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Interventional News’ top 10 most popular stories of May 2023

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Interventional News’ most popular stories from May included a forecast of where embolization is headed from a Global Embolization Oncology Symposium (GEST, 18­–21 May,...

IceCure Medical is first to offer cryoablation to treat breast cancer...

IceCure-ProSense
IceCure Medical has announced that ProSense was recently installed and inaugurated at Kovai Medical Center and Hospital (KMCH) in Coimbatore, India. This development, to...

Adept Medical launches new Head Immobiliser for improved imaging and head...

head immobiliser
Adept Medical has announced the launch of the Head Immobiliser—a radiolucent support for a range of interventional radiology (IR) and neuroradiology procedures. Now commercially...

ABK Biomedical announces IDE approval for multicentre pivotal study of Eye90...

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ABK Biomedical has received approval for its investigational device exemption (IDE) application from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to commence a multicentre...

First patient treated with Epione robot in USA

Govindarajan Narayanan, chief of interventional oncology at Miami Cancer Institute and a vascular interventional radiologist with Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute (both Miami, USA),...

Varian introduces Isolis cryoprobe to simplify planning and guidance during cryoablation...

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Varian, a Siemens Healthineers company, is introducing the Isolis cryoprobe, a single-use, disposable device designed for use with CryoCare systems that seeks to...

ACR Committee on Drugs and Contrast Media classifies Elucirem injection a...

guerbet
Guerbet has announced in a press release that based on the most recent scientific and clinical evidence, the American College of Radiology (ACR) Committee...

Resection associated with superior five-year survival compared to SBRT for healthy...

sbrt lung
Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) is being used increasingly in early-stage lung cancer. Between 2012 and 2018, the proportion of otherwise healthy patients treated with...

Microbot Medical prepares for Liberty robotic system FIH cases in Brazil...

microbot liberty
Microbot Medical, the developer of the Liberty robotic system, the first single-use endovascular robotic system, has received the histopathology report from the research laboratory...

Interventional News’ top 10 most popular stories of April 2023

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Several of Interventional News’ most read stories from April covered the topic of interventional oncology (IO)—its interrelation with immuno-oncology, a robot-assisted lung metastases treatment,...

New data show early intervention with UroLift system improves long-term BPH...

UroLift
Teleflex has announced new research findings reinforcing the long-term durability of prostatic urethral lift (PUL) with the UroLift system and lower complication rates compared...

Vivasure Medical announces first enrolment in pivotal PATCH study

Vivasure Medical has announced it has enrolled the first patients in the company’s PerQseal PATCH clinical study, a multicentre, single-arm, pivotal study evaluating the...

MagicTouch IDE-approved for small coronary artery disease study

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the third investigational device exemption (IDE) approval for Concept Medical's MagicTouch sirolimus-coated balloon (SCB). Along...

Philips extends company’s mobile C-arm portfolio with Zenition 10

Philips has announced the launch of Zenition 10, a new addition to the company’s Zenition mobile C-arm series. Based on Philips’ flat panel detector...

American Urological Association recommends tumour ablation for kidney sparing

The American Urological Association (AUA), in partnership with the Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO), released the 2023 clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and...

Bentley buys key suppliers and engages employees in planned IPO

Bentley has bought its main supplier, the Switzerland-based Qmedics, Bentley has recently announced in a press release. It also announced its plan of initial...

Stereotactic radiosurgery effective for treating some vestibular schwannomas

Vestibular schwannomas related to neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) are difficult to manage and are sometimes treated with a noninvasive option—stereotactic radiosurgery. A retrospective study...

Multidisciplinary approach to MSK cancer treatment needs “gaps” filling

Dimitrios Filippiadis (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens , Athens, Greece) was the final speaker to take to the podium at the European Conference...

First patient enrolled in PROWL registry study using Pounce thrombectomy system

Surmodics has announced enrolment of the first patient in PROWL, the Pounce thrombectomy system retrospective registry. PROWL is an open-label, retrospective, multicentre US registry...

The hot topic of colorectal metastases gets airtime at ECIO 2023

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Day two of the European Conference on Interventional Oncology (ECIO; 16–19 April, Stockholm, Sweden) opened with a session dedicated to posing and responding to...

GE HealthCare introduces solution to expand interventional CT access

GE HealthCare is further advancing its precision care strategy with CT-Navigation, which offers clinicians detailed, real-time, 3D computed tomography (CT) images for stereotactic needle...

Speakers shine light on current evidence for the ‘IOs’ and the...

evidence IO
Two of the sessions from day one of the 2023 European Conference on Interventional Oncology (ECIO; 16–19 April, Stockholm, Sweden) drew delegates’ focus to...

Cryoablation for renal cell carcinoma: Where do we stand? Where are...

Christos Georgiades (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA), delves into the various national society guidelines for treating renal cell carcinoma (RCC), what the ‘gold standard’...

Progress travelled on the Road2IR in sub-Saharan Africa

Fabian M Laage Gaupp is assistant professor of radiology and biomedical imaging at Yale School of Medicine (New Haven, USA) and a recipient of...

IO beyond interventional oncology: Progress in immuno-oncology

Recent advances in immuno-oncology are transforming the practice of medical oncology. Currently, antibodies directed against negative regulators of T-cell function, the so-called checkpoint inhibitors,...

Cement and screws: The importance of building (and formalising) evidence on...

At the Society of Interventional Oncology (SIO) annual scientific meeting (19–23 January, Washington DC, USA), Sean Tutton (University of California San Diego Health, San...

All is not equal where US IR procedure access is concerned

Nima Kokabi (Emory Healthcare, Atlanta, USA) addressed the “uncomfortable truth” of healthcare disparities in the USA specifically within interventional radiology (IR) in a presentation...

SIR 2023 puts spotlight on Latin American IR

A session at the recent Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) annual scientific meeting (4–9 March, Phoenix, USA) put the focus on the landscape of...

Theresa Caridi

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“My interest in understanding and tackling health disparities has grown while here in Alabama as I have become increasingly aware of the imbalance of...

Interventional News Issue 90—April 2023 US Edition

Interventional News 90 Highlights: Letter from joint editor-in-chief Andreas Adam How dogs with seizures inspired a novel neuro-oncology trial Profile: Theresa Caridi Progress travelled...

