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2013-10-03 12:26:21

New Procedure Designed to Allow Physicians to Open Blocked Carotid Arteries Safely and Less Invasively AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sept. 12, 2013, physicians with Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons enrolled and successfully treated the first patient in the ROADSTER study, a global, multicenter clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of the Silk Road(TM)( )System for the treatment of carotid artery disease. Mazin I. Foteh, M.D., a vascular surgeon with...

2013-10-02 08:29:24

Expanding Economies and Increased Prevalence of Atrial Fibrillation Will Drive Strong Procedure Volume Expansion, According to Millennium Research Group TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the expanding economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China will lead to rapid growth in the electrophysiology (EP) mapping and ablation device market. Specifically, economic growth has...

2013-09-26 23:40:02

The Premier Vein Institute is publishing a new article explaining the top risk factors for vein disease. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Millions of Americans are at risk for several types of vein disease, including some conditions that can lead to serious complications. The Premier Vein Institute, a Tampa, FL based vein center, is publishing a new article designed to help the public understand the factors that influence their vein disease risk. The center hopes the information it...

2013-09-26 16:26:06

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Preliminary data presented last week at the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) annual scientific meeting demonstrated that TVA Medical's FLEX System can create vascular access for hemodialysis patients without traditional open surgery. The technology is being studied outside of the United States and is currently not available in the U.S. The Company intends to seek Food and Drug Administration...

2013-09-25 23:38:32

The Premier Vein Institute is launching a new campaign via social media to educate the public about the benefits of ultrasound in vein care. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 The ultrasound is a non-invasive diagnostic tool that is indispensible in the treatment of vein disease. The Premier Vein Institute, a Tampa, FL based vein center, is spending the month of September educating the public about the importance of this technology. The center hopes the information it provides will...

2013-09-25 08:29:28

Adoption of Drug-Eluting Beads, Microspheres and Radioembolization Spheres Will Drive Overall Market Growth, According to Millennium Research Group TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the Japanese transcatheter embolization and occlusion (TEO) device market will expand as a number of new products enter the market through 2021. The embolization particle segment will...

2013-09-24 23:40:13

Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the only hospital in the region implanting a new drug-eluting stent to treat symptomatic blockages of leg arteries caused by peripheral artery disease. St. Louis (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Although drug-coated stents have been commonly used in coronary procedures, the technology is new to the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD). Patrick Geraghty, MD, FACS, Washington University vascular surgeon at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, is the first in the regional area...

2013-09-23 23:25:00

Dr. Carl M. Black of the Intermountain Vein Center spoke this month at XVII World Meeting of the International Union of Phlebology in Boston, MA. Orem, Utah (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Earlier this month vein care experts from around the world met in Boston, Massachusetts for what is widely considered the most comprehensive meeting on vein disease in the world, the world meeting of the International Union of Phlebology. Hosted by the American College of Phlebology, this 6-day conference...

2013-09-21 23:04:13

Vidacare Corporation has launched a new iOS app to supplement clinical training on the OnControl® powered bone access system for interventional radiologists and cancer center clinicians. The app is free, and is currently available for download in the App Store. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) September 21, 2013 Vidacare Corporation has launched a new iOS app to supplement clinical training on the OnControl® powered bone access system for interventional radiologists and cancer center...

2013-09-19 23:21:39

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: MediPoint: Peripheral Vascular Stents for the Lower Extremity - US Analysis and Market Forecasts. London (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Summary Endovascular therapies such as stenting have been widely adopted to treat peripheral artery disease (PAD) in the lower extremity. Peripheral vascular stents including bare metal, drug-eluting, covered and bioabsorbable stents are associated with improved clinical outcomes compared to balloon...


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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