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Iodixanol Iopamidol Contrast Media Peripheral Arteriography ACC.14 Clinical Stud

GE Healthcare announced results from a new clinical study, which showed that patients receiving iodixanol (Visipaque) 320mg I/ml reported less discomfort, characterized by heat or cold sensation...

April 1, 2014 — Citing accelerating healthcare costs and finite resources, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) announced they will begin incorporating...

The Senate passed the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (H.R. 4302) March 31, in a vote of 64 to 35.

March 31, 2014 — Led by members of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), American Heart Association (AHA) and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), 14 professional...

Trinias, Shimadzu, angiography systems

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) clearance for three new digital angiography systems...

biotronik, MRI safe ICD

Biotronik has announced the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the expansion of Biotronik’s ongoing ProMRI clinical trial. The new phase of the trial (Phase C) will study...

CT scan, radiation dose management, UC Davis

UC Davis clinicians and physicists have recommended new strategies to make computed tomography (CT) safer, including adoption of a new metric for dose measurement, ways to manage...

CT Radiation Dose Management ECRI Institute

Computed tomography (CT) imaging utilization has grown markedly across many clinical disciplines during the past decade, raising concerns about radiation overexposure.

I have watched a trend in medical technology grow from a small ripple a couple years ago into what I expect will be a tidal wave in 2014 due to growing concern over patient radiation dose levels...

Toshiba CT Myocardial Perfusion Advanced Visualization CT Systems

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared Toshiba’s CT Myocardial Perfusion capability. Available on Toshiba’s Aquilion One and Aquilion OneVison Edition ...