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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...

March 11, 2009 - Siemens Healthcare will showcase advanced imaging applications like the new syngo iFlow and a new medical-grade large display, which provides a 56-inch active, full-color...

March 11, 2009 - With the joint development of the Ziehm NaviPort 3D interface, the medical technology manufacturing companies Ziehm Imaging and Stryker have succeeded in importing 2D and 3D C-arm...

October 16, 2008 - The one-year follow-up of the FAME study (FFR vs. angiography for multivessel evaluation) was presented at TCT 2008 and confirms the beneficial clinical and economic impact of...

October 15, 2008 - At TCT 2008, Philips Healthcare is showcasing cath lab improvements, designed to present users with seamless interaction between image acquisition and visualization technologies...

October 13, 2008 – GE Healthcare is featuring real-time imaging solutions made possible, in part, by new collaborative partnerships, at TCT 2008

The GE Innova cardiovascular X-ray system...

October 7, 2008 – Philips contributes cardiovascular X-ray systems to hybrid surgery suites by STERIS Corp. to treat patients requiring minimally invasive cardiovascular surgical procedures, or...