Diagnostics Radiology

Google’s AI improves accuracy of lung cancer diagnosis, study shows

Released on May 22, 2019

Google engineers who developed the AI system emphasized that it is not designed to replace radiologists, but to improve their ability to…

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Cardiology Radiology

Medtronic Unveils Telescope Guide Extension Catheter for Delivery of Coronary Tools

Released on May 16, 2019

Medtronic announced that it’s releasing its new Telescope Guide Extension Catheter, a device that helps to support…

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Cardiology Radiology

Stereotaxis Unveils New Magnetic Robotic Cardiac Navigation System

Released on May 14, 2019

Stereotaxis, a company that has developed robotic magnetic navigation technology to deliver catheters to the heart during ablation procedures, is introducing…

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FDA Approved Radiology

Zebra Medical Vision lands FDA approval for AI pneumothorax alert product

Released on May 14, 2019

Zebra Medical Vision, an Israeli medical imaging analytics company, has received FDA 510(k) clearance for…

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Radiology Surgery

Hologic Releases Trident HD Specimen Radiography System for Breast Tissue Analysis

Released on May 3, 2019

Hologic is releasing its Trident HD specimen radiography system for use in…

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Radiology

Nvidia’s plan to take the ‘anxiety’ out of AI’s use in radiology

Released on April 10, 2019

Santa Clara, California-based Nvidia is attempting to change the paradigm by expanding access to AI tools for radiologists in way that engenders trust in the technology…

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Neuro Radiology

Short Wavelength Ultrasound Helps Drugs Get Inside Brain Safer

Released on April 1, 2019

Getting drugs to treat maladies in the brain is hampered by the blood-brain barrier, a protective shield that makes sure only the right chemicals pass through.

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M&A Radiology

Philips buys Direct Radiology

Released on March 27, 2019

Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) said this week that it acquired teleradiology platform developer Direct Radiology for an undisclosed amount.

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Radiology

Siemens wins FDA nod for Mobilett Elara Max mobile X-ray

Released on March 20, 2019

Siemens Healthineers said today that it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its Mobilett Elara Max mobile X-ray system.

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Radiology Vascular

BD Venovo Stent Approved in U.S. to Treat Iliofemoral Venous Occlusive Disease

Released on March 18, 2019

BD (Becton Dickinson) won FDA approval for its Venovo venous stent, which is the first stent available for treating iliofemoral venous occlusive disease.

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MedTech Radiology

FDA’s CDRH reorganization plans to launch next Monday

Released on March 15, 2019

The FDA this week announced plans to reorganize its Center for Devices and Radiological Health, combining previously separate premarket review, postmarket surveillance and compliance offices and into one “super office” to better monitor products through their total product life cycle.

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