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Data Science Bowl, second annual, algorithm, heart disease diagnosis
News | Computer-Aided Detection Software | January 04, 2016
January 4, 2016 — Booz Allen Hamilton  and Kaggle announced that the second annual Data Science Bowl will call on the...
recurrent stroke risk, low blood flow, vertebrobasilar region, NOVA, UIC
News | Stroke | December 23, 2015
December 23, 2015 — Patients who have had a stroke...
Siemens, TwinBeam Dual Energy CT, Somatom Definition, RSNA 2015
Technology | Advanced Visualization | December 21, 2015
December 21, 2015 — Siemens Healthcare’s approach to delivering dose-neutral dual energy images obtained on Somatom...
Precision Image Analysis, PIA, cardiac MRI post-processing, Core Lab, RSNA 2015
Technology | Cardiac Imaging | December 15, 2015
December 14, 2015 — Precision Image Analysis Inc. (PIA) announced a dramatic expansion of its capabilities as a...
Materialise, Mimics Innovation Suite, U.S. expansion, 3-D printing

Ariana Smith, a 17-year-old Taylor. Mich., teen, became the first patient at the Children's Hospital of Michigan, a part of the Detroit Medical Center (DMC), and the first in Michigan, to benefit from a revolutionary 3-D printed heart model, produced by Materialise that helped heart specialists in selecting the right tools for her treatment.

Feature | 3-D Printing | December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015 — Citing increased use of its Materialise Mimics Innovation Suite in hospitals and other clinical...

An example of a 3-D printed aortic valve with calcified areas highlighted in blue that Vital exhibited as the types of on-demand 3-D printing that can be done with its new service.

Technology | December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015 — Vital Images Inc. announced a partnership with Stratasys Ltd., a 3-D printing and additive...
vessel assist, CTO fusion imaging

An example of Vessel Assist used to create vessel centerlines through a CTO to help guide revascularization in the cath lab.

Technology | Cath Lab Navigation Aids | December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015 — As the field of interventional medicine grows, so do the challenges for clinicians to plan, guide...
Videos | Cardiac Imaging | December 11, 2015
ITN/DAIC Editor Dave Fornell shows his choices for some of the most innovative new imaging technologies on the expo...
Arterys, Arterys System, ViosWorks, GE Healthcare, MRI, blood flow, RSNA 2015

ViosWorks demonstrates the directional flow of blood in the heart and vessels. Color depicts velocity of blood flow. Image courtesy of Arterys.

Technology | Cardiac Imaging | December 09, 2015
December 9, 2015 — Arterys Inc. launched the Arterys System, an intelligence platform designed to enhance medical...
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...
ContextVision, RSNA 2015, ultrasound image enhancement, 3-D/4-D

Liver ultrasound enhanced with US PlusView. Image courtesy of ContextVision.

Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | November 20, 2015
November 20, 2015 — At this year’s scientific assembly and annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America...

Cardiologists using the Philips spectral CT software to view a spectral CT image reconstruction at various energy levels.

Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | November 12, 2015 | Dave Fornell
Computed tomography has seen rapid growth in all segments of medicine over the past two decades, and recent advances...
Videos | TCT | November 05, 2015
DAIC Editor Dave Fornell offers his choices for the most innovative new interventional cardiovascular technologies...
spectral CT, Philips, IQon

Radiologists using the Philips spectral CT software to view a spectral CT image reconstruction at various energy levels.

Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | September 09, 2015
September 9, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) for Philips Healthcare’s Spectral...
FFR-CT, HeartFlow, PLATFORM trial, ESC 2015, ICA, fractional flow reserve, computed tomography

Image courtesy of HeartFlow Inc.

Feature | FFR Catheters | September 03, 2015
September 3, 2015 — Results of the ...
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