Tag Archive for Radiology

Cordis Unveil New Interventional Cardiology Products

Cordis, the interventional vascular arm of Cardinal Health, has announced three new additions to its cardiology portfolio for use in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The new products were on show at EUROPCR 2017 in Paris this week and include the RAILWAY Sheathless Access System and two new percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (P (Read more...)

Full Body Optoacoustic Functional Imaging of Small Animals

Researchers working at Duke University and Washington University in St. Louis developed a new photoacoustic technique called single-impulse photoacoustic computed tomography (SIP-PACT) that provides an amazing high resolution look inside small living animals such as mice. Photoacoustic imaging involves shining a laser light into tissue, which (Read more...)

Infervision’s Artificial Intelligence Software Detects Suspected Tumors on Standard Imaging Scans

Infervision, a Chinese company, has been integrating deep learning artificial intelligence to the practice of radiology in order to improve the detection rates of early stage tumors. The technology relies on analyzing tens of thousands of X-rays and CT scans that have been used to perform a diagnosis and to use that base of knowledge […]

Breast Cancer Detection Using Ultrasound: Interview with Dr. Georgia Giakoumis Spear, NorthShore University Health System

Detecting breast cancer is of vital importance in terms of treating it early and effectively. Mammography is the gold standard in routinely screening women for breast cancer. However, in a subset of women with dense breast tissue, mammography doesn’t work as well as one would hope. In fact, it can miss up to a third […]

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GORE VIATORR TIPS Endoprosthesis for Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Procedures Gets FDA Approval

W. L. Gore & Associates, better known simply as Gore, received FDA approval and is making available in the U.S. its for its GORE VIATORR TIPS Endoprosthesis with Controlled Expansion. It’s intended for Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS) procedures that link the portal vein to the hepatic vein to reduce the port (Read more...)