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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...

Vascular Closure Systems Inc. announced the successful conclusion of Phase I and Phase II of the first-in-human (FIH) clinical trial for its 6/7 French FastSeal Bioabsorbable Vascular Access...

FDA Heparin Container Labels

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is notifying healthcare professionals, caregivers and patients about a change to the container and carton labels for heparin products.

More than half of patients treated for claudication or critical limb ischemia (CLI) with stenting of the superficial femoral artery (SFA) had primary patency at five years, says a recent study.

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...

Tryton Side Branch Stent TRYTON Pivotal FDA IDE trial

Tryton Medical Inc. announced the completion of enrollment in the TRYTON Pivotal U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) IDE trial evaluating the Tryton Side Branch...

Volcano Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sync-Rx Ltd., a privately-held company based in Israel that develops advanced software applications that...

December 6, 2012 — Daiichi Sankyo Inc. and Eli Lilly and Co. announced results of two retrospective studies comparing rates of readmission for subsequent heart attack and initial hospitalization...

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....

 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted premarket approval (PMA) for the HeartWare Ventricular Assist System (VAS) designed as a bridge to cardiac transplantation.

Radial access, arm board,

Radial access has been a standard for most patient cases for several years at both the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Medical Center and the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. The centers are...

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...

Clopidogrel Prasugrel TCT 2012 Smoking PARADOX Study Antiplatelet Therapy

Results of a study investigating the effects of smoking on the antiplatelet medications clopidogrel and prasugrel were presented at the 24th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT)...

A large observational study found the increased risk associated with dual antiplatelet therapy cessation after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is tied to patient non-adherence, as opposed...

TeraRecon iNtuition Advanced Visualization Billing Option

TeraRecon previewed a flexible new pay-as-you-go billing option for it cloud and laptop users of its iNtuition advanced visualization tools. The software supports physicians involved in TAVI/TAVR...

St. Jude Medical EnligHTN Renal Denervation System

St. Jude Medical Inc. announced that the company’s EnligHTN renal denervation system provides a safe, effective and sustained reduction in office and ambulatory blood pressure measurements at six...

TriVascular Inc. Ovation Abdominal Stent Graft System Aneurism Repair

TriVascular Inc. announced premarket approval (PMA) of the Ovation Abdominal Stent Graft System by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA...

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...

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

November 21, 2012 — NDS Surgical Imaging (NDSsi) has expanded its family of advanced LED backlight surgical displays with the release of the new 24-inch Radiance G2, 55-inch Radiance G2...