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Enrolment complete in T.I.N.T.I.N. study

iVascular has announced the completion of enrolment of patients in its T.I.N.T.I.N. (Treatment with the Luminor DCB and the iVolution self-expanding stent) study. The effectiveness...

First European patients treated with Peripheral Orbital atherectomy system

The first patients in Germany have been treated with its Stealth 360 Peripheral Orbital Atherectomy System (OAS; Cardiovascular Systems Inc). The German cases represent...

First US patient enrolled in ILLUMENATE BTK study of Stellarex 0.014...

The first US patient has been enrolled in the Stellarex ILLUMENATE below-the-knee (BTK) investigational device exemption (IDE) study, led by principal investigators Bill Gray...

Similar patency outcomes in women and men treated with Stellarex DCB

A study presented at VIVA 2018 (5–8 November, Las Vegas, USA) by Maureen Kohi, associate professor of Clinical Radiology, University of California, San Francisco,...

12-Month data from PREVEIL study of SurVeil DCB presented at VIVA

Data from the PREVEIL early feasibility study of the SurVeil drug-coated balloon (DCB, Surmodics) were shared in a late-breaking clinical trial presentation at the...

Second iDissection Classification study to evaluate dissection rate of FLEX Dynamic...

VentureMed Group has announced the initiation of a new study to determine if the FLEX Dynamic Scoring Catheter reduces dissections and the need for...

TOBA II trial meets primary and secondary endpoints at one-year

The Tack Optimized Balloon Angioplasty II (TOBA II) clinical trial has successfully achieved both primary and secondary endpoints. One year results from the TOBA...

New Zilver PTX global data finds 76% freedom from TLR at...

Results from an aggregated data analysis of the use of the Zilver PTX drug-eluting peripheral stent (DES; Cook Medical) in challenging patient populations concluded...

IN.PACT SFA Trial five-year data and Total IN.PACT All-Subjects analysis presented...

  The five-year and final results from the pivotal IN.PACT SFA Trial and one-year all-subjects results from the Total IN.PACT Pooled Analysis of the IN.PACT...

Positive outcomes for Eluvia stent in long lesion IMPERIAL sub-study

Clinical outcomes from the IMPERIAL Long Lesion Sub-study were presented at VIVA (5–8 November, Las Vegas, USA) demonstrating that the Eluvia drug-eluting vascular stent...

Humacyte commences phase II vascular trauma trial

Humacyte has announced the initiation of a US phase II vascular trauma clinical trial of Humacyl, its investigational human acellular vessel, for vascular replacement...

LIBERTY 360° two-year data show high freedom from major amputation in...

Two-year outcomes from the LIBERTY 360° study have shown a marked improvement across all Rutherford classes, as well as high freedom from major amputation....

Ra Medical files statement for proposed initial public offering

Ra Medical Systems has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the US Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public...

Cagent Vascular raises US$11.87M funding

Cagent Vascular has announced the completion of US$11.87 million in Series B funding. The round was led by two strategic investors including one that...

IVUS outperforms angiography in dissection detection post-PTA

The iDissection Classification trial results published in the Journal of Invasive Cardiology have shown that with the use of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) investigators were...

EchoNous Vein receives FDA approval

EchoNous Vein (EchoNous), an ultrasound-based tool designed specifically for nurses to improve peripheral IV catheter placements, has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

FDA approves RADIANCE-II study of Paradise ultrasound denervation system

The RADIANCE-II study of the Paradise Ultrasound Denervation System (ReCor Medical) for the treatment of hypertension has been approved by the US Food &...

DETOUR I 12-month data show promising durability of bypass system

Results from the DETOUR I trial evaluating the DETOUR System (PQ Bypass) for percutaneous bypass showed promising 12-month durability for patients with extremely long...

Explore how to enhance your ability to access challenging treatment sites

This content is for distribution within USA only. The Direxion™ Microcatheter, with its unique shaft design, offers you unrivaled torqueability for improved maneuverability. Further enhancing...

