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.

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...

Toshiba, ACC 2016, American College of Cardiology, CT, MR, ultrasound, angiography, interventional radiology

Infinix 4-D CT image courtesy of Toshiba America Medical Systems.

News | Cardiac Imaging | March 30, 2016

March 30, 2016 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. announced it would demonstrate the following diagnostic...

Siemens, FDA approval, Cios mobile C-arms, Connect, Fusion, Select

Cios Fusion image courtesy of Siemens Healthcare

Technology | Mobile C-Arms | March 14, 2016

March 14, 2016 — Siemens Healthcare announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared three brand-...

fluoroscopy, ablation, electroanatomical mapping, clinical study
News | Angiography | March 08, 2016

March 8, 2016 ― Fluoroscopy makes...

St. Jude Medical, Optis Mobile Sytem, Europe and Japan launch, OCT and angiography
Technology | Intravascular Imaging | February 08, 2016

February 8, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the launch of the company’s Optis Mobile System in Japan and...

Stereotaxis, Philips, collaboration, Niobe ES remote magnetic navigation system, Allura Xper FD10 cardiovascular X-ray

Niobe ES image courtesy of Stereotaxis Inc.

Technology | Cath Lab | February 04, 2016

February 4, 2016 — Stereotaxis and Philips have signed an addendum pursuant to their existing Development and...

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...

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...

Technology | Angiography | December 14, 2015

December 14, 2015 — Toshiba is making it easier to plan for system installation with Envision 360, the industry’s...

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,...

Technology | Cath Lab | December 14, 2015

December 14, 2015 — The industry’s first seamless integration of interventional radiology (IR) and CT technology...

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