Category: philips

Large-scale IVUS analysis adds “meaningful data” to growing pool of evidence

A large-scale analysis of the use of Philips’ intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) in lower extremity peripheral vascular interventions adds “meaningful data” to a growing pool of evidence advocating the continued use of the imaging methodology, Eric A Secemsky (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA) tells Vascular News. The focus now, he […]

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Philips SmartCT application software receives FDA 510(k) clearance

Royal Philips today announced US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its Philips SmartCT application software. SmartCT is a key component of Philips’ image guided therapy system—Azurion—providing interventionalists with computed tomography (CT)-like three-dimensional (3D) images (cone beam CT) to support diagnosis, therapy planning, treatment, and follow-up for interventional radiology procedures.  Bringing intuitive […]

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Philips announces positive two-year data from TOBA II BTK clinical trial

Royal Philips recently announced positive two-year results from the TOBA (Tack optimised balloon angioplasty) II below-the-knee (BTK) clinical trial. The data show the Philips Tack endovascular system (4F), a first-of-its kind dissection repair device, provides a sustained treatment effect and positive impact on quality of life for peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and chronic limb-threatening ischaemia […]

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