Interventional Radiology

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

Image courtesy of Philips

Image courtesy of Philips

Feature | Interventional Radiology | July 05, 2018 | By Jeff Zagoudis
On May 14, 2018, First Lady Melania Trump underwent an embolization procedure for what was called a benign kidney...
HeartFlow Announces New Commercial Coverage With UnitedHealthcare
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 03, 2018
July 3, 2018 — HeartFlow Inc. announced that UnitedHealthcare now covers the HeartFlow FFRct Analysis, extending access...
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 next...
Post-Mortem CT Angiography Illuminates Causes of Death
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | June 25, 2018
June 25, 2018 — Computed tomography (CT) angiography is a useful adjunct to autopsy that is likely to increase the...
High Prevalence of Atherosclerosis Found in Lower Risk Patients
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | June 08, 2018
June 8, 2018 — Whole-body magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) found a surprisingly high prevalence of atherosclerosis...
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 microcatheters for tumor...
FAST Study Demonstrates High Diagnostic Accuracy of CAAS vFFR
Technology | Angiography | May 22, 2018
May 22 2018 — Pie Medical Imaging announced that clinical data on its CAAS vFFR (Cardiovascular Angiographic Analysis...
Melania Trump in hospital to undergo an interventional radiology (IR) catheter embolization procedure in her kidneys. Angiogram of a kidney.

First Lady Melania Trump in hospital to undergo an interventional radiology (IR) catheter embolization procedure in her kidneys. The left image is an example of a kidney angiogram to highlight the renal blood vessels during an interventional procedure.

News | Interventional Radiology | May 15, 2018 | Dave Fornell
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 in...
Body Vision Medical Receives FDA Clearance for LungVision Tool
Technology | Lung Cancer | May 09, 2018
May 9, 2018 — Body Vision Medical received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market their...
360 View of a Cath Lab at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital
360 Photos | Angiography | May 03, 2018
A 360 degree view of the newest cath lab at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, Ill., located in...
Guideline updates and clinical research highlight the need for improved understanding of gender differences by clinicians and patients
Feature | Women's Health | May 03, 2018 | By Jeff Zagoudis
Clinical research has revealed men and women often have different presentations for cardiovascular disease (CVD). This...
El Camino Hospital Performs First U.S. Robotic Lung Cancer Bronchoscopy
News | Oncology Diagnostics | April 25, 2018
April 25, 2018 — The interventional pulmonology team at the Taft Center for Clinical Research at El Camino Hospital in...
GE's OEC Elite CFD

GE's OEC Elite CFD

Feature | Mobile C-Arms | April 18, 2018 | Jeff Zagoudis
The market for mobile C-arm technology has been steady for the last several years, according to Jamie Dildy, BS, R.T. (...
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 interventional treatment of acute ischemic stroke...
Radiologist Uses Virtual Reality as Interventional Radiology Teaching Tool

Ziv Haskal, M.D., of the University of Virginia Health System, steps into virtual reality. Image courtesy of Josh Barney, UVA Health System

News | Interventional Radiology | March 27, 2018
March 27, 2018 — Physicians, trainees and even laypeople can now stand right beside an expert radiologist as he...
3-D Printed Models Improve Medical Student Training
News | Medical 3-D Printing | March 23, 2018
March 23, 2018 — A relatively inexpensive 3-D-printed model of a patient's blood vessels is as effective as current...
ECR 2018 Spotlights Artificial Intelligence and Current Radiology Trends
News | Interventional Radiology | February 21, 2018
February 21, 2018 — The European Congress of Radiology (ECR) announced the theme of its 2018 annual meeting, Feb. 28-...
Varian Signs Agreement to Acquire Sirtex
News | Radiation Therapy | January 31, 2018
January 31, 2018 — Varian Medical Systems announced it has signed an agreement to acquire all the outstanding shares of...
Imricor Announces Enrollment Completion for Clinical Study on Vision-MR Ablation Catheter
News | Interventional Radiology | January 23, 2018
January 23, 2018 – Imricor Medical Systems announced completion of enrollment for the clinical study to evaluate...