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...

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...
nanoparticles, stroke, tPA, blood clot, magnetic, MRI, antiplatelet
By loading magnetic nanoparticles with drugs and dressing them in biochemical camouflage, Houston Methodist researchers say they can destroy blood clots 100 to...
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
Medtronic’s Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) and its Ensemble Transcatheter Valve Delivery System are indicated for patients born...
The Memo 3-D ReChord is a semi-rigid annuloplasty ring for mitral valve repair from the Sorin Group. The device incorporates a chordal...

Articles

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...
Bayer HealthCare’s Mark 7 Arterion angiographic contrast injector
There have been several recent advances with contrast media injector technology, including cutting costs by reducing contrast waste and automated data...

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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...
This webinar explained the benefits of better access, productivity and revenue cycle efficiency in a modern cardiovascular information system (CVIS...