Interventional Radiology

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

Technology | Radiation Dose Management | December 01, 2015
December 1, 2015 — Philips  introduced the DoseWise Portal 2.0, a comprehensive radiation dose management software...
News | Interventional Radiology | December 01, 2015
December 1, 2015 — An interventional radiology technique shows promise for helping morbidly obese patients lose weight...
Hansen Medical, Magellan Robotic System, New York New Jersey metro area, first, Holy Name Medical Center

Magellan Robotic System. Image courtesy of Hansen Medical.

News | Robotic Systems | October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015 — Hansen Medical Inc. announced the shipment of the Magellan Robotic System to Holy Name Medical...
Hansen Medical, CIRSE 2015, Magellan robotic catheter, cath lab, radiation safety, embolization procedures

Magellan Robotic System image courtesy of Hansen Medical Inc.

News | Interventional Radiology | September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015 — Hansen Medical Inc. announced it will exhibit its Magellan robotic system at the Cardiovascular...
Merit Medical, QuadraSphere Microspheres, FDA approval, expanding indication, hepatoma

Image courtesy of Merit Medical Systems Inc.

Technology | Embolization devices | August 17, 2015
August 17, 2015 — Merit Medical Systems Inc. announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and...
Comparison Charts
Interventional cath labs use X-ray angiography imaging systems to guide catheters through blood vessels to perform...
Toshiba, CT-angiography, hybrid OR

Toshiba recently introduced a new line of combined CT and angiography systems, allowing true CT imaging on demand in the interventional lab.

Feature | Angiography | January 27, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Angiographic imaging system vendors have developed several new technologies to address emerging cath lab trends,...
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...
Cath lab, cath lab management with multiple speciality users, EP, cardiology, IR, endovascular procedures
Feature | Cardiovascular Business | May 13, 2015 | Dave Fornell
<div>Most community hospitals with cardiac catheterization labs share these facilities with multiple, non-...
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...
BPH, prostate, interventional radiology, PAE, embolization, SIR
News | March 12, 2015
March 12, 2015 — Men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), have a new, breakthrough treatment option that is less...
News | March 12, 2015
March 12, 2015 — An innovative interventional radiology treatment has been found to offer chronic migraine sufferers...
interventional radiology, chronic plantar fasciitis, society, SIR, Rahul Razdan
News | March 12, 2015
March 12, 2015 — Patients suffering from chronic plantar fasciitis now have a new weapon against this debilitating foot...
PE, pulmonary embolism, thrombolysis, Ekos, Ekosonic

Ultrasound-accelerated, catheter-directed thrombolysis in the treatment of pulmonary embolism aids delivery of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), forcing it deep into the clot and allowing it to act faster.

Feature | March 05, 2015 | Jason T. Salsamendi, M.D., University of Miami Hospital
The continuity within clinical conference topics from year to year and how presentations augment one another tells us a...
Feature | March 03, 2015
March 3, 2015 — A study being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s annual scientific meeting says 3-D...