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echocardiography, ASE, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, HCM, interpretation, Narula

A research team from New York has announced advances in automated echocardiography decision systems that could help clinicians more accurately assess complex heart disease. The team developed a...

June 12, 2015 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. will demonstrate the latest generation of Synapse Cardiovascular version 6.0 at the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) 26th ...

Researchers announce the results of an early study that shows a fused fluoroscopic/ echocardiographic imaging (FFEI) system is feasible and provides improved guidance of interventional procedures...

intracranial aneurysm, endovascular treatment, EVT, MRA, Naggara

Endovascular treatment (EVT) of intracranial aneurysm is effective in preventing long-term bleeding, but may be followed by aneurysm recurrences in a significant proportion of cases, according to...

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

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

perfusion imaging, 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...

Simbionix, 3D Systems, echo simulator

More than 50 companies and organizations will display their latest products and services at the American Society of Echocardiography’s (ASE) 26th Annual Scientific Sessions, June 12-16 at in...

Toshiba, CT Vitality, Aquilion ONE, protocol management

Healthcare networks can now remotely manage computed tomography (CT) protocols and capture valuable analytics that could improve safety with Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc.’s CT Vitality...

Unfors Raysafe, LowerMyDose.com, radiation risk, website, community

For years, the radiology industry has focused on reducing, or eliminating patient exposure to radiation. Recently, the industry has shifted attention to the cumulative effect radiation exposure...

Bracco, Lumason, first U.S. echocardiography procedure, Morristown

Bracco Imaging announced that the first echocardiography imaging procedure with Lumason was performed in May at Morristown Medical Center, part of the Atlantic Health System, in New Jersey....

Toshiba, Assurance 360, CT, XR-29, MITA Smart Dose standard, Aquilion

Toshiba’s new Assurance 360 program is making it easier for existing computed tomography (CT) customers to lower radiation dose, improve their scanners’ performance and achieve compliance with the...

GE, Signa Explorer Lift, MRI, upgrade, 1.5T

GE Healthcare introduced a new in-field upgrade program for 1.5T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems in most regions globally. A currently installed GE Healthcare 1.5T LCC magnet may be...

Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Materialise announces the launch of the latest Mimics Innovation Suite, including the Mimics 18.0 and 3-matic 10.0 software solutions. The new and improved tools...

CT angiography, CCTA, arterial plaque, calcification, calcium scoring, Coronary

Non-calcified arterial plaque is associated with diabetes, high systolic blood pressure and elevated “bad” cholesterol levels in asymptomatic individuals, according to a new study published online...

SyMRI, Cincinnati, CCHMC, synthetic MRI, pediatrics

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) has evaluated synthetic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) on pediatric cases to study and clinically validate its use on children. Results from...

corpath, corindus, cath lab robot, robotics PCI

Long-term exposure to ionizing radiation is a primary occupational concern for today's interventional cardiologists. To address these concerns, many interventional cardiologists are enlisting the...

touch screen ultrasound, Carestream Touch

Two all touch screen interface Carestream Touch Ultrasound Systems have received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance and are now commercially available in the United States....

Toshiba, Vantage Titan 3T, MR, magnetic resonance, upgrades, 2015

To meet both clinical and research needs of magnetic resonance (MR) customers, Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has implemented software and hardware upgrades for the Vantage Titan 3T MR...

Oxford Instruments plc has acquired Medical Imaging Resources Inc. (MIR). MIR specializes in the build, lease and service of mobile medical imaging labs.

Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd. announced the introduction and availability of SafeCT Dose Reporting. Healthcare facilities can now, for the first time, use a single software platform to meet...