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Cydar Medical and King’s College London initiates randomised controlled trial of...

Cydar Medical, in partnership with King’s College London, has initiated the ARIA study—a randomised controlled trial to assess the clinical, technical and cost-effectiveness of...

First patient enrolled in SELUTION SLR IDE BTK study

The first patient has been enrolled in the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigational device exemption (IDE) below-the-knee (BTK) SELUTION4BTK clinical trial involving...

Arjo announces new single-use intraoperative Doppler system

Arjo has announced the development of a new intraoperative Doppler system that includes a single-use, sterile intraoperative probe and Dopplex DMX Vascular Doppler. This latest...

Key tips and tricks to achieve best outcomes with Occlusafe™

NOTE: This video is ONLY available to watch in selected countries and geographies The “ideal patient” for a balloon-occluded transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (B-TACE) procedure...

Occlusafe™-TACE improves response and reduces retreatment in HCC patients

NOTE: This video is ONLY available to watch in selected countries and geographies  Thierry De Baere (Villejuif, France) talks to Interventional News about the...

RenovaRP paracentesis management system decreases procedure time and improves patient experience...

Recently released clinical data has outlined the benefits of the RenovaRP paracentesis management system (GI Supply) for patients with ascites. The study, which was...

New consensus guidelines will facilitate interventional oncology research

We are facing several problems in the field of clinical oncology research, by which I mean that study results are being collected, analysed and...

Fundamental IR techniques help provide invaluable treatment options for animals

 Peter Littler (Newcastle, UK) talks to Gerard McLauchlan (Surrey, UK) and Alex Horton (Surrey, UK) about veterinary interventional radiology following a special session titled...

Improving interdepartmental communication to avoid forgotten ureteric stents

There are some very serious risks associated with forgotten ureteric JJ stents. David Maudgil, a consultant interventional radiologist at Wexham Park Hospital, Frimley Health...

Adept Medical launches Lower Leg Support for PAD patients

Adept Medical has today unveiled its Lower Leg Support solution, which is designed to assist with peripheral artery disease (PAD) interventions. The Lower Leg Support...

Akura Medical closes US$25M Series A1 funding round

Akura Medical has announced the closing of its $25M Series A1 financing, which will be used to support the development of its next-generation thrombectomy device. The financing...

Fast-paced changes place IR at the forefront of oncological and bleeding...

 “Young interventional radiologists have got a very exciting future,” Trevor Cleveland (Sheffield, UK, and a former president of the British Society of Interventional Radiology ), tells Interventional News. In 2021,...

Sweeping technological advances enable interventional radiologists to close in on crucial...

 Nicholas Inston (consultant vascular access and renal transplant surgeon, Birmingham, UK) discusses the crucial care interventional radiologists provide for renal patients with Ian Mcafferty...

Personalised dosimetry and inclusion in guidelines redraw SIRT use for HCC

 Jon Bell (Manchester, UK) outlines the importance of standardisation of selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) and how this rests on an advanced understanding of...

BSIR expands focus on diversity, equity and inclusion

 Elika Kashef (London, UK) addresses the implications of interventional radiology not being equally accessible to people from all walks of life. This has triggered...

Ellipsys™ Vascular Access System provides consistently great outcomes for AV fistula...

 Alexandros Mallios (Paris, France) and Robert Shahverdyan (Hamburg, Germany) talk to Vascular News about some of the benefits of the Ellipsys™ Vascular Access System...

New intersocietal position statement seeks to clear up confusion over ultrasound...

Cleaning and low-level disinfection (LLD) effective against bloodborne pathogens are safe and sufficient procedures for disinfecting ultrasound transducers used in percutaneous procedures—this is according...

Interventional News Issue 84—December 2021 US Edition

Interventional News 84 Highlights: Embolization comes knocking on knee pain’s door EPOCH trial reignites radioembolization as treatment for colorectal liver metastases Prevalent, invisible conflict...

Interventional News Issue 84—December 2021 Edition

Interventional News 84 Highlights: Embolization comes knocking on knee pain’s door EPOCH trial reignites radioembolization as treatment for colorectal liver metastases Prevalent, invisible conflict...

Prevalent, invisible conflict of interest places US IR research results on...

Interventional radiology is regularly characterised as being “a hotbed of innovation”, but the first study to directly evaluate the level of agreement between disclosed...

HistoSonics receives FDA breakthrough device designation for novel sonic beam therapy

HistoSonics has revealed that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the company breakthrough device designation for its new histotripsy targeted liver...

Target lesion revascularisation in the firing line

Is target lesion revascularisation (TLR) a meaningful clinical endpoint for research or should it be “tossed as a legitimate endpoint for peripheral vascular disease...

The future of procedural training is virtual

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world of education went virtual. John Rundback (Advanced Interventional & Vascular Services LLP and American Endovascular...

Cast the die for randomised evidence comparing percutaneous ablation with surgery...

Despite the well-known obstacles, it is time for a prospective, randomised clinical trial comparing percutaneous ablation (PA) and partial nephrectomy for the treatment of...

Varian receives FDA breakthrough device designation for its Embozene microspheres

Varian, a Siemens Healthineers company, today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the company breakthrough device designation for its...

Late-breaking data indicate improved progression-free survival following TheraSphere treatment

Late-breaking trial data has demonstrated improved progression-free survival in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer after treatment with TheraSphere Y-90 Glass Microspheres (Boston Scientific). Findings from...

First-in-human study of Wrapsody cell-impermeable endoprosthesis yields “very promising” results

Merit Medical Systems has announced positive results from a prospective, observational, first-in-human study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of Wrapsody—a self-expanding, cell-impermeable endoprosthesis...

