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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...
News | Advanced Visualization | April 07, 2016
April 7, 2016 — Circle Cardiovascular Inc. the world-leading developer of innovative cardiac MR (CMR) and cardiac CT (...
Stratasys Ltd., 3-D printing, HIMSS 2016

Neurosurgeons training on anatomically accurate Stratasys 3D printed models that incorporate soft and hard tissue. Photo courtesy of Business Wire.

News | 3-D Printing | March 01, 2016
March 1, 2016 — Stratasys Ltd., the 3-D...
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...
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