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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...

Spectranetics Excite ISR Atherectomy Systems Cath Lab Clinical Trial Study

The Spectranetics Corp. announced that the Excite ISR trial achieved the statistical endpoints of the adjunct analysis...

Radial Access Interventional Radiology Fibroids

Interventional radiologists have devised a way to access a woman's fibroids by ...

Quail Digital Communications Wireless Headsets Cath Lab EP Lab

Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill., has chosen Quail Digital’s healthcare wireless headset system. It will be used in ...

Infraredx Inc. TVC Imaging System Intravascular Ultrasound IVUS Clinical Study

MedStar Heart Institute of Washington, D.C., and Infraredx Inc. enrolled the first participant in the Lipid-Rich Plaque (LRP) Study. The LRP Study is a prospective,...

Edwards Lifesciences Fortis Mitral Transcatheter Valve System Heart Valve Repair

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced the successful completion of the first three human implants of its Fortis mitral transcatheter ...

Gore Excluder AAA Stent Graft

W. L. Gore & Associates’ Gore Excluder Iliac Branch Endoprosthesis is a complete, fully engineered system intended for endovascular treatment of common iliac artery aneurysms or aortoiliac...

Drug-eluting Balloon Angioplasty Clinical Study Trial Diabetes Restenosis

Despite good immediate results, in up to 40 percent of patients, obstructed arteries in the leg treated with a stent will again become blocked. This in-stent restenosis is typically treated with...

TAVR Heart valve repair Hybrid OR Edwards Lifesciences Sapien

At age 88, Lena M. Smith visited her doctor, Larry Hunt, M.D., at the University of Alabama at Birmingham to find out why her energy level had diminished. 

Boston Scientific Lotus Aortic Valve Repair Heart Hybrid OR Cath Lab

Boston Scientific’s Lotus transcatheter aortic valve repair (TAVR) system was implanted for the first...

Carotid Artery MRI Systems Clinical Study Trial Cath Lab Cardiac Diagnostics

Noninvasive imaging of carotid artery plaque with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can accurately predict future...

March 5, 2014 — Esaote has launched CrystaLine, a significant evolution of its ultrasound technology that delivers new levels of accuracy, quality, versatility and value. Esaote...

March 4, 2014 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent out a Class 1 recall notice regarding various convenience kits containing Acme Monaco Guidewire .035x150 3 MMJ TCFC, item...

March 3, 2014 — Biotronik announced the release of its Passeo-18 Lux drug-releasing balloon (DRB) in all countries...

March 3, 2014 — OrbusNeich announced that patient enrollment has initiated in Japan in the pivotal clinical trial of the Combo dual-therapy stent, employing a single Japan-U.S. protocol conducted...

Evena Eyes-On Glasses Cath Lab Hybrid OR Vascular Access

Evena Medical, a developer of high-definition imaging for precision venous access, announced an agreement with a...

Cordis Trieme Chocolate PTA Balloon Catheter Peripheral Artery Disease PAD

Cordis Corp. announced an agreement with TriReme Medical Inc. that grants the company exclusive distribution rights for the Chocolate PTA Balloon Catheter. 

CT Systems Cardiac Ultrasound MRI Nuclear Imaging

Determining the appropriate use of cardiovascular imaging requires analyzing the “complex interplay” among care...

February 28, 2014 — Mercator MedSystems released pilot study data from a single-arm, open label study of 20 patients suffering with peripheral artery disease (PAD), which reveal sustained,...

IMRIS Visius Surgical Theatre MRI Systems Angiography Hybrid OR

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared IMRIS Inc.’s upgraded Visius Surgical Theatre, which integrates Siemens' high-field MR scanners. The core imaging technology based on Siemens...