3-D OCT

A 3-D OCT rendering of a stented vessel segment created on St. Jude Medical's Ilumien Optis OCT system. 

Feature | Angiography | July 15, 2016 | Dave Fornell
While angiographic X-ray fluoroscopy systems are the workhorse for transcatheter cardiovascular interventional...
CT, computed tomography, radiation safety, best practices, pediatric patients
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 14, 2016
July 14, 2016 — Alternative imaging procedures, radiation safety and parent education should be the top priorities when...
BBMK Technologies, ClotMD mobile app, real-time warfarin management
Technology | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | July 14, 2016
July 14, 2016 — BBMK Technologies recently announced the launch of ClotMD, a cloud-based application and mobile...
VentureMed Group, Flex Scoring Catheter, FDA approval, peripheral arterial disease, PAD, endovascular treatment
Technology | Catheters | July 13, 2016
July 13, 2016 — VentureMed Group Ltd., specializing in devices for the endovascular treatment of...
sudden cardiac arrest, out-of-hospital, comatose patients, University of Arizona study, wake up
News | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | July 13, 2016
July 13, 2016 — Physicians may be drawing conclusions too soon about survival outcomes of patients who suffered a...
radial access, inserting stents, JACC Cardiovascular Interventions study
News | Radial Access | July 13, 2016
July 13, 2016 — A new study in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions supports access through the wrist, or...
Toshiba, Infinix, 4DCT, CT-Angio

Toshiba’s Infinix 4DCT combines an Infinix Elite angiography system an Aquilion One Vision edition CT system. It allows clinicians to plan, treat and verify in a single clinical setting. The CT system is capable of capturing an entire organ in one rotation with 640 slices and 16 cm of anatomical coverage. 

Feature | Angiography | July 12, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Angiographic imaging system vendors have developed new technologies to address emerging cath lab trends, including the...
Alere, INRatio PT/INR Monitor, voluntary recall, FDA
News | Blood Testing | July 12, 2016
July 12, 2016 — Following a collaborative process with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Alere Inc. will be...
gadolinium, ACR Manual on Contrast Media, update, FDA safety concerns
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | July 12, 2016
July 12, 2016 — The updated American College of Radiology (ACR) Manual on Contrast Media contains a statement...
Abbott, Absorb bioresorbable stent, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, first Midwest implant
News | Stents Bioresorbable | July 11, 2016
July 11, 2016 — University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, is among the first in the country – and the first...
ContextVision, US PLUSView ultrasound enhancement software, iOS
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | July 11, 2016
July 11, 2016 — ContextVision has signed a contract to bring its US PLUSView...
Csound, GE ultrasound, cSound, Mitral valve, cardiac ultrasound

An example of improved cardiac ultrasound image processing using the GE cSound technology, which can create CT-like quality 3-D renderings of the anatomy.

Feature | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 11, 2016 | Jon Brubaker, MBA, RCVT and Sabrina Newell MS, RCS
There were several overall key trends evident at the 2016 meeting of the American Society of Echocardiography in June....
Beaumont Hospital, Michigan, endovascular aortic repair, EVAR, conscious sedation
News | Endovascular Aortic Repair | July 08, 2016
July 8, 2016 — Kirk Schoenherr, 56, of Clinton Township, Mich., recently became just the second patient at Beaumont...
University of Guelph study, heart failure risk, gender, aging
News | Heart Failure | July 08, 2016
July 8, 2016 — University of Guelph researchers have uncovered a possible clue as to why women have lower rates of...
Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 08, 2016
Interview with Claudio Smuclovisky, M.D., FACC, FSCCT, director of South Florida Imaging Cardiovascular Institute, Holy...
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