Interventional Radiology

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

An assortment of Boston Scientific AngioJet rheolytic thrombectomy catheters. These devices use high-velocity saline jets to entrain thrombus, resulting in microfragmentation and removal. Thrombectomy is also referred to as embolectomy.

An assortment of Boston Scientific AngioJet rheolytic thrombectomy catheters. These devices use high-velocity saline jets to entrain thrombus, resulting in microfragmentation and removal.

Feature | Thrombectomy Devices | January 22, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

Catheter-based blood clot removal a decade ago was a standard of care for acute coronary revascularization, but...

Philips Launches Azurion With FlexArm
Technology | Angiography | January 17, 2019

January 17, 2019 — Philips announced the launch of Azurion with FlexArm, designed to enhance positioning flexibility...

Videos | Angiography | December 12, 2018

This is a quick walk around of a GE Healthcare Image Guided System (IGS) angiography system cath lab room display at...

First Commercial Ekos Control Unit 4.0 Products Shipped to Europe
News | Thrombectomy Devices | November 21, 2018

November 21, 2018 — BTG plc announced the first Ekos CU 4.0 units have been shipped from BTG’s facility in Bothell,...

Image Diagnostics Debuting Interventional Radiation Shield at RSNA 2018
News | Radiation Dose Management | October 03, 2018

October 3, 2018 — Image Diagnostics has entered into a product development agreement with ECLS Inc. to design a new...

360 Photos | 360 View Photos | August 31, 2018

This is a 360 degree photo view inside the neuro-interventional radiology lab at...

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...

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...

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