Radiology

Inari Medical Announces Completion of $27 Million Series C Financing

IRVINE, Calif., March 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Inari Medical, Inc., announced today the close of a Series C financing totaling $27.0 million.  The financing was led by new investor Gilde Healthcare and was joined by all of Inari’s existing investors including Versant Ventures and U.S. Venture Partners.  Geoff Pardo of Gilde Healthcare will join Inari’s Board […]

Canon Medical Systems’ Premium Ultrasound Provides New and Unique Features for a Wide Range of Liver Analysis

TUSTIN, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– A robust suite of quantitative tools to assess the spectrum of liver disease (including Steatosis, Inflammation and Cirrhosis) on Canon Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.’s premium AplioTM i800 ultrasound system received FDA clearance. The industry’s most comprehensive Liver Analysis Suite is available on the Aplio i800, and may be helpful in the […]

New Biocompatible Particle Embolic Device to Therapeutically Slow or Stop Blood Flow Presented at the 2018 Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Conference

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A scientific presentation of a new vascular embolic device was presented today at the 2018 Society of Interventional Radiology conference in Los Angeles, California – GPX: A New Proprietary In Situ Setting Embolic Agent that Combines the Benefits of Coils, Gel-Beads, and Other Embolics. “GPX is a biocompatible particle embolic loaded in […]

Access Scientific, LLC Announces Discovery of the Cause of POWERWAND™ Catheters’ ZERO Bloodstream Infections in over 35,000 Catheter-Days of Published Use

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Unprecedented. That’s what Access Scientific is calling the dramatic results from a leading biofilm laboratory that explain why the company’s POWERWAND™ midlines and extended-dwell catheters consistently report zero associated bloodstream infections (BSIs). Independent, peer-reviewed published studies and scientific posters on the company’s POWERWAND™ catheters – which now tally […]

Society of Interventional Radiology bestows highest honors

LOS ANGELES, March 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Society Of Interventional Radiology (SIR) presented its highest honor, the SIR Gold Medal, to Karim Valji, M.D., FSIR; John A. Kaufman, M.D., M.S., FSIR; and Renate L. Soulen, M.D., FSIR, during its Annual Scientific Meeting in Los Angeles. These awards acknowledge distinguished and extraordinary service to SIR or to […]

Surefire Medical Presents Registry Data for Treatment of Liver Cancer at the 2018 SIR Annual Meeting

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Surefire Medical, Inc. (Surefire), an oncology drug delivery company, announced today the presentation of data analyzing the efficacy and safety from its national patient registry. The data were presented as part of the 2018 Society for Interventional Radiology (SIR) Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA from March 17-22, 2018. […]

Vascular Insights® Announces A New Lead To The Global Commercial Team

QUINCY, Mass., March 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Vascular Insights® announced that Chip Draper has been appointed Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales & Marketing.  Vascular Insights® has strategically aligned its field-based and internal support groups to establish one global commercial team. In his new role, Chip Draper will define the global commercial strategy, while leading the Healthcare Economics & […]

Philips receives U.S. FDA 510(k) clearance to market ProxiDiagnost N90, its premium digital radiography and nearby fluoroscopy system

AMSTERDAM, March 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market ProxiDiagnost N90, its newest premium Digital Radiography-Fluoroscopy (DRF) system. With its ability to perform both nearby fluoroscopy and digital […]

United States Patent and Trademark Office Issues Multiple Patents on New Arterial & Venous Embolic Device to Control Bleeding, Seal Leaks, and De-Vascularize Tumors

PARK CITY, Utah–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) issued two new patents today for the GPX Embolic Particle device, a biocompatible catheter delivered embolic technology designed for use in arteries and veins. A scientific presentation of this vascular embolic device titled GPX: A New Proprietary In Situ […]