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July 21, 2009 – Total procedures performed in angio labs from 2004 to 2008 grew 20 percent, from 4 million in 2004 to 4.8 million procedures in 2008 for hospitals with 150 plus beds, resulting in...

July 6, 2009 – Last week, Royal Philips Electronics released the Veradius X-ray system, a mobile C-arm with a super thin, flat detector.

June 18, 2009 - Several definitions have been used to assess rates of contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), and a study this week in...

June 10, 2009 - Interventional cardiac catheterization procedures are one of the most effective treatments for peripheral vascular disease (PVD), but the procedures are not an option for millions...

May 15, 2009 - GE Healthcare will demonstrate a key new antidote to the X-ray dose challenge at the annual Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) meeting, May 13-16.

May 7, 2009 - GE Healthcare and Hansen Medical Inc. today said they have entered into a collaboration to promote the use of GE Healthcare’s imaging technologies and Hansen Medical’s robotic...

April 20, 2009 - The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) has installed North America's first dual axis rotational cardiac X-ray for clinical use, allowing physicians to more clearly locate...

April 2, 2009 - Volcano Corp. this week at ACC 2009 announced the availability of its integrated fractional flow reserve (FFR) technology on all major cardiovascular X-ray systems.

March 30, 2009 – Improving upon the success of its current X-ray technologies, Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc.

March 18, 2009 - Cardiologists Edward Tadajweski, M.D., and Jeffrey L. Williams, M.D., MS, FACC, are the first in the U.S. to perform 3D imaging of complex cardiac anatomy using GE's Innova 3D...

March 11, 2009 - Siemens Healthcare will showcase advanced imaging applications like the new syngo iFlow and a new medical-grade large display, which provides a 56-inch active, full-color...

March 11, 2009 - With the joint development of the Ziehm NaviPort 3D interface, the medical technology manufacturing companies Ziehm Imaging and Stryker have succeeded in importing 2D and 3D C-arm...

October 16, 2008 - The one-year follow-up of the FAME study (FFR vs. angiography for multivessel evaluation) was presented at TCT 2008 and confirms the beneficial clinical and economic impact of...

October 15, 2008 - At TCT 2008, Philips Healthcare is showcasing cath lab improvements, designed to present users with seamless interaction between image acquisition and visualization technologies...

October 13, 2008 – GE Healthcare is featuring real-time imaging solutions made possible, in part, by new collaborative partnerships, at TCT 2008

The GE Innova cardiovascular X-ray system...

October 7, 2008 – Philips contributes cardiovascular X-ray systems to hybrid surgery suites by STERIS Corp. to treat patients requiring minimally invasive cardiovascular surgical procedures, or...

July 21, 2008 – Toshiba America Medical Systems said today that four live cases using the Infinix CF-i/BP will be showcased at the Pediatric and Adult Interventional Cardiac Symposium (PICS-AICS)...

Toshiba America Medical Systems’ Infinix Hybrid cardiovascular X-ray imaging system will be featured in three live cases during the International Symposium on the Hybrid Approach to Congenital Heart...

May 14, 2008 - PLC Systems Inc. said it is demonstrating its RenalGuard System May 12-16 at EuroPCR, the annual meeting of the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (...

May 1, 2008 – Royal Philips Electronics and BrainLAB said they would be collaborating on the integration of intra-operative angiography and image-guided surgery (IGS).

The integration of...

March 31, 2008 - As part of the Philips cath lab showcase at ACC, the company presented Live 3D TEE technology for the cath lab, designed to give real-time volume rendered images using one-touch...

February 22, 2008 - According to Millennium Research Group’s Global Markets for C-Arms 2008 report, the U.S. market for fixed C-arm systems, comprising units used for cardiology, angiography and...

February 15, 2008 - Siemens received FDA 510(k) clearance for Artis zeego, a robotic-assisted positioning capability for interventions in both radiology and cardiology, as well as the developing...

November 14, 2007 - The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital performed the first procedure in the first hybrid congenital cardiac operating suite in the U.S., a facility designed...

April 3, 2007 — GE Healthcare and Volcano Corp. have successfully implemented, at multiple sites, Innova IVUS, the world's only fully Integrated IVUS and Cath Lab system. An exclusive...

January 9, 2007 - Konica Minolta Medical Imaging announced that it has been awarded contract positions with Amerinet, a group purchasing organization (GPO), for computed radiography, laser...