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2014-03-22 12:21:34

Medical Director at Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute in Miami, Champion of Multidisciplinary Collaboration to Benefit Patient Care, Will Deliver Opening Plenary at SIR's Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego SAN DIEGO, March 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Society of Interventional Radiology Past President James F. Benenati, M.D., FSIR, a practicing interventional radiologist, clinical researcher and medical director at Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute's (BCVI)...

2014-03-22 12:21:22

Ziv J Haskal, Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology Editor-in-chief, Will Receive Leaders in Innovation Award; Foundation Also Bestows Young Investigator, Research and Philanthropy Awards During SIR 2014 SAN DIEGO, March 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ziv J Haskal, M.D., FSIR, an interventional radiologist and editor-in-chief of the Society of Interventional Radiology's (SIR's) flagship publication, the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR), will receive the...

2014-03-13 23:29:08

Program envisions enabling remote robotic-assisted PCI for patients in rural areas. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Corindus Vascular Robotics (http://www.corindus.com/), a leading developer of precision vascular robotics and provider of the CorPath Vascular Robotic System, today announced a partnership with Sanford Health and The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to launch a feasibility investigation for a remote robotics program. For many patients living in rural areas,...

2014-03-06 12:26:53

Increasing Presence of Domestic Competitors Will Undercut Prices Set by Multinational Companies, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that growth in the Chinese market for interventional cardiology (IC) devices has slowed dramatically compared to previous years due to increasing competition from domestic competitors. Smaller local competitors are looking to enter the drug-eluting stent...

2014-03-05 08:31:11

Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology Report Highlights Benefits of Different Access Approach to Treat Women's Noncancerous Growths; Could Be "Game Changer" for Image-guided Minimally Invasive Treatments, Improving Patient Comfort FAIRFAX, Va., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Interventional radiologists have devised a new way to access a woman's fibroids--by flipping her wrist and treating via an arm not groin artery--to nonsurgically shrink noncancerous growths...

2014-03-04 12:26:14

Serious Complication of Post-thrombotic Syndrome (PTS) Often Causes Lengthy Disability; Interventional Radiologists Offer Solutions Through Minimally Invasive, Image-guided Medicine FAIRFAX, Va., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) often brings with it the risk of post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS), an under-recognized but serious complication that often causes long-term disability for patients. During March's DVT Awareness Month, the Society of...

2014-02-21 23:04:31

The current issue of the Journal of Endovascular Therapy offers results of a prospective study seeking to establish the rate of 1-year restenosis in diabetic patients with femoropopliteal in-stent restenosis who underwent treatment with drug-eluting balloon angioplasty. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Despite good immediate results, in up to 40 percent of patients, obstructed arteries in the leg treated with a stent will again become blocked. This in-stent restenosis is...

2014-02-19 08:34:19

PLEASANTON, Calif., and SINGAPORE, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TriReme Medical LLC, a subsidiary of Singapore based QT Vascular Ltd., announced today that it has signed a broad distribution agreement with Cordis Corporation for the exclusive distribution of its unique Chocolate® PTA Balloon Angioplasty Catheter, with an option for additional TriReme portfolio products. This agreement will expand TriReme's commercial footprint and allow the company to focus on its promising...

2014-02-05 08:30:23

System Provides Physicians New Option for Treating Complete Blockages in the Major Arteries of the Leg NATICK, Mass., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) has announced the U.S. launch and first use of the OffRoad(TM) Re-Entry Catheter System, an important addition to the company's portfolio of tools to treat complete arterial blockages in the major arteries of the legs. These blockages, called chronic total occlusions (CTOs), are associated with advanced peripheral...

2014-01-27 16:23:02

Funding will support exploration of 'final frontier' in angioplasty KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute has been awarded a $3.4 million, three-year grant from Boston Scientific to investigate and better define the success, safety, health benefits, and cost-effectiveness of novel methods to open challenging blocked coronary arteries previously thought untreatable through minimally invasive techniques. One in six...


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Interventional Radiology
2013-03-04 16:18:42

Interventional radiology (IR) is a special sub-operation under general radiology. It is used to find, diagnose and treat a disease in almost every body system. The process of interventional radiology is very noninvasive to help with the recovery and outcome of the procedure. It utilizes x-rays, CT, ultrasound, MRI, and other modes of imaging in order to direct tools in the body as well as a variety of catheters, narrow tubes, so that incisions can be minimalized. How it is Performed...

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