Interventional Radiology

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

RaySafe i2 real-time dose monitoring, radiation dose monitoring, cath lab

Real time radiation dose monitoring in the cath lab enables staff to see their level of exposure any time and can alert them when their levels are spiking. Staff wearing RaySafe i2 real-time dose monitoring badges.

Feature | May 07, 2015

With increased discussion and awareness placed on patient radiation exposure in medical imaging, similar concerns...

Edward Diethrich, ORSIF, fluoroscopy, radiation, risks, documentary
News | May 07, 2015

May 6, 2015 — The Organization for Occupational Safety in Interventional Fluoroscopy (ORSIF) announced the release...

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 —...

ORSIF, fluoroscopy, interventional, health risks, awareness
Feature | April 08, 2015

April 8, 2015 — A new non-profit association, the Organization for Occupational Radiation Safety in Interventional...

News | March 26, 2015
March 26, 2015 — Siemens Healthcare introduced a new angiography system and new cardiac ultrasound apps at the 2015...
Toshiba, CT angiography, Infinix 4D CT
Technology | March 25, 2015
March 25, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Toshiba America Medical Systems new Infinix 4D...
Bonn Call for Action, FDA, radiation exposure, medical imaging, update
Feature | March 25, 2015

March 25, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its latest efforts in supporting the Bonn...

Toshiba, Infinix 4-D CT, angiography, interventional radiology,

Image courtesy of Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc.

News | March 13, 2015

March 13, 2015 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc.’s Infinix 4DCT provides clinicians with faster, safer and more...

Toshiba, Dose Tracking System, DTS, cardiovascular x-ray
News | March 12, 2015

March 12, 2015 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc.’s Dose Tracking System makes interventional procedures safer...

Siemens, KLAS, preferred vendor, partnership agreements
News | March 12, 2015

March 12, 2015 — In a recent survey by the KLAS research firm, Siemens Healthcare was the designated vendor for...

News | March 12, 2015

March 12, 2015 — An innovative interventional...

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...

Feature | March 03, 2015

March 3, 2015 — A study being presented at the Society of...

Feature | March 03, 2015 | Jeff Zagoudis

As healthcare and radiology continue to evolve rapidly, flexibility in the operating room (OR) and imaging lab are...

interventional radiology, Mayo Clinic, aprons, dose, cath lab
Feature | March 02, 2015

March 2, 2015 — Frequent use of lead aprons in the...

Pie Medical Imaging, CAAS A-Valve, qRA, angiography, heart valve repair

Image courtesy of Pie Medical Imaging

Technology | February 23, 2015

February 23, 2015 — Pie Medical Imaging BV announced that it received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...

News | February 20, 2015

February 20, 2015 — Pediatric cardiology researchers and clinicians from numerous centers around the world gathered...

Shimadzu, Trinias C-12, First Coast Heart, angiography system, cath lab
News | February 13, 2015

February 13, 2015 — Shimadzu Medical Systems announced the first United States installation of its Trinias C-12...

Latest Trends in Contrast Media Injectors
Feature | February 10, 2015 | Raissa Rocha and Dave Fornell
There have been several recent advances with contrast media injector technology, including cutting costs by reducing...
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