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Performing heart surgery on the same day as angiography is now confirmed as a risk factor for acute kidney injury (AKI), and hospital policy limiting the practice for elective cardiac surgery has...

Philips Royal Electronics and Unfors RaySafe AB announced the signing of a Joint Development Agreement that will see the development of the next generation Philips DoseAware system, with the aim...

RealView's 3-D holographic projection of a heart

The annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) meeting brings many cutting-edge technologies to the forefront during its five days of clinical sessions. This is my editor’s choice of...

The latest advances in cardiovascular imaging are usually shown first at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting, the largest radiology show in the world, held the last...

At RSNA 2012, GE Healthcare showcased a number of new advanced imaging solutions for the surgical space, helping clinicians see more in the OR. These new innovations from OEC take surgical imaging...

RSNA 2012 Toshiba Infinix X-ray WorkRite Technology

Featuring hovercraft-like C-arm movement and the unique Access Halo, the WorkRite technology on Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc.’s Infinix-i cardiovascular X-ray systems makes interventional...

Spot Fluoroscopy RSNA 2012 Toshiba Angiongraphy System

Giving clinicians a more complete picture while improving safety during interventional procedures, Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. introduces Spot Fluoroscopy for its Infinix-i systems....

Flight Plan for Liver GE Healthcare RSNA 2012

GE Healthcare announced at RSNA 2012 receipt of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its...

Siemens Artis Q Artis Q.zen Angiography Systems

November 26, 2012 — At the 98th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, Siemens...

The environment surrounding a medical imaging system can now be monitored with Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc.’s e-Watch. This integrated solution monitors power, temperature and humidity in...

Corindus CorPath robotic system

Hospitals constantly try to predict what the future holds when planning new facilities and equipment purchases that need to last for the next decade. Martin Leon, M.D., attempted to answer that...

Infraredx Inc. (TVC) Imaging System Philips’ Allura Xper Imaging System

Infraredx Inc., a medical device company, and Royal Philips Electronics announced they have signed a joint development and collaboration agreement that is focused on integrating Infraredx’s true...

St. Jude Medical MediGuide Technology EP Mapping/imaging Systems

October 8, 2012 — St. Jude Medical Inc. has launched MediGuide Technology, the first 3-D navigation system intended for the evaluation of vascular and cardiac anatomy on a recorded fluoroscopic...

Ziehm Imaging Inc. Ziehm Vision RFD C-Arms Hybrid OR

October 1, 2012 — Effective immediately, Ziehm Imaging, a market leader for mobile C-arms, is offering operating room (OR)...

According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the saturated U.S. X-ray market will grow slowly to reach a value of $2.8 billion by...

September 19, 2012 — Heart catheter procedures guided by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are as safe as...

radial approach transradial access radiation exposure

Recently, concerns have been raised that transradial (TR) cardiac catheterization significantly increases radiation exposure when compared with the conventional transfemoral (TF)...

August 3, 2012 — GE Healthcare announced it has already received six orders for its Discovery IGS 730 system since receiving U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance in February 2012.

July 26, 2012 — Any exposure to radiation, no matter how small, has the potential of leading to future health issues, including many types of cancer, medical experts agree. Doing all you...

July 9, 2012 — Burlington Medical Supplies, a radiation protection and X-ray medical supply company, now offers no fog lenses. These lead glasses are the latest in technology...