This study looked at the effects of long periods of apnea on the heart. Cardiac MRI showing normal left ventricular function in the standard horizontal long axis (upper two images) and with corresponding short axis (lower two images) in diastole (left) and systole (right), at the mid ventricular section of the heart (white line).

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 01, 2015
December 1, 2015 — Athletes who engage in the extreme sport of free diving, descending hundreds of feet below the...
Esaote Group, Ebit, Frost & Sullivan, technology leadership award, Suitestensa CVIS PACS

Image courtesy of Esaote Group

News | Cardiac PACS | November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015 — Frost & Sullivan presented the 2015 European Award for Technology Leadership to Ebit, the ...
Medic Vision, SafeCT-29, XR-29 compliance, CT systems, RSNA 2015

Image courtesy of Siemens

Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015 — Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd. announced the introduction of SafeCT-29. Designed to be...
Hitachi Medical Systems America, HMSA, Evolution 5, MRI software platform, Echelon Oval, RSNA 2015

Echelon Oval image courtesy of Hitachi Medical Systems America Inc.

Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015 — In conjunction with the upcoming Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2015 exhibition,...
GE Ultrasound, GE echo
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) announced today that it has launched the Echovation...
coherex Wave Crest LAA Occluder

Coherex WaveCrest Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occlusion System.

News | November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015 — Biosense Webster announced it has acquired Coherex Medical Inc., a privately held medical device...
CIRS, Dynamic Cardiac Phantom, CT, RSNA 2015

Image courtesy of CIRS Inc.

Technology | Quality Assurance (QA) | November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015 — The Dynamic Cardiac Phantom is a precision instrument which mimics the translation and rotational...
Calgary Scientific, Mass General Hospital, RadIQ, mobile radiology education tool, RSNA 2015

ResolutionMD image courtesy of Calgary Scientific

Technology | PACS Accessories | November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015 — Calgary Scientific Inc. announced that they will be showcasing a new radiology education tool...
Feature | Cath Lab | November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning this week that hydrophilic and/or...
News | Pharmaceuticals | November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015 —The U.S. Court of Appeals has overturned a federal circuit court’s decision in The Medicines Company...
Technology | Pharmaceuticals | November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals’...
3-D modeling, reconstructed hearts, child heart transplants, AHA Scientific Sessions 2015
News | Advanced Visualization | November 23, 2015
November 23, 2015 — A new 3-D computer modeling system may significantly improve a surgeon’s ability to select the best...
News | Heart Valve Repair | November 23, 2015
November 23, 2015 — NaviGate Cardiac Structures Inc. (NCSI) announced that a first-in-human implant of its...
dosimetry phantoms
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | November 23, 2015
CIRS ATOM phantoms are a full line of anthropomorphic, cross sectional ...
Technology | Cardiac Diagnostics | November 20, 2015
November 20, 2015 — Boston Heart Diagnostics announced the launch of StatinSmart, an at-home saliva laboratory...
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