Interventional Radiology

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

News | February 01, 2013

February 1, 2013 — The first outcome-based guidelines for interventional treatment of acute ischemic stroke —...

News | January 23, 2013

January 23, 2013 — According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the segment of the U.S. nonvascular...

C-section Hysterectomy Clinical trial Interventional Radiology Balloon Catheter
Feature | January 22, 2013

January 22, 2013 — Using tiny balloons to temporarily block blood flow to the uterus during a high-risk Caesarean-...

Technology | January 16, 2013

January 16, 2013 — Rex Medical L.P. announced that it has received 510(k) Clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...

Videos | Hybrid OR | November 20, 2012

Mercy Hospital in Chicago has developed a successful hybrid cath lab program where various specialties work together...

Videos | Hybrid OR | November 20, 2012

Mercy Hospital in Chicago developed an interventional program around its hybrid cath labs, fostering collaboration...

Surefire Medical Angiographic Catheters Interventional Rediology
Technology | October 15, 2012

October 15, 2012 — Surefire Medical Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to...

News | August 30, 2012

August 30, 2012 — Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) improves heart function and could become a novel treatment option...

Feature | August 02, 2012 | Suzanne Winter, general manager, GE Healthcare interventional systems, Americas

Interventional procedures are growing rapidly and becoming more specialized in diverse areas of care.  In the next...

Technology | July 27, 2012

July 27, 2012 — Cook Medical announced general availability of the Aprima Access nonvascular introducer set, the...

Videos | Vena Cava Filters | July 24, 2012

This video, provided by Crux Biomedical, demonstrates the implantation of the FDA-cleared Crux VCF inferior vena...

For endovascular aortic aneurysm repair procedures, Mercy Hospital uses a hybrid cath lab and a team composed of an interventional cardiologist and a vascular surgeon.

Feature | July 17, 2012 | Dave Fornell

Cath lab volumes have gone down in recent years for several reasons, but one of the biggest reasons might be market...

Technology | June 21, 2012

June 21, 2012 — Surefire Medical Inc. announced that it has received 510(k) U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Technology | June 18, 2012

June 18, 2012 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance...

PICC lines are used for venous pressure monitoring, blood sampling, drug administration and replacement of fluids or blood products. Cook Spectrum catheters are impregnated with the antimicrobials minocycline and rifampin, which have been shown to minimize the risk of bacterial colonization of the catheter and catheter-related bacteremia during use.

Feature | June 04, 2012 | Dr. Kamran Zamanian and Jamie Stillborn, iData Research Inc.

Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) are devices used for intravenous access to facilitate the delivery...

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