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'...

osteoporosis, heart disease, linked, older people, Southampton MRC, CT
University of Southampton scientists have discovered a link between coronary heart disease and osteoporosis, suggesting both conditions could have similar...
Ilumien Optis, 3D OCT, 3-D OCT
Angiography alone for procedural image guidance in the catheterization lab is sometimes not enough, and it is helpful to augment X-ray lumen imaging with...
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...
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 Toshiba Infinix 4D CT system enables computed tomography (CT) imaging directly in the cath lab. It integrates an Aquilion Prime CT...
The CAAS A-Valve from Pie Medical Imaging BV is the first 510(k)-cleared image analysis technology to determine aortic regurgitation based...

Articles

Ilumien Optis, 3D OCT, 3-D OCT
Angiography alone for procedural image guidance in the catheterization lab is sometimes not enough, and it is helpful to augment X-ray lumen imaging with...
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...

Video Center

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...