Guerbet to highlight new contrast kit at CIRSE September 21, 2018 -- Contrast developer Guerbet plans to showcase Vectorio, a new contrast media kit for diagnostic and interventional imaging, at the upcoming Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) congress in Lisbon.
Siemens to highlight new catheter at TCT 2018 September 20, 2018 -- Siemens Healthineers plans to highlight its new Acuson AcuNav Volume intracardiac echocardiography catheter at the upcoming 2018 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) annual meeting in San Diego.
Case Western gets grant for contrast-free MRA September 20, 2018 -- Researchers from Case Western Reserve School of Medicine have received a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. National Institutes of Health to study a method of performing MR angiography (MRA) exams for peripheral artery disease without gadolinium-based contrast media.
Groups urge mandated coverage for CT colonography September 20, 2018 -- Colorectal cancer care advocacy groups and physician organizations are calling on the U.S. Congress to approve a bill that would provide Medicare coverage for screening CT colonography.
Senate opioid bill includes provision for ultrasound treatment September 19, 2018 -- In a 99-1 vote, the U.S. Senate on September 17 passed the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018. The bill includes a provision to support the development of ultrasound-guided technologies for pain management as an alternative to opioids.