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July 22, 2014 — Simbionix USA announced the signing of a collaboration agreement with Pie Medical Imaging BV. The collaboration will enable the exporting of the 3mensio Vascular model into the...

July 18, 2014 — Avinger announced that John Pigott, M.D., of Jobst Vascular Institute, Toledo, Ohio, enrolled the first patient in the VISION trial, a global investigational device exemption (IDE...

cardiac ultrasound, FOCUS exam

July 17 2014 — The Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE) announced the publication of a new consensus statement on the use of focused cardiac ultrasound (FoCUS) in...

July 11, 2014 — Toshiba America Medical Systems introduced its newest M-Power software version for the Vantage Titan 1.5T magnetic resonance (MR) system and a new software version for its...

This August marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I in 1914. A few months after the start of the war, in early 1915, the Germans began using Zeppelins in the first application of...

July 8, 2014 — Humana Inc. announced earlier this year an expanded coverage policy for cardiac CT (computed tomography). Many of the new Humana indications have long been advocated for by the...

Vital Images VitreaExtend Advanced Visualization Toshiba America Medical Systems

Vital Images Inc. announced the global release of VitreaExtend, an advanced visualization solution that supports up to three simultaneous users with high performance similar to Vital's advanced...

Infraredx Inc. Prospect II Clinical Trial Intravascular Imaging System

Infraredx Inc. announced the first patient enrolled in PROSPECT II, a multi-center, prospective study designed to assess the ability of intravascular imaging to identify non-flow obstructing...

The American Society of Echocardiography Foundation (ASEF) launched the second version of its free mobile Echo AUC app at the ASE Silver Anniversary Scientific Sessions in Portland, Ore., last...

Sonivate

More than 55 companies displayed their latest products and services at the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) 25th Annual Scientific Sessions June 20-24 in Portland, Ore. The meeting is...

GE Vivid T8 Low Cost Cardiovascular Ultrasound

GE Healthcare announced clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its new Vivid T8 cardiovascular ultrasound device. The 129-pound, mobile system features innovative...

World Cup Brazil Esaote O-Scan Ultrasound MRI

Argentina’s team doctor, Dr. Alejandro Rolon, is taking no chances with his World Cup squad in Brazil. The complete medical imaging department that has been created at Argentina’s training base...

NYU Langone Medical Center is now using a novel technology that serves as a "flight simulator" for neurosurgeons, allowing them to rehearse complicated brain surgeries before making an actual...

Researchers have announced the results of a study that used a novel echocardiographic technique to detect and quantify damage to heart muscle even after an episode of mild cardiac injury from...

Researchers have announced the results of a study that used speckle-tracking echocardiography (STE) to analyze early phase one results from the multi-center COMPASSION trial, which seeks to...

June 23, 2014 — Researchers have announced the results of a study that used contrast ultrasound molecular imaging (CMI) to examine a relatively new role for platelets at early to mid stages of...

June 23, 2014 — Researchers have announced the results of a four-year study that used 3-D echocardiography to examine the role of mid left atrial cross sectional area (LACSA) as a risk factor for...

June 18, 2014 — Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories, along with collaborators from Rice University and the Tokyo Institute of Technology, are developing new terahertz detectors based on...

June 17, 2014 — A total of 16 pioneering medical innovations were showcased in front of approximately 4,000 healthcare providers and experts at Premier Inc.'s sixth annual Innovation Celebration,...

Watchman, LAA occluder

Interventional thought leaders at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2014 meeting shared their predictions about the cutting-edge technologies emerging today that will become commonplace in...