FDA approves Ellipsys Vascular Access System for non-surgical dialysis fistula creation

Ellipsys Vascular Access System (Avenu Medical) has been granted De Novo marketing authorisation from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Ellipsys is a minimally-invasive...

everlinQ endoAVF receives FDA de novo marketing approval

everlinQ endoAVF System (TVA Medical) is now approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for de novo marketing. This innovative, minimally invasive technology...

MIMICS-3D registry completes enrolment

Veryan Medical has announced completion of enrolment of the 500th patient in the MIMICS-3D pan-European registry, a prospective, multicentre, observational registry to evaluate the...

Humacyte appoints Jeffrey Lawson as president and CEO

Humacyte, an innovator in biotechnology and regenerative medicine, has announced that Jeffrey Lawson has been appointed president and chief executive officer. The former chairman...

First US implants of MicroStent for peripheral arterial disease take place

MicroStent (Micro Medical Solutions), a vascular stent designed to reduce below-the-knee amputations caused by critical limb ischaemia (CLI) resulting from peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...

Europe braces for harder times in medical device innovation while US...

Countries in the European Union have long been the first to receive new innovations in medical technology, as the EU’s Medical Device Directive (MDD)...

Our guidewire design revolutionizes the ability to access even the most...

This content is for distribution within USA only. As you pursue new and innovative procedures within more complex anatomy, you need precision and control like...

Paclitaxel-eluting stent loses BATTLE against bare metal stent

The BATTLE trial comparing a drug-eluting stent (Zilver PTX, Cook Medical) vs. a bare metal stent (Misago, Terumo) for the treatment of intermediate femoropopliteal...

“Fantastic” live case demonstrates potential value of intravascular lithotripsy

In an exciting session at the Charing Cross Symposium (CX; 24-27 April, London, UK), the audience witnessed the demonstration of a novel treatment strategy...

STEP seeks to advance patient safety after TEVAR

Stroke is a major concern following TEVAR (thoracic endovascular aortic repair) and Charing Cross delegates heard the results from a collaborative study that pooled...

Experience the Precision and Control

This content is for distribution within USA only. Embozene microspheres are precisely calibrated microspheres engineered for greater embolization control. Unique colored sizing allows for improved...

IDE study to evaluate Abre Venous Self-Expanding Stent in patients with...

Medtronic has announced the initiation of its investigational device exemption (IDE) study for the Abre venous self-expanding stent system. The ABRE IDE Study will...

Radiation exposure during EVAR causes DNA damage in operators

The health implications of prolonged low dose radiation exposure are frequently a topic of discussion amongst vascular interventionalists, who are performing a growing number...

Rising Role of DCBs in AV Access

This educational supplement is only available in countries in Europe. This educational supplement captures the landscape behind the rising role of drug-coated balloons (DCBs) in arteriovenous...

Penn laboratory demonstrates augmented reality lung ablation

Hololens
This video from the Penn Image-Guided Interventions (PIGI) laboratory demonstrates an augmented reality computed tomography-guided lung ablation procedure using the Microsoft Hololens. The PIGI...

Y-90 experience in HCC crosses 1,000-patient milestone

“We are most enthusiastic about the use of radioembolization to treat patients with early stage Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer (BCLC) A disease. The long time...

Peer-reviewed medical journals should publish scientifically valid information “to combat misinformation”

Klaus Hausegger, chairman of the Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology in Klagenfurt, Austria, and president-elect of the Austrian Roentgen Society, will take up a new...

UK hospital failed to act lawfully in giving patient data to...

The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has found that the Royal Free National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust (London, UK) did not adhere to...

Bariatric embolization: Promising results for GET LEAN study at six months

by Sumeet Patel, Azim Shaikh and Mubin Syed The GET LEAN (Gastric artery embolization trial for the lessening of appetite nonsurgically) study shows promising six-month preliminary data...

Liz Kenny receives prestigious Officer of the Order of Australia award

Internationally-renowned radiation oncologist, Lizbeth (Liz) Kenny, has received her badge as an Officer of the Order of Australia. The investiture ceremony was on 4 May...

