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ASE, echocardiography, hypertension, document, EACVI, JASE, Thomas H. Marwick

A new document from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) provides detailed guidance for clinicians on how to use echocardiography to see the full picture of the condition of patients...

Here are a few observations on cardiovascular ultrasound advances I made while attending the 2015 American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) annual meeting in June:

Toshiba, CT-angiography, hybrid OR

All of the major vendors in the United States introduced new systems and technologies in the past few years to reduce dose and enhance visualization in the cath lab. The vendors have tailored...

radiation exposure, CT, X-ray, cancer, James Welsh, Jeffry Siegel, Loyola

In recent years, there has been widespread media coverage of studies purporting to show that radiation from X-rays, computed tomography (CT) scans and other medical imaging causes cancer. But such...

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) Annual Scientific Sessions is the premier echocardiographic professional conference. The ASE is an organization of professionals dedicated and...

MRI, gadolinium, contrast agents, Wolters Kluwer, safety issue

New results in animals highlight a major safety concern regarding a class of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agents used in millions of patients annually, according to a new paper. The...

A nationwide study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology identified current frequent barriers to cardio-oncology services in the United States. According to the...

Philips, Lumify, app-based ultrasound, transducer

Philips announced the introduction of Lumify, its first app-based ultrasound solution that will extend the reach of ultrasound applications across the health continuum using mobile...

STEMI, ultrasound to treat heart attacks, ultrasound to treat STEMI

Breakthrough Research Demonstrates Contrast Ultrasound Can be Used as Heart Attack Treatment 

Toshiba, myocardial perfusion, CT perfusion

Cardiac computed tomography angiography (CCTA) is known to have excellent anatomical imaging, but has lacked the ability for functional assessments, requiring chest pain patients with intermediate...