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Angiotech Vena Cava Filter

One venous puncture, rather than two, is a safe and effective approach to intravascular ultrasound-guided inferior vena cava filter placement in critically-ill patients according to a new study...

Multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) is a better way to measure annular size in patients with aortic stenosis who are candidates for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) than two...

Toshiba Spot Fluoroscopy Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Meeting Infi

Improving patient safety while offering clinicians a more complete picture during interventional procedures, Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. will showcase Spot Fluoroscopy for its Infinix-i...

StatVideo EchoBox

At Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon, India, five EchoBox devices were connected to five GE Vivid ultrasound systems, streaming live echo images over the web to experienced sonographers located in the...

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) reports on the “Ten Do’s and Don’ts for Improving Documentation in the Catheterization (Cath) Lab” based on studies by the...

An estimated 5,000 nuclear medicine and molecular imaging professionals are expected to gather in June for the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI)...

Olympus Articulating HD 3-D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System

Olympus received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Articulating HD 3-D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System. It delivers value to surgeons and patients by...

 Medtronic Inc. announced market release of the CardioGuide Implant System, a novel real-time navigation system for cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemakers and defibrillators (CRT-P and...

According to a new study published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, any efficiencies in physician interpretation and diagnosis gained when different...

MIM 6

MIM Software Inc. has announced its software release MIM 6 is now available. Users in all areas of medical imaging can benefit from tools for deformable evaluation and correction, magnetic...

One thousand days, 1,000 C-arms: this is the result three years after the introduction of the Ziehm Solo. As one of the most compact and flexible C-arms, the Ziehm Solo adjusts to the special...

Samsung Ugeo

Samsung Electronics America Inc. announced the Samsung Ugeo H60, the first ultrasound system integrating Samsung technology and design introduced to the U.S. medical imaging market. The ...

Transesophageal Echocardiogram

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has released a list of five interventions whose appropriateness physicians and patients should discuss as part of Choosing Wisely, an initiative of...

Chalk River Labs

Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) will commence a 30-day planned shutdown for inspection and maintenance of the National Research Universal (NRU) reactor at Chalk River, Ontario, starting...

Toshiba Aplio 500

Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has introduced the Aplio 500 and Aplio 300 CV ultrasound systems to help clinicians more accurately and efficiently diagnose cardiovascular disease. Compact...

syngo Dynamics

Siemens Healthcare has introduced a new version of its cardiovascular imaging and information system. From routine to advanced readings, the new version of syngo Dynamics...

RTI International Live Volumetric Imaging Intracardiac Echo

An RTI International-developed prototype catheter that can generate live, streaming 3-D ultrasound images from inside the heart received a Cardiovascular Innovation Award at the 2013...

Optima MR360 Advance, GE, MRI

Two new 1.5T MRI scanners from GE Healthcare, the Optima MR360 Advance and Brivo MR355 Inspire, have recently received 510(k) clearance. Redesigned with new enclosures symbolizing GE’s Humanizing...

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has released a list of five interventions whose appropriateness physicians and patients should discuss as part of Choosing Wisely, an initiative of...

Toshiba, activation imaging, ACC, 2013

This is a roundup of some of the DAIC editor's choice of the most innovative new technologies showcased at ACC 2013, including products in the areas of interventional cardiology, patient...