Interventional Radiology

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

contrast delivery systems
Technology | November 12, 2012

Bracco will feature the latest in contrast delivery systems at RSNA. Consistent with the theme of this year’s...

dose management tool for vascular X-ray systems
Technology | November 09, 2012

Toshiba will showcase Spot Fluoro, a dose management tool for Infinix-i vascular X-ray systems. Spot Fluoro allows...

Ziehm Imaging Inc. Ziehm Vision RFD C-Arms Hybrid OR
News | October 01, 2012

October 1, 2012 — Effective immediately, Ziehm Imaging, a market leader for mobile...

U.S. X-Ray System Market to Reach Value of $2.8 Billion by 2016
Feature | September 25, 2012

September 25, 2012 — According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market...

NIH Pilot Study Shows Feasibility of MRI to Guide Heart Catheter Procedures
News | September 19, 2012

September 19, 2012 — Heart catheter procedures guided by...

Biodex Angiography Systems
News | September 14, 2012

September 14, 2012 — Biodex Medical Systems Inc. has announced the availability of a new C-arm tabletop design for...

Myocardial Defect Assessment

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Case Study | September 05, 2012

Coronary arteries supply blood to the left ventricular muscle (myocardium). Obstructions within the coronary...

News | August 03, 2012

August 3, 2012 — GE Healthcare announced it has already received six orders for its Discovery IGS 730 system since...

News | July 09, 2012

July 9, 2012 — Burlington Medical Supplies, a radiation protection and X-ray medical supply company, now offers no...

News | June 25, 2012

June 25, 2012 — Among six large integrated healthcare systems between 1996 and 2010 there was a substantial increase...

Technology | June 21, 2012

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

News | June 07, 2012

June 7, 2012 — GE Healthcare announced the acquisition of XPRO, a Brazilian Interventional X-ray equipment...

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...