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2014-06-03 12:39:11

LIVERMORE, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halt Medical, Inc., today announced that Aetna US Healthcare and Coventry Health Care have published updates to their Fibroid Treatment Clinical Policy and are now providing benefits for Halt Medical's Acessa(TM) Procedure as a treatment option for women with symptomatic uterine fibroids. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131202/LA26268LOGO Aetna US Healthcare is the third largest national commercial insurer in the United States...

2014-05-30 23:04:52

29 “live” broadcasts of cardiac procedures will be transmitted from inside the leading Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory of The Mount Sinai Hospital to audience of more than 1,000 medical experts New York, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Mount Sinai Heart will host its innovative and prestigious 17th Annual 2014 Live Symposium of Complex Coronary, Valvular, and Vascular Cases June 10-13 at The Mount Sinai Hospital. The special four-day Symposium will feature more than 29 "live"...

2014-05-29 23:17:31

Many women suffer from long menstrual cycles, extremely heavy bleeding, and severe pain because of uterine fibroids. When Debbie Carter-Dye realized that her fibroids were affecting her quality of life, she began the search for a solution and found it at North Fulton Hospital in Roswell. Roswell, Georgia (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Each year, hundreds of thousands of women seek treatment for fibroids. North Fulton Hospital’s Interventional Radiologists now offer relief for patients in the...

2014-05-28 23:12:04

Corindus Vascular Robotics will present benefits of its CorPath System during May 29 symposium, “Robotic Precision: A Tool to Standardize Today’s Cath Lab,” at SCAI 2014, May 28 –31 Waltham, MA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Corindus Vascular Robotics, the leader in precision vascular robotics, will showcase its CorPath System at the upcoming Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2014 annual scientific session, May 28 –31 in Las Vegas, NV. CorPath is the first...

2014-05-23 04:20:45

COMBO(TM) Dual Therapy Stent shown to actively promote rapid endothelialization and deliver long-term, true vessel healing HONG KONG, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OrbusNeich today announced long-term results from its REMEDEE Trial. In addition to showing that the COMBO(TM) Dual Therapy Stent shows no late target lesion revascularization, the results demonstrate that the stent proactively promotes functional vessel healing. Key findings include: -...

2014-05-21 23:15:37

The Fibroids Project presents the first citywide Uterine Fibroids Online Conference on Saturday, June 14, 2014, focused on the Philadelphia tri-state area and the Delaware Valley Region with the attendee expectancy of over 1,000 African-American women. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The City of Philadelphia will host the Uterine Fibroids Online Conference, in which it will partner with several major city-based health organizations. The Fibroids Project, the brains behind the online...

2014-05-21 08:29:14

EVOLVE Study Data Presented Today at EuroPCR 2014 Also Demonstrate Excellent Safety Profile NATICK, Mass., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) reported positive three-year follow-up data for the EVOLVE clinical trial, comparing the safety and performance of the SYNERGY(TM) Everolimus-Eluting Bioabsorbable Polymer Platinum Chromium (PtCr) Coronary Stent System to the PROMUS Element(TM) Stent System. The data were presented today at EuroPCR 2014 by...

2014-05-20 12:34:04

Collaboration With Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute Seeks Applicants FAIRFAX, Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation--together with the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute--invites researchers to apply for an inaugural grant opportunity of up to $30,000 designed to support research evaluating the cost, cost effectiveness and quality outcomes of interventional radiology interventions and treatment approaches in...

2014-05-16 12:27:07

TIANJIN, China, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, TEDA International Cardiovascular Hospital (hereinafter referred to as "TEDA") successfully performed the cryoballoon ablation surgery of atrial fibrillation (AF) on two AF patients. It is reported that extremely few hospitals in China can make such operation and it is also the first time in Tianjin. The 61-year-old Granny Zhang, a paroxysmal AF patient who lives in the Tanggu district of Tianjin, has received the surgery....

2014-05-14 20:23:52

Dr. Malekmehr and the team at the California Institute for Deep Venous Thrombosis thoroughly diagnose DVT before setting a course of action LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A blood clot in a deep vein, known as DVT or deep venous thrombosis, can have various degrees of severity. Because of this, DVT treatment needs a completely accurate diagnosis in order to match the method with the seriousness of the condition. At the California Institute for Deep Venous Thrombosis, resident...


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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