Interventional News Issue 66 – June 2017

Highlights: ATTRACT trial results a catalyst for advance in management of deep vein thrombosis SIRT significantly better tolerated than sorafenib, but does not increase overall survival in...

Interventional News Issue 66 – June 2017 US Edition

Highlights: ATTRACT trial results a catalyst for advance in management of deep vein thrombosis SIRT significantly better tolerated than sorafenib, but does not increase overall survival in...

The interface of an imaging system should feel “like an extension...

In February, Philips announced the global launch of Azurion, its next generation image-guided therapy platform, which forms the new core of its integrated solutions portfolio....

Lipiodol—an effective imaging biomarker for chemoembolization of hepatocellular carcinoma

Beyond embolization endpoints under fluoroscopic guidance, the introduction and standardisation of cone-beam CT imaging in the procedure room has allowed Lipiodol (Guerbet) to become...

Case histories: A prostate artery embolization for my father

This is the story of bonding over a prostate artery embolization. Many times, as physicians we share a closeness with our patients, and form...

Avinger announces positive two year data from pivotal VISION study of...

Avinger has announced positive two-year clinical data from the pivotal VISION study of the company’s Lumivascular technology. Twenty-four-month follow-up results from 89 patients were...

Interventional News Issue 65 – Mar 2017 US Edition

Highlights: Pill that shrinks uterine fibroids gathers early data Lutonix AV results provide tailwind for drug-coated balloons in dysfunctional arteriovenous fistula treatment Michael Dake: TEVAR’s dirty secret Goetz Richter: MIRACLE I demonstrates high tumour...

Interventional News Issue 65 – Mar 2017

Highlights: Pill that shrinks uterine fibroids gathers early data Lutonix AV results provide tailwind for drug-coated balloons in dysfunctional arteriovenous fistula treatment Michael Dake: TEVAR’s dirty secret Goetz Richter: MIRACLE I demonstrates high tumour...

CIRSE launches Europe-wide study of transarterial chemoembolization with Terumo Lifepearl

  The Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) has launched its CIRSE Registry for LifePearl Microspheres (CIREL), a new European-wide observational study that...

First patient enrolled in new study of abbreviated DAPT post-stent in...

Gillian Jessurun (Treant Zorggroep, Scheper Hospital Emmen, The Netherlands) has enrolled the first patient in the investigator-initiated MASTER DAPT (Management of patients post bioresorbable...

MIRACLE I demonstrates high tumour control rate for drug-eluting microspheres

Goetz Richter, Clinic for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Stuttgart, Germany, presented breaking data from the Miracle 1 multicentre hepatocellular carcinoma trial at The Symposium...

RaySafe unveils new real-time dosimeter

Unfors RaySafe has introduced the RaySafe i3, to its suite of real-time dosimetry products, at the European Society of Radiology in Vienna, Austria.   The RaySafe...

BTG receives CE mark for DC Bead Lumi

BTG has received Class III CE mark certification for DC Bead Lumi, the first commercially available radiopaque drug-eluting bead (DEB) in the EU which...

Navigation opens new perspectives for percutaneous interventions

Navigation systems have been developed to increase target accuracy, reduce procedure time, reduce procedure cost and, if, possible to reduce radiation exposure, writes Miltiadis...

The role of Y-90 radioembolization for cholangiocarcinoma

Y-90 radioembolization is a promising locoregional therapy for a devastating disease with few available treatment options. Ongoing and future clinical trials will help to...

Amputation and mortality: It is time to discuss the obvious

An amputation due to critical limb ischaemia is directly associated with loss of function and death, writes J A Mustapha, Wyoming, USA. Amputation. A common...

An update on the key results of the NEAT trial

The NEAT (Novel endovascular access trial) study demonstrates the possibility of using a catheter-based system to create an endovascular arteriovenous fistula (endoAVF) in patients...

Interventional radiology’s right to compete

There is a recent story about a UK-based private insurer potentially no longer recognising interventional radiologists as primary practitioners for the treatment of varicose...

