Cardiac Imaging

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...

Lumify, POC ultrasound, app based ultrasound, pocket ultrasound, smartphone

Philips announced the introduction of Lumify, its first app-based ultrasound solution that will extend the reach of ultrasound applications across the health continuum using mobile technology. The technology was unveiled at the Soci...

GE Healthcare announced the launch of its new introductory dose management solution, DoseWatch Explore, which is now available on select GE computed tomography (CT) systems in the United States. DoseWatch Explore is a Web-based, cloud-deployed, do...

Royal Philips announced the introduction of HeartModelA.I., a new Anatomically Intelligent Ultrasound (AIUS) tool that brings advanced quantification, automated 3-D views and robust reproducibility to cardiac ultrasound imaging. Philips'...

radiation exposure, CT, X-ray, cancer, James Welsh, Jeffry Siegel, Loyola
In recent years, there has been widespread media coverage of studies purporting to show that radiation from X-rays, computed tomography (CT) scans and other...
Merge Healthcare, Toshiba, partner, cardiology, hemodynamic, vascular X-ray
Merge Healthcare Inc. announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. Under this new...
Congenital heart experts from Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital have successfully integrated two common imaging techniques to produce a three-...
Summit Imaging, Summit Imaging Mobile, ultrasound, rapid response, application
Summit Imaging announced the release of Summit Imaging Mobile, the mobile version of its comprehensive online support portal. The application gives clinical...
Merge Healthcare, Toshiba, partner, cardiology, hemodynamic, vascular X-ray
Merge Healthcare Inc. has entered into a strategic partnership with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. Under this
The recapturable, self-expanding CoreValve Evolut R System from Medtronic is approved for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in...
Cangrelor (Kengreal) from The Medicines Company is a novel intravenous antiplatelet agent indicated as an adjunctive therapy to...
The Edwards Sapien 3 valve with the Commander Delivery System is indicated for the treatment of high-risk patients suffering from severe,...

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radiation exposure, CT, X-ray, cancer, James Welsh, Jeffry Siegel, Loyola
In recent years, there has been widespread media coverage of studies purporting to show that radiation from X-rays, computed tomography (CT) scans and other...
The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) Annual Scientific Sessions is the premier echocardiographic professional conference. The ASE is an organization...
MRI, gadolinium, contrast agents, Wolters Kluwer, safety issue
New results in animals highlight a major safety concern regarding a class of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agents used in millions of patients...
A nationwide study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology identified current frequent barriers to cardio-oncology services in the...

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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...