Philips, TCT 2016, image guidance technologies, iFR, HeartNavigator
News | Cath Lab | October 26, 2016

October 26, 2016 — Philips recently announced its latest image guidance solutions to be featured at the 2016...

pediatric echocardiograms, cardiovascular ultrasound, therapy dog impact, animal-assisted therapy, Human Animal Bond Research Initiative, HABRI
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | October 25, 2016

October 25, 2016 — The Human Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI) announced it has awarded a $44,000 grant to...

Analogic Corp., bk3500 ultrasound system, cardiac imaging software, ACEP 2016, RSNA 2016
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | October 18, 2016

October 18, 2016 — Analogic Corp. announced last week that it will introduce its new premium cardiac imaging...

Siemens Healthineers, Symbia Intevo SPECT/CT system, xSPECT Quant, RSNA 2016
Technology | SPECT-CT | October 18, 2016

October 18, 2016 — At the 2016 annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA 2016), Siemens...

Lantheus, flurpiridaz F-18, myocardial perfusion imaging, MPI, cardiac stress testing, ASNC 2016
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | October 17, 2016

October 17, 2016 — Lantheus Holdings Inc. announced in late September that sub-analysis data from the first Phase 3...

Philips, Lumify smart-device ultrasound, S4-1 cardiac transducer, RSNA 2016
Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | October 14, 2016

October 14, 2016 — Philips announced at The American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) annual meeting that it...

Toshiba CT, picking a CT scanner, choosing a CT scanner, CT 101, what to look for in CT scanners, Aquilion ONE ViSION

The Toshiba Aquilion One Vision system is among the new generation of CT systems on the market that offers several dose lowering technologies and a hardware/software combination to enhance image quality over previous-generation scanners.

Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | October 14, 2016 | Dave Fornell

As hospitals begin replacing their first-generation 64-slice computed tomography (CT) scanners after a decade of use...

Medtronic, FDA approval, MRI, MR-conditional scanning, cardiac devices
Technology | EP Lab | October 13, 2016

October 13, 2016 — Medtronic plc is the first company to receive U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval...

3-D bioprinting, 3-D printing, printed organs, 3D bioprinting

3-D printed vessel made from living cells implanted in an animal to test feasibility of using such structures clinically. Blood vessels are a stepping stone to the creation of more complex 3-D printed organs made from biomaterials. Image from the South Carolina Project for Organ Biofabrication.


Feature | 3-D Printing | October 13, 2016 | Dave Fornell

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) changed its rules concerning custom medical devices Oct. 12, adding new...

Toshiba America Medical Systems, Infinix-i Sky + double sliding C-arm, RSNA 2016
Technology | Angiography | October 05, 2016

October 5, 2016 — ...

GE Healthcare, Discovery MI PET/CT system, FDA clearance, RSNA 2016
Technology | PET-CT | October 05, 2016

October 5, 2016 — GE Healthcare recently announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of its...

GE Healthcare, Optison ultrasound contrast agent, FDA labeling change, cardiac shunts, intra-arterial injection
Technology | Contrast Media | October 04, 2016

October 4, 2016 — GE Healthcare announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a label...

Sci-image, Scimage, CVIS, CIIMS, Cpacs c-pacs, cardiovascular information system

Today's cardiovascular information systems need to incorporate all facets of the cardiology department, including subspecialties, to allow a complete picture of a patient's record. These data also need to be able to be shared with enterprise data systems, such as the electronic medical record (EMR). This image is from ScImage, illustrating the various aspects that integrate to make up a complete CVIS. 


Feature | September 29, 2016 | Val Kapitula, RT(R), PMP, CIIP

Cardiovascular information and imaging systems (CVIS) have existed for many years in the dedicated sub-specialty...

Infinix 4D CT

Toshiba's Infinix 4D CT, which combines CT with angiography in the interventional lab.

Feature | Angiography | September 28, 2016 | Tom Watson BS, RCVT, Clinical Analyst, MD Buyline

One of the more significant advancements for interventional X-ray (IXR) in the past few years has been a...

Robert M. Califf, FDA commissioner, future of cardiovascular medicine, JACC column
News | Business | September 23, 2016

September 23, 2016 — Technology advances coupled with increased use of social media and personal devices could offer...

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