Any non-adherence to instructions for use predicts graft-related adverse events in...

by Christine Herman Frequently, instructions for use (IFU) parameters published by device manufacturers are not adhered to in order to increase patient candidacy for endovascular...

Novel arteriovenous fistula creation 
for dialysis access

Percutaneous arteriovenous fistulae creation may allow greater patient access to fistula formation as more physicians will be able to create these channels, thus potentially...

Novel, external pneumatic device may assist in fistula development

Extensive research has shown that intermittent compression and rubber tourniquets help to dilate superficial veins after fistula placement. The Fist Assist device is an...

From innovation to practice: The Ellipsys vascular access system

This is an exciting time for vascular access. Minimally invasive anastomosis devices have been developed and are being utilised in the creation of percutaneous...

Sorafenib: A good candidate for hepatocellular carcinoma chemoembolization

By Alexandre Laurent, Laurent Bédouet and Laurence Moine Chemoembolization with sorafenib (Bayer and Onyx Pharmaceuticals) is a promising technique for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma...

Using Y-90 to achieve bariatric artery radioembolization

Nearly 10 years have passed since Aravind Arepally et al published data from the first gastric artery chemoembolization preclinical trials for the treatment of...

Gireesh Mukund Warawdekar

“Interventional radiology has always been characterised by its innovative spirit. We are now seeing progress with new procedures being developed to create percutaneous arteriovenous fistulae....

Ringing in the radial revolution

There is an explosion of interest in transradial access within interventional radiology. With the twitterverse abuzz with hashtags such as #radialfirst and #transradial and...

Teleflex completes acquisition of Vascular Solutions

Teleflex Incorporated has completed its previously announced acquisition of Vascular Solutions. On December 2, 2016, the two companies announced a definitive agreement for Teleflex...

Prevention and management of complications of Y-90 therapy

Most complications related to Y-90 therapy may be prevented or mitigated with appropriate patient selection, careful pretreatment planning, meticulous procedural technique, and optimisation of...

Interventional radiology participation grows at RSNA clinical trials “bootcamp”

The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) held its 12th Clinical Trials Methodology Workshop 7–13 January in San Diego, USA. This programme offers intensive...

Lutonix AV results provide tailwind for drug-coated balloons in dysfunctional arteriovenous...

Scott Trerotola presented the first release of eight-month data from the Lutonix AV IDE trial at the Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC; 24–27 January, Leipzig,...

Study demonstrates sustained benefit of endovascular intervention in patients with lower...

Cardiovascular systems (CSI) presented six-month data from its LIBERTY 360 degrees post-market study in a presentation at the 29th International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy...

BTG’s Varithena launched in Canada

Following Health Canada regulatory approval, BTG is to launch its polidocanol injectable foam (Varithena), a drug/device combination product used to treat varicose veins, in...

US FDA grants Medtronic investigational device exemption for new In.Pact Admiral...

Medtronic has received an investigational device exemption (IDE) from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a study of the In.Pact Admiral...

Results from Asia and Belgium demonstrate consistent results from Medtronic In.Pact...

New data presented at the 2017 Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC) have demonstrated strong efficacy and consistent outcomes for Medtronic’s In.Pact Admiral drug-coated balloon across...

Encouraging results for Biotronik’s Passeo-18 Lux drug-coated balloon and Pulsar-18 bare...

Interim data presented at the 2017 Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC; 24-27 January, Leipzig, Germany) has demonstrated encouraging results for Biotronik’s dedicated lower limb intervention...

Positive results for Spectranetics Stellarex demonstrated in ILLUMENATE 12-month data

The final 12-month results of the Stellarex (Spectranetics) drug-coated balloon ILLUMENATE Global Study have found high primary patency and freedom from clinically driven target...

Medtronic receives CE mark for lower-profile HawkOne directional atherectomy system

Medtronic has been granted CE mark approval for the HawkOne directional atherectomy system in a lower profile size for treating patients with peripheral artery...

Josef Rösch: An Interventional Pioneer

An interventional pioneer, Josef Rösch made monumental contributions to medicine through his research and development of numerous minimally invasive, image-guided procedures. This video from...

