Interventional Radiology

Interventional radiology uses tools like embolization devices to provide minimally invasive medical diagnosis and treatment using images.

Embolx Announces FDA Clearance of Next-generation Sniper Balloon Occlusion Microcatheter
Technology | Interventional Radiology | June 29, 2018

June 29, 2018 — Embolx Inc. has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its...

Guerbet Launches Pair of Microcatheters for Interventional Radiology Procedures
Technology | Interventional Radiology | May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018 — Guerbet LLC USA announced the upcoming launch of SeQure and DraKon, two novel...

U.S. First Lady Melania Trump Undergoes Interventional Radiology Embolization Procedure
News | Interventional Radiology | May 15, 2018

May 15, 2018 — U.S. First Lady Melania Trump underwent an interventional radiology embolization procedure to treat a...

Capitol Hill Briefing Explores Role of Interventional Radiology in Healthcare
News | Interventional Radiology | May 09, 2018

May 9, 2018 — The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), in conjunction with Rep. Mia Love (R-Utah) participated...

A patient case study showing a venous ulcer formation 18 months following thermal ablation varicose vein treatment in the GSV. The patient was treated with Varithena polidocanol endovenous microfoam chemical-ablation. Images show baseline prior to treatment (right), followed by one, four and six weeks after treatment. The treatment is also called sclerotherapy.

A patient case study showing a venous ulcer formation 18 months following thermal ablation varicose vein treatment in the GSV. The patient was treated with Varithena polidocanol endovenous microfoam chemical-ablation. Images show baseline prior to treatment (right), followed by one, four and six weeks after treatment.

Feature | Venous Therapies | April 30, 2018 | Tif Siragusa, M.D.

The introduction of thermal ablation revolutionized the treatment of varicose veins, yet recurrence remains a...

Radiation exposure in the cath lab is a major concern for interventional cardiologists, cath lab techs and nurses. Jeff Zagoudis
Blog | Cath Lab | April 12, 2018

The biggest workplace concern for interventional cardiologists and cath lab staff is their daily exposure to...

Medical Societies Issue Revised, Patient-Centered Measures for Stroke Interventions
News | Stroke | April 02, 2018

April 2, 2018 — Revised guidelines for the nonsurgical, image-guided...

Radiologist Uses Virtual Reality as Interventional Radiology Teaching Tool
News | Interventional Radiology | March 27, 2018

March 27, 2018 — Physicians, trainees and even laypeople can now stand right beside an expert radiologist as he...

3-D Printed Models Improve Medical Student Training
News | Medical 3-D Printing | March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018 — A relatively inexpensive...

Illustration of the EkoSonic catheter aiding drug-dispersion in a DVT clot. Catheter directed thrombolysis of deep vein thrombosis.

Illustration of the EkoSonic catheter aiding drug-dispersion in a DVT clot.

Feature | Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) | February 16, 2018 | Sanjay Pandya, M.D.

There are few downsides to using tibial venous access to treat...

Philips Azurion angiography system, image-guided therapy system.

The Philips Azurion angiography system offers several imaging and software enhancements to aid guidance during complex interventional procedures.

Feature | Angiography | February 07, 2018 | Dave Fornell

Five new angiography systems were launched in 2017 that included improvements to speed workflow and improve both...

EHRA Highlights Occupational Risk of Radiation Exposure in Electrophysiology Procedures
News | Radiation Dose Management | February 01, 2018

February 1, 2018 –Stereotaxis, who makes innovative...

Imricor Completes Enrollment for Clinical Study on Vision-MR Ablation Catheter
News | Interventional Radiology | January 23, 2018

January 23, 2018 – Imricor Medical Systems announced the completion of enrollment for the clinical study to evaluate...

Guerbet Announces Acquisition of Accurate Medical Therapeutics
News | Interventional Radiology | January 08, 2018

January 8, 2018 —Guerbet announced that it has entered into an agreement under which it will acquire Israeli company...

Toshiba Medical Rolls Out Interactive Learning Tools for Ultrasound and Vascular Training
News | Ultrasound Imaging | December 04, 2017

December 4, 2017 — Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company, introduced new educational tools and interactive learning...

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