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In the aviation industry, changing from mechanical flight control systems to fly-by-wire electronic systems improved the capability and safety of airplanes. Like aviation, medicine has witnessed...

There were many unique technologies showcased at the recent American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2010 Scientific Sessions, which may impact the practice of cardiology in the near future.

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Since the introduction of cardiac ultrasound, investigators have sought to quantify cardiac function in three dimensions. The recent development of a new technology called 3D wall motion tracking...

As the volume of cardiovascular imaging procedures continues to grow, cardiology imaging IT is representing the fastest growth area for revenue among both the advanced visualization providers and...

Echocardiography has played an integral role in the diagnosis and treatment of millions of patients with cardiac diseases. Recent advances in echocardiographic technology have improved patient...

The use of advanced visualization software has become a necessity due to the vast image data sets produced by cardiac computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MR). The technology...

Since reimbursement codes for 3D/4D post-processing came into effect in 2007, advanced visualization is ready for widespread adoption in the U.S.

Cardiovascular Imaging Drives...

In an effort to lower the radiation doses patients receive from CT scans, Unilabs Röntgen Majorstuen in Oslo, Norway, installed dose-lowering enhancement software on a trial basis between May and...

The clinical adoption of 64-slice CT equipment has spiked over the last two years due, in large part, to an aggressive shift of cardiac procedures to computer tomographic angiography (CTA) and MR...

Volumetric data achieved from multislice CT and MR systems provide valuable insight for clinicians, especially within the cardiac arena where the number of images required to diagnose and treat a...