Robert Califf to resign as US FDA commissioner

Robert Califf is to step down as US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner upon the inauguration of Donald Trump as US President on...

Percutaneous irreversible electroporation “acceptably safe” for pancreatic adenocarcinoma treatment

A study, published in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology suggests that percutaneous image-guided irreversible electroporation of unresectable locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma is...

Thermal drug activation using focused ultrasound could help utilise “very effective...

by Wladyslaw Gedroyc     Most drugs that we use are only required to work at one specific point in the body and yet we administer...

NICE collaborates with US FDA on Payer Communication Taskforce

  NICE’s Scientific Advice programme will work with companies looking to attain both FDA approval and payer coverageThe UK’s National Institute for Health and Care...

Next-generation biomaterial being developed to treat bleeding

Researchers at Mayo Clinic (Rochester, USA), Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (both Boston, USA) are developing a biomaterial that has...

On becoming a member of a club you never wanted to...

Do you know what scanxiety is? Or scanticipation? As clinicians who look after patients with cancer, interventional oncologists must realise the impact that a...

Large scale data will ascertain if 3D printing is a novelty...

Sebastian Mafeld, interventional radiology Fellow at NHS and co-founder of UK Endovascular Trainees (UKETS) tells Interventional News about how a three-dimensional (3D) printed model...

Many urologists in Portugal do not accept prostatic artery embolization

Since prostate artery embolization was started as a treatment option for benign prostatic hyperplasia in March 2009, many distinguished Portuguese urologists have been invited...

Terumo signs to acquire St Jude Medical and Abbott’s vascular closure...

Terumo has reached an agreement with Abbott and St Jude Medical to acquire certain products owned by both for a total of US$1.12 billion. Based...

Interventional News Issue 64 – November 2016 US Edition

Highlights: 10-year EMMY results show majority undergoing embolization for symptomatic fibroids can avoid hysterectomy Percutaneously created AV fistulae need far fewer post-creation interventions than those made...

Interventional News Issue 64 – November 2016

Highlights: 10-year EMMY results show majority undergoing embolization for symptomatic fibroids can avoid hysterectomy Percutaneously created AV fistulae need far fewer post-creation interventions than those made...

Interventional radiology input might be the way forward in the delivery...

We need to find other physician groups to support neuroradiologists in the delivery of mechanical thromebectomy. But are interventional radiologists, as those who regularly...

Patients are potentially placed at risk in the absence of 24/7...

“Patient safety must come first, alongside the recognition of the essential role interventional radiology plays in the provision of modern medical care,” Raman Uberoi,...

Why gynaecologists do not perceive any conflict with interventional radiologists over...

Many suspect that medical tribalism is economically motivated and the most common answers from clinicians on why inter-speciality tension exists are “money” and “ego.”...

Interventional News Issue 63 – September 2016 US Edition

Highlights: -Vertebroplasty trumps placebo in treatment of painful spinal fractures -Two-year randomised data a shot in the arm for stent graft use in arteriovenous access treatment -Jeff Geschwind: Tumour treatments -David...

Top tips on using coils and plugs in embolization

By Rahul S Patel and Richard Tapnio Coils and plugs are among the most commonly employed tools for vessel sacrifice and aneurysmal occlusion. In practice, these tools...

Emerging Treatment Strategies for Complex SFA Lesions

This educational supplement is only available in countries in Europe. This educational supplement highlights how the combination of directional atherectomy (DA) with drug-coated balloon (DCB) angioplasty...

BTG launches βETA radiation safety programme at CIRSE 2016

BTG has launched the βETA Radiation Safety Programme, a new initiative designed to reduce the risk of radiation exposure when performing selective internal radiation...

Interventional News Issue 63 – September 2016

Highlights: -Vertebroplasty trumps placebo in treatment of painful spinal fractures -Two-year randomised data a shot in the arm for stent graft use in arteriovenous access treatment -Jeff Geschwind: Tumour treatments -David...