Interventional News Issue 90—April 2023

Interventional News 90 Highlights: Letter from joint editor-in-chief Andreas Adam How dogs with seizures inspired a novel neuro-oncology trial Profile: Theresa Caridi Progress travelled...

“Intuitive” new biopsy system delivers on reducing “inherent” procedural risk and...

Temno Elite biopsy
This advertorial is sponsored by Merit Medical. Consultant interventional radiologist Damian Mullan (The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK) speaks to Interventional News about his...

Global survey set to inform IR service expansion efforts

Justin Guan is an interventional radiologist practising at the Cleveland Clinic (Cleveland, USA), who is also involved in the Society of Interventional Radiology’s (SIR)...

HistoSonics announces first kidney tumour treatment using histotripsy

HistoSonics has announced the first kidney patient has been treated using its histotripsy platform. The procedure was performed at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS...

Interventional News’ top 10 most popular stories of March 2023

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Interventional News’ most popular stories from March included those covering new embolization and radiofrequency ablation data presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR)...

Pulsed radiofrequency with steroid injection brings sciatica relief

Researchers found that a minimally invasive procedure combined with epidural steroid injection treatment led to superior pain reduction and disability improvement over one year...

IceCure Medical receives regulatory approval in China for commercial use of...

IceCure Medical, developer of minimally invasive cryoablation technology, the ProSense System (marketed under the brand name IceSense3 in China), that destroys tumours by freezing as...

Delcath Systems announces US FDA acceptance of Hepzato Kit new drug...

Delcath Systems has announced in a company press release that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted its (Delcath's) new drug application...

Getinge receives US FDA premarket approval for the iCast covered stent...

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Getinge's iCast covered stent system has received premarket approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of patients with iliac...

SurgVision’s Explorer Air II granted US FDA 510(k) clearance

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SurgVision, a company developing pioneering solutions for fluorescence-guided surgical and interventional oncology, part of the Bracco Group, has announced that it has received 510(k)...

Noninferiority study comparing outcomes of Focal One HIFU vs radical prostatectomy...

EDAP TMS, a global leader in robotic energy-based therapies, has announced a recent presentation of positive results from a large, multicentre, noninferiority study comparing...

Merit Medical expands SwiftNinja steerable microcatheter offering

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Merit Medical has announced the expansion of itsSwiftNinja steerable microcatheter product line. New sizes include a low-profile 2.4Fr distal diameter option in 125-cm and...

Registry reinforces safety, efficacy and efficiency of radial access in visceral...

The final results of the RAVI prospective registry study demonstrated the safety and efficacy of radial access in visceral interventions in standard embolization procedures...

NeoDynamics granted Chinese patent for FlexiPulse needle design

neodynamics
NeoDynamics, a medical device company dedicated to advancing the diagnosis and care of cancer, recently announced that the company has been granted a Chinese...

New interventional oncology data show potential for Aliya pulsed electric field...

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New interventional oncology data from Galvanize demonstrate positive preclinical and early clinical study results using the Aliya pulsed electric field (PEF) system. The Aliya PEF...

Argon Medical launches Traveler portal vein access series

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Argon Medical, a leading provider of device solutions for interventional radiology (IR), vascular surgery, interventional cardiology, and oncology, introduces the Traveler portal vein access...

SIR 2023: Bariatric arterial embolization associated with “significant” muscle-sparing weight loss

bariatric
Lead researchers Clifford Weiss and Daniel Giraldo Herrera (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA) presented their recent bariatric arterial embolization (BAE) study...

RESCUE trial shows reduction in segmental and main pulmonary artery occlusions

Robert A Lookstein, who is executive vice chair, Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital (New...

VeinWay crossing tool sees first-in-human compassionate use for venous recanalisation

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In a first-in-human, compassionate use case approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), University of Michigan Health (Ann Arbor, USA) interventional radiologists...

Interventional News’ top 10 most popular stories of February 2023

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Interventional News’ most popular stories for the month of February included news from the Pan Arab Interventional Radiology Society annual meeting (PAIRS; 11–14 February,...

Why IR innovation need not cost the world: A global solution

The keynote lecture on day one of the Pan Arab Interventional Radiology Society annual meeting (PAIRS; 11–14 February, Dubai, UAE) advocated a simultaneously global...

Non-surgical treatment significantly reduces knee pain in adults, especially those over...

knee
Genicular nerve radiofrequency ablation is a minimally invasive treatment for knee pain due to osteoarthritis of the knee, and can significantly reduce pain, especially...

Injectable tissue provides significant, long-term relief for chronic back pain

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A minimally invasive treatment that injects allograft disc tissue into the spine to relieve pain associated with degenerative disc disease provides significant improvement in...

Study finds PAE “highly effective” long-term treatment for enlarged prostate

PAE
Prostate artery embolization (PAE) provides long-term effectiveness in treating urinary symptoms from an enlarged prostate gland, according to new research to be presented at...

New study examines extent of interventional radiology recognition among US public

interventional radiology
The Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR) published a paper in January 2023 examining the potential barrier that the name of the interventional...

Microbot Medical’s Liberty robotic system remote controller receives design patent allowance...

microbot liberty
Microbot Medical has announced that Japan is the most recent global jurisdiction to recognise the unique interface design of the Liberty robotic system’s remote...

PAIRS 2023: What the BCLC guidelines have omitted

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Sarah White (Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA) opened the liver interventional oncology (IO) session at the Pan Arab Interventional Radiology Society (PAIRS) annual...

New study demonstrates IVC filters “safe and effective” in treating venous...

Few adverse events are connected to the use of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters to help prevent deep vein blood clots from developing into...

Shape Memory Medical announces first patient treated in EMBO postmarket surveillance...

Shape Memory Medical has announced the first patient treated in Germany as part of the EMBO postmarket surveillance registry (EMBO-PMS), the company’s prospective, multicentre...

Study suggests Black patients more prone to dialysis graft failure

Compared to other races, African American patients are more likely to experience premature arteriovenous (AV) graft failure in the treatment of advanced kidney failure,...

