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.

News | Congenital Heart | June 12, 2015
June 12, 2015 - Researchers announce the results of an early study that shows a fused fluoroscopic/ echocardiographic...
Visipaque, IOCM, LOCM, angioplasty, EuroPCR 2015
News | May 22, 2015
May 22, 2015 — Significantly fewer renal and cardiac events are associated with angioplasty procedures using isosmolar...
Shimadzu, Trinias, first West Coast installation, Kalispell
News | May 19, 2015
May 19, 2015 — Shimadzu Medical Systems USA announced the first U.S. West Coast installation of its Trinias C-12 high...
RaySafe i2 real-time dose monitoring, radiation dose monitoring, cath lab

Real time radiation dose monitoring in the cath lab enables staff to see their level of exposure any time and can alert them when their levels are spiking. Staff wearing RaySafe i2 real-time dose monitoring badges.

Feature | Radiation Dose Management | May 07, 2015
With increased discussion and awareness placed on patient radiation exposure in medical imaging, similar concerns have...
Edward Diethrich explained in this ORSIF video the effects and risks of exposure to fluoroscopy, angiography X-ray radiation in the cath lab, interventional lab, EP lab or surgical mobile C-arm.
News | Radiation Dose Management | May 07, 2015
May 6, 2015 — The Organization for Occupational Safety in Interventional Fluoroscopy (ORSIF) announced the release of a...
radiation dose monitoring, cath lab dose monitoring, Raysafe

Staff at Lawrence General Hospital are wearing the RaySafe i2 color-coded dosimeters to monitor personal radiation exposure while performing a procedure.

Feature | May 04, 2015 | Lori M. Weir, M.D.
It’s the invisible elephant in radiology — radiation exposure. As physicians, we know all too well that exposure to...
ORSIF, fluoroscopy, interventional, health risks, awareness
Feature | April 08, 2015
April 8, 2015 — A new non-profit association, the Organization for Occupational Radiation Safety in Interventional...
News | March 26, 2015
March 26, 2015 — Siemens Healthcare introduced a new angiography system and new cardiac ultrasound apps at the 2015...
Toshiba, CT angiography, Infinix 4D CT
Technology | March 25, 2015
March 25, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Toshiba America Medical Systems new Infinix 4D...
Bonn Call for Action, FDA, radiation exposure, medical imaging, update
Feature | March 25, 2015
March 25, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its latest efforts in supporting the Bonn Call...
Toshiba, Infinix 4-D CT, angiography, interventional radiology,

Image courtesy of Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc.

News | March 13, 2015
March 13, 2015 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc.’s Infinix 4DCT provides clinicians with faster, safer and more...
Toshiba, Dose Tracking System, DTS, cardiovascular x-ray
News | March 12, 2015
March 12, 2015 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc.’s Dose Tracking System makes interventional procedures safer for...
Siemens, KLAS, preferred vendor, partnership agreements
News | March 12, 2015
March 12, 2015 — In a recent survey by the KLAS research firm, Siemens Healthcare was the designated vendor for...
interventional radiology, Mayo Clinic, aprons, dose, cath lab
Feature | March 02, 2015
March 2, 2015 — Frequent use of lead aprons in the interventional lab and radiology departments to protect against...
Pie Medical Imaging, CAAS A-Valve, qRA, angiography, heart valve repair

Image courtesy of Pie Medical Imaging

Technology | February 23, 2015
February 23, 2015 — Pie Medical Imaging BV announced that it received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...