The PErFecTED technique for prostate artery embolization

The PErFecTED technique stands for Proximal Embolization First, Then, Embolize Distal for benign prostatic hyperplasia, writes Francesco Carnevale, São Paulo, Brazil. He will receive...

VAPOUR trial produces robust new evidence for vertebroplasty

The VAPOUR trial proves that vertebroplasty is effective in patients with severe pain and fractures of less than six weeks’ duration, when an adequate...

Vertebroplasty trumps placebo in treatment of painful spinal fractures

On 17 August, a multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial—the VAPOUR trial—was published online ahead of print in The Lancet. Six-month data from the trial...

Coverage of Insightec’s Exablate for pain palliation of bone metastases expands...

Insightec has announced that Exablate, which uses magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS), for pain palliation of bone metastases in cancer patients is now a...

Cook Medical issues global recall of Roadrunner UniGlide hydrophilic wire guides...

The US Food and Drug Administration has announced that Dutch company DSM Biomedical BV—Cook Medical’s supplier of hydrophilic coating for the Roadrunner Uniglide hydrophilic...

First patients treated with Endologix’s Ovation Alto abdominal stent graft system

The first use of Endologix’s Ovation Alto abdominal stent graft system has been reported in two patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). The patients...

Understanding dosimetry in order to develop personalised treatment plans

With transarterial radioembolization, one area that continues to be shrouded in debate is the concept of dosimetry and dose, writes David Liu. As we develop...

ESMO releases new consensus guidelines on the management of metastatic colorectal...

European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) has released new consensus guidelines for the management of metastatic colorectal cancer that reflect an increasingly personalised approach...

Greek research finds intra-articular pulsed radiofrequency neurolysis beneficial in refractory osteoarthritic...

Percutaneous intra-articular pulsed radiofrequency neurolysis seems to be an effective and safe technique in the palliative management of chronic pain in patients with knee...

Embolization can “potentially” treat chronic osteoarthritic pain

Is there a relationship between neovascularisation and pain? If so, embolization has the potential to change the way we think of treating chronic pain,...

Gore Tigris vascular stent gains FDA approval for treatment of peripheral...

Gore has announced US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the Gore Tigris vascular stent, a dual-component stent with a unique fluoropolymer/nitinol design....

UK NICE publishes Medtech Innovation Briefing on Lutonix

The UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has developed a Medtech Innovation Briefing (MIB) on the Lutonix drug-coated balloon (DCB) for...

Interventional News Issue 62 – June 2016

Highlights: -Immunotherapy could transform systemic power of locoregional IO treatments -Randomised data favour Y-90 therapy over conventional chemoembolization in patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma...

REALITY trial enrols first patient in study evaluating Medtronic directional atherectomy...

Medtronic and VIVA Physicians reported on 27 July 2016 the first patient enrolled in the REALITY Study. The VIVA sponsored study is assessing outcomes...

Penumbra launches ACE 68 reperfusion catheter in USA

Penumbra has launched its new ACE 68 reperfusion catheter in the USA. The catheter is part of the Penumbra System, and was launched at...

US FDA releases draft guidance on real-world evidence and medical device...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a draft guidance document entitled “Use of Real-World Evidence to Support Regulatory Decision-Making for Medical...

SIR-Spheres colorectal cancer treatment associated with significantly greater depth of tumour...

New data presented by Volker Heinemann in an oral abstract session at the European Society of Medical Oncology’s 18th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer...

Society of Interventional Radiology offers recommendations to CMS on new payment...

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) has submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recommending changes to its April 27...

First patient treated with M1 Lumi radiopaque beads

The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, USA has become the first in the world to offer radiopaque bead treatment with M1 Lumi for liver...

Interventional News Issue 61 – March 2016 US Edition

Highlights: –World’s first quality assurance framework in interventional oncology to be presented at ECIO 2016 –Inadequate labelling of protective garments could lead to years...

Interventional News Issue 61 – March 2016

Highlights: –World’s first quality assurance framework in interventional oncology to be presented at ECIO 2016 –Inadequate labelling of protective garments could lead to years...

