CT scan mix-up leads to $6M settlement May 5, 2016 -- A patient at a Pennsylvania hospital whose CT exam was mixed up with that of another patient has been awarded $6 million in damages due to an unnecessary surgery, according to a report in the Delaware County Daily Times.
Synaptive Medical nets FDA OK May 5, 2016 -- 3D visualization firm Synaptive Medical has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its ImageDrive Pro informatics software.
Trial: Catheter device cuts contrast use May 5, 2016 -- A catheter-based device designed to reduce contrast media use was found to cut dose by more than 15% in interventional cardiac procedures, according to trial results presented on Wednesday at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions scientific sessions.
Lantheus posts revenue, income gain in Q1 May 4, 2016 -- Strong sales of its Definity ultrasound contrast agent and higher-than-expected revenues from its nuclear products portfolio helped Lantheus Medical Imaging's parent company Lantheus Holdings to a 3% increase in first-quarter revenue after currency adjustments.
Cook recalls catheters with Beacon tip May 4, 2016 -- An increase in reported adverse events has led interventional technology developer Cook Medical to voluntarily recall more than 4 million of its catheters with Beacon tip technology.
Report: Global contrast-media injectors market surging May 3, 2016 -- The global market for contrast media injectors will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11% from 2016 to 2022, climbing from $830 million (720.9 million euros) in 2015 to reach almost $1.8 billion (1.6 billion euros) by 2022, according to a new report from market research and consulting firm GlobalData.
ISO releases nuclear medicine monitoring standard May 3, 2016 -- The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has published a new standard that covers the dosimetric monitoring of medical staff in nuclear medicine and therapy departments.