This video from the Penn Image-Guided Interventions (PIGI) laboratory demonstrates an augmented reality computed tomography-guided lung ablation procedure using the Microsoft Hololens. The PIGI laboratory focuses on translational research for the development of novel imaging approaches and advanced therapeutics...
An interventional pioneer, Josef Rösch made monumental contributions to medicine through his research and development of numerous minimally invasive, image-guided procedures. This video from the Interventional Initiative tracks his life and works. ...
Researchers at Mayo Clinic (Rochester, USA), Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (both Boston, USA) are developing a biomaterial that has potential to protect patients at high risk for bleeding in surgery. Embolization is often accomplished by...
See you in Barcelona, September 10-14, for CIRSE 2016 – the world’s largest interventional radiology congress. ...
This animated Mode of Action video provides a narrative look at Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) using SIR-Spheres® Y-90 resin microspheres. SIRT is a targeted liver tumor treatment that delivers millions of radioactive microspheres directly to inoperable liver tumors....
The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, USA has become the first in the world to offer radiopaque bead treatment with M1 Lumi for liver cancer patients. The minimally invasive treatment using the bead loaded with doxorubicin, is now available for...
Mubin Syed discusses his study on gastric artery embolization as a new potential treatment for obesity. The study, which aims to suppress the production of the appetite-stimulating hormone, ghrelin, was presented at RSNA 2015. ...
EuroPCR 2015 course director Alberto Cremonesi, Italy, Antoine Sauguet, France, and Thomas Zeller, Germany, are interviewed by Robert Byrne, Germany, about what is new in the field of peripheral interventions. ...
This video visually explains the process for transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) using bioresorbable microspheres, a new type of embolic agent that is being tested in various embolization procedures. These bioresorbable embolic beads, from EmboMedics, are made of cellulose and chitosan...
At Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, interventional radiologist Aaron Fischman performs transradial access for peripheral embolization of a splenic artery aneurysm. https://youtu.be/TyhLthzUo5A
This video tells the story of one of the world’s most prominent heart surgeons, Edward Diethrich, and the career-altering health issues he has faced as a result of chronic, low-level exposure to ionising radiation through his work. ...
At ECR 2015 Johannes Weber, Kantonsspital St Gallen, Switzerland, explains how he used Siemens’ syngo Dyna4D for an embolization of the arteriovenous malformation. syngo Dyna4D enables time-resolved 3D imaging in angiography, making it possible to visualise the three-dimensional volume of...
We have an innate mechanism that ensures that our blood vessels do not become blocked. The protein A1M, alpha-1-microglobulin, is naturally present in the body and prevents oxidation of blood fats—a major cause of atherosclerosis. The discovery is the...
Andreas Adam (King’s College, London, UK) talks to ecancertv at NCRI 2014 about interventional oncology, which joins surgery, radiation oncology and medical oncology and focuses on minimally invasive image-guided methods to locally destroy tumours using various forms of energy...
Interventional radiologist Riad Salem, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA, gives an overview of BTG’s radioembolic TheraSpheres, which were showcased at ECIO 2014. https://youtu.be/0PPY9D3MiwI
Interventional radiologist Dennis Tonner Nielsen, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark, gives an overview of Terumo’s MicroThermX ablation system, which was showcased at ECIO 2014. ...
A team of Cardiac Surgery specialists from Grenoble, France, has created this video detailing the resultant creation of a false lumen (double-barrelled aorta) and the propagation of the dissection. The false lumen extends proximally, resulting in an aortic insufficiency, or...
Here is an animation of Boston Scientific’s Vessix renal denervation system. Boston Scientific CEO Mike Mahoney was quoted by Qmed as being "optimistic" about renal denervation and the Vessix system despite Medtronic’s Symplicity system having failed on efficacy in...
This video demonstrates how selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) is used target microspheres to liver tumours via the hepatic artery. According to Sirtex: "tumours can be selectively irradiated leaving healthy tissue relatively unaffected". ...
Haroun Gajraj, director of the The VeinCare Centre, Bristol, UK, speaks about using medical super glue for the treatment of varicose veins and superficial venous reflux. ...
Mahmoud B Malas, director of Endovascular Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, USA, discusses his late-breaking trial, which was presented at SCAI 2013 (8–11 May 2013, Orlando, USA), on angioplasty following carotid stent deployment and the risk of restenosis...
A team at Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada, performs a renal denervation procedure. ...
The System, a collaborative film by the British Society of Interventional Radiology (BSIR) and the Health Foundation, an independent charity, traces the way in which a combination of factors are shown to converge during a biliary intervention procedure carried...
This short video describes how blood clots form in the body. Deep vein thrombosis or DVT occurs when a blood clots forms in the deep veins of the legs or pelvis. Learn how these clots form, about risk factors,...
Patrick Peeters, chief Department Cardio-Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Imelda Hospital, Bonheiden, Belgium, speaks about the right mix to make bioabsorbable drug-eluting stents, potential benefits, and challenges in the peripheral and coronary arteries treatment. https://youtu.be/kS9IwwSU6eo
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