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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...

June 25, 2012 — Among six large integrated healthcare systems between 1996 and 2010 there was a substantial increase in the use of advanced diagnostic imaging, according to a study in the ...

June 22, 2012 — Bayer HealthCare’s Radiology and Interventional unit has launched the new Mark 7 Arterion Injection System, the latest in the Medrad Mark series of angiographic...

June 7, 2012 — GE Healthcare announced the acquisition of XPRO, a Brazilian Interventional X-ray equipment manufacturer company with over 15 years of experience and with more than 120 systems...

June 1, 2012 — When opening a new hospital or medical center, partnering with the right diagnostic imaging vendor with patient-focused technology and a trusted, responsive service and support team...

May 24, 2012 — Research led by Christiana Care Health System's Andrew Doorey, M.D., has found that a small number of patients mistakenly undergo bypass surgery after diagnostic...

May 14, 2012 — During the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) 2012 scientific sessions last week, Biosense Webster Inc. announced it created strategic collaboration agreements with GE Healthcare and...

May 11, 2012 — Modern cardiac catheterization laboratories bear scant resemblance to the cath labs of a decade ago. An updated consensus statement released this week offers physicians guidance on...

Philips Healthcare recently installed an Allura Xper FD 20/20 biplane angiography X-ray system at Primary Children's Medical Center in Salt Lake City, with a National Basketball Association (NBA)...

April 9, 2012 — Healthcare supply contracting company Novation released its 2012 Diagnostic Imaging Watch report. Peer reviewed by members of Novation's Diagnostic Imaging...

April 5, 2012 —Maquet and Siemens Healthcare announced they will collaborate closely to introduce a combined system for diagnostics and surgical procedures. The first systems will be delivered and...

April 4, 2012 — Medrad (Bayer) recently introduced the Mark 7 Arterion angiographic contrast injection system. The system is much smaller, lighter-weight, more ergonomic and easier to maneuver...

Incidences of renal complications, specifically acute renal failure (ARF) and new hemodialysis (HD), continue to increase significantly among Medicare beneficiaries (MB) admitted for percutaneous...