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2014-02-12 08:28:13

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Interventional Spine, Inc. today announced the FDA clearance of eleven (11) additional sizes of the Opticage(TM) Expandable Interbody Fusion Device. The new sizes will allow surgeons to match an Expandable Opticage to more than 80% of their patients requiring Lumbar Fusion surgery. The Opticage Expandable Interbody Fusion Device features a continuously adjustable height within a working range of 9mm to 14mm. Since market release in...

2014-02-06 23:27:55

North Broward Radiologists, a sub-specialty radiology group comprised of American Board of Radiology-Certified Physicians, is joined by breast imaging expert. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Fort Lauderdale-based radiology group North Broward Radiologists (NBR) is excited to welcome Terrence J. Barrett, D.O., to its staff of American Board of Radiology-certified physicians. Dr. Barrett brings a wealth of experience in breast imaging and intervention with him as he joins...

2014-02-05 08:30:48

Acclaimed Embolic Protection System Expands to Treat Carotid Artery Disease BOSTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InspireMD, Inc. ("InspireMD" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT: NSPR), a leader in embolic protection systems, today announced that its new CGuard(TM) carotid embolic protection system has been successfully implanted in recent procedures, including a patient treated during the 17(th) Annual Symposium on Interventional Cardiology & Angiology held in Hamburg, Germany on...

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...

2014-02-03 04:20:02

Tokyo, Feb 3, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it will launch the vascular embolization device DC Bead(R) (specially controlled medical device) in Japan on February 4.DC Bead contains hydrophilic microspheres made from cross-linked polyvinyl alcohol polymer. Developed by Biocompatibles UK Limited (Biocompatibles), a BTG International group company, as an intravascular embolization device, it is injected via catheter into targeted blood...

2014-01-29 20:23:35

DUBLIN, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bzzq4x/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Electrophysiology (EP) Devices- Market Growth Analysis" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bzzq4x/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The broad health care' division has been witnessing a rapid growth and technological improvements...

2014-01-29 16:29:00

DUBLIN, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gfr88r/global_peripheral) has announced the addition of the "Global Peripheral Vascular Devices - Market Growth Analysis" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gfr88r/global_peripheral ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The broad health care' division has been witnessing a rapid growth and...

2014-01-28 23:29:51

North Broward Radiologists, a Florida-based radiology group, now offers lung cancer screenings for patients in high-risk populations. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 New legislation under the Affordable Health Care Act guarantees full insurance coverage of annual lung cancer screenings for high-risk patients. North Broward Radiologists (NBR) is excited to announce current availability for high quality, effective lung cancer screening for these patients. Patients included...

2014-01-27 23:28:05

500-patient, real-world study of innovative, lowest profile EVAR system bolsters strong library of clinical evidence. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 TriVascular, Inc. today announced the enrollment completion of the OVATION post-market registry, a 500-patient, 30-center European study. The multicenter prospective post-market registry evaluates the safety and performance of the Ovation and Ovation Prime™ Abdominal Stent Graft Systems, with patient follow-up out to five years....

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...


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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