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The use of 3-D echo can help improve the accuracy and reproducibility of cardiac quantification. The technology has the advantage of removing the inter-operator variability by imaging whole volume...

TeraRecon Lesion-Specific Analysis

The latest advances in cardiovascular imaging are usually shown first at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting, the largest radiology show in the world, held the last...

August 24, 2012 — The Stage 2 meaningful use requirements for electronic health records (EHRs) were released Aug. 23 by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for...

The next big advancement in cardiac imaging is likely to be computed tomography (CT) perfusion imaging. This enables one commonly available modality to image both the detailed anatomy and function...

After spending a week walking the show floor and meeting with scores of vendors at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2011 annual meeting, the following are my choices for the most...

Toshiba Medical Systems Corp. and advaced visualization software maker Vital Images Inc. announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement.

As healthcare marches toward completely wireless electronic medical records, Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology will periodically highlight how cardiac departments around the country are...

A new class of antiplatelet therapy drug pending U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance may offer greater benefits over clopidogrel (Plavix) the current standard of therapy. The new...

Over the past five years, two major changes have occurred in cardiovascular information systems (CVIS) and cardiovascular picture archiving and communications systems (PACS). There is a migration...

Peninsula Regional Medical Center is a 358-bed facility serving the Delmarva Peninsula region of Delaware and the eastern shore of Maryland and Virginia. As the leading cardiovascular referral...