RSNA 2015

Mitral Valve, cardiovascular ultrasound, GE E95

A view of the mitral valve with the new GE Vivid E95 ultrasound system. The E95 uses technology to process much more image data than previous ultrasound machines, enabling clear images than available on previous generation systems.

Feature | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | February 12, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis and Dave Fornell
There were some big innovation trends in cardiac ultrasound in 2015. These included the launch of the first premium all...
Cath lab radiation dose reduaction, doseaware, raysafe

The Philips DoseAware Xtend system is an advanced version of the Unfors RaySafe system, combining real time radiation detection badges and a live video screen showing each person in the cath lab in a different color. The system reports their real-time exposure rate and cumulative dose since the start of a procedure. It shows changes in dose exposure the closer a person gets to the C-arm.

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | January 12, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Each year radiology vendors use the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting as a springboard to unveil...

Image courtesy of Philips Healthcare

Feature | Clinical Decision Support | January 06, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Siemens, Teamplay, Protocols, radiation dose monitoring, RSNA 2015
Technology | Analytics Software | December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015 — At the 101st Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (...
Siemens, TwinBeam Dual Energy CT, Somatom Definition, RSNA 2015
Technology | Advanced Visualization | December 21, 2015
December 21, 2015 — Siemens Healthcare’s approach to delivering dose-neutral dual energy images obtained on Somatom...
Carestream, MyVue Center Self-Service Kiosk, patient access, radiology reports, RSNA 2015
Technology | Patient Engagement | December 21, 2015
December 21, 2015 — Carestream Health showcased its MyVue Center Self-Service Kiosk that enhances...
Philips, ScanWise Implant, MRI, MR conditional implants, RSNA 2015
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 21, 2015
December 21, 2015 — Philips Healthcare introduced ScanWise Implant, the industry’s first...
GE Healthcare, DoseWatch Explore, Asset Performance Management, APM, big data, RSNA 2015
Technology | PACS Accessories | December 17, 2015
December 17, 2015 — GE Healthcare showed its latest software solutions for data analytics and...
GE Healthcare, Logiq E9 XDclear 2.0, RSNA 2015
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015 — At the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2015 annual meeting, GE Healthcare unveiled its...
GE Healthcare, Revolution CT family, EVO, RSNA 2015

The Revolution HD expands CT’̈s utility beyond simple anatomy towards tissue characterization through gemstone spectral imaging.  This image used the ASiR iterative reconstruction to create a chest, abdomen, pelvis exam at only 5.8 mSv.

Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 15, 2015
December 15, 2015 — The Revolution CT, Revolution HD and Revolution EVO CT scanners are now offered with a wider range...
Toshiba, Ziehm, partnership, fixed mobile C-arms

Image courtesy of Ziehm Imaging Inc.

Technology | Mobile C-Arms | December 15, 2015
December 15, 2015 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. is now making mobile C-arms available to its customers in the...
viosworks, cardiac MRI

ViosWorks demonstrates the directional flow of blood in the heart and vessels. Color depicts velocity of blood flow.

Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 15, 2015
December 15, 2015 — At RSNA 2015, GE Healthcare showcased Viosworks, a new, advanced application to greatly simplify...
Technology | Angiography | December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015 — Toshiba is making it easier to plan for system installation with Envision 360, the industry’s first...
Materialise, Mimics Innovation Suite, U.S. expansion, 3-D printing

Ariana Smith, a 17-year-old Taylor. Mich., teen, became the first patient at the Children's Hospital of Michigan, a part of the Detroit Medical Center (DMC), and the first in Michigan, to benefit from a revolutionary 3-D printed heart model, produced by Materialise that helped heart specialists in selecting the right tools for her treatment.

Feature | 3-D Printing | December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015 — Citing increased use of its Materialise Mimics Innovation Suite in hospitals and other clinical...

An example of a 3-D printed aortic valve with calcified areas highlighted in blue that Vital exhibited as the types of on-demand 3-D printing that can be done with its new service.

Technology | December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015 — Vital Images Inc. announced a partnership with Stratasys Ltd., a 3-D printing and additive...
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