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July 24, 2013 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced regulatory approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) and launch of the Accent MRI pacemaker and the Tendril MRI ...

InfraredX TVC Imaging System Clinical Study STEMI

Infraredx Inc. announced the publication of key data supporting the ability of its TVC imaging system to detect lipid core plaque in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI...

IMRIS has announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510K clearance to market VISIUS iCT, the first and only ceiling-mounted ...

Radiation exposure from multidetector computed tomography (CT) has become a pressing public health concern in both lay and medical publications. Implementation of iterative reconstruction offers...

Just when positron emission tomography (PET) appears to be eclipsing single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) for cardiac imaging, new advances make SPECT more attractive. Both...

Healthcare reform requiring wider access and enterprise sharing of patient images and records are making Web-based cardiology picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) a more attractive...

Finding ways to lower patient radiation dose from both medical imaging and interventional cardiology has become a major trend. However, when vendors start talking dose, it is important to realize...

Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has partnered with Unfors RaySafe Inc. to offer a new radiation dose monitoring and...

July 18, 2013 — In a study of more than 2,000 adults, researchers found that two MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) measurements of the abdominal aorta — the amount of plaque in the vessel and the...

The first-ever presentation at a medical conference using hologram technology instead of traditional video projection screen took place July 1 at the American Society of Echocardiography’s (ASE)...

hTEE 24/7 Clinical Support Program ImaCor

ImaCor Inc. announced the implementation of the 24/7 hTEE Clinical Support Program.

Toshiba Medical Systems Aplio 500 CV Sudden Cardia Arrest Clinical Study

Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is the leading cause of death in high school-aged athletes. To determine if SCD can be prevented with a heart screening, The Christ Hospital Health Network (Cincinnati,...

Researchers have announced the results of a five-year study that shows early fetal echocardiography provides reliable prenatal...

EchoInsight for Cardio Oncology Clinical Study Left Ventricle Function

Epsilon Imaging Inc. announced a clinical study demonstrating EchoInsight for Cardio Oncology to be a high quality, efficient application for comprehensive assessment of left ventricle (LV)...

Researchers have announced the results of a retrospective five-year study, which shows that echocardiography can be useful in identifying new strategies for combating the growth failure in infants...

Sectra has recently registered a new Class 1 software medical device, Sectra DoseTrack, with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Researchers have announced the results of a study which shows that among patients readmitted for congestive heart failure (CHF), a high E/e’ (a measure of elevated left ventricle filling...

Medical Imaging U.S. Healthcare Overtesting New England Journal of Medicine

Big changes are coming to the U.S. healthcare system — some in response to the mounting scrutiny of medical imaging. New task force recommendations, the Choosing Wisely campaign and Affordable...

Researchers have announced the results of a clinical study that shows a key difference in the patient’s baseline heart size and function following transcatheter valve replacement (TAVR) that may...

Philips Healthcare has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its AlluraClarity live image guidance system in the United States.