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BPH, prostate, interventional radiology, PAE, embolization, SIR

Men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), have a new, breakthrough treatment option that is less invasive and has fewer complications than other minimally invasive treatments, according to...

An innovative interventional radiology treatment has been found to offer chronic migraine sufferers sustained relief of their headaches, according to research being presented at the Society...

interventional radiology, chronic plantar fasciitis, society, SIR, Rahul Razdan

Patients suffering from chronic plantar fasciitis now have a new weapon against this debilitating foot ailment, according to research presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's Annual...

PE, pulmonary embolism, thrombolysis, Ekos, Ekosonic

The continuity within clinical conference topics from year to year and how presentations augment one another tells us a lot about where medicine is headed. Pulmonary embolism (PE) therapies were a...

A study being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s annual scientific meeting says 3-D printing could become a powerful tool in customizing interventional radiology treatments to...

Covidien, Trellis peripheral infusion system, FDA recall, balloon inflation port

A manufacturing error caused the balloon inflation ports to be mislabeled on Covidien’s Trellis 6 and Trellis 8 Peripheral Infusion systems, prompting a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

The number of IVC filters placed has more than doubled in the last 10 years, and by some estimates, less than half of these retrievable devices are actually removed each year.

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) unveiled a new brand for the society and its research organization, the SIR Foundation.

Philips has signed an agreement with Image Stream Medical (ISM) that allows Philips to further expand its hybrid suite and interventional lab solutions with integrated video and live...

interventional radiology, placenta accreta, RSNA, study

Researchers reported on a procedure that can preserve fertility and potentially save the lives of women with a serious pregnancy complication called placenta accreta. Results of the new study...

obesity, interventional radiology, embolization devices

A new procedure to combat obesity was recently performed by physicians at Dayton Interventional Radiology. 

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

September 3, 2014 — Teleflex announced a newly published clinical study demonstrating the accuracy of the Arrow VPS G4 vascular positioning system, with placements of peripherally inserted...

August 29, 2014 — Cook Medical recalled 696 of its CloverSnare four-loop vascular retrieval snare devices, model number VRS-6.0-9.0. The device was recalled because of a potential for the loop to...

GE Healthcare Discovery IGS 740 Mobile Angiography System FDA Approval

GE Healthcare received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its Discovery IGS 740, a new rail-free mobile angiography system with a 41x41 cm detector. 

April 16, 2014 — Covidien announced it has notified customers of a voluntary recall to address an issue with certain lots of its Pipeline embolization device and Alligator retrieval device, where...

Trinias, Shimadzu, angiography systems

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

Society of Interventional Radiology SIR Deep Vein Thrombosis DVT PTS Venous

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) often brings with it the risk of post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS), an under-recognized but...

Radial Access Interventional Radiology Fibroids

Interventional radiologists have devised a way to access a woman's fibroids by ...

Boston Scientific Direxion Torqueable Microcatheter Interventional Radiology

Boston Scientific has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance and CE mark approval for its Direxion Torqueable Microcatheter.