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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.

Men with enlarged prostates can find relief with a non-surgical treatment that shrinks the gland, suggests...

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...

embolization devices rsna 2013 interventional

 A new study reports that individuals who underwent embolization of the left gastric artery for gastrointestinal bleeding experienced a 7.9 percent decrease in body weight three months after...

The findings of a Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR) confirm a major shift in...

embolization devices terumo azur cx peripheral coil

Terumo Interventional Systems, a division of Terumo Medical Corp., announced the nationwide...

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...

The healthcare sector in the United States is facing several reforms, mainly from the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. However, the results from a survey of 1,710...

Cook Medical Retracta Detachable Embolization Coil Embolization Device

Cook Medical has launched a new fully-retractable .035 inch embolization coil, intended for peripheral arterial and venous embolization. Embolization is a nonsurgical, minimally invasive procedure...

Stenting reopens completely blocked bowel arteries, preventing damage and even death from a condition that causes individuals severe pain and leads to excessive weight loss, notes research being...

The staffing firm SpringBoard Healthcare is conducting a wage information survey to gather information about cath lab’s across the country. Reader input is needed to create a clear picture of...

Kidney failure patients on dialysis derive long-term benefit from the minimally invasive placement of a stent that improves the function of dialysis access grafts, according to 12-month clinical...

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...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to sell certain of its subsidiaries, comprising Angiotech's interventional products business, to Argon Medical...