Computed Tomography (CT)

coronary CT angiography, CCTA, SCOT-HEART trial substudy, SCCT
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016 — The results of a secondary analysis of the SCOT-HEART trial show that...
Toshiba, Aquilion Lightning CT, 50 kW generator, FDA clearance
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | April 20, 2016
April 19, 2016 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc.’s Aquilion Lightning...
FFR-CT, heartflow
Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 15, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis
Fractional flow reserve-computed tomography (FFR-CT) is still in the early stages of clinical implementation in the...
TAVR runoff image

A 3-D CT reconstruction of a TAVR run-off image to assess the femoral access route using Toshiba's Aquillion One and Vital Images advanced visualization technologies. 

Feature | Heart Valve Repair | April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016 — Accurate and precise anatomical information is crucial to successful transcatheter aortic valve...
computed tomography, CT scans, electronic medical devices, interference, FDA
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received a small number of reports of adverse events...
Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 12, 2016
A discussion on the adoption rate of FFR-CT with Dr. Campbell Rogers, chief medical officer of HeartFlow. It is the...
FFR-CT, HeartFlow, PLATFORM trial, one-year results, ACC 2016
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 05, 2016
April 5, 2016 — Novel technology developed by HeartFlow Inc. significantly reduces the need for invasive procedures to...
Toshiba, ACC 2016, American College of Cardiology, CT, MR, ultrasound, angiography, interventional radiology

Infinix 4-D CT image courtesy of Toshiba America Medical Systems.

News | Cardiac Imaging | March 30, 2016
March 30, 2016 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. announced it would demonstrate the following diagnostic imaging...
University of Tennessee, Mobile Stroke Unit, CT angiography, Siemens Somatom Scope
News | Stroke | March 23, 2016
March 23, 2016 — The University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis introduced a new, comprehensive Mobile...
Neovasc, Tiara, transcatheter mitral valve, TMVR

Transcatheter mitral valve technology was among the most popular content on the DAIC website in 2015. Pictured is the Neovasc Tiara transcatheter mitral valve, which is currently in clinical trials.

Feature | March 22, 2016 | Dave Fornell
DAIC readers chose the following stories as the most popular content in 2015, based on website analytics. The list is...
coronary artery calcium, dementia risk, patients over 80, JACC
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016 — People who reach their 80s without cardiovascular disease are more likely to suffer from the effects...
heart CT scans, coronary calcium score, disease risk, Johns Hopkins study
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | March 09, 2016
March 9, 2016 — New research suggests a high coronary artery calcium score puts people at greater risk not only for...
endovascular therapy, stroke clot removal, CT perfusion, brain imaging, International Stroke Conference study
News | Stroke | March 04, 2016
March 4, 2016 — Brain imaging may accurately identify patients likely to benefit from...
Mercy St. Vincent, northwest Ohio, mobile stroke unit, Ceretom CT scanner
News | Stroke | February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016 — Samsung NeuroLogica and Mercy Life Flight Network announce the debut of the mobile stroke unit (MSU...
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