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C-arms, mobile R/F systems, Angiography systems, RSNA 2014

Ampronix announced the availability of its new LCD retrofit kit for the OEC 9800 mobile C-Arm.

Advanced Vascular Dynamics, RadAR vascular compression device

Advanced Vascular Dynamics (AVD) announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance and CE mark for the RadAR vascular compression devices for post-procedure hemostasis of tibiopedal...

Clinical trial/study, stents, venous therapies

Veniti Inc. announced that it has enrolled the first United States patients in the Virtus trial of the Veniti VICI Venous Stent System.

Cardionovum GmbH announced that it has initiated a 150-patient clinical study of its novel paclitaxel-releasing, high-pressure shunt balloon dilatation catheter, Aperto.

Covidien, Solitaire, stent thrombectomy, trial, Netherlands

In a landmark study evaluating the addition of stent thrombectomy clot removal to pharmaceutical treatment for patients suffering an acute ischemic stroke (AIS), stent thrombectomy provided a...

ReFlow Medical Inc., SpeX shapeable support catheter, FDA

ReFlow Medical Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for commercialization of their SpeX shapeable support catheter in the United States for use in the peripheral...

Volcano, Philips, acquisition, FFR, IVUS

The purchase will enable Philips to further expand its advanced imaging capabilities of its angiography suite. Volcano is a leader in intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and fractional flow reserve (...

Cath lab, clinical trial, clinical study, defibrillator monitors

A faster, coordinated emergency response in collaboration with hospital cardiac catheterization laboratories in each United States region, including New York City, is associated with improving...

Angiography systems, CT systems, Hybrid OR, RSNA 2014

As the first integration between Interventional Radiology (IR) and CT technology, Toshiba’s Infinix 4-D CT provides clinicians with faster, safer and more accurate interventions.

Siemens Healthcare presented two new clinical applications for angiography at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting. The syngo Dyna4D...

Researchers at Okayama University in collaboration with several medical centers in Japan have demonstrated the safety and efficacy of a hypothermal treatment – pharyngeal cooling – for cardiac...

Endurant IIs, stent graft system, abdominal aortic aneurysm, AAA

Medtronic Inc. announced the launch in Europe and the United States of the Endurant IIs AAA stent graft, which received CE mark and U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval to be used in...

CardioKinetix Inc. announced it has completed a $50 million financing led by Edwards Lifesciences Corp. with participation from other existing investors. This financing provides CardioKinetix with...

near-infrared spectroscopy, NIRS, heart attack, stroke, Infraredx, TVC

A study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) shows intravascular near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) can identify lipid core-containing plaques,...

Balloon catheter, interventional radiology, FDA clearance, kidney disease

Covidien announced that it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for its Fortrex over-the-wire (OTW) percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) balloon catheter.

Clinical Trial at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2014

Results of a new study challenge the current consensus in cardiology that peak myocardial edema only...

3-d imaging, rsna 2014, angiography systems, radiographic

Biodex showcased its latest line of medical imaging tables and Clear-Lead Shielding at RSNA 2014.

Ziehm Imaging, Vision RFD 3-D, Solo Portable, mobile C-arm

At this year’s RSNA annual meeting, Ziehm Imaging will highlight Ziehm Vision RFD 3-D, a 3-D C-arm with flat-panel technology that provides a 16-cm edge length per scan volume.

CompView Medical (CVM) debuts the M2u and M4u, its latest design of NuBOOM, an all-in-one equipment manager, visualization and ergonomic boom system.

A coordinated emergency response by healthcare teams to treat heart attack patients meant faster care that was associated with improved survival, according to research presented at the American...