Cardiac Imaging

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating the risk of brain deposits following repeated use of gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Recent publications in the medical literature hav...

Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee became the first hospital in the world to implement a new 4-D cardiovascular ultrasound technology. The software allows cardiologists to see chambers, valves, vessels and other intricate structures of...

A new document from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) provides detailed guidance for clinicians on how to use echocardiography to see the full picture of the condition of patients with hypertension. The paper, Recommendations on t...

New results in animals highlight a major safety concern regarding a class of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agents used in millions of patients annually, according to a new paper. The paper was published online by the journal Invest...

FDA, gadolinium, MRI, contrast agents, GBCAs, safety, brain deposits
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating the risk of brain deposits following repeated use of gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) for...
GE, Aurora St. Luke's, cSound, 4-D software, cardiovascular ultrasound
Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee became the first hospital in the world to implement a new 4-D cardiovascular ultrasound technology. The software...
Vital Images, Toshiba, CT Myocardial Perfusion, cardiac CT, CORE 320 study
Vital Images Inc. will debut its U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k)-cleared CT Myocardial Perfusion application at the 10th annual scientific...
Konica Minolta, Blue Moon Lifecycle Solutions, ultrasound, Sonimage, P3, HS1
Konica Minolta Medical Imaging announced new Blue Moon Lifecycle Solutions designed to help customers minimize downtime, maximize productivity, and eliminate...
Vital Images, Toshiba, CT Myocardial Perfusion, cardiac CT, CORE 320 study
The CT Myocardial Perfusion application from Vital Images Inc. enables physicians to visualize and analyze the heart’s blood flow using
The MightySat Rx fingertip pulse oximeter from Masimo uses Masimo’s SET Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry....
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) Statin Intolerance App is available to help guide clinicians through the process of managing and...
Lumify is the first app-based ultrasound solution from Philips that will extend the reach of ultrasound applications across the health...

Articles

FDA, gadolinium, MRI, contrast agents, GBCAs, safety, brain deposits
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating the risk of brain deposits following repeated use of gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) for...
Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee became the first hospital in the world to implement a new 4-D cardiovascular ultrasound technology. The software...
St. Jude Medical, OCT, ILUMIEN III, IVUS, angiography, PCI
St. Jude Medical, Inc. announced the launch of the ILUMIEN III clinical trial on June 30. ILUMIEN III is a prospective, international, randomized trial...
ASE, echocardiography, hypertension, document, EACVI, JASE, Thomas H. Marwick
A new document from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) provides detailed guidance for clinicians on how to use echocardiography to see the full...

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Here are a few observations on cardiovascular ultrasound advances I made while attending the 2015...
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The latest advances in cardiovascular echocardiography will be presented at the 2015 American...
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There were several technology takeaway messages for the future of electrophysiology (EP) at the...
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Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise
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...