Interventional

Brigham and Women's recently started using an electronic health record-embedded tool, resulting in many improvements for preoperative breast localization procedures.

The triple-S model accurately estimates a patient's risk of intracranial aneurysm rupture based on a handful of risk factors, experts reported Monday in JAMA Neurology.

The Class 1 warning is the most serious type of recall, indicating the use of Cardinal Health's UVC insertion tray can cause serious injury or death.

One study found rads who performed fewer than 100 percutaneous transthoracic procedures had more than double the risk of false negatives.

The documents detail appropriate patient selection for image-guided percutaneous ablation along with post-treatment care and follow-up protocols, among other topics.

Bypassing conventional CT for scans readily available in surgical rooms may help doctors quickly assess large vessel occlusion strokes prior to mechanical thrombectomy.

A federal jury recently determined C.R. Bard's filter led to serious complications after fracturing inside a patient, awarding more than $386,000 in damages.

Doctors without neurointerventional certification increase the number of providers offering endovascular therapy by more than 20%, a new surveys shows.

Focusing on workflow changes rather than staffing levels may be critical to curbing burnout and ensuring providers achieve better work-life balance.

In two independent, prospective studies, the laser-guided tool was 96%-99% effective with a major adverse event rate of 0.7%-2%.

Shifting these outpatient interventional procedures from hospital-based rooms toward clinic-based settings also helped reduce wait and exam times, experts reported in JACR.

Inferior vena cava filters are designed as a temporary solution for patients at acute risk of pulmonary embolism, yet many stay in place far longer than required.

Around the web

Two different companies announced that they are recalling all lots of the medication. 

CardioSmart, an online resource for both patients and clinicians, has a new editor. 

The funding includes $8.5 billion in American Rescue Plan resources for providers who treat Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program and Medicare patients.

   
   
   
   
   
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