Angiography

Angiography X-ray systems are the center piece of the catheterization lab, interventional lab and hybrid OR. These cath lab imaging systems offer a fluoroscopic X-ray view of the anatomy in the form or an angiogram image to guide diagnostic and interventional procedures. View a comparison chart list of all angiographic imaging systems available in the U.S. It requires a login, but it is free. Find information specific to small, mobile C-arm systems.

ECRI Institute, Rate This Model, medical equipment, review/rating tool
News | Cardiovascular Business | January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016 — Now, medical technology purchasers and users have an instant online forum to rate and review...
ISO 15382:2015, measuring radiation exposure, dosimeter
News | Radiation Dose Management | January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016 — Ionizing radiation can save lives, but it can also cause serious harm. Getting the right measurement...
Cath lab radiation dose reduaction, doseaware, raysafe

The Philips DoseAware Xtend system is an advanced version of the Unfors RaySafe system, combining real time radiation detection badges and a live video screen showing each person in the cath lab in a different color. The system reports their real-time exposure rate and cumulative dose since the start of a procedure. It shows changes in dose exposure the closer a person gets to the C-arm.

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | January 12, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Each year radiology vendors use the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting as a springboard to unveil...
Toshiba, Ziehm, partnership, fixed mobile C-arms

Image courtesy of Ziehm Imaging Inc.

Technology | Mobile C-Arms | December 15, 2015
December 15, 2015 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. is now making mobile C-arms available to its customers in the...
Technology | Angiography | December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015 — Toshiba is making it easier to plan for system installation with Envision 360, the industry’s first...
vessel assist, CTO fusion imaging

An example of Vessel Assist used to create vessel centerlines through a CTO to help guide revascularization in the cath lab.

Technology | Cath Lab Navigation Aids | December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015 — As the field of interventional medicine grows, so do the challenges for clinicians to plan, guide...
Technology | Cath Lab | December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015 — The industry’s first seamless integration of interventional radiology (IR) and CT technology into...
Videos | Cardiac Imaging | December 11, 2015
ITN/DAIC Editor Dave Fornell shows his choices for some of the most innovative new radiology imaging technologies on...
News | Angiography | December 09, 2015
The eighth Image Wisely Radiation Safety Case — C-arm Based Cone Beam CT in Interventional Radiology — is now available...
Videos | TCT | November 05, 2015
DAIC Editor Dave Fornell offers his choices for the most innovative new interventional cardiovascular technologies...
Videos | Cath Lab | November 03, 2015
Guillaume Baillaird, CEO of ControlRad Systems, described how his company's technology can significantly reduce...
ORSIF, radiation exposure for interventionalists, greater on left side of head, Ehtisham Mahmud
Feature | Radiation Dose Management | October 06, 2015
October 6, 2015 – The results of a research study indicate that interventional cardiologists receive “very high”...
raysafe, i2, staff dose monitoring
News | Radiation Dose Management | October 01, 2015
October 1, 2015 — The first and only system that delivers real-time X-ray radiation dose monitoring for physicians and...
Pie Medical Imaging, Frost & Sullivan, technology leadership, CAAS, cardiovascular diagnostics

CAAS MRV is part of Pie Medical Imaging's suite of imaging solutions for quantitative cardiovascular diagnosis and treatment planning. - See more at: http://www.itnonline.com/content/pie-medical-imaging-recognized-innovation-quantitative-cardiovascular-software#sthash.lkTQkzwT.dpuf

News | Cardiac Imaging | September 01, 2015
September 1, 2015 — Based on its recent analysis of the cardiovascular image management market, Frost & Sullivan...
IMRIS, going concern sale, Deerfield Management Company L.P., imaging and service, robotics intellectual property
News | Cath Lab | August 14, 2015
August 14, 2015 — IMRIS Inc. announced in late July that investment funds managed by Deerfield Management Company L.P...