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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...

2014-05-09 16:24:05

LIVERMORE, Calif., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halt Medical, a medical device innovator focused on establishing a new standard of care for women with symptomatic uterine fibroids, today announced that on April 28, 2014 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) clearance for the Acessa Guidance Hand Piece, an accessory for the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids. (Logo : http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131202/LA26268LOGO) "The FDA's clearance of this advanced...

2014-05-06 23:06:59

Blockages previously deemed untreatable now cleared through hybrid approach developed by interventional cardiologists. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute interventional cardiologists are on the forefront of perfecting new minimally invasive approaches to treat chronic total occlusions (CTOs) – completely blocked arteries – which previously were deemed untreatable. One in five patients with plaque buildup has at least one completely...

2014-05-06 16:32:01

Chocolate® PTA may benefit Singaporean patients suffering from peripheral arterial disease SINGAPORE, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QT Vascular Ltd. (QT Vascular) is pleased to announce that it has started clinical cases with the Chocolate® PTA balloon catheter (Chocolate® PTA) in Singapore. Five cases were performed at National University Hospital (NUH) and Changi General Hospital (CGH). Speaking after the procedures, Dr. Steven Kum, a vascular surgeon at CGH and an expert in...

2014-05-06 08:33:53

PLANO, Texas, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Argon Medical Devices, Inc. announced today that the company has begun marketing the CLEANERXT((TM)) Rotational Thrombectomy System as a new addition to the CLEANER family of dialysis products. With increased power and torque for cleaning wall-adherent thrombus, and the ability to be introduced through a 6 Fr sheath, CLEANERXT combines torque with trackability. Its innovative sinusoidal wire design is radiopaque and conforms to varying lumen...

2014-05-05 20:24:46

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The World Market for Catheters (Cardiovascular, Urological, Intravenous and Specialty Devices)http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/world_market_catheters_cardiovascular_urological_intravenous_specialty_devices.htmlCatheters make it possible to drain or inject fluids or enable access to the body by surgical instruments. In most instances, a catheter is a...

2014-05-01 08:35:09

Preliminary Observations Presented at GEST Show Increased Tumor Penetration with the Surefire SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surefire Medical, Inc. announced today that early observations from the first direct comparison of the Surefire Infusion System vs. a standard end hole catheter in vivo will be presented at the Global Embolization Symposium and Technologies (GEST) meeting in San Francisco May 1-4. The University of Tennessee Medical Center prospective study uses...


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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