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...

cardiac PACS, enterprise imaging, CVIS, syngo
Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) wanted consistency in care and data reporting from all its facilities, and through use of its CVIS it was able to...
TomTEc, 4D RV-Function, advanced visualization, cardiovascular ultrasound
TomTec Imaging Systems GmbH will introduce its 4-D RV-Function software for right ventricular function analysis at the 64th Annual Scientific Session of the...
Biotronik, ProMRI, AFFIRM, trial, ICD, MRI systems, EP Lab
Biotronik announced that its ProMRI and ProMRI AFFIRM studies have been published in Heart Rhythm, the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society,...
TomTec, AutoStrain, left ventricular function, advanced visualization, PACS
TomTec Imaging Systems GmbH introduced AutoStrain software for automated strain analysis and quantitative visualization of left ventricular function at the...
TomTEc, 4D RV-Function, advanced visualization, cardiovascular ultrasound
TomTec Imaging Systems GmbH's 4-D RV-Function software provides a comprehensive evaluation of the right ventricle including volumes and
The latest quantification metrics for ScImage's PicomSRI structured echocardiography reporting platform are based on guidelines published...
Precession from Heart Imaging Technologies is a cardiac magnetic resonance solution which allows viewing, analysis and reporting all within...
The newest version of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria updated 19 appropriateness criteria topics and added...

Articles

Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) wanted consistency in care and data reporting from all its facilities, and through use of its CVIS it was able to...
A study being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s annual scientific meeting says 3-D printing could become a powerful tool in customizing...
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...

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It’s been no secret that the American healthcare system needed to change to survive economically...
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The silence is deafening. And since radiology associations, physician groups and vendors have yet...
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The America College of Cardiology has released its list of key late-breaking clinical trials 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...