Advanced Visualization

Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 08, 2016
An interview with Jonathan Leipsic, M.D., FSCCT, chairman of the department of radiology, St. Paul’s Hospital,...
ASE 2016, echo, echocardiography, cardiac ultrasound, annual meeting, ASE.16, American Society of Echocardiography
Feature | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 01, 2016
Below is a round up of news and videos about new cardiac ultrasound technology discussed in sessions and on the expo...
Vital Images, Vitrea 7 advanced visualization software, SCCT 2016
Technology | Advanced Visualization | June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016 — Vital Images Inc. recently launched version 7 of its Vitrea...
HeartFlow, FFR-CT Analysis, next-generation platform, second FDA clearance
Technology | CT Angiography (CTA) | June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016 — HeartFlow Inc. announced that it is launching its next generation of the HeartFlow FFR-CT Analysis. The...
DEFUSE-2 study, MRI, brain bleeding risk, post-stroke treatment, NIH

This image combines pre- and post-treatment scans from the same patient. Analysis of the two scans revealed that the area and size of post-treatment bleeding corresponded to blood-brain barrier disruption (shown in green, yellow and red) prior to therapy. Image courtesy of Richard Leigh, NINDS.

News | Stroke | June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016 — In a study of stroke patients, investigators confirmed through...
UAB, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Jianyi Jay Zhang, custom-engineered heart tissue
News | Stem Cell Therapies | June 28, 2016
June 24, 2016 — The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) announced the launch of new research by Jianyi “Jay”...
3-D printing, aortic valve model, aortic stenosis, Cleveland Clinic, ASE 2016

Image courtesy of Henry Ford Hospital.

News | 3-D Printing | June 13, 2016
June 13, 2016 – While 3-D printing has...
TeleHealthRobotics, Tele-Robotic Ultrasound, TRUDI, robotic ultrasound

The Tele-Robotic Ultrasound for Distance Imaging (TRUDI) system uses a robotic arm so a remote sonographer can control the echo probe without the need for them to be in the same room or even be in the hospital during an exam or procedure. 

News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 09, 2016
June 9, 2016 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) will host Echovation Challenge 2016, a competition for...
Artec 3D, Artec Studio 11, 3-D printing
Technology | 3-D Printing | June 02, 2016
June 2, 2016 — Artec 3D, a developer and manufacturer of professional 3-D hardware and software, announced the release...
HeartFlow, FFR-CT, ruptured coronary plaques, EMERALD study, EuroPCR 2016
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016 — First-in-human data presented at EuroPCR 2016 demonstrate that hemodynamic data from HeartFlow Inc. may...
3-D bioprinting, 3-D printing, printed organs

A 3-D printed vessel-like lumen made from living cells as part of the research at The South Carolina Project for Organ Biofabrication.

Feature | 3-D Printing | May 17, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Science fiction offers a lot of ideas for creating new body parts on demand, and the advancement of 3-D printing (also...
Johns Hopkins, virtual heart modeling tool, VARP, arrhythmias, implanted defibrillator

Examples of how the computer model would classify one patient at high risk for heart arrhythmia and another at low risk. Image courtesy of Royc Faddis/Johns Hopkins University.

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016 — An interdisciplinary Johns Hopkins University team has developed a...
FFR-CT, heartflow
Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 15, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis
Fractional flow reserve-computed tomography (FFR-CT) is still in the early stages of clinical implementation in the...
TAVR runoff image

A 3-D CT reconstruction of a TAVR run-off image to assess the femoral access route using Toshiba's Aquillion One and Vital Images advanced visualization technologies. 

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016 — Accurate and precise anatomical information is crucial to successful transcatheter aortic valve...
Videos | ACC | April 15, 2016
DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the trends and interesting new technologies from the vendor booths on...
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