CT Angiography (CTA)

May 21, 2014 — Siemens Healthcare announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared the Somatom Force computed tomography (CT) system — the next generation in dual source CT. 

Revolution CT, computed tomography, 256 slice CT, GE Healthcare

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) market clearance for the GE Healthcare Revolution computed tomography (CT) system. The 256-slice CT system offers technology that provides excellent image quality and clinical capabilities...

cardiac CTA, calcium scoring, ACC.14

Coronary artery calcium scoring, a test that measures the amount and pattern of calcium that has accumulated in a patient’s coronary arteries, appears to provide an early indication of a person’s long-term risk for heart disease, according to data...

CCTA, CTA, coronary angiography

A large number of emergency room visits are for chest pain evaluation, and many hospitals are adopting CT angiography as a primary test to quickly rule-out coronary disease.

July 8, 2014 — Humana Inc. announced earlier this year an expanded coverage policy for cardiac CT (computed tomography). Many of the new Humana...
CT calcium scoring
There has been growing clinical evidence to show computed tomography (CT) coronary artery calcium scoring shows a close correlation with a person’s long-term...
FDA Approval Siemens Healthcare Somatom Force CT System
May 21, 2014 — Siemens Healthcare announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared the Somatom Force computed tomography (CT) system — the...
May 20, 2014 — Siemens Healthcare announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the 16- and 32-slice iterations of its Somatom Perspective...
FDA Approval Siemens Healthcare Somatom Force CT System
The Somatom Force computed tomography (CT) system is the next generation in dual source CT. With two sets of Siemens Healthcare’s most
Siemens Healthcare's 16- and 32-slice iterations of its Somatom Perspective computed tomography (CT) system bring high-end scanning...
The GE Healthcare Revolution computed tomography (CT) 256-slice scanner offers technology that provides excellent image quality and...
The Aquilion One Vision Edition 640-slice computed tomography (CT) scanner is equipped with a gantry rotation of 0.275 seconds, a 100 kw...

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CT calcium scoring
There has been growing clinical evidence to show computed tomography (CT) coronary artery calcium scoring shows a close correlation with a person’s long-term...
FDA Approval Siemens Healthcare Somatom Force CT System
May 21, 2014 — Siemens Healthcare announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared the Somatom Force computed tomography (CT) system — the...
Revolution CT, computed tomography, 256 slice CT, GE Healthcare
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) market clearance for the GE Healthcare Revolution computed tomography (CT) system. The 256-slice CT...
Philips CT, cardiac CTA, calcium scoring, ACC.14
Coronary artery calcium scoring, a test that measures the amount and pattern of calcium that has accumulated in a patient’s coronary arteries, appears to...

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