PAIRS 2023: “[Opening] the gate” to IR in the Middle East...

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Rana Tarek M Khafagy is a consultant interventional radiologist based at Ain Shams University Hospital (Cairo, Egypt). In her capacity as head of the...

“All-purpose” drainage catheter outperforms rest in first-of-kind comparative bench test

jilani drainage
This advertorial is sponsored by Argon Medical. Danial Jilani is an interventional radiologist based at Northwestern Medicine Palos Hospital (Chicago, USA), who uses the SKATER™...

Delcath Systems announces new drug application resubmission for Hepzato Kit

hepzato
Delcath Systems has announced it has submitted a new drug application (NDA) resubmission to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Hepzato...

Guerbet announces first patient dosing with Elucirem for contrast-enhanced MRI

guerbet
Guerbet has shared in a press release that it has commercially launched Elucirem (gadopiclenol) and the first patient has received a dosing. This is...

Aghiad Al-Kutoubi

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“When I relocated to Lebanon, I was the only person with practical experience and expertise in EVAR in the Middle East.” It was...

Concept Medical granted IDE approval for Magic Touch sirolimus DCB below...

SIRONA
The Magic Touch percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) sirolimus drug-coated balloon catheter (DCB) has received investigational device exemption (IDE) for the treatment of below-the-knee (BTK) atherosclerotic...

PAIRS 2023: How dogs with seizures inspired novel neuro-oncology trial

riad salem trial
On day two of the Pan Arab Interventional Radiology Society annual meeting (PAIRS; 11–14 February, Dubai, UAE), Riad Salem (Northwestern University, Chicago, USA) took...

Postmarket study will evaluate CLS Tranberg thermal therapy system

cls
Clinical Laserthermia Systems Americas (CLS) and HALO Precision Diagnostics (HALO) have announced a letter of intent to evaluate the safety and short-term efficacy of...

Abbott to acquire Cardiovascular Systems

Abbott and Cardiovascular Systems (CSI) have announced a definitive agreement for Abbott to acquire CSI. Under terms of the agreement, CSI stockholders will receive...

Vulvar varicosities: New procedure, durable results

In the past two decades, there has been a shift in varicose vein management from conventional surgical treatments to outpatient interventional procedures. Depending on...

Interventional News’ top 10 most popular stories of January 2023

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Interventional News’ most popular stories in the opening month of 2023 included news of first enrolments in clinical studies of peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...

SBRT could be an “effective” treatment for patients with lung neuroendocrine...

Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center (Tampa, USA) are investigating new treatment approaches for the primary lung neuroendocrine tumour patient population. In a new article published...

Guerbet releases first batch of Elucirem for contrast-enhanced MRI

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Guerbet has announced the first production batch has been manufactured and released for Elucirem (gadopiclenol) injection following US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval...

‘Bright future’ or ‘immense loss’? Interventionalists split over shift towards ambulatory...

AMBULATORY PRACTICE
A number of speakers took to the stage at the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapies (ISET; 16–19 January 2023, Miami Beach, USA) to debate...

Histotripsy: New technology making waves in IO

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Mina S Makary, assistant professor at the Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology/Department of Radiology at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (Columbus,...

Patient-centric care: Recognising the value of non-clinical intervention

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During the Society of Interventional Oncology (SIO) 2023 annual scientific meeting in Washington DC, USA, a panel of speakers delivered presentations on why patient-centred...

Interventional News Issue 89—February 2023

Interventional News 89 Highlights: Interview: Specialist clinic brings IVC filter innovation into focus RCR president advocates for improved data collection and optimised training in...

SIO announces first site approved for enrolment in ACCLAIM clinical trial

The Society of Interventional Oncology (SIO) has declared Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA as the first of 10 sites in the USA and Europe approved for enrolment...

Photon-counting CT enables lower contrast media for aortic imaging

Photon-counting detector computed tomography (CT) reduces the amount of contrast needed for CT angiography (CTA) while maintaining image quality, according to a new study...

US Patent Office Grants Notice of Allowance to IceCure for its...

IceCure Medical has shared in a press release that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the US Patent and Trademark Office for...

Delcath Systems announces updated results from CHOPIN phase 1b trial

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Delcath Systems has shared in a press release the publication of updated results from the phase 1b CHOPIN Trial, conducted at Leiden University Medical...

Pancreatic cancer patients in Ukraine treated with tumour-specific electroporation continue to...

A team of specialists at Ulis Hospital (Ulis, Ukraine) has recently reported that the quality-of-life of the two pancreatic cancer patients treated with tumour-specific...

How liver venous deprivation is “pushing limits”

Both the Andreas Gruentzig Lecture at this year’s Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe meeting (CIRSE; 10–14 September, Barcelona, Spain) and a presentation...

HKUMed discovers new trimodality therapy for locally advanced liver cancer

TRIMODALITY
A phase II clinical study on a trimodality therapy (START-FIT), conducted by the Departments of Surgery and Clinical Oncology, School of Clinical Medicine, University...

Interventional News’ top 10 most popular stories of December 2022

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Interventional News’ most popular stories as 2022 came to a close included news of a US Food and Drug Administration clearance for a new...

Inari Medical announces first enrolment in DEFIANCE trial evaluating clinical outcomes...

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Inari Medical has announced that the first patient has been enrolled in DEFIANCE, a prospective randomised controlled trial (RCT) comparing the clinical outcomes of...

Medtronic announces first enrolment in head-to-head randomised trail evaluating durability of...

HawkOne atherectomy
Medtronic has announced the first patient enrolment in the ADVANCE Trial, a head-to-head randomised controlled trial of two leading aortic stent graft systems, the...

Rivermark Medical announces successful first-in-human use of its FloStent System for...

repeat PAE
  Rivermark Medical has announced the successful first-in-human (FIH) use of its FloStent System as part of the company's RAPID-1 FIH clinical study. The procedures...

GE Healthcare announces agreement to acquire interventional guidance innovator Imactis

GE healthcare
GE Healthcare announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Imactis, an innovator in computed tomography (CT) interventional guidance across an array of...

Instylla announces initial enrolment in prospective, multicentre HALT Study

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Instylla has announced the enrolment of the first patient in the HALT study for the treatment of peripheral arterial bleeds. The HALT study is...

