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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...

2014-01-27 14:45:51

Temple University Hospital (TUH) could be among the first U.S.-based hospitals to test a new device known as a multilayer stent in patients suffering from aortic aneurysm, a condition characterized by the formation of a potentially life-threatening bulge in the aorta. Approved in Europe in 2010, the device has already been used to help hundreds of European patients with the condition, and Grayson H. Wheatley III, MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery at Temple University School of...

2014-01-23 16:25:36

Custom-made stent spares patients the impact, recovery time of open surgery CHICAGO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twelve years ago, a routine ultrasound found what Chicago resident Lou Casa could not feel -- a tiny, pulsating, potentially fatal bulge in the part of the aorta passing through his stomach region called an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). AAA is the most common type of aortic aneurysm and most often occurs in people over 65 years of age. While they often...

2014-01-20 23:25:05

National network of attorneys will resume availability for inquiries over concerns raised in IVC health advisory in connection with allegations of migrations, perforation, filter fracture and other problems linked by FDA to life-threatening health problems. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/bard-ivc.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national network of attorneys will continue to offer free consultations in 2014...

2014-01-20 12:24:40

LONDON, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: MediPoint: Drug-Eluting Balloons - EU Analysis and Market Forecasts MediPoint: Drug-Eluting Balloons - EU Analysis and Market Forecasts Summary GlobalData has released its medical devices report, "MediPoint: Drug-Eluting Balloons - EU Analysis and Market Forecasts". The report provides in-depth insight into the use of DEB in the European Union (EU) for coronary and peripheral...

2014-01-18 16:20:21

RESTON, Va., Jan. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) has named William T. Thorwarth, Jr., M.D., FACR, chief executive officer (CEO), effective April 2014. A practicing diagnostic radiologist with Catawba Radiological Associates in Hickory, N.C., Thorwarth has previously served as ACR President, chair of the ACR Economics Commission, member of the ACR Board of Chancellors and most recently on the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)...

2014-01-16 08:26:51

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Argon Medical Devices, Inc. announced today that the company has received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration to begin marketing the Option((TM))ELITE retrievable inferior vena cava (IVC) filter with a new over-the-wire delivery technique. This new clearance enables physicians to safely deliver the filter to a patient's IVC by following the path of a guidewire. The guidewire assists in keeping the filter centered in the IVC...

2014-01-15 08:28:09

Embolization Particle and Peripheral Vascular Plug Markets will See Considerable Competitive Activity, According to Millennium Research Group TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the United States and European transcatheter embolization and occlusion (TEO) device markets will expand moderately through 2022, with embolization particles representing one of the fastest-growing...

2014-01-13 12:28:03

LONDON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Next Generation Stent Technologies (Technical Insights) Milestones in stent technologies achieved through proper funding sources This research service (RS) is a study on the funding prospects in the stent market. Stents are one of the most breakthrough medical devices in the cardiology market. The RS delivers content on the prevalent investor climate in this industry, and attempts to...

2014-01-09 12:26:37

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xlumena, Inc., a leader in advanced endoscopic devices, today announced the first US commercial use of its AXIOS Stent and Delivery System (AXIOS) at California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) in San Francisco. The recent FDA clearance of AXIOS represents a significant breakthrough in the treatment of patients with pancreatic pseudocysts and fluid collections. There are more than 90,000 cases of pseudocysts and pancreatic fluid...


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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