News

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...

Digisonics (Booth #211) will showcase its Enterprise PACS and Structured Reporting Solutions for all imaging study types at this year’s Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) Annual...

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...

Biotronik Entovis Pacemaker Syster MRI FDA Approval

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Biotronik approval for its Entovis pacemaker system with ProMRI technology. 

GE Healthcare Discovery IGS 740 Mobile Angiography System FDA Approval

GE Healthcare received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its Discovery IGS 740, a new rail-free mobile angiography system with a 41x41 cm detector. 

web-based PACS, CVIS, Agfa, Impax CV12

The need for improved interoperability between healthcare IT systems and medical devices has been a growing problem in an increasingly integrated medical field. This is especially true in light of...

Symbia, Intevo, SPECT/CT, Siemens

The past year saw the release of several new, innovative technologies to improve nuclear imaging in both positron emission tomography (PET) and single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)....

GE Healthcare, XDclear, Vivid E9, cardiac ultrasound

Cardiac ultrasound technology has advanced to keep up with several trends. These include improved workflow for greater efficiency, expanded use of qualification metrics, expanded use of 3-D echo...

May 6, 2014 — Medtronic announced the first U.S. implant of the Evera MRI SureScan implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) system, following U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Medtronic, Reveal, Linq, implantable cardiac monitor, ICM

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual meeting is a key event where vendors launch new cardiology technologies. After walking the entire expo floor at ACC.14, these are my choices for...

May 6, 2014 — Siemens Healthcare announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Artis one angiography system, optimized for broad clinical utilization. The Artis one is...

Late-Breaking Trials SCAI May 2014

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) announced the late-breaking clinic al trial data presentations for it its upcoming 2014 Scientific Sessions, May 28-31, in Las...