Cardiac Imaging

Merge Healthcare announced it recently acquired DR Systems Inc. for about $70 million. DR Systems is a privately held San Diego-based company in medical imaging information systems.

FDA recall, GE, MRI

GE Healthcare initiated a voluntary field corrective action for all of its magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems with superconducting magnets that were manufactured from 1985 through today. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) classified...

Cardiac imaging accounts for about one-third of the source of X-ray radiation dose for all medical imaging. Expanding use of computed tomography (CT) for cardiac evaluations, use of nuclear imaging for myocardial perfusion exams and more complex t...

contrast media injectors

There have been several recent advances with contrast media injector technology, including cutting costs by reducing contrast waste and automated data collection for the dose a patient receives. Automated injector systems not only precisely contro...

interventional radiology, Mayo Clinic, aprons, dose, cath lab
Frequent use of lead aprons in the interventional lab and radiology departments to protect against radiation exposure is associated with increased...
3-D printing, medical industry, advanced visualization, 2020
In a new report, SmarTech Markets Publishing forecasts shipments of 3-D printers in the medical industry will reach 2,135 units in 2020, growing to 3...
Hitachi Aloka Medical, cardiovascular ultrasound, sales force
Hitachi Aloka Medical America Inc. announced the creation of a new dedicated sales force targeting cardiovascular ultrasound opportunities in physician’s...
Merge Healthcare announced it recently acquired DR Systems Inc. for about $70 million. DR Systems is a privately held San Diego-based company in medical...
Pie Medical Imaging, CAAS A-Valve, qRA, angiography, heart valve repair
The CAAS A-Valve from Pie Medical Imaging BV is the first 510(k)-cleared image analysis technology to determine aortic regurgitation based
Agfa Healthcare's Enterprise Imaging for Cardiology Suite is a care-centric workflow platform which is standards-based, improves...
Vital Images Inc.'s Endovascular Stent Planning (EVSP) application for Vitrea version 6.7 features a Fenestated Stent Planning workflow for...

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interventional radiology, Mayo Clinic, aprons, dose, cath lab
Frequent use of lead aprons in the interventional lab and radiology departments to protect against radiation exposure is associated with increased...
Hielscher, Columbia, PAD, OCT, diabetes, optical tomographic imaging, peripheral
Approximately 8 to 12 million people in the United States alone are suffering from peripheral arterial disease (PAD), a common vascular problem that is also...
Discovery MR750, MRI recall, GE, FDA recall
GE Healthcare initiated a voluntary field corrective action for all of its magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems with superconducting magnets that were...
Cardiac imaging accounts for about one-third of the source of X-ray radiation dose for all medical imaging. Expanding use of computed tomography (CT) for...

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Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from...
The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...