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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...

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 12, 2014 — Three-dimensional imaging known as 3-D quantitative coronary angiography (3D-QCA) accurately identifies hard-to-see coronary artery lesions that merit further evaluation, according...

Ischemic heart disease, a narrowing of the arteries supplying blood to the heart, is a leading cause of death throughout the world. A hybrid molecular imaging technique called positron emission...

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...

June 10, 2014 — A real-time monitoring device that beeps in the presence of high doses of radiation can help reduce patient and interventional cardiologist exposure to radiation during cardiac...

BB Medical Surgical Thixo-Gel FDA Clearance Ultrasound Systems

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently cleared BB Medical Surgical’s Thixo-Gel, which is sprayed on to the patient to enable quicker and easier ultrasound scans. 

2013 Ultrasound Market Report Klein Biomedical Consultants Inc.

According to The Medical Diagnostic Ultrasound Market in the USA: Challenges & Opportunities in the New Millennium, 2013 report, the U.S. ultrasound market grew almost 3 percent last year...

Dassault Systèmes the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3-D design software, 3-D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, unveiled the world’s first 3-D realistic...

CT calcium scoring

There has been growing clinical evidence to show computed tomography (CT) coronary artery calcium scoring shows a close correlation with a person’s long-term risk for heart disease. This data...

As a cardiovascular technology magazine editor, I keep tabs on what technology is in development and often have the opportunity to see the most cutting edge technology up close prior to U.S. Food...

FDA Biotronik ProMRI ICD Full-body Scans DX Technology

Biotronik announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a significant expansion of its ongoing ProMRI trial. 

Force, CT, Siemens, dual energy CT

May 21, 2014 — Siemens Healthcare announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared the Somatom Force computed tomography (CT) system — the next generation in dual source CT....

May 20, 2014 — Siemens Healthcare announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the 16- and 32-slice iterations of its Somatom Perspective computed tomography (CT) system.

May 20, 2014 — GE Healthcare and Tesla Engineering Ltd. are collaborating to produce 7T human whole-body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners. The companies made the announcement at the joint...

May 15, 2014 — Blackford Analysis is demonstrating its suite at the 2014 annual meeting of the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) in Long Beach, Calif. Blackford’s technology...

Esaote FDA Clearance for Virtual Navigator Ultrasound Fusion Imaging MyLabTwice

Esaote North America received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance to market and sell its Virtual Navigator fusion imaging technology for ultrasound to U.S....

May 12, 2014 — The Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR) at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, is the first U.S. facility to install Siemens Healthcare’s Magnetom Prisma, a 3T...