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2010-08-10 19:36:13

A new optical imaging technique holds the potential to greatly improve angioplasty.

2010-07-30 05:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotspur Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has received FDA clearance for the first three commercial products in its portfolio.

2010-06-24 05:00:00

WEBSTER, Texas, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEV Technologies, Incorporated (IDEV), an emerging leader in the development and marketing of minimally invasive medical technologies, today announced that it has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement covering the U.S.

2010-05-26 07:00:00

PARIS, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced the European approval and launch of its TREK(TM) Coronary Dilatation Catheter for the treatment of coronary artery disease.

2010-05-26 04:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC) announced today that it has received CE Mark approval for the VIBE(TM) RX Vascular Imaging Balloon Catheter. The company also announced that it has completed its first clinical cases with the VIBE(TM) RX in New Zealand.

2010-05-25 01:00:00

NATICK, Mass., May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced CE Mark and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its NC Quantum Apex(TM) PTCA Dilatation Balloon Catheter.

2010-05-24 03:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC) announced today the company's plans to highlight its new product launches, presence in live cases, and participation in late breaking trials during EuroPCR from May 25 - 28 in Paris. "Through both imaging and therapy, Volcano continues to lead the way in providing innovative solutions to best meet the complex needs of the interventional vascular physician and their patients," said Michel Lussier, Group President...

2010-05-19 07:30:00

NATICK, Mass., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the U.S.

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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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