Cardiovascular Ultrasound

Arterys, Cardiac MRI, cardiac MRI advances

An example of the Artery's blood flow imaging assessment software that can help automate cardiac MRI. 

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | January 16, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Each year imaging system manufacturers use the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting at the end of...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 13, 2017

Detailed imaging is needed to support complex interventions for the assessment and procedure guidance.  See how the...

GE Healthcare, Vscan Extend, app-based ultrasound, dual-probe, RSNA 2017
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | January 12, 2017

January 12, 2017 — GE Healthcare unveiled its new generation of pocket-sized, dual-probe...

RECHORD Trial, Neochord DS1000 System, mitral regurgitation, PinnacleHealth, first Pennsylvania patient
News | Heart Valve Technology | January 06, 2017

January 6, 2017 — The RECHORD trial allows cardiovascular surgeons to replace damaged string-like tendons, called...

ASE, Echovation Challenge 2017, cardiovascular ultrasound, echocardiography, innovation
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 05, 2017

January 5, 2017 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) is in the midst of Echovation Challenge 2017, a...

Hitachi, Vector Flow Mapping, TedMed 2016, Partho Sengupta, holographic evaluation of cardiac valves
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 04, 2017

January 4, 2017 — A new ground-breaking technology that allows evaluation of...

Absorb, bioresorbable stent, BVS, top cardiology story of 2016

The FDA clearance of the first fully bioresorbable stent, the Abbott Absorb BVS, was by far the top story of 2016. Readers clearly had a massive interest in this technology based on their page views of this article, related bioresorbable stent content and a video interviews with key ABSORB study investigators.

Feature | December 21, 2016 | Dave Fornell

The Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) website had a record year in 2016, breaking 1 million page views...

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...

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...

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-...

GE Healthcare, Vivid iq portable cardiovascular ultrasound, RSNA 2016, launch
Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | September 22, 2016

September 22, 2016 — GE Healthcare announced the global commercial launch of its new generation of high-end portable...

Transesophageal Echo, TEE. Interventional echocardiography, interventional echo, Philips, CX50

Transesophageal echo (TEE) has become an essential part of the new transcatheter structrual heart therapies, giving rise to a new sub-speciality of interventional echocardiography.  

Feature | Cath Lab Navigation Aids | September 21, 2016 | Dave Fornell

The rapid growth of transcatheter structural heart procedures and the need for increased use of echocardiography as...

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