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September 29, 2014 — Before undergoing cardiac imaging procedures involving radiation, healthcare providers should help patients understand why the procedure is needed and its potential benefits...

September 10, 2014 — According to new research performed at the Mayo Clinic, iodine-based contrast material injected intravenously to enhance computed tomography (CT) images can be safely used in...

August 27, 2014 — The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) has published the “SCCT Guidelines on the Use of Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography for Patients Presenting with...

August 14, 2014 — Toshiba Medical Systems Europe will introduce the SURE Subtraction Coronary software at the 2014 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress in Barcelona, to be held Aug. 30 to...

radiation dose management in medical imaging

Patient radiation dose safety has become the latest buzzword. With the emerging regulations and mandates, technologies and best practices, the radiation safety information pool has become...

New research published in June issue of Global Heart (the journal of the World Heart Federation) show that there are no significant differences in the incidence or severity of atherosclerotic...

The key take away message from the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting in July was that CT technology is advancing rapidly and there is a strong feeling it will...

June 16, 2014 — Children with heart disease are exposed to low levels of radiation during X-rays, which do not significantly raise their lifetime cancer risk. However, children who undergo...

June 11, 2014 — GE Healthcare introduced its Discovery IQ PET/CT (positron emission tomography/computed tomography) system at the 2014 annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and...

Taking their pick, biomedical researchers can now conduct five different imaging studies in one scan with a state-of-the-art preclinical molecular imaging system that scientists unveiled during...