Fluidx Medical unveils new embolic for neurovascular use

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Fluidx Medical has released information regarding the success of the IMPASS Embolic Device in in vivo research related to middle meningeal artery (MMA) embolizations...

Lydus Medical announces US FDA clearance of microvascular anastomosis aid device

Lydus Medical is pleased to announce that the Vesseal has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance. The Vesseal is a microvascular...

Being a girl in the IR gang: “We are not really...

Paula Novelli
Paula Novelli, who is associate professor of interventional radiology (IR) at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Pittsburgh, USA) put her own spin on...

Interventional News’ top 10 most popular stories in 2022

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Interventional News covered a whole range of the specialty's news during 2022, but readers' attention was most piqued by acquisitions (Boston Scientific's of Obsidio...

Cardiovascular Systems announces US FDA 510(k) submission of Innova Vascular’s thrombectomy...

Cardiovascular Systems, Inc.
Cardiovascular Systems (CSI) announced that Innova Vascular (Innova) has submitted a 510(k) premarket notification to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its...

Robotic bronchoscopy shows promise to improve lung biopsies, analysis shows

Lung nodule biopsies performed with new robotic bronchoscopy technology may be safer and more effective than those done by traditional methods, a study by...

US FDA clears Mygen M-3004 and Myoblate radiofrequency ablation system

RADIOFREQUENCY
  RF Medical is a Korean thermal ablation system manufacturer and the creator of the Mygen M-3004 generator and specialised electrodes including Myoblate. Both of...

“Impressive” 12-month Flex vessel prep data presented at VEITHsymposium

VentureMed Group, a privately held medical device innovator in access management for arteriovenous (AV) fistulas and grafts and vessel preparation for interventional treatment of...

Interventional News’ top 10 most popular stories of November 2022

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Interventional News’ most popular stories last month included news of a US Food and Drug Administration pre-market approval submission of an ultrasound renal denervation...

Results of single-centre study of Chemosat hepatic delivery system published in...

hepzato
Delcath Systems announced the publication of a retrospective analysis of patients who underwent a percutaneous hepatic perfusion procedure (PHP) with Chemosat for the treatment...

Egg Medical receives CE mark for EggNest radiation protection system

Egg Medical, a medical device company commercialising technologies to reduce scatter radiation exposure during interventional angiographic procedures, has announced that it has achieved CE...

RCR president advocates for improved data collection and optimised training in...

Royal College of Radiology (RCR) president Kath Halliday (Nottingham University Hospitals, Nottingham, UK) gave a presentation to the British Society of Interventional Radiology (BSIR)...

For some small kidney cancers, freezing is more effective than heat...

For patients with early-stage renal cell carcinomas (RCCs) that measure between 3 and 4cm, cryoablation yields a lower risk of cancer-related death compared to...

BSIR faculty highlights specialty developments worth watching

In the opening session of the British Society of Interventional Radiology (BSIR) annual scientific meeting 2022 (2–4 November, Glasgow, UK) titled ‘What’s up, Doc?’,...

Study shows promising safety, patient outcomes data for MRI-guided adaptive radiation...

Findings from a recent prospective study show promising safety and patient outcomes data for locally advanced and borderline resectable pancreatic cancer treatment using ablative...

“Put ego aside” to keep patient outcome the priority during multidisciplinary...

“If it were easy, this session would not be here.” These are the words of Jens Ricke (University Hospital Munich, Munich, Germany), who drew...

Lyon hospital group adopts Epione robotic ablation platform

Hospices Civils de Lyon (HCL; Lyon, France) has acquired Epione, the robotic platform developed by Quantum Surgical (QS) that is designed to enable minimally...

Varian announces first participant treated in GENESIS II trial of genicular...

Varian, a Siemens Healthineers company, announced today that the first trial participant has been treated as part of GENESIS II, a study of Embozene...

An insight into treating liver tumours with thermal ablation

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Amanda Smolock (Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA) discusses how her practice operates, using microwave ablation nearly exclusively for primary and metastatic liver tumours...

NICE publishes guidance supporting use of percutaneous ultrasound-guided microwave ablation for...

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Terumo Europe has announced in a press release that it welcomes the guidance released by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) mentioning...

Soundbite Medical enters into a license agreement with VFLO Medical to...

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Soundbite Medical Solutions announced that it has entered into an exclusive license agreement with VFLO Medical (VFLO). Pursuant to the agreement, Soundbite has granted...

Interventional News’ top 10 most popular stories of October 2022

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Interventional News’ most popular content last month featured a report on the need for greater interventional radiology (IR) service coverage in rural areas of...

GAE’s growing evidence base broadens scope for future NICE recommendation

GAE BSIR
Mark Little (Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK) brought delegates up to speed on genicular artery embolization (GAE) for knee osteoarthritis over two sessions at...

SIR deems endovascular management acceptable treatment option for certain iliofemoral DVT...

abstract of the year
The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) published a position statement deeming endovascular thrombus removal “an acceptable treatment option in selected patients with acute iliofemoral...

Chocolate Touch drug-coated angioplasty balloon for treatment of peripheral artery disease...

chocolate
Genesis MedTech Group announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Chocolate Touch drug-coated balloon (DCB) percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA)...

Will COVID-19’s hybrid meeting legacy last?

Year three of the COVID-19 pandemic and yet much now feels unrestricted and ‘back to normal’. This can certainly be said of meetings—at least...

ReCor Medical announces consistent reduction of blood pressure in pooled analysis...

ReCor Medical and its parent company, Otsuka Medical Devices, announced consistent and significant blood pressure-lowering results across a range of patients with uncontrolled hypertension,...

SPYRAL HTN-ON MED study demonstrates meaningful clinical benefits consistent with other...

Medtronic has announced the six-month results from the full cohort of the SPYRAL HTN-ON MED clinical trial. The late-breaking data were presented at the...

New mechanical thrombectomy systems unlock possibilities for the treatment of venous...

This advertorial, sponsored by Inari Medical, is only available in selected countries and geographies. Mechanical thrombectomy with the ClotTriever and FlowTriever systems (Inari Medical) opens...