RSNA 2015: Gastric artery embolization shows promise in treating obesity

Mubin Syed discusses his study on gastric artery embolization as a new potential treatment for obesity. The study, which aims to suppress the production...

Interventional News Issue 60 – November 2015 US Edition

Highlights: -Perfusion angiography could help make essential decisions in critical limb ischaemia treatment –CaVent study five-year outcome data show "continued and increased benefit" for...

Interventional News Issue 60 – November 2015

Highlights: -Perfusion angiography could help make essential decisions in critical limb ischaemia treatment –CaVent study five-year outcome data show "continued and increased benefit" for...

Interventional News Issue 59 – September 2015 US Edition

Highlights: -Experts call for randomised data to compare radiotherapy with ablation in lung cancer –PREPIC 2 slams early benefit for inferior vena cava filters...

Interventional News Issue 59 – September 2015

Highlights: -Experts call for randomised data to compare radiotherapy with ablation in lung cancer –PREPIC 2 slams early benefit for inferior vena cava filters...

EuroPCR 2015 Highlights: Peripheral Interventions

EuroPCR 2015 course director Alberto Cremonesi, Italy, Antoine Sauguet, France, and Thomas Zeller, Germany, are interviewed by Robert Byrne, Germany, about what is new...

Magellan Robotic System – The age of intravascular robotics in interventional...

The Magellan Robotic System is an advanced technology that drives the Magellan Robotic Catheters and guidewires during endovascular procedures. Magellan is designed to offer...

Transarterial chemoembolization using BRMS

This video visually explains the process for transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) using bioresorbable microspheres, a new type of embolic agent that is being tested in...

SIRFLOX VNR

Peter Gibbs and Fred Moeslein explain the ramifications of the SIRFLOX study, the results of which open new possibilities of combining radiation targeted at...

Transradial embolization of a splenic artery aneurysm

At Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, interventional radiologist Aaron Fischman performs transradial access for peripheral embolization of a splenic artery aneurysm. ...

Interventional News Issue 58 – May 2015 US Edition

Highlights: -Global standards for interventional radiology training; a matter of public protection -Preliminary SIRFLOX study results do not meet primary endpoint -Michael Soulen: IO...

Interventional News Issue 58 – May 2015

Highlights: -Global standards for interventional radiology training; a matter of public protection -Preliminary SIRFLOX study results do not meet primary endpoint -Michael Soulen: IO...

Edward Diethrich speaks about the impact of radiation on his health

This video tells the story of one of the world’s most prominent heart surgeons, Edward Diethrich, and the career-altering health issues he has faced...

Experiences with syngo Dyna4D

At ECR 2015 Johannes Weber, Kantonsspital St Gallen, Switzerland, explains how he used Siemens’ syngo Dyna4D for an embolization of the arteriovenous malformation. syngo Dyna4D...

Interventional News Issue 57 – February 2015 US Edition

Highlights: -First, print thy patient -Arteriovenous anastomosis creation brings blood pressure down -Daniel B Brown: Liver interventions -Miltiadis Krokidis: Radiology day units -Profile: Alan...

Interventional News Issue 57 – February 2015

Highlights: -First, print thy patient -Arteriovenous anastomosis creation brings blood pressure down -Daniel B Brown: Liver interventions -Miltiadis Krokidis: Radiology day units -Profile: Alan...

‘Cleaner’ protein protects against atherosclerosis

We have an innate mechanism that ensures that our blood vessels do not become blocked. The protein A1M, alpha-1-microglobulin, is naturally present in the...

Interventional News Issue 56 – November 2014 – US Edition

Highlights: -Historic Supreme Court win for interventional radiology in Greece -Laser ablation and surgery outperform foam sclerotherapy for varicose veins -Lindsay Machan: Radiation protection...

Interventional News Issue 56 – November 2014

Highlights: -Historic Supreme Court win for interventional radiology in Greece -Laser ablation and surgery outperform foam sclerotherapy for varicose veins -Lindsay Machan: Radiation protection...

