Interventional Radiology

Interventional radiology uses tools like angiography X-ray systems to provide minimally invasive medical diagnosis and treatment using images.

Trends in PICC Line Technology

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...

Angiography No Longer Limited to Cardiology

GE Discovery IGS 730

Feature | June 01, 2012 | Dave Fornell

As catheter-based, minimally invasive procedures expand rapidly beyond treatment of the coronary arteries into all...

News | May 04, 2012

May 4, 2012 — Ziehm Imaging has been involved in mobile X-ray-based imaging for 40 years and is a major player in...

Memorial Medical Center has been serving patients in Springfield, Ill., for more than 110 years.

Case Study | May 03, 2012

Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Ill., is an acute-care hospital within Memorial Health System and has been...

Technology | April 26, 2012

April 26, 2012 — Biodex Medical Systems Inc. has announced the availability of its new Clear-Lead Panels. Clear-Lead...

Technology | April 24, 2012

April 24, 2012 —ActiViews Inc. announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to...

Blog | April 20, 2012

Over the past several years, the radiology community has taken it on the chin with reimbursement cuts to reports of...

News | April 12, 2012

April 12, 2012 — Philips Healthcare recently installed an Allura Xper FD 20/20 biplane angiography X-ray system at...

News | April 09, 2012

April 9, 2012 — Healthcare supply contracting company Novation released its 2012 Diagnostic Imaging Watch report. ...

News | April 06, 2012

April 5, 2012 —Maquet and Siemens Healthcare announced they will collaborate closely to introduce a combined system...

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Technology | April 04, 2012

April 4, 2012 — Medrad (Bayer) recently introduced the Mark 7 Arterion angiographic...

News | April 03, 2012

April 3, 2012 — New guidelines for CT-guided biopsies of lung nodules significantly reduce radiation exposure,...

News | April 03, 2012

April 3, 2012 — Incidences of renal complications, specifically acute renal failure (ARF) and new hemodialysis (HD...

News | April 02, 2012

April 2, 2012 — Interventional radiology treatments re-establish blood flow in people with chronic deep vein...

Technology | March 29, 2012

March 29, 2012 — Siemens Healthcare recently expanded its solutions portfolio by offering the RaySafe i2 personal...

The GE Healthcare Discovery IGS 730 angiography imaging system.

Technology | March 27, 2012

March 26, 2012 – GE Healthcare unveiled two recently U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared...

Feature | March 27, 2012

March 24, 2012 — Coronary...

Feature | March 22, 2012

March 22, 2012 – Addressing concerns over radiation from cardiac imaging and procedures, the American College of...

The GE OEC 9900 mobile C-arm system.

GE OEC 9900

Feature | Mobile C-Arms | March 14, 2012 | Dave Fornell

As surgical procedures become increasingly complex and more reliable, high-resolution intraoperative imaging is...

Technology | February 16, 2012

February 16, 2012 — Siemens Healthcare received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for syngo...