Why laughter is not “frivolous”: Keeping burnout at bay in IR

Matthew Gibson (Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK) will be delivering this year’s British Society of Interventional Radiology (BSIR; 2–4 November, Glasgow, UK) Wattie Fletcher...

CX Aortic Vienna: Lively discussion probes cost and availability of latest...

The second day of the CX Aortic Vienna 2022 Digital Edition (24–26 October) saw presentations on dynamic computed tomography angiography (CTA), a device with...

Dimitrios Filippiadis

  “The spine is an area where interventional radiologists play a crucial role in both diagnosis and therapeutic management of a variety of pathologies”. Dimitrios...

Micromate™ reduces complications, radiation exposure and procedure time for increasingly “challenging”...

This advertorial is sponsored by Interventional Systems. Marco van Strijen is an interventional radiologist at St Antonius Ziekenhuis (Nieuwegein, The Netherlands) who specialises in non-vascular...

Interventional News Issue 88—November 2022 US Edition

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Interventional News 88 Highlights: The importance of putting patients first during multidisciplinary collaboration A discussion with IR societies on the future of hybrid meetings...

Interventional News Issue 88—November 2022 Edition

issue 88
Interventional News 88 Highlights: The importance of putting patients first during multidisciplinary collaboration A discussion with IR societies on the future of hybrid meetings...

Interventional radiology outpatient clinic: Another success story in IR’s bright history

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Interventional radiology (IR) was officially born on January 16, 1964, when Charles Dotter performed the first arterial angioplasty at the Department of Radiology at...

Interventional News’ top 10 most popular items of September 2022

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Interventional News’ most popular content last month included news of the acquisition of a new catheter by Bentley, the announcement of the final patient...

XACT Robotics receives FDA clearance for its ACE Xtend remote control...

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XACT Robotics announced that its ACE Xtend remote control unit received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance, allowing users to robotically insert and...

Report highlights need for recruitment and retention of IRs in rural...

Parag Patel
A new report from a joint taskforce of the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) recommends improved access to...

Endologix submits premarket approval application to FDA Detour system

endologix
Endologix has announced the submission of a premarket approval (PMA) application requesting approval for the Detour system to the US Food and Drug Administration...

The rebirth of transarterial radioembolization and the crucial role of the...

After the disappointment of a few failed randomised controlled trials (RCTs), transarterial radioembolization (TARE) is finally back in the spotlight. And interventional radiologists (IRs)...

Josef Roesch Lecture incites and evidences interest in growing paediatric IR...

Paediatric interventional radiologist Alex Barnacle (Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK) gave the Josef Roesch Lecture at the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of...

Truveta announces collaboration with Boston Scientific to advance post-procedure patient insights...

truveta
Truveta announced a strategic collaborative agreement with Boston Scientific to improve long-term patient care and gain insights into healthcare disparities. Through this collaboration, Boston...

Guerbet announces US Food and Drug Administration approval of Elucirem

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Guerbet announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), after priority review, has approved Elucirem (Gadopiclenol), a new macrocyclic gadolinium-based contrast agent (GBCA)...

Penumbra and Asahi Intecc partner to introduce Indigo System to Japan

Penumbra and Asahi Intecc, a Japanese medical device manufacturer, announced that they will collaborate to introduce Penumbra’s Indigo Aspiration System into the Japanese market...

AI and VR in IR: Interventional radiology technologies now and in...

The Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) 2022 annual meeting (10–14 September, Barcelona, Spain) saw presenters explore artificial intelligence (AI), its current...

SAVAL trial finds no gains with custom drug-eluting stents in PAD...

Day one of the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) 2022 annual meeting (10–14 September, Barcelona, Spain) put a strong focus on...

Stryker receives FDA clearance for OptaBlate bone tumour ablation system

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Stryker has announced in a press release that its OptaBlate bone tumour ablation system (OptaBlate) has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and...

Medtronic receives CE mark for the first balloon-expandable covered stent indicated...

Medtronic announced that it has recently received CE mark for its Radiant balloon-expandable covered stent, the first and currently, only, covered stent indicated for...

Sirtex Medical secures positive approval of SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres for...

DOORwaY
Sirtex Medical announced that the Brazilian National Agency of Supplementary Health (ANS) approved SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres for the treatment of intermediate- and advanced-stage hepatocellular...

Merit Medical launches the Prelude Roadster guide sheath

merit
Merit Medical Systems has announced the US commercial release of the Prelude Roadster guide sheath. The Prelude Roadster is the newest addition to the...

Interventional News’ top 10 most read items of August 2022

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Interventional News' popular stories last month included acquisitions by Boston Scientific and Gore, studies of deep vein thrombosis and peripheral arterial disease treatments and,...

Interventional News Issue 87—September 2022 US Edition

Interventional News 87 Highlights: Ten-year data on PAE for benign prostatic hyperplasia The success of interventional radiology outpatient clinics Profile: Alban Denys Diversity in...

Interventional News Issue 87—September 2022 Edition

Interventional News 87 Highlights: Ten-year data on PAE for benign prostatic hyperplasia The success of interventional radiology outpatient clinics IR awareness: an initiative run...

Subscription model offers a flexible option to deploy robotics in the...

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This advertorial is sponsored by Interventional Systems. At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, healthcare systems across the globe were forced, almost...

38th CIRSE annual congress begins this weekend

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The European Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology (CIRSE) will host its 38th annual meeting in Barcelona from September 10 until September 14. Around...

Interventional Systems launches Micromate subscription

Interventional Systems has launched a new subscription service for Micromate with three package levels offering the miniature robotic system including the latest planning and navigation...

Philips gives updates on spectral detector angio CT solution development

Royal Philips today announced new milestones in the development of the world’s first spectral detector angio computed tomography (CT) solution— Philips Spectral Angio CT...

“An important pillar of tumour treatment”: Degradable starch microspheres accepted by...

This advertorial is sponsored by PharmaCept. The Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) recently incorporated transarterial chemoembolization with degradable starch microspheres (DSM-TACE) into...

New liquid embolic multicentre trial successfully enrols final patient

Fluidx Medical announces completion of trial enrolment for its GPX embolic device. In this multicentre trial, GPX was used to treat a variety of...

