News | RSNA 2015 | November 19, 2015

Healthcare research firm KLAS released its annual rankings of the best-performing medical equipment vendors. The...

Fujifilm Sonosite, iViz ultrasound, mobile visualization, FDA clearance

Image courtesy of Fujifilm

Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | November 19, 2015

November 19, 2015 — Fujifilm SonoSite Inc. announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...

News | Blood Testing | November 18, 2015

November 18, 2015 — Konica Minolta Inc. announced that it has developed the SPFS Immunoassay System, capable of...

Fraunhofer MEVIS, MRI, CaFuR, real-time MRI, beating heart

The software developed by Fraunhofer MEVIS automatically identifies the breathing and heart contraction phases in the data independent of the ECG information. This allows for a fast and easy examination of heart patients. Image courtesy of Fraunhofer MEVIS.
 

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | November 18, 2015

November 18, 2015 – Today,...

Feature | Remote Viewing Systems | November 18, 2015 | Kim Garriott

There is a growing need to exchange and share imaging studies with outside entities. Hospitals that have foregone...

ThinkRadial, Merit Medical Systems, Vascular Training Model

2015 Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) attendees demo the ThinkRadial Vascular Training Model. Image courtesy of Merit Medical Systems Inc.

News | Radial Access | November 17, 2015

November 17, 2015 — Merit Medical Systems Inc. and its ThinkRadial education program now offers a new vascular...

Kopp Development, FerrAlert FILM, Ferrogmagnetic Incident Log Manager, Joint Commission standards

The FerrAlert Ferromagnetic Incident Log Manager (FILM) device is designed to work exclusively with Kopp Development's FerrAlert Halo II Plus MRI entryway system, pictured above. Image courtesy of Kopp Development Inc.

Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | November 17, 2015

November 17, 2015 — Kopp Development Inc. announced the release of the new accessory for their latest...

Philips IntelliSpace PACS, Xcelera cardiology PACS, UCHealth

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News | Cardiac PACS | November 17, 2015

November 17, 2015 — Philips announced its collaboration with UCHealth, an integrated delivery network of five...

GE Healthcare, molecular imaging, PET/CT, Discovery IQ, Discovery NM/CT 670 Pro, RSNA 2015

Discovery IQ PET/CT scanner image courtesy of GE Healthcare

News | Nuclear Imaging | November 16, 2015

November 16, 2015 — GE Healthcare’s ...

endoscopic vein-graft harvesting

An endoscopic vein-graft harvesting for a CABG procedure. Image courtesy of Maquet.

Feature | Cardiovascular Surgery | November 16, 2015 | Saurabh D. Ashier, PA-C, Keck Medical Center USC

We are approaching 20 years since the introduction of endoscopic vein-graft harvesting (EVH) as a method of vessel...

GE Healthcare, ultrasound, RSNA 2015, Logiq E9, Vivid, VScan, Voluson, Invenia, ABUS

Vivid E95 cardiovascular ultrasound system. Image courtesy of GE Healthcare.

News | Ultrasound Imaging | November 16, 2015

November 16, 2015 — At the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2015 annual meeting, GE Healthcare will...

wearable Holter monitors, iRhythm, ziopatch, zio patch

iRhythm Technologies Zio Patch was among the first of a new generation of simplified, wearable Holter monitors designed to increase ease of use and patient compliance to increase detection of arrhythmias that may lead to stroke.

Feature | Holter Monitoring Systems | November 16, 2015 | Judy Lenane, RN, MHA

One-third of ischemic strokes are classified as cryptogenic. The classic risk factors for stroke are usually absent...

GE Healthcare, MRI, RSNA 2015, Signa Explorer, Signa Creator, Signa Pioneer

Signa Explorer image courtesy of GE Healthcare

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | November 16, 2015

November 16, 2015 — At this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting, GE Healthcare is...

protein reprogramming, Stem Cells Translational Medicine, cardiac progenitor cells, CPCs, regenerative therapies
News | Stem Cell Therapies | November 13, 2015

November 13, 2015 — A new study appearing in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine (SCTM) describes a highly efficient,...

angina, abnormal heart blood flow, female-pattern heart disease, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute study, AHA Scientific Sessions
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | November 13, 2015

November 13, 2015 — Chest pain in female-pattern heart disease is...

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