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RSNA 2013

The RSNA FastPass is produced by Imaging Technology News (ITN) as a guide to what vendors are highlighting. It helps attendees better navigate the vast technical exhibit floor to find...

Dianne Bardo, lowering the dose, CT dose

As modern multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) becomes a primary imaging modality across all specialties, there has been increased focus on lowering the radiation dose required to create...

The 2014 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards list raises awareness of the potential dangers associated with the use of medical devices and helps healthcare providers minimize the risk of technology-...

Fractional flow reserve (FFR) is considered the gold standard in determining the hemodynamic significance of coronary lesions, but its use remains low. Two new technologies may help increase its...

To help reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease, the nation's leading killer, New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College have created the Dalio Institute of...

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The American College of Radiology (ACR) applauded a joint Senate Finance and House Committee on Ways and Means’ proposal to require ordering physicians to consult appropriateness criteria for...

CT FFR, HeartFlow

Clinical trial results demonstrated that a noninvasive coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA)-based test accurately assesses coronary artery disease (CAD) with results closely...

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Bracco Diagnostics Inc. announced the availability of syringe packs with spikes, to be used when...

IMRIS siemens CT systems hybrid OR Visius iCT

IMRIS Inc. and Siemens Healthcare announced an agreement that positions one of Siemens’s computed tomography (CT)...

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Image Wisely recently launched its first Image Wisely Radiation Safety Case — a series of free, online and...

Immediate U.S. government furloughs affecting virtually all National Science Foundation (NSF) employees and three-fourths of those at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) could impact U.S....

At RSNA 2013, GE will continue to demonstrate its innovations in low dose and high image quality in computed tomography (CT) imaging. The Discovery CT750 HD is the world's first high...

Critical Diagnostics announced the clinical study, “Head-to-head comparison of two myocardial fibrosis biomarkers for long-term heart failure risk stratification: ST2 vs. Galectin-3,” recently...

CTA, CCTA, CT angiography

A large number of emergency room visits are for chest pain evaluation, and many hospitals are adopting CT angiography as a primary test to quickly rule-out coronary disease.

Toshiba is introducing a new Aquilion One platform at RSNA 2013. The new Aquilion One family allows providers to more precisely choose the system that fits their needs today while giving them an...

September 9, 2013 — Toshiba’s new Aquilion Prime is a versatile, scalable and patient-friendly computed tomography (CT) system. The system’s technologies are built for the clinical and financial...

September 5, 2013 — Scientists at Rice University have trapped bismuth in a nanotube cage to tag stem cells for X-ray tracking. Details of the work by a team from Rice and collaborators at the...

Diagnosing Pericardial Disease Using Multi-modality Imaging Protocols

To counter the significant levels of morbidity and mortality associated with pericardial disease (disease of the sac around the heart), experts from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE...

Former President George W. Bush underwent heart surgery on the morning of Aug. 6, 2013, to receive a stent after an artery blockage was discovered during his annual physical. The routine physical...

IMRIS Inc. has obtained regulatory CE mark for Visius iCT, the first and only ceiling-mounted intraoperative computed tomography (CT)...