Quality Ablation: Treating challenging lesions with increased accuracy and speed using...

Quality Ablation with the CAS-One IR System
This advertorial is sponsored by CASCINATION AG. Ablation is used to destroy or shrink tumours in the liver, lung, kidney, bone, and other organs. In...

Alban Denys

Alban Denys is a French-Swiss interventional radiologist who was one of the founding members of the Society of Interventional Oncology (SIO). He has held...

UK-based initiative promotes awareness of IR among medical students and trainees

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Indrajeet Mandal, a second-year radiology registrar at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Oxford, UK), speaks to Interventional News about the interventional radiology (IR)...

Ablation planning: “Interventional oncology must become reliable and reproducible”

Reto Bale (Medizinische Universität Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria) gave a presentation titled ‘Stereotactic thermal ablation—can it break the current limits?’ at the 2022 European Conference...

ŌNŌCOR reports first-in-human use of ŌNŌ system for removal of atrial...

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ŌNŌCOR has announced in a company press release that the ŌNŌ endovascular retrieval system was used to remove a large central-line-associated thrombus from the...

Teleflex announces collaboration with FundamentalVR to improve training through virtual reality...

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Teleflex has announced a new agreement with FundamentalVR, a company providing virtual reality (VR) integration for medical simulation. The agreement will provide Teleflex with...

Safer imaging technology for complex aortic repairs uses light instead of...

A new imaging device at University of Texas (UT) Southwestern (Dallas, USA) is making complex aortic repairs safer for patients and operating room staff...

Prudence recommended despite “pre-shortage levels” of contrast media

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Iodinated contrast media agents, namely Omnipaque (iohexol) and Visipaque (iodixanol), are frequently used in imaging studies for both diagnosis and treatment. GE Healthcare, the...

Peripheral vascular interventions for PAD: “Confronting the healthcare disparities”

In a study recently published in Circulation, researchers found that Black adults underwent significantly more endovascular peripheral vascular interventions (PVI), were treated for more advanced disease...

Boston Scientific announces acquisition of Obsidio

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Boston Scientific has announced the acquisition of Obsidio, a privately held company that has developed the Gel Embolic Material (GEM) technology used for embolization...

Gore acquires InnAVasc Medical

Gore has announced the acquisition of InnAVasc Medical, a privately held medical technology company focused on advancing care for patients with end-stage renal disease...

Results of a multicentre study of Chemosat hepatic delivery system published...

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Delcath Systems has announced the publication of a retrospective analysis of patients who underwent a percutaneous hepatic perfusion procedure (PHP) with Chemosat at three...

New embolic device demonstrates superior vessel filling in tumour models

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Fluidx Medical disclosed study results examining extent of vessel filling using the GPX embolic device compared to microspheres, a common treatment for many types...

Selution SLR receives second FDA IDE approval

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Selution SLR, MedAlliance's sirolimus-eluting balloon, has received conditional US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigational device exemption (IDE) approval to initiate its pivotal clinical...

Top 10 most popular Interventional News items of July 2022

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Prostate conditions and their treatment proved popular reading topics during the month of July. Interventional News reported on this subject from various angles—from an...

ET 2022 gives airtime to the momentum behind MSK embolotherapy

Mark Little (Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, Reading, UK) described the emergence of, and advancement within, musculoskeletal (MSK) embolotherapy as “fast-paced” during his presentation...

Database study could open up field for catheter-directed PE treatment research

A database study titled ‘Unplanned 30-day readmissions and in-hospital outcomes for the management of submassive and massive acute pulmonary embolism: Catheter-directed versus systemic thrombolysis’...

Instylla announces positive results from preclinical studies of Embrace hydrogel embolic...

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Instylla, a company developing liquid embolics for peripheral vascular embolotherapy, recently announced two publications that evaluated the Embrace hydrogel embolic system (HES) in preclinical...

Northeast Scientific receives 510(k) for Turbo-Elite laser atherectomy catheter reprocessing

Northeast Scientific, a company that reprocesses single-use peripheral vascular catheters, announced recently in a press release that it has received US Food and Drug...

Black adults treated for common arterial disease are at greater risk...

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About 6.5 million Americans over the age of 40 suffer from peripheral arterial disease (PAD). In the USA, Black adults in their 50s are...

SIR 2022: Tackling the “clear” effect that personal, institutional and structural...

Monica Webb Hooper, deputy director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (Bethesda, USA) works to help reduce healthcare disparities and...

ET 2022: Choice of coil size key when embolizing in trauma...

As part of the ‘Trauma and Emergencies’ session at this year’s European Conference on Embolotherapy (22–25 June, Nice, France), conference deputy chairman Otto van...

A conversation at the cutting edge of drug-delivery nanotechnology

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The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA; Arlington, USA) announced in June 2022 that Kytai Nguyen, a UTA bioengineering professor, had received National Institutes...

Embolx files 510(k) for new Soldier high-flow microcatheter

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Embolx, a medical device company developing microcatheters for arterial embolization procedures to treat cancerous tumours, benign prostatic hyperplasia, and uterine fibroids, has announced that...

Subtle Medical and Siemens Healthineers launch SubtleMR on new Open Recon...

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Subtle Medical, a key provider of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for medical imaging, and Siemens Healthineers have officially announced the integration of Subtle Medical's...

New retrospective data demonstrate midline catheters composed of advanced biomaterials may...

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Access Vascular, Inc. (AVI) has shared initial findings from a retrospective review of patient records according to a press release. These demonstrate an increase...

Philips AI-powered, software-defined magnetic resonance software receives 510(k) clearance

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Philips has announced that its SmartSpeed artificial intelligence (AI)-powered magnetic resonance (MR) acceleration software has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance....

Innovations in mobile X-ray will facilitate dynamic imaging

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Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas has announced that the company’s Dynamic Digital Radiography (DDR) technology, enabling the visualisation of anatomy in motion, will be available...

“Promising” 10-year findings on PAE for BPH presented at ET 2022

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Tiago Bilhim (Saint Louis Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal) presented during the Scientific Paper session at this year’s European Conference on Embolotherapy (22–25 June, Nice, France),...

