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.

DyeVer, Osprey, Ospray, contrast reduction system
News | Cath Lab | August 05, 2016

August 5, 2016 — Osprey Medical Inc. said it received commitments from investors for approximately $28 million...

Absorb, bioresorbable stent, FDA approval, FDA approves, FDA clears, most popular content, most popular stories, DAIC

The FDA clearance of the first bioresorbable stent, the Abbott Absorb, the first week of July has been the most popular story so far for all of 2016. It is the first fully dissolving stent approved for the U.S. market and many experts say this technology could be a paradigm shift in coronary and peripheral therapies in the coming years as the technology improves. 

Feature | August 05, 2016 | Dave Fornell

 

August 5, 2016 — Here are the top 20 most popular current content on the Diagnostic and Interventional...

Stryker Sustainability Solutions, Angiodynamics Soft Vu Omni Flush Angiographic Catheters, recall
News | Angiographic Catheter | July 25, 2016

July 25, 2016 — Stryker Sustainability Solutions (formerly Ascent Healthcare Solutions) is recalling Angiodynamics...

Siemens Healthineers, Enterprise Services, ES, U.S. launch
Technology | Cardiac Imaging | July 19, 2016

July 19, 2016 — Siemens Healthineers recently introduced an expanded Services portfolio, known as Enterprise...

3-D OCT

A 3-D OCT rendering of a stented vessel segment created on St. Jude Medical's Ilumien Optis OCT system. 

Feature | Angiography | July 15, 2016 | Dave Fornell

While angiographic X-ray fluoroscopy systems are the workhorse for transcatheter cardiovascular interventional...

Toshiba, Infinix, 4DCT, CT-Angio

Toshiba’s Infinix 4DCT combines an Infinix Elite angiography system an Aquilion One Vision edition CT system. It allows clinicians to plan, treat and verify in a single clinical setting. The CT system is capable of capturing an entire organ in one rotation with 640 slices and 16 cm of anatomical coverage. 

Feature | Angiography | July 12, 2016 | Dave Fornell

Angiographic imaging system vendors have developed new technologies to address emerging cath lab trends, including...

Vital Images, Vitrea 7 advanced visualization software, SCCT 2016
Technology | Advanced Visualization | June 30, 2016

June 30, 2016 — Vital Images Inc. recently launched version 7 of its Vitrea...

3D TEE, Mitraclip, mitraclip implantation, Echopixel, GE Healthcare, 3D imaging for procedural navigation

A 3-D view on the Echopixel system of a MitraClip implantation showing one clip deployed and a second about to be deployed. The images can be rotated on any axis and sliced through to show cross sectional views of the anatomy and the device in true 3-D with glasses. Echopixel is working toward a system that uses a special screen that will eliminate the need for glasses.

Blog | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 15, 2016

I saw a new combination of technologies on the expo floor at the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) meeting...

GE Healthcare, Getinge Group, Maquet, Discovery IGS 730 angiography system, Magnus operating table, integrated, hybrid OR

GE Healthcare's Discovery IGS 730 angiography system

Technology | Hybrid OR | June 13, 2016

June 13, 2016 — GE Healthcare and Getinge Group announced the U.S. launch of a new, highly flexible angiography...

Toshiba, Infinix 4-D CT, first U.S. install, Arkansas cancer center
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | May 26, 2016

May 26, 2016 — Cancer patients at the Carti Cancer Center, Little Rock Ark., now have access to the latest...

Technology | Cardiac Imaging | May 18, 2016

May 18, 2016 — The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) recently announced its launch of the IAC QI Self-...

Osprey Avert
News | Cath Lab | May 13, 2016

May 13, 2016 — In the largest study of its kind, a new device has been found to significantly reduce the volume of...

Radiation dose management, radiation dose monitoring, X-ray dose

Analytics from Sectra’s radiation dose monitoring software showing procedures where dose levels were higher than normal for various X-ray modalities. 

Feature | Radiation Dose Management | May 12, 2016 | Lori Webb, R.T. (R) and Tom Watson, RCVT

Healthcare organizations, clinicians and medical equipment manufacturers have long focused on the management and...

FFR-CT, heartflow
Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 15, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis

Fractional flow reserve-computed tomography (FFR-CT) is still in the early stages of clinical implementation in the...

Toshiba

Kidney ultrasound perfusion exam, courtesy of Toshiba.

Feature | Angiography | April 15, 2016

April 15, 2016 — Patients treated with CMX-2043 — an investigational drug that has previously shown some ability to...

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