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2014-03-13 08:30:01

Georgetown is First and Only U.S. Center to Study Non-Surgical, Minimally Invasive Approach to Treat Enlarged Prostate WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and Georgetown University Medical Center have just begun to study the safety and effectiveness of prostate artery embolization (PAE) in men with enlarged prostate glands and urinary obstruction. The condition is called benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH and,...

2014-03-13 08:27:58

WESTMINSTER, Colo., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surefire Medical, Inc., developer of a new class of infusion systems designed to maximize direct-to-tumor drug delivery, announced today that the company has received 510(k) FDA clearance and the CE Mark for its enhanced line of Surefire Guiding Catheters used in radioembolization and chemoembolization procedures. Surefire's newest guiding catheters--Axis, Cobra1 and Simmons1--are designed to provide Interventional Radiologists and...

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 23:00:14

Trial Evaluates Safety and Efficacy of Nellix Endovascular Aneurysm Sealing System (EVAS) Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), part of the Allegheny Health Network, has been chosen as the only clinical trial site in Pennsylvania for a new investigational stent graft device designed to be used for the repair of infrarenal aortic aneurysms. The EVAS FORWARD trial, sponsored by Endologix, Inc., will evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Nellix™...

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...

2014-03-01 23:00:58

Transparency Market Research Report added "Stent Grafts Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/stent-grafts-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 A stent graft is a tube shaped device composed of a rigid structure called a stent (mostly a metal) and a special fabric covering the stent. A stent is a metal mesh without any covering...

2014-02-28 23:02:03

National network of attorneys offers complimentary consultations over several concerns raised in FDA IVC health advisory about allegations of migrations, perforation, filter fracture and other problems linked by FDA to life-threatening health problems. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/bard-ivc.html Resource4thePeople today detailed several serious health problems that its national network of attorneys is investigating in...

2014-02-24 23:23:54

MedTech Industry Leader Eamonn Hobbs Will Serve As Chairman of the Board for Morris Innovative Bloomington, IN (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Morris Innovative, a medical device company focused on innovative vascular closure device systems based in Bloomington, Indiana, today announces that medical technology executive Eamonn P. Hobbs has been appointed Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors. “Eamonn Hobbs brings to Morris Innovative a wealth of industry contacts and successful...

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...


Latest Interventional radiology Reference Libraries

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...

Biomedical Imaging and Intervention Journal
2012-04-25 10:47:29

Biomedical Imaging and Intervention Journal (BIIJ) is an online open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published quarterly. The first issue was published in July 2005. The journal publishes video recordings of presentations at selected meetings, conferences, and seminars, which may be used for educational purposes. All video publications since November 2009 are also available on SciVee. BIIJ’s costs are met by donations from regional and international biomedical imaging industry and...

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