Interventional News’ top 10 most read articles of June 2022

Among the most popular pieces from last month are reports on papers delivered at the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) 2022 Annual Meeting (11–16...

First patient enrolled in Merit Medical’s WRAPSODY registry study

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Merit Medical has announced the successful enrolment of the first patient in its WRAP registry study in a press release. This study will evaluate...

New data reinforce efficacy of the UroLift system for the treatment...

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Teleflex has announced the results of several research studies that further support the safety and efficacy of the UroLift system for men living with...

Insightec receives FDA IDE approval for prostate cancer comparative study using...

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Insightec, a global healthcare company dedicated to using acoustic energy to transform patient care, announced that it has received US Food and Drug Administration...

Continued clinical success reported with cutting-edge vessel prep device

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Transit Scientific had shared via press release successful outcomes on multiple fistula and graft cases using its XO Score sheath platform, a first-of-its-kind metal-alloy...

New project set to develop nanoparticles with imaging and medicine-delivery capabilities...

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A University of Texas at Arlington (UTA; Arlington, USA) bioengineer is leading a project that will develop biodegradable nanomaterials that will take pictures and...

Global contrast media shortage means urgent changes in interventional radiology practices

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Supply chain disruptions have created critical shortages of Omnipaque (iohexol) and Visipaque (iodixanol), iodinated contrast media agents used in imaging studies for the diagnosis...

“Vocal anaesthetic”: The key role and unique challenges of anaesthesia in...

As interventional radiology (IR) evolves and expands, so too does the role of anaesthetic support to get these patients safely through their procedures. Where...

Transarterial radioembolization (TARE) with Yttrium-90 in paediatric primary liver tumours

Primary paediatric liver cancer is a rare disease, accounting for 1–2% of childhood cancers, or about 150 new diagnoses of paediatric liver malignancy per...

“We need to define and articulate the ethics of IR”

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Interventional radiology (IR) is a growing, dynamic field, still working to define its professional identity— who we are and where we are going as...

Authors receive accolade of ‘Abstract of the Year’ at SIR 2022

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At the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) 2022 Annual Meeting (11-16 June, Boston, USA), four of the abstracts submitted were declared ‘Abstract of the...

TriSalus presents preclinical data on proprietary infusion technology at SIR 2022

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TriSalus’ clinical leadership team presented new preclinical data at the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting (11–16 June, Boston, USA). The...

Holmium-166 SIRT demonstrates safety and efficacy in the treatment of HCC

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University Medical Center Utrecht (Utrecht, Netherlands) recently published the latest results from the HEPAR Primary study, which evaluated the safety and efficacy of Holmium-166...

SIR 2022: Treating placenta accreta spectrum with multivessel pelvic embolization

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The findings of a collaborative research project at the University of California San Diego, San Diego, USA were presented in an abstract titled ‘Multivessel...

The vascular biology behind endovascular therapies

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Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) produces a global health burden and remains a leading cause of disability, limb loss and reduced quality of life. PAD...

ECIO 2022 sees launch of landmark foundation IO course: Q&A with...

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The 2022 European Congress on Interventional Oncology (ECIO) took place 24–27 April in Vienna, Austria. Interventional News spoke to chairman Philippe Pereira (SLK-Kliniken, Stuttgart,...

Peritransplant vascular complications: An IR approach

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In the USA, liver transplantation continues to be the best chance at long-term survival for patients suffering from the sequelae of end-stage liver disease....

Shimadzu Medical Systems announces release of new angiography system at SIR...

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Shimadzu Medical Systems USA introduced the new Trinias system, which uses artificial intelligence deep learning to improve the visibility of medical devices while using lower...

Boston Scientific announces agreement to purchase majority stake of M.I.Tech from...

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M.I.Tech is the creator of the HANAROSTENT technology, a family of conformable, non-vascular, self-expanding metal stents, which have been distributed by Boston Scientific in...

New study cites a possible breakthrough treatment in pain management

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Damaged nerves can be regenerated with the application of a frozen needle under advanced imaging guidance, according to new research to be presented at...

Early study suggests a new, injectable gel may greatly reduce chronic...

Douglas Beall
An experimental formulation of a hydrogel injected into spinal discs proved safe and effective in substantially relieving chronic low back pain caused by degenerative...

Minimally invasive treatment could allow more women to conceive without fertility...

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A simple diagnostic procedure, followed by an interventional radiology treatment known as fallopian tube recanalisation, could allow a high percentage of women struggling with...

Interventional News’ top 10 most popular stories of May 2022

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May's top 10 stories on Interventional News include a report of long-term data on the safety of femoropopliteal endovascular treatment with paclitaxel-coated devices, FDA clearance of...

Report recommends taking action within radiology departments to reduce lead dust...

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‘Surface lead contamination on personal lead radiologic protective apparel’ is a recent report published by Kieran Murphy et al (Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada)....

Yasuaki Arai

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“I do not want interventional radiology to be a treatment for the rich, nor for those who live in the wealthiest countries.” Yasuaki Arai...

Advancing radial ergonomics

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This advertorial is sponsored by Adept Medical. Outlining Adept Medical’s process for identifying and solving ergonomic issues in the cath lab. With technological advancements over the...

(Re)defining curative intent for HCC

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Global Embolization Oncology Symposium Technologies (GEST; 19–22 May, New York, USA) provided delegates and faculty alike with the opportunity to hear about worldwide approaches...

Interventional News Issue 86—June 2022 US Edition

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Interventional News 86 Highlights: Eyes on intravascular lithotripsy The vascular biology behind endovascular therapies Profile: Yasuaki Arai CX: Transfemoral access takes centre stage at...

Interventional News Issue 86—June 2022 Edition

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Interventional News 86 Highlights: Eyes on intravascular lithotripsy The vascular biology behind endovascular therapies Profile: Yasuaki Arai CX: Transfemoral access takes centre stage at...

CATHI joins with VSS to launch world’s first online training programme...

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Germany-based endovascular simulator supplier CATHI has joined forces with UK-based Vascular Simulation Solutions (VSS) to offer the world’s first online training masterclass using endovascular...

CLS Americas debuts fusion-guided TRANBERG focal laser ablation system at AUA...

