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The webinar will focus on implementation of different strategies to help clinicians reduce radiation exposure during interventional cardiology procedures, both for patient and operators. It will...

Philips Healthcare presented new imaging and informatics solutions at the American College of Cardiology Conference (ACC) Annual Meeting. 

GE Healthcare showcased a new suite of connected cardiovascular technologies, including several for advanced imaging and new software capabilities, at ACC 2014. New innovations included advances...

Iodixanol Iopamidol Contrast Media Peripheral Arteriography ACC.14 Clinical Stud

GE Healthcare announced results from a new clinical study, which showed that patients receiving iodixanol (Visipaque) 320mg I/ml reported less discomfort, characterized by heat or cold sensation...

April 3, 2014 — Siemens Healthcare announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Cios Alpha, a new mobile C-arm system with flat-panel detector that boasts a power output...

At the 63rd Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), March 29-31 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., Siemens Healthcare will deliver...

Trinias, Shimadzu, angiography systems

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) clearance for three new digital angiography systems...

I have watched a trend in medical technology grow from a small ripple a couple years ago into what I expect will be a tidal wave in 2014 due to growing concern over patient radiation dose levels...

IMRIS Visius Surgical Theatre MRI Systems Angiography Hybrid OR

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared IMRIS Inc.’s upgraded Visius Surgical Theatre, which integrates Siemens' high-field MR scanners. The core imaging technology based on Siemens...

Ziehm Imaging Ziehm VIsion RFD C-arm Mobil R/F Systems Angiography Systems

Ziehm Imaging received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance to market its new generation Ziehm Vision RFD C-...

radiation dose management, monitoring

Radiation dose continues to rise as the number of computed tomography (CT), nuclear, angiography and fluoroscopy examinations grow, leading to a greater risk of patient overexposure to radiation....

Toshiba America Medical Systems’ Dose Tracking System allows clinicians to track x-ray skin dose exposure in real...

This CME webinar will explain novel noise reduction technology for digital subtraction angiography and how this reduces radiation dose and affects image quality. The presenter is Michael Soderman...

The annual Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) scientific assembly and annual meeting is where imaging systems vendors showcase their latest technology. While aimed at the radiology...

It was not until we began planning that we realized just how involved TAVR programs are — they require much more work than we originally anticipated. At Terrebonne General Medical Center (...

At RSNA 2013, GE Healthcare introduced the Discovery Interventional Guidance System (IGS) 740, a 510(k)-pending mobile X-ray angiography system with a 41 x 41 cm detector. The system is aimed at...

siemens artis one angiography systems rsna 2013

Siemens Healthcare introduced an angiography system optimized for broad clinical utilization at the...

rsna 2013 ziehm c-arm rfd angiography systems c-arms hybrid mobile RF OR

Ziehm Imaging, a developer, manufacturer and supplier of mobile C-arms, will showcase the first motorized mobile C-arm...

RSNA 2013

The RSNA FastPass is produced by Imaging Technology News (ITN) as a guide to what vendors are highlighting. It helps attendees better navigate the vast technical exhibit floor to find...

Siemens, Artis Q.zen

There were three key trends in X-ray vascular imaging systems made evident from new products showcased at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in late 2012. These...

Discovery IGS 730

At RSNA 2013, GE Healthcare will highlight the latest hardware and advanced applications for its Discovery IGS angiography platform. These updates are geared towards addressing the challenges of...

In an independent study presented during the North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting in October 2012, GE Healthcare’s OEC Elite 9900 ...

Frost & Sullivan has named Siemens Healthcare the "2013 North American Interventional Radiology Company of the Year" for its interventional imaging solutions in cardiology, radiology and...

This webinar will focus on summarizing biological effects of radiation exposure in catheterization labs and methods to minimize dose to both clinical staff and patients. A focus of this lecture...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted market clearance for a hand lotion designed to offer radiation protection from X-rays. Physicians such as interventional cardiologists...

Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has partnered with Unfors RaySafe Inc. to offer a new radiation dose monitoring and...

