all too well that exposure to radiation should be limited to the least amount possible. We have all learned...

PE, pulmonary embolism, thrombolysis, Ekos, Ekosonic

The continuity within clinical conference topics from year to year and how presentations augment one another tells us a lot about where medicine is headed. Pulmonary embolism (PE) therapies were a...

A study being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s annual scientific meeting says 3-D printing could become a powerful tool in customizing interventional radiology treatments to...

GE Healthcare Discovery IGS 740 Mobile Angiography System FDA Approval

GE Healthcare received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its Discovery IGS 740, a new rail-free mobile angiography system with a 41x41 cm detector. 

Trinias, Shimadzu, angiography systems

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) clearance for three new digital angiography systems...

Society of Interventional Radiology SIR Deep Vein Thrombosis DVT PTS Venous

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) often brings with it the risk of post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS), an under-recognized but...

The healthcare sector in the United States is facing several reforms, mainly from the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. However, the results from a survey of 1,710...

The staffing firm SpringBoard Healthcare is conducting a wage information survey to gather information about cath lab’s across the country. Reader input is needed to create a clear picture of...

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), an international organization of doctors, scientists and allied health professionals dedicated to improving public health through minimally invasive...