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CLS Americas announced it will debut its office-based, magnetic resonance (MR)/ultrasound (US) fusion-guided, TRANBERG Thermal Therapy System for high-precision focal laser ablation of soft...

Interventional Systems announces strategic collaboration agreement with the Johns Hopkins University’s...

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Interventional Systems recently announced a new collaboration with Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, USA) in a company press release. The research team at Johns Hopkins,...

Interventional News’ top 10 most read articles of April 2022

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A report from the American Venous Forum (AVF) 2022 meeting (23–26 February, Orlando, USA) on the comparative merits and demerits of dedicated and non-dedicated...

First patient enrolled in PERIO-02 trial of SD-101 delivery via pressure-enabled...

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TriSalus Life Sciences announced the enrolment of the first patient in its Pressure-Enabled Regional Immuno-Oncology (PERIO-02) clinical study in a press release.  The trial is...

Magneto Thrombectomy Solutions announces successful first-in-human results for treatment of pulmonary...

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Magneto Thrombectomy Solutions (Magneto), a medical devices company developing thrombectomy solutions for the treatment of ischaemic stroke and pulmonary embolism, presented successful first-in-human (FIH)...

Micromate now available to use with CT guidance thanks to planning...

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The new addition to Micromate makes it possible for physicians to rely on pre- and intraoperative scans to plan the intervention, the company behind...

STAR network to collaborate with Avail surgical telepresence platform to enhance...

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Avail Medsystems, a healthcare technology company whose surgical telepresence platform facilitates real-time, interactive collaboration during live procedures among a network of physicians and medical...

Boston Scientific Receives FDA Clearance for the EMBOLD Fibered Detachable Coil

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Boston Scientific has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the EMBOLD Fibered Detachable Coil, which is indicated to obstruct or...

IN.PACT AV drug-coated balloon first and only to show sustained and...

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Medtronic announced new randomised controlled data demonstrating the sustained and superior performance of IN.PACT AV drug-coated balloon (DCB) compared to percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA)...

Five-year data presented at Charing Cross reinforce safety of Passeo-18 Lux...

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New long-term data presented at Charing Cross (CX) demonstrated the safety of BIOTRONIK’s Passeo-18 Lux paclitaxel drug-coated balloon (DCB) for the treatment of peripheral...

Profligacy and dangerous misconceptions in dialysis access

Scott Trerotola (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA), who will be awarded a Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Gold Medal in June 2022, raises some...

EDDA Technology announces trial agreement with SIO

EDDA Technology, a provider of advanced imaging-guided precision treatment solutions, announced it has entered into an agreement with the Society of Interventional Oncology (SIO)...

Cydar Medical announces strategic collaboration with Medtronic

Cydar Medical recently announced it has entered a strategic collaboration with Medtronic. Under the pilot arrangement, Cydar’s EV Maps software will be introduced to...

Karim Valji

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“I took a giant leap of faith and applied for a radiology residency with the sole intention of doing interventional radiology (IR). I was...

Interventional News’ top 10 most popular items of March 2022

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The March top 10 features news that the US trial of the LimFlow system designed to prevent amputations has completed enrolment. Other highlights include two...

SIO 2022: ‘Controversies’ in current cancer treatment

One of the sessions at this year’s Society of Interventional Oncology (SIO) meeting (24–28 March, San Francisco, USA) comprised four debates moderated by David...

Alucent Biomedical announces first patient enrolled in first-in-human natural vascular scaffolding...

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Alucent Biomedical announced in a press release that it has enrolled the first patient in ACTIVATE II, an Australia-based first-in-human clinical trial to evaluate...

Interventional News Issue 85—April 2022 US Edition

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Interventional News 85 Highlights: Profligacy and dangerous misconceptions in dialysis access SIO 2022: 'Controversies' in current cancer treatment Promoting equality in interventional radiology "Dramatic...

Interventional News Issue 85—April 2022 Edition

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Interventional News 85 Highlights: Profligacy and dangerous misconceptions in dialysis access SIO 2022: 'Controversies' in current cancer treatment Promoting equality in interventional radiology "Dramatic...

Truvic announces US FDA 510(k) clearance for Prodigy thrombectomy system

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Truvic Medical, a subsidiary of Imperative Care, announced in a press release that it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug...

Data from new VOYAGER PAD reinforce benefit of XARELTO (rivaroxaban) plus...

An analysis showed benefit of XARELTO plus aspirin in reducing thrombotic hospitalisations for peripheral arterial disease (PAD) patients with and without chronic kidney disease...

CX 2022: A conversation with Robert Hinchliffe 

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Robert Hinchliffe (University of Bristol, Bristol, UK) shares his excitement to attend the upcoming CX Symposium (26–28 April, London, UK). “CX has always represented...

Tractus Vascular announces first-in-man use of Tractus Crossing Support Catheter with...

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Tractus Vascular recently announced the first-in-man use of the Tractus Crossing Support Catheter (Tractus CSC). The Tractus CSC represents a highly novel approach to...

Interventional News’ top 10 most popular items of February 2022

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The February top 10 features news of the recent Japanese randomised control trial results, which support the use of mechanical thrombectomy in ischaemic stroke...

Instylla first-in-human clinical trial published results demonstrate success

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A prospective multicentre study has evaluated the safety and efficacy of a polyethylene glycol (PEG)-based liquid embolic in treating hypervascular tumours, according to an...

Merit Medical wins FDA breakthrough nod for microspheres for treating knee...

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Merit Medical announced today that it has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) breakthrough device designation for its Embosphere microspheres. Utah-based Merit Medical’s breakthrough...

Metastatic tumour treatment with novel GPX embolic device

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An embolic device by Fluidx Medical has been used successfully in a variety of complex cancer cases, according to a company press release. As part...

Guerbet expands portfolio with microcatheters and guidewires for interventional imaging and...

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Guerbet announces it will more than double its line of microcatheters and launch a new line of guidewires, resulting in a broad range of...

Wesley Medical Imaging becomes first hospital in Australia to achieve IASIOS...

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Ten centres have achieved the International Accreditation System for Interventional Oncology Services (IASIOS) accreditation, a benchmark of quality standard and assurance, since 2018. Wesley...