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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

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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...

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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...

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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

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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 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...

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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

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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...

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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...

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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

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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...