Philips Healthcare has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its AlluraClarity live image guidance system in the United States.

The phrase “doing more with less” is becoming more prevalent in tightening economic environments, and the operating room (OR) is one example of where hospitals are looking to maximize savings....

Although not designed for cardiovascular surgery, a new robotic surgical system being developed will likely add to the growing interest of using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI...

Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. offers electrophysiology (EP) clinicians an Infinix-i cardiovascular X-ray system tailored for EP procedures with a new package of features, accessories and...

A new method of dynamic, personalized intravenous hydration significantly reduces the percentage of contrast-induced kidney injury from image-guided cardiovascular procedures, according to the...

Sen. Stan Bingham and Sen. Wesley Meredith have introduced a bill in the North Carolina legislature that will require individuals to secure a license before performing medical imaging and...

Toshiba Spot Fluoroscopy Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Meeting Infi

Improving patient safety while offering clinicians a more complete picture during interventional procedures, Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. will showcase Spot Fluoroscopy for its Infinix-i...

One thousand days, 1,000 C-arms: this is the result three years after the introduction of the Ziehm Solo. As one of the most compact and flexible C-arms, the Ziehm Solo adjusts to the special...

Toshiba, activation imaging, ACC, 2013

This is a roundup of some of the DAIC editor's choice of the most innovative new technologies showcased at ACC 2013, including products in the areas of interventional cardiology, patient...

GE Healthcare DoseMap Radiation Dose Management Angiography Systems

At the American College of Cardiology (ACC) conference, GE Healthcare unveiled DoseMap to alert interventional cardiologists to patient radiation exposure during longer procedures.

Royal Philips Infraredx TVC Imaging System Allura Xper

Royal Philips Electronics and Infraredx Inc. announced the availability of a new solution that enables seamless access to Infraredx’s true vessel characterization (TVC) Imaging System via Philips...

Siemens Angiography Systems Artis Q Artis Q.zen FDA Approval Cath Lab

Siemens Healthcare has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared its Artis Q and Artis Q.zen angiography system families, which feature revolutionary new X-ray tube...

TIMS version 3.0 TIMS Medical Foresight Imaging Angiography Endoscopes DICOM

The TIMS Medical division of Foresight Imaging released the TIMS version 3.0 platform to provide high resolution digital video formats in fluoroscopy and endoscopy.

Identive Group Inc. announced new radio frequency identification (RFID) labels for the medical industry that are specially designed to withstand the radiation processes commonly used to sterilize...

Performing heart surgery on the same day as angiography is now confirmed as a risk factor for acute kidney injury (AKI), and hospital policy limiting the practice for elective cardiac surgery has...

Philips Royal Electronics and Unfors RaySafe AB announced the signing of a Joint Development Agreement that will see the development of the next generation Philips DoseAware system, with the aim...

RealView's 3-D holographic projection of a heart

The annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) meeting brings many cutting-edge technologies to the forefront during its five days of clinical sessions. This is my editor’s choice of...

The latest advances in cardiovascular imaging are usually shown first at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting, the largest radiology show in the world, held the last...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

The environment surrounding a medical imaging system can now be monitored with Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc.’s e-Watch. This integrated solution monitors power, temperature and humidity in...

Corindus CorPath robotic system

Hospitals constantly try to predict what the future holds when planning new facilities and equipment purchases that need to last for the next decade. Martin Leon, M.D., attempted to answer that...

Infraredx Inc. (TVC) Imaging System Philips’ Allura Xper Imaging System

Infraredx Inc., a medical device company, and Royal Philips Electronics announced they have signed a joint development and collaboration agreement that is focused on integrating Infraredx’s true...

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...

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2012 Scientific Session, held March 24-27 in Chicago, was the first major cardiology show this year for vendors to display their latest innovations. A...

March 29, 2012 — Siemens Healthcare recently expanded its solutions portfolio by offering the RaySafe i2 personal dosimetry system as an accessory for all Siemens Artis zee angiography systems. By...

GE Healthcare unveiled two recently U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared angiography systems offering mobility and advanced imaging for interventional cardiology at the American College...