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Going into 2009, proponents of coronary CT angiography (CTA) are confident that the scan’s ever-increasing acceptance will lead to it becoming the gold standard in imaging for patients with low or...

There is considerable interest in being able to clearly identify vulnerable plaque (VP) and research efforts are intensifying. Several invasive imaging technologies claim to detect VP, and while...

Cardiovascular care does not occur in a single hospital setting; more often than not patients undergo a variety of tests at different locations. In order to provide the best care possible,...

Proponents and researchers of microbubble contrast-enhanced cardiac ultrasound say the technology will eventually evolve to match the diagnostic quality of CT and nuclear perfusion images without...

There is skepticism among cardiologists whether flat panel detectors can help lower the X-ray dose more than using traditional image intensifiers in the cath lab. There was a story concerning this...

There have been numerous new products released in the past year to enhance implantable pacing and defibrillation devices, but new advances in remote monitoring seem to be paving the way of the...

Whether you are in a hectic ER, ICU, OR, cardiology or other diagnostic department, or overseeing an outpatient clinic, steps always need to be taken to ensure that critical storage requirements...

This case is a routine coronary CTA with the focus on the coronary arteries. The patient was a middle-aged male with a family history of coronary artery disease, moderate risk profile and atypical...

As the new editor of Diagnostic and Invasive Cardiology (DAIC), I hope communication will not be one-sided with me presenting or reviewing new technology on the market. I would like to hear from...