Making social media work for you: Tips from a RadChick

 “Like anything in the medical community, there can be positive and negative,” Agnieszka Solberg (Bismarck, USA) tells Interventional News discussing the impact of social...

NAVABLATE study demonstrates feasibility of of bronchoscopic microwave ablation for certain...

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Recently released clinical data from the NAVABLATE study has shown that microwave ablation used bronchoscopically—with the Emprint Ablation Catheter Kit with Thermosphere Technology (Medtronic)...

International training and outreach in the pandemic era

As we start to emerge from the strictures imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is timely to reflect on the delivery of education and...

SIR publishes new position statement and quality improvement document on percutaneous...

president
The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) has issued a new position statement on percutaneous lung ablation in the August edition of the Journal of...

Abstract submissions now open for SIO2022

executive director
Abstract submissions are now open for next year’s Society of Interventional Oncology annual meeting (SIO2022), which takes place from 3—7 February in San Francisco,...

Surmodics announces successful first patient use of Pounce thrombectomy system

Surmodics
Surmodics has announced that J. Michael Bacharach, a vascular interventionalist/cardiologist at North Central Heart, a division of Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, USA,...

LimFlow System a ‘cost-effective and high-value alternative’ to traditional therapies

Percutaneous Deep Vein Arterialisation (pDVA) with the LimFlow System offers a cost-effective and high-value alternative to traditional therapies or amputation, according to a recent...

AI partnership seeks to boost care coordination and patient triage for...

Viz.ai has partnered with Avicenna.AI in an effort to enable intelligent care coordination and improve patient triage of patients suffering from pulmonary embolism (PE)...

JVIR influence increases in 2020 according to new report

The Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology’s (JVIR’s) Impact Factor—one measure of a journal’s influence based on the number of article citations compared to the...

Embolx rolls out Sniper balloon occlusion microcatheter to European market

Embolx has announced the launch of its balloon occlusion microcatheter, Sniper, to the European market. Sniper is a delivery system for pressure-directed arterial embolisation...

Boston Scientific announces European launch of SpaceOAR Vue Hydrogel

Boston Scientific has initiated the European launch of its SpaceOAR Vue Hydrogel, which is designed to create a temporary space between the prostate and the...

Azurion image guided therapy platform “takes integration to the next level”

 Atul Gupta (Philadelphia, USA), chief medical officer of Image Guided Therapy at Philips, comments on the SmartCT clinical application software–part of the Azurion image...

Why you should attend GEST 2021!

There are some amazing things planned for GEST 2021. Hear from the course directors on why you should attend on April 30–May 2 and...

IN.PACT™ AV Access trial shows improvement in patency “for the entire...

 A trio of vascular experts including Raphaël Coscas (Paris, France), Alexandros Mallios (Paris, France) and Kate Steiner (Stevenage, UK) discuss the key findings of...

How Singapore IRs drew on experience of SARS epidemic to prepare...

Pua Uei (Singapore) talks to Interventional News about how Singapore’s interventional radiologists (IRs) in Tan Tock Seng Hospital and National Centre for Infectious Disease (NCID) dealt with the ongoing...

Exclusive: BSIR leadership discusses 2020 programme highlights and IR rising to...

 On the opening day of BSIR 2020 (1–3 December, virtual), Lakshmi Ratnam (London, UK), chair of the scientific programme committee, moderates a special Interventional...

New England Journal Of Medicine publishes “outstanding” six-month IN.PACT AV Access™...

NOTE: This video is ONLY available to watch in selected countries and geographies Robert Lookstein (New York, USA; principal investigator) and Andrew Holden (Auckland,...

ILLUMENATE four-year pooled analysis has “brought increased clarity” to the paclitaxel...

 Sean Lyden (Cleveland, USA), current VIVA Board president, speaks to Vascular News about his two years at the helm, which began with the “controversy on...

Ultrasound-assisted thrombolysis shows similar outcomes to standard catheter-directed thrombolysis, but adds...

 Efthymios Avgerinos (Pittsburgh, USA) speaks to Interventional News about the SUNSET sPE trial, the one-year results of which he presented at VIVA 2020 (Vascular...

RFA with OsteoCool effectively reduces pain from osteolytic bone metastases out...

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a successful treatment option for patients with painful osteolytic bone metastases, Jason Levy (Northside, Forsyth, and Cherokee Hospitals, Atlanta, USA)...

Early AVeNEW trial results were “quite compelling”

 Throwback to the 2019 Society of Interventional Radiology annual scientific meeting when Interventional News interviewed Bart Dolmatch (Mountain View, USA) on the early results of the AVeNEW trial - the first Level One trial dedicated solely to assess the safety...

Impressions from LINC 2020: Strong clinical and economic case for widespread...

NOTE: This video is ONLY available to watch in selected countries and geographies Andrew Holden (Auckland, New Zealand), Alexandros Mallios (Paris, France), Robert Lookstein (New...

Vascular surgeons and cardiologists respond to new meta-analysis of PCBs in...

Vascular Experts give their thoughts on meta-analysis
Vascular and interventional cardiology experts including Kim Hodgson (Springfield, USA), Ramon Varcoe (Sydney, Australia) and Gary Ansel (Columbus, USA) give their thoughts on the...

IR experts respond to new meta-analysis of paclitaxel-coated balloons in infrapopliteal...

interventional radiology experts
A range of interventional radiologists experts including Michael Dake (Tucson, USA), John Kaufman (Portland, USA), Jim Reekers (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) and Gunnar Tepe (Rosenheim,...

A panel of experts comments on IN.PACT AV ACCESS data

NOTE: This video is ONLY available to watch in selected countries and geographies   Jos van den Berg (Lugano, Switzerland) speaks to Andrew Holden (Auckland, New...