Search Tag: Interventional

IMAGING Management

Hazards of Working in Interventional Labs

2015 26 Feb

A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology shows that frequent use of lead aprons to protect medical professionals in the interventional lab and radiology departments from radiation exposure is associated with increased musculoskeletal pain. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester (MN, USA) surveyed employees to determine... Read more

IMAGING Management

#RSNA14: Philips Partners with ISM to Expand Its Integration Solutions

2014 01 Dec

Royal Philips, a leader in image-guided therapies, has signed an agreement with Image Stream Medical (ISM) that allows Philips to further expand its integration solutions for its hybrid suite and interventional lab solutions with integrated video and live streaming capabilities. As part of the agreement, Philips has acquired a minority stake in ISM.ISM... Read more

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ECR 2014: Ziehm Presents Mobile ‘Vision RFD Hybrid Edition’

2014 06 Mar

Distortion-free imaging in the hybrid OR with 30 cm x 30 cm and 20 cm x 20 cm flat-panel optionsAt this year’s ECR congress, innovation leader Ziehm Imaging presents a mobile C-arm tailored exactly to hybrid OR requirements: Ziehm Vision RFD Hybrid Edition. Two flat panel options ensure the state-of-the-art C-arm offers reliable high-resolution imaging... Read more

Executive Health Management

MEDICA 2014: Education Conference – Where Medicine and Technology Meet

2014 10 Feb

This year’s MEDICA Education Conference, part of the industry show MEDICA 2014 in Düsseldorf (November 12th through 15th) is dedicated to the interrelations between medicine and technology. The conference theme is “Medicine meets technology – technology meets medicine”. As an academic conference, the event addresses physicians and medical professionals,... Read more

Cardiology Management

Golden Anniversary for Life Saving Angioplasty

2014 16 Jan

Fifty years ago on January 16th a medical revolution occurred with the world’s first percutaneous transluminal angioplasty procedure. The procedure used a catheter to open a blockage from inside an artery, replacing the need to surgically open the vessel. This remarkable feat paved the way for minimally invasive vascular surgery and made angioplasty... Read more

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Interventional Radiology and Cardiology Market in Europe

2013 13 May

The European market for interventional radiology and cardiology is heading towards maturity, especially in Western Europe, according to new analysis from Frost & Sullivan. Although the economic slowdown and fewer orders had a negative impact on revenues in 2012, it is expected that expanding applications of interventional systems, the popularisation... Read more

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Growth in International Radiology and Cardiology Markets in Asia-Pacific

2013 08 May

The growing number of ageing people, along with the high incidence of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases in Asia-Pacific due to unhealthy lifestyles, has spurred the need for interventional radiology and cardiology procedures. Interventional methods' benefits such as reduced hospitalisation and faster recovery times have lowered in-patient... Read more

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First Australian Installation for Philips AlluraClarity

2013 15 Apr

Philips has announced Australia’s first installation of its AlluraClarity intervention suite with new ClarityIQ technology at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Adelaide. Philips AlluraClarity is a powerful interventional imaging system that enables clinicians to dramatically reduce the x-ray radiation dose required during interventional neuro-radiology... Read more

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Philips' FDA Clearance for EchoNavigator Live Image-Guidance Tool

2013 21 Mar

Philips has announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its innovative EchoNavigator live image-guidance tool (EchoNavigator). This world-first technology helps interventional cardiologists and cardiac surgeons to perform minimally-invasive structural heart disease repairs by providing an... Read more

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The Interventional Radiology Curriculum

2013 15 Mar

Interventional radiology (IR) is steadily on the rise as the discipline of choice to treat a vast array of medical conditions – be they vascular, non-vascular, oncological or neurological. When compared with open surgery, the shorter hospital stays, quicker recovery periods and the minimally invasive nature of these image-guided interventions speak... Read more


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