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Vascular News’ top 10 most popular stories of October 2021

New data from a head-to-head, randomised trial comparing vascular closure devices, highlights from CX Aortic Vienna 2021 (5–7 October, broadcast) and an interview with past Society...

Study detects higher incidence of chromosome aberrations in endovascular operators

Researchers have observed an increased frequency of chromosomal aberrations in endovascular operators that is likely to be related to occupational radiation. Speaking in the Prize...

New technologies will simplify and shorten aortic surgical procedures while reducing...

In a session on “Reduction of radiation challenges” at CX Aortic Vienna 2021 (5–7 October, broadcast), experts highlighted new technologies with the potential to...

National survey exploring radiation safety in vascular trainees demonstrates a quarter...

A collaborative effort is needed to establish and adhere to best practice guidelines for radiation safety and exposure, Jasmine Bhinder (University at Buffalo, Buffalo,...

First-in-human study demonstrates “feasibility and potential” of FORS technology

Based on the findings of their first-in-human feasibility study, Joost van Herwaarden (Utrecht University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands) and colleagues write in the...
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ESVS radiation safety guidelines will outline minimum safety requirements

At this year’s Critical Issues America annual meeting (Coral Gables, USA), Bijan Modarai (Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College London,...

So, are you using lower leg lead shields when you perform...

 Chronic exposure to low dose radiation, such as that experienced by operators who routinely perform endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR), has biological effects that can...

Deficiencies in operator behaviour: Premature atypical malignancies in high-volume operators

In this article, Bijan Modarai outlines recent research on the effects of radiation exposure in high-volume interventionalists, why a future with alternative modalities to...

Endovascular 3D navigation system without ionising radiation completes preclinical study

Endovascular navigation startup Centerline Biomedical has successfully completed a fifth preclinical study at Cleveland Clinic facilities evaluating its surgical navigation system, the Intra-Operative Positioning...

Radiation exposure during EVAR causes DNA damage in operators

The health implications of prolonged low dose radiation exposure are frequently a topic of discussion amongst vascular interventionalists, who are performing a growing number...

RaySafe unveils new real-time dosimeter

Unfors RaySafe has introduced the RaySafe i3, to its suite of real-time dosimetry products, at the European Society of Radiology in Vienna.   The RaySafe Real-Time...

“Non-fluoroscopic imaging and navigation will replace our current modalities for endovascular...

Due to its two-dimensional (2D) nature and the high radiation exposure associated with its use, fluoroscopy is an imperfect solution to endovascular surgery’s need...

The use of robotics in peripheral artery disease interventions

Despite significant advances in pharmacotherapy and device technology for percutaneous cardiovascular interventions, the fundamental technique of manually advancing intravascular devices at the patient’s table...

In the spotlight: Occupational radiation

In this special feature, Vascular News takes a look at occupational radiation—one of the most pressing concerns for vascular and endovascular professionals—speaking to several experts about the...

Occupational radiation exposure: How much should I worry?

Christopher G Carsten III, Greenville Health System, Greenville, SC, USA Radiation safety practices have made tremendous advances since the discovery of Roentgen’s X-rays over 120...