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September 22, 2009 —  At the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) annual meeting Royal Philips Electronics today announced it will integrate the MAQUET Magnus surgical table with...

September 23, 2009 – To improve the ability of physicians to provide superior patient care during interventional procedures, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. has introduced its Next...

September 22, 2009 – Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. yesterday introduced Low-Contrast Imaging (LCI) for Toshiba’s Infinix-i systems with mid (12” x 12”) and large (12” x 16”) flat-panel...

September 22, 2009 - At the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) annual meeting Royal Philips Electronics today announced that it will integrate the MAQUET ‘Magnus’ surgical table with...

September 21, 2009 - Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. introduced Low-Contrast Imaging (LCI) for Toshiba’s Infinix-i systems with mid (12 x12-inch) flat and large (12 x16-inch) flat-panel...

September 1, 2009 – Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. will demonstrate its Next Generation Advanced Image Processing (AIP) feature, available on the Infinix-i product line at this year’s...

August 17, 2009 – Siemens Healthcare will showcase cath lab imaging and workflow enhancements with its hybrid Artis zeego system during the 2009 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Annual...

August 7, 2009 – Using 64-slice CT coronary angiography can avoid further invasive angiographies, which can add up to significant cost savings, according to a new study in the American Journal of...

July 30, 2009 – A new study comparing nephrotoxicity of the iso-osmolar contrast medium iodixanol to low-osmolar contrast media (LOCM) found iodixanol shows no reduction in contrast-induced acute...

July 23, 2009 – The FDA recently cleared Ziehm Imaging’s latest mobile C-arm, the Ziehm Vision RFD, which is designed for use in endovascular surgery, interventional cardiology and interventional...

July 21, 2009 – Total procedures performed in angio labs from 2004 to 2008 grew 20 percent, from 4 million in 2004 to 4.8 million procedures in 2008 for hospitals with 150 plus beds, resulting in...

July 6, 2009 – Last week, Royal Philips Electronics released the Veradius X-ray system, a mobile C-arm with a super thin, flat detector.

June 18, 2009 - Several definitions have been used to assess rates of contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), and a study this week in...

June 10, 2009 - Interventional cardiac catheterization procedures are one of the most effective treatments for peripheral vascular disease (PVD), but the procedures are not an option for millions...

May 15, 2009 - GE Healthcare will demonstrate a key new antidote to the X-ray dose challenge at the annual Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) meeting, May 13-16.

May 7, 2009 - GE Healthcare and Hansen Medical Inc. today said they have entered into a collaboration to promote the use of GE Healthcare’s imaging technologies and Hansen Medical’s robotic...

April 20, 2009 - The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) has installed North America's first dual axis rotational cardiac X-ray for clinical use, allowing physicians to more clearly locate...

April 2, 2009 - Volcano Corp. this week at ACC 2009 announced the availability of its integrated fractional flow reserve (FFR) technology on all major cardiovascular X-ray systems.

March 30, 2009 – Improving upon the success of its current X-ray technologies, Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc.

March 18, 2009 - Cardiologists Edward Tadajweski, M.D., and Jeffrey L. Williams, M.D., MS, FACC, are the first in the U.S. to perform 3D imaging of complex cardiac anatomy using GE's Innova 3D...