Advanced Visualization

Software used to manipulate or enhance CT and MRI datasets, including MPR, and 3-D (3D) image reconstruction, perfusion imaging, 3-D printing, and procedural planning and procedural navigation.

TeleHealthRobotics, Tele-Robotic Ultrasound, TRUDI, robotic ultrasound

The Tele-Robotic Ultrasound for Distance Imaging (TRUDI) system uses a robotic arm so a remote sonographer can control the echo probe without the need for them to be in the same room or even be in the hospital during an exam or procedure. 

News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 09, 2016

June 9, 2016 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) will host Echovation Challenge 2016, a competition for...

Artec 3D, Artec Studio 11, 3-D printing
Technology | Medical 3-D Printing | June 02, 2016

June 2, 2016 — Artec 3D, a developer and manufacturer of professional 3-D hardware and software, announced the...

HeartFlow, FFR-CT, ruptured coronary plaques, EMERALD study, EuroPCR 2016
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | May 23, 2016

May 23, 2016 — First-in-human data presented at EuroPCR 2016 demonstrate that hemodynamic data from HeartFlow Inc....

3-D bioprinting, 3-D printing, printed organs

A 3-D printed vessel-like lumen made from living cells as part of the research at The South Carolina Project for Organ Biofabrication.

Feature | Medical 3-D Printing | May 17, 2016 | Dave Fornell

Science fiction offers a lot of ideas for creating new body parts on demand, and the advancement of 3-D printing (...

Johns Hopkins, virtual heart modeling tool, VARP, arrhythmias, implanted defibrillator

Examples of how the computer model would classify one patient at high risk for heart arrhythmia and another at low risk. Image courtesy of Royc Faddis/Johns Hopkins University.

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | May 17, 2016

May 17, 2016 — An interdisciplinary Johns Hopkins University team has developed a...

FFR-CT, heartflow
Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 15, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis

Fractional flow reserve-computed tomography (FFR-CT) is still in the early stages of clinical implementation in the...

TAVR runoff image

A 3-D CT reconstruction of a TAVR run-off image to assess the femoral access route using Toshiba's Aquillion One and Vital Images advanced visualization technologies. 

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | April 15, 2016

April 15, 2016 — Accurate and precise anatomical information is crucial to successful transcatheter aortic valve...

Videos | ACC | April 15, 2016

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the trends and interesting new technologies from the vendor booths...

News | Advanced Visualization | April 07, 2016

April 7, 2016 — Circle Cardiovascular Inc. the world-leading developer of innovative cardiac MR (CMR) and cardiac CT...

Stratasys Ltd., 3-D printing, HIMSS 2016

Neurosurgeons training on anatomically accurate Stratasys 3D printed models that incorporate soft and hard tissue. Photo courtesy of Business Wire.

News | Medical 3-D Printing | March 01, 2016

March 1, 2016 — Stratasys Ltd., the 3-D...

Data Science Bowl, second annual, algorithm, heart disease diagnosis
News | Computer-Aided Detection Software | January 04, 2016

January 4, 2016 — Booz Allen Hamilton  and Kaggle announced that the second annual Data Science Bowl will call on...

recurrent stroke risk, low blood flow, vertebrobasilar region, NOVA, UIC
News | Stroke | December 23, 2015

December 23, 2015 — Patients who have had a ...

Siemens, TwinBeam Dual Energy CT, Somatom Definition, RSNA 2015
Technology | Advanced Visualization | December 21, 2015

December 21, 2015 — Siemens Healthcare’s approach to delivering dose-neutral dual energy images obtained on Somatom...

Precision Image Analysis, PIA, cardiac MRI post-processing, Core Lab, RSNA 2015
Technology | Cardiac Imaging | December 15, 2015

December 14, 2015 — Precision Image Analysis Inc. (PIA) announced a dramatic expansion of its capabilities as a...

Materialise, Mimics Innovation Suite, U.S. expansion, 3-D printing

Ariana Smith, a 17-year-old Taylor. Mich., teen, became the first patient at the Children's Hospital of Michigan, a part of the Detroit Medical Center (DMC), and the first in Michigan, to benefit from a revolutionary 3-D printed heart model, produced by Materialise that helped heart specialists in selecting the right tools for her treatment.

Feature | Medical 3-D Printing | December 14, 2015

December 14, 2015 — Citing increased use of its Materialise Mimics Innovation Suite in hospitals and other clinical...

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