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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today cleared HeartFlow’s FFR-CT (fractional flow reserve—computed tomography) software, which permits non-invasive evaluation of coronary artery blood...

Spectral imaging of arteries

Philips Healthcare has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its IQon Spectral computed tomography (CT) technology for spectral imaging. It adds a new dimension to...

CT systems, CT angiography, SCCT

The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) has published an update of the "SCCT Guidelines for the Interpretation and Reporting of Coronary CT Angiography: A Report of the Society of...

Men who have asymptomatic subclinical vascular disease are more likely to develop erectile dysfunction than men who don’t have early-stage vascular disease, according to research presented at the...

Bracco Diagnostics Inc. announced the availability of its Isovue (iopamidol injection) Imaging Bulk Package (IBP), a specific combination multi-patient, multi-dose compliant contrast medium...

At the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting, Cerner Corp. will feature RadNet Radiation Dose Documentation functionality.

CIRS will feature a variety of quality assurance (QA), research and training phantoms for all radiology imaging modalities at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting, held...

The Nugget

Radcal Corporation announced the release of its first WiFi device, the Nugget, which will be unveiled at the 2014 RSNA trade show, along with the new Accu-Dose+ ion chamber based diagnostic meter...

Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd. will showcase its SafeCT Enterprise solution at the upcoming Radiological Society of North America's (RSNA's) 100th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting,...

Solid Water HE is the next generation of solid water phantoms by Gammex. It is designed for both therapy and imaging with improved uniformity and durability in mind.

Backus Hospital, Hartford Hospital, The Hospital of Central Connecticut, MidState Medical Center, and Windham Hospital now gather and analyze dose data from all necessary modalities within their...

Gammex 464, CT phantom, CT systems, scanner, torso

The Gammex 464 CT phantom better indicates the scanner's performance with a phantom that more accurately mimics a torso. ...

The quality and resolution of X-ray images depends on the characteristics of the focal point, the area that is struck by electrons and from which the resulting X-rays are emitted. A new ASTM...

Healthcare organizations looking to implement low dose protocols for computed tomography (CT) exams on all scanners, regardless of disparate locations, can now benefit from SafeCT ...

ASEF Grant Echo Can Dt Coronary Lesions Chest Pain Patients

The ASE Education and Research Foundation hosted a one-day event, Value-Based Healthcare: Summit 2014, Sept. 12 in Washington, D.C., which gathered thought leaders from across the healthcare...

September 29, 2014 — Before undergoing cardiac imaging procedures involving radiation, healthcare providers should help patients understand why the procedure is needed and its potential benefits...

Mallinckrodt U.S. Launch OptiSync Contrast Data Management System

Mallinckrodt announced the U.S. launch of the OptiSync data management system as a new technology in its Global Medical Imaging segment. 

September 24, 2014 — GE Healthcare announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of its Discovery IQ PET/CT (positron emission tomography/computed tomography) system.

September 10, 2014 — According to new research performed at the Mayo Clinic, iodine-based contrast material injected intravenously to enhance computed tomography (CT) images can be safely used in...

As technology continues to advance for all diagnostic imaging modalities, it sometimes reminds me of a race between vendors to build a better mouse trap. The main issue between cardiac echo,...