Interventional oncology: The next oncological discipline

Andreas Adam (King’s College, London, UK) talks to ecancertv at NCRI 2014 about interventional oncology, which joins surgery, radiation oncology and medical oncology and...

Interventional News Issue 55 – September 2014 US Edition

Highlights: -Lack of paediatric specific devices "a glaring unmet need" -Arterial embolization works alleviate knee pain in mild to moderate osteoarthritis -Riccardo Lencioni: Future...

Interventional News Issue 55 – September 2014

Highlights: -Lack of paediatric specific devices "a glaring unmet need" -Arterial embolization works alleviate knee pain in mild to moderate osteoarthritis -Riccardo Lencioni: Future...

ECIO 2014 Technology Snapshot: TheraSphere

Interventional radiologist Riad Salem, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA, gives an overview of BTG’s radioembolic TheraSpheres, which were showcased at ECIO 2014. ...

ECIO 2014 Technology Snapshot: MicroThermX

Interventional radiologist Dennis Tonner Nielsen, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark, gives an overview of Terumo’s MicroThermX ablation system, which was showcased at ECIO 2014....

Interventional News Issue 54 – May 2014 US Edition

Highlights: -Debate focuses on subspecialty training in interventional oncology -Stent grafts more effective than balloon angioplasty for failing dialysis access grafts at two years...

Interventional News Issue 54 – May 2014

Highlights: -Debate focuses on subspecialty training in interventional oncology -Stent grafts more effective than balloon angioplasty for failing dialysis access grafts at two years...

Interventional News Issue 53 – March 2014 US Edition

Highlights: -Pressing need for evidence on fertility outcomes after fibroid embolization -Randomised controlled trial shows negative results for drug-eluting balloon below the knee -Jafar Golzarian: Building evidence -Profile:...

Interventional News Issue 53 – March 2014

Highlights: -Pressing need for evidence on fertility outcomes after fibroid embolization -Randomised controlled trial shows negative results for drug-eluting balloon below the knee -Jafar Golzarian: Building...

Physiopathology of aortic dissection

A team of Cardiac Surgery specialists from Grenoble, France, has created this video detailing the resultant creation of a false lumen (double-barrelled aorta) and the...

Boston Scientific’s Vessix renal denervation system

Here is an animation of Boston Scientific’s Vessix renal denervation system. Boston Scientific CEO Mike Mahoney was quoted by Qmed as being "optimistic" about...

Interventional News Issue 52 – November 2013 US Edition

Highlights: -Delays and uncoordinated care are most important complaints with IR -In historic 2014, future of image-guided interventions to be discussed in Portland by John...

Interventional News Issue 52 – November 2013

Highlights: -Delays and uncoordinated care are most important complaints with IR -In historic 2014, future of image-guided interventions to be discussed in Portland by John...

A procedural demonstration of SIRT delivering microspheres to hepatic tumours

This video demonstrates how selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) is used target microspheres to liver tumours via the hepatic artery. According to Sirtex: "tumours can...

12-month data supports the use of super glue for varicose vein...

Haroun Gajraj, director of the The VeinCare Centre, Bristol, UK, speaks about using medical super glue for the treatment of varicose veins and superficial...

Balloon angioplasty after carotid stenting can increase risk of stroke

Mahmoud B Malas, director of Endovascular Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, USA, discusses his late-breaking trial, which was presented at SCAI 2013 (8–11...

Renal denervation procedure in Canada

A team at Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada, performs a renal denervation procedure. ...

The System film: how interventional radiology teams can work together to...

The System, a collaborative film by the British Society of Interventional Radiology (BSIR) and the Health Foundation, an independent charity, traces the way in...

DVT: risk factors, symptoms and prevention

This short video describes how blood clots form in the body. Deep vein thrombosis or DVT occurs when a blood clots forms in the...

Bioabsorbable drug-eluting stent: is this the future?

Patrick Peeters, chief Department Cardio-Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Imelda Hospital, Bonheiden, Belgium, speaks about the right mix to make bioabsorbable drug-eluting stents, potential benefits,...