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ct systems angiography clinical trial study CTA 320 anio core

A 320-detector computed tomography (CT) scanner that shows both anatomy within coronary arteries and blood...

radiopharmaceuticals and tracers nuclear molecular imaging FDA lexiscan

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning healthcare professionals of the rare but serious risk of heart attack and death with use of the cardiac nuclear stress test agents Lexiscan (...

rsna 2013 ultrasound systems cephasonics cquest dragonfly

Cephasonics introduced the small, 2-pound cQuest Dragonfly family of modular 32- or 64-channel, high-performance ...

The 2014 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards list raises awareness of the potential dangers associated with the use of medical devices and helps healthcare providers minimize the risk of technology-...

Fractional flow reserve (FFR) is considered the gold standard in determining the hemodynamic significance of coronary lesions, but its use remains low. Two new technologies may help increase its...

intravascular imaging ffr ultrasound ivus optical coherence tomography oct cath

In an expert consensus document e-published in Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions (CCI), the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (...

PACS, Archive, Image repository, CVIS, Cardiac PACS

Many healthcare systems are finding their general PACS and cardiology PACS are both aging and their image storage is reaching capacity. How do the diagnostic imaging departments address the needs...

information technology electronic medical records cardiac pacs practice fusion

As health IT leaders make their way to New York for the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC)...

The Eurozone economic slowdown has made it difficult for hospitals, particularly in Southern Europe, to procure new imaging...

No law prevents doctors from freely prescribing U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drugs and devices for off-label uses, yet regulators continue to aggressively pursue civil and...